Keith David

Keith David

  • Birthday: 1956-06-04
  • Place of birth: Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
  • Also know as: Keith David Williams

Biography

Keith David (born June 4, 1955) is an American film, television, and voice actor, and singer. He is perhaps most known for his live-action roles in such films as Crash, There's Something About Mary, Barbershop and Men at Work. He has also had memorable roles in numerous cult favorites, including John Carpenter's films The Thing (as Childs) and They Live (as Armitage), the Riddick films Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick (as the Imam), the General in Armageddon, King in Oliver Stone's Platoon, and Big Tim in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream. David is also well known for his voice over career, primarily his Emmy winning work as the narrator of numerous Ken Burns films. Characters that he has voiced include Goliath on the Disney series Gargoyles, the Arbiter in Halo 2 and Halo 3, David Anderson in Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, the Decepticon Barricade in Transformers: The Game, Julius Little in Saints Row and Saints Row 2, Sgt. Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, and Chaos in Dissidia: Final Fantasy and Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Filmography

No Bad Days

2008

As Terrence

Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia

2009

As Commander Scott Boytano

The Inheritance

2011

As Uncle Melvin

Todd McFarlane's Spawn

1997

As Al Simmons / Spawn (voice)

Beef II

2004

As Narrator

S.I.S.

2008

As Joseph Armstrong

Mark Twain

2002

As Narrator (voice)

Samuel Bleak

2011

As

Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2

1998

As Al Simmons/Spawn

Service to Man

2016

As Dean Holmes

Black Asylum

2013

As Agent Davis

Egypt's Golden Empire

2001

As Narrator

Inside Mecca

2003

As Narrator

Tales from the Hood 2

2018

As Portifoy Simms

American Dresser

2018

As Charlie

The 420 Movie

2020

As Chief Ironweed

The '91 Falcons

2017

As Narrator

Dusty: A Baseball Journey

2016

As Narrator

The Tiger Woods Story

1998

As Earl Woods

Cuba's Cancer Hope

2020

As Narrator

Dutch Book

2015

As

Good

2020

As Gregory Devereaux

Africa's Lost Eden

2010

As Narrator

Stalking Leopards

2002

As Narrator

The Thing

1982

As Childs

Dead Presidents

1995

As Kirby

They Live

1988

As Frank Armitage

The Fifth Commandment

2008

As Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton

Chain Letter

2010

As Det. Jim Crenshaw

Christmas in Compton

2012

As Big Earl

Don't Pass Me By

2013

As David Knox

Sons of Liberty

2013

As Nathan Reynolds

AniMen: The Galactic Battle

2012

As Sergeant Brass

Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked

2003

As Narrator (voice)

Secrets of the Magic City

2015

As Mr. Daniels

Range 15

2016

As Colonel Holloway

Christmas in Tattertown

1988

As Saxophone (voice)

Love Jacked

2018

As Ed

Hallelujah Anyhow

1991

As Will

Blue: The American Dream

2016

As Terry Venable

Marked for Death

1990

As Max

The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury

2004

As Abu 'Imam' al-Walid (voice)

Dirty

2005

As Captain Spain

Bird

1988

As Buster Franklin

The Sensei

2008

As Minister

The Last Sentinel

2007

As Colonel Norton

Coraline

2009

As Cat (voice)

Pastor Brown

2009

As Pastor Brown

Executive Target

1997

As Lamar

Union Furnace

2015

As Pin Stripe

Double or Nothing

2012

As Homeless Dude

The Princess and the Frog

2009

As Dr. Facilier (voice)

