'Another World' star, Weston resident Charles Keating dies

Fans of classic soap operas and residents of Weston are mourning the loss of one the genre's most recognizable actors. The family of Charles Keating

The family of Charles Keating says the actor

The family of Charles Keating says the actor died at home Friday after a three-year battle with lung cancer.

WESTON - Fans of classic soap operas and residents of Weston are mourning the loss of one the genre's most recognizable actors.

The family of Charles Keating says the 72-year-old died at home Friday after a three-year battle with lung cancer.

Keating is perhaps best known for his role in the 1990s as Carl Hutchins on "Another World" and his trademark pony-tailed silver hair.

Keating was also a classically trained actor who starred in dozens of Shakespeare productions.

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