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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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Born:
Jun 4, 1956 In Harlem - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
174
First Appeared:
In the series Night Calls
Latest Project:
series Battle Force: Andromeda 2019
Known For
Poster of Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
Filmography
Series Feminine Masculinity Lovecraft 2019
Series Night Calls Ernie Bass 2019
Series Battle Force: Andromeda 2019
Series Look Pee Look Nong Al Simmons/Spawn 2019
Movie Night School Gerald 2018-09-27
Movie Savage Dog Valentine 2017-08-04
Movie Not a War Story 2017-06-30
Movie Jackie Robinson Narrator 2016-04-11
Movie Nina Clifton's Father 2016-04-22
Movie Silent Sister Alex Holland 2016-04-03
Movie Isabella Morra Larry Cobb 2016-02-05
Movie Andrea y Lorenzo Otis Kent 2016-04-28
Movie Barcode Corbitt 2016-02-11
Movie Dirty Lies Doc 2016-02-27
Movie Range 15 Colonel Holloway 2016-06-15
Movie Emi-Abi Bernard Cooper 2016-09-03
Movie The Founder The Centre (voice) 2016-09-13
Movie My Egg Boy Unknown 2016-09-23
Movie Service to Man Dean Holmes 2016-10-16
Movie The Nice Guys Older Guy 2016-05-15
Movie Complete Unknown Okkoto (English Version) 2016-08-26
Movie Last Call for Nowhere John Garnett 2016-07-13
Series Greenleaf Bishop James Greenleaf 2016-06-21
Movie Rock Dog Unknown 2016-07-08
Movie Kids vs Monsters Barry 2015-01-01
Series What Lives Inside Soot 2015-03-25
Movie Boiling Pot Agent Long 2015-09-29
Movie Field of Lost Shoes Old Judge 2015-03-30
Movie My All American 2015-11-13
Movie Halo 5: Guardians The Arbiter 2015-10-20
Movie Union Furnace Pin Stripe 2015-07-17
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 The Theory of Everything Unknown 2014-11-26
Movie Remaking the Legend: Halo 2 Anniversary 2014-11-03
Movie Step Up All In Childs 2014-07-16
Movie Ilusión Nacional Narrator 2014-04-04
Movie Don't Pass Me By David Knox 2013-01-12
Movie The Bible Narrator 2013-03-03
Movie Free Birds Chief Broadbeak (Voice) 2013-10-30
Movie Frog Kingdom Frog King 2013-12-28
Movie Sons of Liberty Nathan Reynolds 2013-07-06
Movie Run Unknown 2013-07-03
Movie Assault on Wall Street Freddy 2013-06-30
Movie Scary Movie 5 Unknown 2013-04-11
Movie AniMen: The Galactic Battle Sergeant Brass 2012-01-01
Movie Christmas in Compton Big Earl 2012-11-09
Movie The Last Fall 2012-03-09
Movie Smiley Diamond 2012-10-12
Movie Double or Nothing Homeless Dude 2012-10-13
Movie Cloud Atlas Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient 2012-10-26
Series The Cape Max Malini 2011-01-09
Movie Samuel Bleak 2011-03-05
Movie The Greening of Whitney Brown Clerk 2011-11-10
Movie Hopelessly in June Dalbert Myers 2011-06-06
Movie The Inheritance Uncle Melvin 2011-04-11
Movie Meet Monica Velour Claude 2010-06-04
Movie Lottery Ticket Sweet Tee 2010-08-20
Movie Chain Letter Det. Jim Crenshaw 2010-10-01
Movie Something Like A Business Sebastian 2010-06-15
Movie Chasing 3000 Officer L. 2010-07-16
Movie Ludovico Einaudi - Royal Albert Hall Concert Eugene Teagarden 2010-10-31
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 The Princess and the Frog Dr. Facilier (voice) 2009-12-08
Movie Charlie Valentine Sal 2009-03-01
Series Community Elroy Patashnik 2009-09-17
Movie Gamer Agent Keith 2009-09-03
Movie Don McKay Otis Kent 2009-04-24
Series Code 37 Stappleton 2009-08-31
Movie The Candlelight Murders Pastor Bob 2008-01-01
Movie First Sunday Judge B. Bennet Galloway 2008-01-11
Movie The Sensei Minister 2008-05-04
Movie Anne Roumanoff - On ne nous dit pas tout Max 2008-09-04
Movie S.I.S. Joseph Armstrong 2008-08-24
Movie No Bad Days Terrence 2008-08-01
Movie Justice League: The New Frontier The Centre (voice) 2008-02-26
Movie The Last Sentinel Colonel Norton 2007-01-01
Series I am Your Teacher Alphonso 2007-08-06
Movie Pride FC 33 The Second Coming Abu al-Walid (Voice) 2007-02-24
Movie Premonition Jackie Robinson 2007-02-08
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Dad 2007-01-23
Series Work Out Barricade (voice) 2006-07-19
Movie ATL John Garnett 2006-03-31
Movie Crash Lt. Dixon 2005-05-06
Series Empire The Chief of Police 2005-06-28
Movie Dirty Captain Spain 2005-11-10
Series Capeta Reverend Davis 2005-10-04
Movie Transporter 2 Stappleton 2005-08-02