Kids vs Monsters

2015

As Barry

If I Tell You I Have to Kill You

2015

As Detective Harris

Horizon Line

2020

As Freddy Wyman

Hallelujah

1993

As Big Willie

Insight

2021

As Captain Duke

Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil

2006

As MCPO Scott Boytano

Men at Work

1990

As Louis Fedders

Agent Cody Banks

2003

As CIA Director

The Puppet Masters

1994

As Alex Holland

Something Like A Business

2010

As Sebastian

Nails

1992

As Noah Owens

Meet Monica Velour

2010

As Claude

Hopelessly in June

2011

As Dalbert Myers

The Butcher

2009

As Larry Cobb

Boiling Pot

2015

As Agent Long

Field of Lost Shoes

2015

As Old Judge

ATF

1999

As F.B.I. Director Richard Long

Johns

1996

As Homeless John

The Candlelight Murders

2008

As Pastor Bob

In Search of Tomorrow

2022

As Self - Interviewee

Beautiful Loser

2009

As Morgan - Adult

Black as Night

2021

As Babineaux

Forbidden Fruits

2006

As Rev. Walters

Don McKay

2009

As Otis Kent

Assault on Wall Street

2013

As Freddy

Charlie Valentine

2009

As Sal

The Grave

1996

As The Priest

Dirty Lies

2016

As Doc

Never Met Picasso

1996

As Larry

The North Star

2016

As Frederick Douglas

The Seventh Day

2021

As Father Louis

Don King: Only in America

1997

As Herbert Muhammad

Brothers in Arms

2018

As Himself

The Prank

2022

As Principal Henderson

Shelby Oaks

0000

As

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

2005

As Father

Platoon

1986

As King

Volcano

1997

As Lt. Ed Fox

Pitch Black

2000

As Abu "Imam" al-Walid

Final Analysis

1992

As Detective Huggins

The Last Outlaw

1993

As Lovecraft

Clockers

1995

As André the Giant

First Sunday

2008

As Judge B. Bennet Galloway

Off Limits

1988

As Maurice

Seduced: Pretty When You Cry

2001

As Detective Charles Desett

Requiem for a Dream

2000

As Big Tim

Delta Farce

2007

As Sgt. Kilgore

Free Birds

2013

As Chief Broadbeak (Voice)

Savage Dog

2017

As Valentine

21 Bridges

2019

As Deputy Chief Spencer

The Gateway

2021

As Terry

Pups Alone

2021

As The Wise Bartender

Catwoman: Hunted

2022

As Tobias Whale / Morax (voice)

Unplugging

2022

As Gil

The Wonderful Spring of Mickey Mouse

2022

As Narrator (voice)

Always

1989

As Powerhouse

All About Steve

2009

As Corbitt

Article 99

1992

As Luther Jermoe

Transporter 2

2005

As Stappleton

Justice League: The New Frontier

2008

As The Centre (voice)

Lottery Ticket

2010

As Sweet Tee

Stars & Bars

1988

As Eugene Teagarden

Smiley

2012

As Diamond

Larger Than Life

1996

As Hurst

The Oh in Ohio

2006

As Coach Popovitch

Hollywood Homicide

2003

As Leon

Nina

2016

As Clifton's Father

The Undershepherd

2012

As Brother Wilks

Nope

2022

As Otis Haywood Sr.

Kaena: The Prophecy

2003

As Voxem (english voice)

Barbershop

2002

As Lester Wallace

Superhero Movie

2008

As The Chief of Police

The Quick and the Dead

1995

As Sgt. Clay Cantrell

ATL

2006

As John Garnett

Hot Pursuit

1987

As Alphonso

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

2001

As Council Member (voice)

The Nice Guys

2016

As Older Guy

Where the Heart Is

2000

As Moses Whitecotten

The Replacements

2000

As Lindell

Innocents

2000

As Detective Davis

The Gettysburg Address

2015

As Frederick Douglass (voice)

There's Something About Mary

1998

As Charlie Jensen

Head of State

2003

As Bernard Cooper

Flipping

1997

As Leo Richards, Gang Leader

Eye for an Eye

1996

As Martin

Frog Kingdom

2013

As Frog King

My Mom's New Boyfriend

2008

As FBI Chief Conrad

Night School

2018

As Gerald

Blue in the Face

1995

As Jackie Robinson

Against the Dark

2009

As Lt. Waters

Cloud Atlas

2012

As Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient

29 Palms

2002

As The Sheriff

The Wedding Year

2019

As Preston

Semper Fi

2001

As Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff

Braddock: Missing in Action III

1988

As Embassy Gate Captain

Armageddon

1998

As General Kimsey

Death at a Funeral

2010

As Reverend Davis

Crash

2005

As Lt. Dixon

You Might Be the Killer

2019

As Sheriff James

Ultimate Fights from the Movies

2002

As Frank (They Live) (archive footage)

Chasing 3000

2010

As Officer L.

Novocaine

2001

As Detective Lunt

Road House

1989

As Ernie Bass

Reality Bites

1994

As Roger

Ray Meets Helen

2018

As Harve

DC League of Super-Pets

2022

As Dog-El (voice)

Hercules

1997

As Apollo the Sun God (voice)

Gamer

2009

As Agent Keith

Terror in the Aisles

1984

As Childs (archive footage) (uncredited)

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