Thom Keith Obituary – Tom Keith, a long-lasting audio effects man who was the wellspring of squeaking entryways, clacking chickens and more on “A Prairie Home Companion,” has kicked the bucket. He was 64.
Keith’s passing was declared Monday by Jon McTaggart, CEO of Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media, which appropriates “A Prairie Home Companion.” He kicked the bucket unexpectedly subsequent to crumbling at his home Sunday, and the reason wasn’t promptly known.
Keith had performed with “Grassland Home” have Garrison Keillor since 1976, when Keillor facilitated an early form of MPR’s “The Morning Show.” Keith filled in as a board administrator however started showing up increasingly more in plays Keillor created.
At the point when Keillor moved to “A Prairie Home Companion” full time, Keith co-facilitated “The Morning Show,” showing up in his change personality of Jim Ed Poole.
He resigned from that program in 2008 yet kept on showing up on Keillor’s show. Alongside other customary cast individuals, he showed up as himself in the 2006 Robert Altman film “A Prairie Home Companion.”
“We’re simply paralyzed,” said Tim Russell, a voice entertainer on the show. “He was such a delight to work with and such an ace at his specialty. He’s truly going to be missed.”
He said he’ll recollect Keith for his liberality and consideration, just as his ability.
“We generally had recently the best time,” Russell said. “He truly sort of reexamined the entire kind of radio audio cues, returning to the soonest days of ‘A Prairie Home Companion,’ and he was so liberal to most of us as entertainers and other cast individuals.”