Keith David

Keith David


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 04-06-1956
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Keith David Williams
    Кит Дэвид

  • Popularity: 6.18
  • Homepage: https://linktr.ee/KeithDavid


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




Year Movie Character
2008 No Bad Days as Terrence
2009 Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia as Commander Scott Boytano
2011 The Inheritance as Uncle Melvin
1997 Todd McFarlane's Spawn as Al Simmons/Spawn
2004 Beef II as Narrator
1999 Todd McFarlane's Spawn 3: The Ultimate Battle as Al Simmons/Spawn
2008 S.I.S. as Joseph Armstrong
2002 Mark Twain as Narrator (voice)
2011 Samuel Bleak
2018 American Dresser as Charlie
1996 Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken as Goliath
1995 Dead Presidents as Kirby
1988 They Live as Frank Armitage
2004 Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson as Narrator (voice)
2008 The Sensei as Minister
2008 The Fifth Commandment as Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton
2010 Chain Letter as Det. Jim Crenshaw
2012 Christmas in Compton as Big Earl
2013 Don't Pass Me By as David Knox
1998 Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 as Al Simmons/Spawn
2003 Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked as Narrator (voice)
2004 Last Stand of the Great Bear as Narrator
2015 Secrets of the Magic City as Mr. Daniels
2016 Range 15 as Colonel Holloway
2016 Service to Man as Dean Holmes
2010 Baseball: The Tenth Inning as Narrator
2003 Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip as Narrator
2013 Black Asylum as Agent Davis
2001 Egypt's Golden Empire as Narrator
1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music as Self - Host
2003 Inside Mecca as Narrator
2018 Tales from the Hood 2 as Portifoy Simms
2001 Boxing: In and Out of the Ring as Narrator
2020 The 420 Movie as Chief Ironweed
2017 The '91 Falcons as Narrator
2016 Dusty: A Baseball Journey as Narrator
2016 School of Rickey
1998 The Tiger Woods Story as Earl Woods
2016 Blue: The American Dream as Terry Venable
2007 The Color Purple: The Color of Success as Narrator
2011 Sucker Punch : Feudal Warriors
1990 Marked for Death as Max
2004 The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury as Abu al-Walid (Voice)
2005 Dirty as Captain Spain
1988 Bird as Buster Franklin
2009 Coraline as Cat (voice)
2009 Pastor Brown as Pastor Brown
2007 If I Had Known I Was a Genius as Dad
1997 Executive Target as Lamar
2013 Sons of Liberty as Nathan Reynolds
2014 Remaking the Legend: Halo 2 Anniversary
2015 Union Furnace as Pin Stripe
2009 The Princess and the Frog as Dr. Facilier (voice)
2018 Ray Meets Helen as Harve
1988 Christmas in Tattertown as Saxophone (voice)
2018 Love Jacked as Ed
1991 Hallelujah Anyhow as Will
2020 Horizon Line as Freddy Wyman
2021 The Seventh Day as Father Louis
2006 Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil as MCPO Scott Boytano
1990 Men at Work as Louis Fedders
2003 Agent Cody Banks as CIA Director
1994 The Puppet Masters as Alex Holland
2007 The Last Sentinel as Colonel Norton
2010 Something Like A Business as Sebastian
1992 Nails as Noah Owens
2010 Meet Monica Velour as Claude
2011 Hopelessly in June as Dalbert Myers
2009 The Butcher as Larry Cobb
2012 AniMen: The Galactic Battle as Sergeant Brass
2012 Double or Nothing as Homeless Dude
2015 Kids vs Monsters as Barry
1996 Johns as Homeless John
2006 Working with a Master: John Carpenter as Himself
2015 If I Tell You I Have to Kill You as Detective Harris
1993 There Are No Children Here
2021 In Search of Tomorrow as Self - Interviewee
1970 The Gateway
1970 Pups Alone as The Wise Bartender
1993 Hallelujah as Big Willie
1982 The Thing as Childs
2009 Don McKay as Otis Kent
2012 Smiley as Diamond
2013 Assault on Wall Street as Freddy
1997 Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest as Algric Bartles
2009 Charlie Valentine as Sal
2015 Boiling Pot as Agent Long
2015 Field of Lost Shoes as Old Judge
1996 The Grave as The Priest
2016 Dirty Lies as Doc
1999 ATF as F.B.I. Director Richard Long
2008 The Candlelight Murders as Pastor Bob
2009 Beautiful Loser as Morgan - Adult
1970 Black As Night
2006 Forbidden Fruits as Rev. Walters
2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith as Father
1986 Platoon as King
2004 The Chronicles of Riddick as Imam
2000 Pitch Black as Abu "Imam" al-Walid
1992 Final Analysis as Detective Huggins
1993 The Last Outlaw as Lovecraft
1995 Clockers as André the Giant
1989 Always as Powerhouse
2010 Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming as Terry
2008 First Sunday as Judge B. Bennet Galloway
1988 Off Limits as Maurice
2001 Seduced: Pretty When You Cry as Detective Charles Desett
2000 Requiem for a Dream as Big Tim
2007 Delta Farce as Sgt. Kilgore
2013 Free Birds as Chief Broadbeak (Voice)
2017 Savage Dog as Valentine
2017 Not a War Story
1996 Never Met Picasso
1993 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues as King Oliver
2016 The North Star as Frederick Douglas
2019 21 Bridges as Deputy Chief Spencer
2019 Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror as Himself
2020 Most Guys Are Losers as Al
1997 Volcano as Police Lieutenant Ed Fox
2009 All About Steve as Corbitt
1992 Article 99 as Luther Jermoe
