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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 series Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked
Latest Project:
Series Night Calls 2020
Known For
Poster of The Princess and the Frog
Poster of Transformers
Poster of Marked for Death
Poster of Men at Work
Series Sainam Sam Cheewit Spawn 2020
Series Night Calls Ernie Bass 2020
Movie The Wedding Year Preston 2020
Series Spawn: The Animation Unknown 2020
Movie Tales from the Hood 2 Portifoy Simms 2018-07-13
Movie Night School Gerald 2018-09-27
Series The Return of the Condor Heroes Stappleton 2018
Movie Savage Dog Valentine 2017-08-04
Series Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked 2016
Movie The Nice Guys Older Guy 2016-05-15
Movie Dirty Lies Doc 2016-02-27
Series Feminine Masculinity Lovecraft 2016
Series What Lives Inside Soot 2015-03-25
Movie Secrets of the Magic City Mr. Daniels 2015-06-26
Movie Halo 5: Guardians The Arbiter 2015-10-20
Movie Birds of Paradise Old Buzzard (voice) 2014-04-01
Series Modern Farmer Uncle Melvin 2014-10-18
Series Enlisted Sgt. Major Donald Cody 2014-01-10
Movie Don't Pass Me By David Knox 2013-01-12
Movie Assault on Wall Street Freddy 2013-06-30
Movie Frog Kingdom Frog King 2013-12-28
Movie Free Birds Chief Broadbeak (Voice) 2013-10-30
Movie Sons of Liberty Nathan Reynolds 2013-07-06
Movie The Bible Narrator 2013-03-03
Movie Christmas in Compton Big Earl 2012-11-09
Movie The Last Fall 2012-03-09
Movie Cloud Atlas Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient 2012-10-26
Movie Smiley Diamond 2012-10-12
Movie The Greening of Whitney Brown Clerk 2011-11-10
Series The Cape Max Malini 2011-01-09
Movie WWE Money In The Bank 2011 Unknown 2011-07-17
Movie Hopelessly in June Dalbert Myers 2011-06-06
Movie Samuel Bleak 2011-03-05
Movie Death at a Funeral Reverend Davis 2010-04-15
Movie Meet Monica Velour Claude 2010-06-04
Movie Chasing 3000 Officer L. 2010-07-16
Movie Something Like A Business Sebastian 2010-06-15
Movie Chain Letter Det. Jim Crenshaw 2010-10-01
Series The Adventures of Chuck and Friends Terry 2010-10-15
Movie Lottery Ticket Sweet Tee 2010-08-20
Movie Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia Commander Scott Boytano 2009-01-06
Movie Coraline Cat (voice) 2009-02-05
Movie Against the Dark Lt. Waters 2009-01-01
Movie All About Steve Corbitt 2009-09-04
Movie Charlie Valentine Sal 2009-03-01
Movie The Princess and the Frog Dr. Facilier (voice) 2009-12-08
Series Community Elroy Patashnik 2009-09-17
Movie Gamer Agent Keith 2009-09-03
Movie Don McKay Otis Kent 2009-04-24
Movie Pastor Brown Pastor Brown 2009-06-26
Movie Justice League: The New Frontier The Centre (voice) 2008-02-26
Movie The Candlelight Murders Pastor Bob 2008-01-01
Movie My Mom's New Boyfriend FBI Chief Conrad 2008-04-30
Series The Spectacular Spider-Man Unknown 2008-03-08
Movie The Sensei Minister 2008-05-04
Movie No Bad Days Terrence 2008-08-01
Movie S.I.S. Joseph Armstrong 2008-08-24
Series Shooting Sizemore Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton 2007-01-07
Movie Transformers Barricade (voice) 2007-06-27
Movie Lezioni di cioccolato 2007-11-23
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Dad 2007-01-23
Series Dr. Steve-O Judge B. Bennet Galloway 2007-10-01
Series I am Your Teacher Alphonso 2007-08-06
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2006-03-05
Series Psych Unknown 2006-07-07
Series It Takes Two Abu al-Walid (Voice) 2006-05-28
Movie ATL John Garnett 2006-03-31
Movie Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil MCPO Scott Boytano 2006-10-17
Movie Dirty Captain Spain 2005-11-10
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Movie Sympathy for Lady Vengeance Unknown 2005-09-30
Series Empire The Chief of Police 2005-06-28
Movie Crash Lt. Dixon 2005-05-06
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Narrator (voice) 2004-01-01
Series The Big House 2004-04-02
Movie Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London CIA Director 2004-03-12
Movie Beef II Narrator 2004-08-30
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick Imam 2004-06-11
