Stacy Keach recuperating after stroke
Wed Mar 18, 7:34 pm ET FILE--Actor Stacy Keach, shown in this Oct. 22, 1992 file picture. Keach has been hospitalized Tuesday March 17, 2009 and was replaced by his understudy in his role as the former president in a Los Angeles stage production of 'Frost/Nixon.' Dick Guttman, a spokesman for the 67-year-old actor, says Keach was in stable condition. He didn't say why Keach was hospitalized or provide further details. (AP Photo/Wyatt Counts, File)
LOS ANGELES – A spokesman for Stacy Keach says actor was recovering after having a mild stroke.
Publicist Dick Guttman said Wednesday the 67-year-old actor "experienced a very mild stroke with no impairment whatsoever of his motor or speech abilities. He remains today in a Los Angeles hospital for observation and routine precautionary procedures."
No further details were provided.
Keach had been starring as Richard Nixon in the Center Theater Group's production of "Frost/Nixon" at the Ahmanson Theatre. In a statement, Guttman said "the producers of 'Frost/Nixon' look forward to his speedy recovery and to his return to the show as soon as he is able."
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