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Keith David

Keith David Williams (born June 4, 1956), better known as Keith David, 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Keith David, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Jun 4, 1956 In Harlem - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Thing 1982-06-25
Latest Project:
Movie The Wedding Year 2019-09-20
Known For
Movie The Wedding Year Preston 2019-09-20
Movie American Dresser Charlie 2018-09-21
Movie Ray Meets Helen Harve 2018-05-04
Movie Night School Gerald 2018-09-27
Movie Savage Dog Valentine 2017-08-04
Movie Jackie Robinson Narrator 2016-04-11
Movie Nina Clifton's Father 2016-04-22
Movie Dirty Lies Doc 2016-02-23
Movie Range 15 Colonel Holloway 2016-06-15
Movie The Nice Guys Older Guy 2016-05-15
Series Kulipari: An Army of Frogs Lord Marmoo (voice) 2016-09-02
Movie Kids vs Monsters Barry 2015-01-01
Movie The Gettysburg Address Frederick Douglass (voice) 2015-01-01
Movie Field of Lost Shoes Old Judge 2015-03-30
Series What Lives Inside Soot 2015-03-25
Movie Halo 5: Guardians The Arbiter 2015-10-20
Movie Boiling Pot Agent Long 2015-09-29
Movie Secrets of the Magic City Mr. Daniels 2015-06-26
Series Enlisted Sgt. Major Donald Cody 2014-01-10
Movie Birds of Paradise Old Buzzard (voice) 2014-04-01
Movie Remaking the Legend: Halo 2 Anniversary 2014-11-03
Movie Black Asylum Agent Davis 2013-05-06
Movie The Bible Narrator 2013-03-03
Movie Don't Pass Me By David Knox 2013-01-12
Movie Assault on Wall Street Freddy 2013-06-30
Series Rick and Morty The President (voice) 2013-12-02
Movie Frog Kingdom Frog King 2013-12-28
Movie Sons of Liberty Nathan Reynolds 2013-07-06
Movie Free Birds Chief Broadbeak (Voice) 2013-10-30
Movie AniMen: The Galactic Battle Sergeant Brass 2012-01-01
Movie The Last Fall 2012-03-09
Movie The Undershepherd Brother Wilks 2012-02-15
Movie Smiley Diamond 2012-10-12
Movie Cloud Atlas Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient 2012-10-26
Movie Christmas in Compton Big Earl 2012-11-09
Series The Cape Max Malini 2011-01-09
Movie Samuel Bleak 2011-03-05
Movie Hopelessly in June Dalbert Myers 2011-06-06
Movie The Greening of Whitney Brown Clerk 2011-11-10
Movie Death at a Funeral Reverend Davis 2010-04-15
Movie Something Like A Business Sebastian 2010-06-15
Movie Chain Letter Det. Jim Crenshaw 2010-10-01
Movie Chasing 3000 Officer L. 2010-07-16
Movie Lottery Ticket Sweet Tee 2010-08-20
Movie Don McKay Otis Kent 2009-04-24
Movie Coraline Cat (voice) 2009-02-05
Movie Against the Dark Lt. Waters 2009-01-01
Movie Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia Commander Scott Boytano 2009-01-06
Movie Charlie Valentine Sal 2009-03-01
Movie The Butcher Larry Cobb 2009-07-10
Series Community Elroy Patashnik 2009-09-17
Movie The Princess and the Frog Dr. Facilier (voice) 2009-12-08
Movie Gamer Agent Keith 2009-09-03
Movie My Mom's New Boyfriend FBI Chief Conrad 2008-04-30
Movie The Candlelight Murders Pastor Bob 2008-01-01
Movie The Sensei Minister 2008-05-04
Movie Justice League: The New Frontier The Centre (voice) 2008-02-26
Movie No Bad Days Terrence 2008-08-01
Movie S.I.S. Joseph Armstrong 2008-08-24
Movie The Fifth Commandment Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton 2008-08-21
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Dad 2007-01-23
Movie The Last Sentinel Colonel Norton 2007-01-01
Movie The War Narrator 2007-09-23
Movie Dirty Captain Spain 2006-01-20
Movie ATL John Garnett 2006-03-31
Movie Forbidden Fruits Rev. Walters 2006-07-25
Movie Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil MCPO Scott Boytano 2006-10-17
Movie Crash Lt. Dixon 2005-05-06