Movie Agent Cody Banks CIA Director 2003-03-14
Series This Is Dom Joly Larry Cobb 2003-02-09
Movie Head of State Bernard Cooper 2003-03-28
Series Gungrave Jackie Robinson 2003-10-06
Movie Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked Narrator (voice) 2003-07-01
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Unknown 2003-05-15
Movie Hollywood Homicide Leon 2003-06-09
Movie Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Narrator 2003-10-06
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Frank (They Live) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Series Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Movie 29 Palms The Sheriff 2002-07-29
Movie Mark Twain Narrator (voice) 2002-01-14
Movie Seduced: Pretty When You Cry Detective Charles Desett 2001-01-01
Series Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
Movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Council Member (voice) 2001-07-02
Series The Job 2001-03-14
Series The Legend of Tarzan Unknown 2001-09-03
Movie Novocaine Detective Lunt 2001-11-23
Movie Semper Fi Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff 2001-04-01
Movie Innocents Detective Davis 2000-01-10
Movie Pitch Black Abu "Imam" al-Walid 2000-02-18
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Requiem for a Dream Big Tim 2000-10-06
Movie Where the Heart Is Moses Whitecotten 2000-04-27
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 3: The Ultimate Battle Al Simmons/Spawn 1999-08-17
Movie Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony Frederick Douglass (voice) 1999-11-07
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 Al Simmons/Spawn 1998-08-25
Movie There's Something About Mary Charlie Jensen 1998-07-15
Movie Armageddon General Kimsey 1998-07-01
Series Nazca Hurst 1998-04-06
Movie Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Algric Bartles 1997-11-02
Movie Flipping Leo Richards, Gang Leader 1997-03-07
Movie Volcano Police Lieutenant Ed Fox 1997-04-25
Movie Princess Mononoke Okkoto/Narrator (voice) 1997-07-12
Movie Executive Target Lamar 1997-07-11
Movie Hercules Apollo the Sun God (voice) 1997-06-20
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn Al Simmons/Spawn 1997-05-15
Movie The Grave The Priest 1996-01-01
Series Mr. & Mrs. Smith 1996-09-20
Movie Johns Homeless John 1996-12-10
Movie Eye for an Eye Martin 1996-01-12
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The Quick and the Dead Sgt. Cantrell 1995-02-09
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie Clockers André the Giant 1995-09-15
Movie Dead Presidents Kirby 1995-10-06
Series New York News Voxem (voice: English version) 1995-09-28
Series Wycliffe Father 1994-07-24
Series Gargoyles Goliath (voice) 1994-10-24
Movie Reality Bites Roger 1994-02-18
Series Aladdin Unknown 1994-09-05
Series Fantastic Four Unknown 1994-09-24
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Series Baseball Narrator 1994-09-18
Movie The Puppet Masters Alex Holland 1994-10-21
Movie Body Snatchers 1993-06-09
Movie Nails Noah Owens 1992-07-25
Movie Final Analysis Detective Huggins 1992-02-07
Movie Superstau Unknown 1991-03-21
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie Marked for Death Max 1990-10-05
Movie Men at Work Louis Fedders 1990-08-24
Movie Always Powerhouse 1989-12-22
Movie Braddock: Missing in Action III Embassy Gate Captain 1988-01-22
Series Echoes Ealwood Franks 1988-05-25
Movie They Live Frank 1988-11-23
Movie Off Limits Maurice 1988-03-11
Movie Bird Buster Franklin 1988-07-01
Movie Stars & Bars Eugene Teagarden 1988-03-18
Series The Oldest Rookie Unknown 1987-09-16
Movie Platoon King 1986-12-19
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Series Hot Pursuit 1984-09-29
Series The Sonny & Cher Show Childs 1976-02-01
Series Doctor Dolittle Colonel Norton 1970-09-12
Movie Night of the Living Dead 1968-10-01
Series Mr. Terrific Lester Wallace 1967-01-09
Series The Big Beat Unknown 1957-07-12
Movie This Island Earth Unknown 1955-06-01
Movie Shane Unknown 1953-04-23
Movie Citizen Kane Unknown 1941-04-30
Movie David Copperfield Narrator 1935-01-18