2005 Transporter 2 as Stappleton
2008 Justice League: The New Frontier as The Centre (voice)
2010 Lottery Ticket as Sweet Tee
1988 Stars & Bars as Eugene Teagarden
2006 The Oh in Ohio as Coach Popovitch
2012 The Last Fall
2003 Hollywood Homicide as Leon
2016 The Nice Guys as Older Guy
2019 The Wedding Year as Preston
2016 Nina as Clifton's Father
2019 In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic '80s Horror as Himself
2003 Kaena: The Prophecy as Voxem
2002 Barbershop as Lester Wallace
2008 Superhero Movie as The Chief of Police
1995 The Quick and the Dead as Sgt. Clay Cantrell
2006 ATL as John Garnett
1996 Larger than Life as Hurst
2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within as Council Member (voice)
2011 The Greening of Whitney Brown as Clerk
2000 Where the Heart Is as Moses Whitecotten
2018 Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story as Himself
2000 The Replacements as Lindell
2000 Innocents as Detective Davis
2015 The Gettysburg Address as Frederick Douglass (voice)
2003 The Shakespeare Sessions
1998 There's Something About Mary as Charlie Jensen
2003 Head of State as Bernard Cooper
1997 Flipping as Leo Richards, Gang Leader
1996 Eye for an Eye as Martin
2013 Frog Kingdom as Frog King
2008 My Mom's New Boyfriend as FBI Chief Conrad
2018 Night School as Gerald
2004 Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man as Narrator
1995 Blue in the Face as Jackie Robinson
1987 Hot Pursuit as Alphonso
2009 Against the Dark as Lt. Waters
2012 Cloud Atlas as Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient
2002 29 Palms as The Sheriff
1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III as Embassy Gate Captain
2001 Semper Fi as Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff
1998 Armageddon as General Kimsey
2010 Death at a Funeral as Reverend Davis
2004 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London as CIA Director
2020 In Search of Darkness: Part II as Himself
2005 Crash as Lt. Dixon
2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies as Frank (They Live) (archive footage)
2010 Chasing 3000 as Officer L.
2001 Novocaine as Detective Lunt
1989 Road House as Ernie Bass
1994 Reality Bites as Roger
1997 Hercules as Apollo the Sun God (voice)
2009 Gamer as Agent Keith
Photo Name Department
2005 Grey's Anatomy (1 episode) as Lloyd Mackie
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2 episode) as Matt Phelps
1994 Gargoyles (1 episode)
2002 Everwood (1 episode)
2014 Scorpion (1 episode) as Warden
2001 Disney's House of Mouse (0 episode)
1994 Aladdin: The Series (2 episode)
1994 Fantastic Four (1 episode)
2008 Canterbury's Law (2 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1994 New York Undercover (2 episode)
1996 7th Heaven (4 episode) as Stanley
1994 ER (5 episode)
1983 Hallelujah! (23 episode)
1997 Spawn (18 episode)
1995 The Outer Limits (2 episode)
2011 The Cape (10 episode) as Max Malini
2001 The Job (19 episode)
1996 Arliss (1 episode)
1990 Law & Order (1 episode)
2006 Numb3rs (1 episode)
2003 Teen Titans (1 episode) as Atlas (voice)
2001 The Legend of Tarzan (3 episode)
1985 The Equalizer (1 episode) as Cristo
2004 The Big House (6 episode)
1984 Hot Pursuit (0 episode)
1987 The Oldest Rookie (1 episode)
2014 Enlisted (13 episode) as Sgt. Major Donald Cody
2009 Community (1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
1974 NOVA (1 episode) as Narrator
2015 What Lives Inside (4 episode) as Soot
1994 Gargoyles (78 episode) as Goliath (voice)
2009 Community (13 episode) as Elroy Patashnik
2013 The Bible (5 episode) as Narrator
2015 Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (6 episode) as Agent Everett Malloy
2002 Egypt's Golden Empire (3 episode) as Himself - Narrator
2014 The Flash (3 episode) as Solovar (voice)
2016 Greenleaf (60 episode) as Bishop James Greenleaf
2016 Kulipari: An Army of Frogs (13 episode) as Lord Marmoo (voice)
2016 Jackie Robinson (2 episode) as Narrator
2008 The War (7 episode) as Narrator
2001 Jazz (10 episode) as Narrator
1999 Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony (2 episode) as Frederick Douglass (voice)
2013 Belle's (6 episode) as William 'Big Bill' Cooper
2011 Person of Interest (1 episode) as Terence Beale
1994 Baseball (9 episode) as Narrator
2017 Future Man (5 episode) as Dr. Elias Kronish
2017 Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters (23 episode) as Malcom Kane
2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (1 episode) as The Cheshire Cat (voice)
2019 The Last Kids on Earth (21 episode) as Thrull
2014 BoJack Horseman (1 episode) as Lion Musician (voice)
2016 MacGyver (1 episode) as Burke / Man
2014 black-ish (1 episode) as Loose Craig
2013 Rick and Morty (1 episode) as Reverse Giraffe (voice)
2013 Rick and Morty (2 episode) as Mr. President (voice)
2014 NCIS: New Orleans (1 episode) as Gene Holloway
2015 Fresh Off the Boat (1 episode) as Clyde Roses
2009 Archer (1 episode) as Lemuel Kane (voice)
1999 Family Guy (1 episode)
2018 Liverspots and Astronots (21 episode) as Dr. Pesh
1992 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1 episode) as King Oliver
2020 Close Enough (1 episode) as World’s Greatest Teacher Mug (voice)
2015 Mr. Robot (1 episode) as Qwerty (voice) (uncredited)

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