Movie Transporter 2 Stappleton 2005-08-03
Movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith Father 2005-06-07
Movie Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London CIA Director 2004-03-12
Movie Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man Narrator 2004-04-13
Series The Big House 2004-04-02
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick Imam 2004-06-11
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury Abu al-Walid (Voice) 2004-06-15
Movie Agent Cody Banks CIA Director 2003-03-14
Movie The Shakespeare Sessions 2003-01-01
Movie Head of State Bernard Cooper 2003-03-28
Movie Hollywood Homicide Leon 2003-06-09
Movie Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Narrator 2003-10-06
Movie Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked Narrator (voice) 2003-07-01
Movie Mark Twain Narrator (voice) 2002-01-14
Movie Barbershop Lester Wallace 2002-04-01
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Frank (They Live) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie 29 Palms The Sheriff 2002-07-29
Movie Seduced: Pretty When You Cry Detective Charles Desett 2001-01-01
Series Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
Movie Novocaine Detective Lunt 2001-11-23
Series The Job 2001-03-14
Movie Semper Fi Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff 2001-04-01
Movie Pitch Black Abu "Imam" al-Walid 2000-02-18
Movie Innocents Detective Davis 2000-01-10
Movie Where the Heart Is Moses Whitecotten 2000-04-27
Movie Requiem for a Dream Big Tim 2000-10-06
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 3: The Ultimate Battle Al Simmons/Spawn 1999-08-17
Movie ATF F.B.I. Director Richard Long 1999-09-06
Series Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony Frederick Douglass (voice) 1999-11-07
Movie There's Something About Mary Charlie Jensen 1998-07-15
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 Al Simmons/Spawn 1998-08-25
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn Al Simmons/Spawn 1997-05-15
Series Spawn 1997-05-16
Movie Flipping Leo Richards, Gang Leader 1997-03-07
Movie Volcano Police Lieutenant Ed Fox 1997-04-25
Movie Executive Target Lamar 1997-07-11
Movie Hercules Apollo the Sun God (voice) 1997-06-20
Movie Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Algric Bartles 1997-11-02
Movie Princess Mononoke Okkoto / Narrator / More (English Disney Version) 1997-07-12
Movie The Grave The Priest 1996-01-01
Movie Johns Homeless John 1996-12-10
Movie Eye for an Eye Martin 1996-01-12
Movie Blue in the Face Jackie Robinson 1995-09-15
Movie The Quick and the Dead Sgt. Clay Cantrell 1995-02-09
Movie Clockers André the Giant 1995-09-15
Movie Dead Presidents Kirby 1995-10-06
Movie Reality Bites Roger 1994-02-18
Series Baseball Narrator 1994-09-18
Movie The Puppet Masters Alex Holland 1994-10-21
Movie The Last Outlaw Lovecraft 1993-10-30
Movie Final Analysis Detective Huggins 1992-02-07
Movie Article 99 Luther Jermoe 1992-03-13
Movie Nails Noah Owens 1992-07-25
Movie Men at Work Louis Fedders 1990-08-24
Movie Marked for Death Max 1990-10-05
Movie Road House Ernie Bass 1989-05-19
Movie Always Powerhouse 1989-12-22
Movie Stars & Bars Eugene Teagarden 1988-03-18
Movie Off Limits Maurice 1988-03-11
Movie Braddock: Missing in Action III Embassy Gate Captain 1988-01-22
Series Echoes Ealwood Franks 1988-05-25
Movie They Live Frank Armitage 1988-11-23
Movie Bird Buster Franklin 1988-07-01
Movie Platoon King 1986-12-19
Movie Terror in the Aisles Childs (archive footage) (uncredited) 1984-10-26
Series Hallelujah! 1983-04-29
Movie The Thing Childs 1982-06-25
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