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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 Hallelujah! 1983-04-29
Latest Project:
Movie The Wedding Year 2019-12-19
Known For
Movie The Wedding Year Preston 2019-12-19
Movie Tales from the Hood 2 Portifoy Simms 2018-07-13
Movie Night School Gerald 2018-09-27
Movie Ray Meets Helen Harve 2018-05-04
Movie Love Jacked Ed 2018-12-07
Movie Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story Himself 2018-11-29
Movie Not a War Story 2017-06-30
Movie Savage Dog Valentine 2017-08-04
Movie Nina Clifton's Father 2016-04-22
Movie The Nice Guys Older Guy 2016-05-15
Movie Dirty Lies Doc 2016-02-27
Series Jackie Robinson Narrator 2016-04-11
Movie Range 15 Colonel Holloway 2016-06-15
Movie Service to Man Dean Holmes 2016-10-16
Series Kulipari: An Army of Frogs Lord Marmoo (voice) 2016-09-02
Series Greenleaf Bishop James Greenleaf 2016-06-21
Series What Lives Inside Soot 2015-03-25
Movie Kids vs Monsters Barry 2015-01-01
Movie Secrets of the Magic City Mr. Daniels 2015-06-26
Movie Field of Lost Shoes Old Judge 2015-03-30
Movie If I Tell You I Have to Kill You Detective Harris 2015-10-20
Movie Boiling Pot Agent Long 2015-09-29
Movie Union Furnace Pin Stripe 2015-07-17
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
Series The Bible Narrator 2013-03-03
Movie Black Asylum Agent Davis 2013-05-06
Series Belle's William 'Big Bill' Cooper 2013-02-01
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 AniMen: The Galactic Battle Sergeant Brass 2012-01-01
Movie Smiley Diamond 2012-10-12
Movie The Last Fall 2012-03-09
Movie Double or Nothing Homeless Dude 2012-10-13
Movie Christmas in Compton Big Earl 2012-11-09
Movie Cloud Atlas Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient 2012-10-26
Movie Samuel Bleak 2011-03-05
Series The Cape Max Malini 2011-01-09
Movie The Inheritance Uncle Melvin 2011-04-11
Movie Hopelessly in June Dalbert Myers 2011-06-06
Movie The Greening of Whitney Brown Clerk 2011-11-10
Movie Something Like A Business Sebastian 2010-06-15
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 Lottery Ticket Sweet Tee 2010-08-20
Movie Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming Terry 2010-10-10
Movie Chain Letter Det. Jim Crenshaw 2010-10-01
Movie Don McKay Otis Kent 2009-04-24
Movie Charlie Valentine Sal 2009-03-01
Movie Against the Dark Lt. Waters 2009-01-01
Movie Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia Commander Scott Boytano 2009-01-06
Movie Coraline Cat (voice) 2009-02-05
Movie Pastor Brown Pastor Brown 2009-06-26
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 All About Steve Corbitt 2009-09-04
Movie Gamer Agent Keith 2009-09-03
Series The War Narrator 2008-03-05
Movie Justice League: The New Frontier The Centre (voice) 2008-02-26
Movie The Candlelight Murders Pastor Bob 2008-01-01
Movie First Sunday Judge B. Bennet Galloway 2008-01-11
Movie Superhero Movie The Chief of Police 2008-03-27
Movie My Mom's New Boyfriend FBI Chief Conrad 2008-04-30
Movie The Fifth Commandment Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton 2008-08-21
Movie S.I.S. Joseph Armstrong 2008-08-24
Movie No Bad Days Terrence 2008-08-01
Movie The Sensei Minister 2008-05-04
Movie The Last Sentinel Colonel Norton 2007-01-01
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Dad 2007-01-23
Movie Delta Farce Sgt. Kilgore 2007-05-11
Movie Dirty Captain Spain 2006-01-20
Movie Working with a Master: John Carpenter Himself 2006-03-28
Movie Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil MCPO Scott Boytano 2006-10-17
Movie The Oh in Ohio Coach Popovitch 2006-03-30
Movie ATL John Garnett 2006-03-31
Movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith Father 2005-06-07
Movie Transporter 2 Stappleton 2005-08-02
Movie Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London CIA Director 2004-03-12
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick Imam 2004-06-11
Movie Crash Lt. Dixon 2004-09-10
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury Abu al-Walid (Voice) 2004-06-15
Movie Beef II Narrator 2004-08-30
Movie Head of State Bernard Cooper 2003-03-28
Movie Hollywood Homicide Leon 2003-06-09
Movie Agent Cody Banks CIA Director 2003-03-14
Movie Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked Narrator (voice) 2003-07-01
Movie Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Narrator 2003-10-06
Movie Barbershop Lester Wallace 2002-04-01
Movie Mark Twain Narrator (voice) 2002-01-14
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Frank (They Live) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie 29 Palms The Sheriff 2002-07-29
Series Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
Series The Job 2001-03-14
Movie Seduced: Pretty When You Cry Detective Charles Desett 2001-01-01
Movie Semper Fi Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff 2001-04-01
Movie Novocaine Detective Lunt 2001-11-23
Movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Council Member (voice) 2001-07-02
Movie Innocents Detective Davis 2000-01-10
Movie Pitch Black Abu "Imam" al-Walid 2000-02-18
Movie The Replacements Lindell 2000-08-07
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 Princess Mononoke Okkoto/Narrator (voice) 1999-10-29
Movie ATF F.B.I. Director Richard Long 1999-09-06
Movie There's Something About Mary Charlie Jensen 1998-07-15
Movie Armageddon General Kimsey 1998-07-01
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 Al Simmons/Spawn 1998-08-25
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn Al Simmons/Spawn 1997-05-15
Movie Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Algric Bartles 1997-11-02
Series Spawn 1997-05-16
Movie Never Met Picasso 1996-01-01
Movie Eye for an Eye Martin 1996-01-12
Movie Clockers André the Giant 1995-09-15
Movie Blue in the Face Jackie Robinson 1995-09-15
Series Baseball Narrator 1994-09-18
Movie The Puppet Masters Alex Holland 1994-10-21
Series Gargoyles Goliath (voice) 1994-10-24
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues King Oliver 1993-03-13
Movie Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music Host 1993-11-02
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 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
Series Hallelujah! 1983-04-29