Movie Beef II Narrator 2004-08-30
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Narrator (voice) 2004-01-01
Movie Behold the Lamb of God Powerhouse 2004-01-01
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury Abu al-Walid (Voice) 2004-06-15
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick Imam 2004-06-11
Series The Big House 2004-04-02
Movie Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London CIA Director 2004-03-12
Series This Is Dom Joly Larry Cobb 2003-02-09
Movie Agent Cody Banks CIA Director 2003-03-14
Movie Head of State Bernard Cooper 2003-03-28
Movie Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked Narrator (voice) 2003-07-01
Series Gungrave Jackie Robinson 2003-10-06
Movie Gothika 2003-11-21
Movie Hollywood Homicide Leon 2003-06-09
Movie Mark Twain Narrator (voice) 2002-01-14
Movie 29 Palms The Sheriff 2002-07-29
Movie The Scorpion King Abu "Imam" al-Walid 2002-04-18
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Frank (They Live) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie Seduced: Pretty When You Cry Detective Charles Desett 2001-01-01
Movie Sweeney Todd: In Concert with the New York Philharmonic Barricade (voice) 2001-01-01
Movie Semper Fi Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff 2001-04-01
Series Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
Movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Council Member (voice) 2001-07-02
Movie Novocaine Detective Lunt 2001-11-23
Series The Job 2001-03-14
Movie Where the Heart Is Moses Whitecotten 2000-04-27
Series X-Men: Evolution Father 2000-11-04
Movie Requiem for a Dream Big Tim 2000-10-06
Movie Pitch Black Abu "Imam" al-Walid 2000-02-18
Movie Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony Frederick Douglass (voice) 1999-11-07
Movie ATF F.B.I. Director Richard Long 1999-09-06
Movie A Walk on the Moon 1999-01-29
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 Al Simmons/Spawn 1998-08-25
Movie There's Something About Mary Charlie Jensen 1998-07-15
Movie Deep Impact Cat (voice) 1998-05-08
Movie Armageddon General Kimsey 1998-07-01
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn Al Simmons/Spawn 1997-05-15
Movie Flipping Leo Richards, Gang Leader 1997-03-07
Movie Volcano Police Lieutenant Ed Fox 1997-04-25
Movie Hercules Apollo the Sun God 1997-06-20
Movie Seven Years in Tibet Dr. Facilier 1997-09-12
Movie Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Algric Bartles 1997-11-02
Movie Executive Target Lamar 1997-07-11
Movie Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion Lovecraft 1997-07-19
Movie The Grave The Priest 1996-01-01
Movie Eye for an Eye Martin 1996-01-12
Movie The Quick and the Dead Sgt. Cantrell 1995-02-09
Movie Dead Presidents Kirby 1995-10-06
Movie Clockers André the Giant 1995-09-15
Series Gargoyles Goliath (voice) 1994-10-24
Series Wycliffe Father 1994-07-24
Movie The Puppet Masters Alex Holland 1994-10-21
Movie Damini Buster Franklin 1993-04-30
Movie Body Snatchers 1993-06-09
Movie Nails Noah Owens 1992-07-25
Movie Reservoir Dogs Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient 1992-09-02
Movie Final Analysis Detective Huggins 1992-02-07
Movie Come from China Freddy 1992-05-01
Series My Little Pony Tales Abu "Imam" al-Walid 1992-08-02
Movie Men at Work Louis Fedders 1990-08-24
Movie Marked for Death Max 1990-10-05
Movie Total Recall General Kimsey 1990-06-01
Series Quantum Leap Lt. Dixon 1989-03-26
Movie Always Powerhouse 1989-12-22
Movie Bird Buster Franklin 1988-07-01
Movie They Live Frank 1988-11-23
Movie Braddock: Missing in Action III Embassy Gate Captain 1988-01-22
Movie Off Limits Maurice 1988-03-11
Movie Stars & Bars Eugene Teagarden 1988-03-18
Movie Lady of the Night The Chief of Police 1986-02-27
Movie Platoon King 1986-12-19
Series Pingu FBI Chief Conrad 1986-05-28
Series Spyship Corbitt 1983-11-09
Movie The Thing Childs 1982-06-25
Series Thriller Unknown 1973-03-14
Series Bracken's World Cody Wallace 1969-09-19
Movie Night of the Living Dead 1968-10-01
Series Please Sir! MCPO Scott Boytano 1968-11-08
Series Mr. Terrific Lester Wallace 1967-01-09
Movie Orders Are Orders Unknown 1954-10-01
Series Tales of Tomorrow Reverend Davis 1951-08-03
Movie David Copperfield Narrator 1935-01-18
Movie High Voltage Charlie Jensen 1929-06-29