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Keith David

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 City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story
Latest Project:
Movie In Search of Tomorrow 2022-03-14
Known For
Poster of Greenleaf
Poster of Egypt's Golden Empire
Poster of Jazz
Poster of Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
Movie Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story Ink Williams 2023
Movie In Search of Tomorrow Self - Interviewee 2022-03-14
Movie The Seventh Day Father Louis 2021-03-26
Movie The Gateway Terry 2021-09-03
Movie Pups Alone The Wise Bartender 2021-11-19
Movie Black as Night Babineaux 2021-10-01
Series The Good Lord Bird Herbert 2020-10-04
Movie In Search of Darkness - Part II Himself 2020-10-06
Movie Most Guys Are Losers Al 2020-10-24
Movie Horizon Line Freddy Wyman 2020-10-29
Movie Good Gregory Devereaux 2020-10-22
Movie In Search of Darkness Himself 2019-05-01
Movie You Might Be the Killer Sheriff James 2019-05-21
Movie Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror Himself 2019-02-07
Series The Last Kids on Earth Thrull 2019-09-17
Movie The Wedding Year Preston 2019-09-20
Movie 21 Bridges Deputy Chief Spencer 2019-10-24
Movie Ray Meets Helen Harve 2018-05-04
Movie Tales from the Hood 2 Portifoy Simms 2018-07-13
Movie American Dresser Charlie 2018-09-21
Movie Love Jacked Ed 2018-12-07
Movie Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story Himself 2018-11-29
Movie Night School Gerald 2018-09-27
Movie Not a War Story 2017-06-30
Movie Savage Dog Valentine 2017-08-04
Movie The '91 Falcons Narrator 2017-12-07
Series Future Man Dr. Elias Kronish 2017-11-14
Series Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters Malcom Kane 2017-11-16
Movie The North Star Frederick Douglas 2016-03-01
Movie Dirty Lies Doc 2016-02-23
Series Jackie Robinson Narrator 2016-04-11
Movie Dusty: A Baseball Journey Narrator 2016-02-09
Series Kulipari: An Army of Frogs Lord Marmoo (voice) 2016-09-02
Movie Nina Clifton's Father 2016-04-22
Movie Service to Man Dean Holmes 2016-10-16
Series Greenleaf Bishop James Greenleaf 2016-06-21
Movie The Nice Guys Older Guy 2016-05-15
Movie Range 15 Colonel Holloway 2016-06-15
Series Big Time in Hollywood, Fl Agent Everett Malloy 2015-03-25
Movie Kids vs Monsters Barry 2015-01-01
Series What Lives Inside Soot 2015-03-25
Movie The Gettysburg Address Frederick Douglass (voice) 2015-01-01
Movie If I Tell You I Have to Kill You Detective Harris 2015-10-20
Movie Field of Lost Shoes Old Judge 2015-03-30
Movie Boiling Pot Agent Long 2015-09-29
Movie Union Furnace Pin Stripe 2015-07-17
Movie Secrets of the Magic City Mr. Daniels 2015-06-26
Series The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW Narrator 2014-08-22
Series Enlisted Sgt. Major Donald Cody 2014-01-10
Series BoJack Horseman Lion Musician (voice) 2014-08-22
Series Scorpion Warden 2014-09-22
Series The Flash Solovar (voice) 2014-10-07
Movie Remaking the Legend: Halo 2 Anniversary 2014-11-03
Series The Bible Narrator 2013-03-03
Movie Don't Pass Me By David Knox 2013-01-12
Movie Black Asylum Agent Davis 2013-05-06
Series Belle's William 'Big Bill' Cooper 2013-02-01
Series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland The Cheshire Cat (voice) 2013-10-10
Movie Assault on Wall Street Freddy 2013-06-30
Movie Frog Kingdom Frog King 2013-12-28
Series Rick and Morty The President (voice) 2013-12-02
Movie Free Birds Chief Broadbeak (Voice) 2013-10-30
Movie Sons of Liberty Nathan Reynolds 2013-07-06
Movie The Undershepherd Brother Wilks 2012-02-15
Movie AniMen: The Galactic Battle Sergeant Brass 2012-01-01
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 Smiley Diamond 2012-10-12
Movie Cloud Atlas Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient 2012-10-26
Series The Cape Max Malini 2011-01-09
Movie The Inheritance Uncle Melvin 2011-04-11
Movie Samuel Bleak 2011-03-05
Series Person of Interest Terence Beale 2011-09-22
Movie The Greening of Whitney Brown Clerk 2011-11-10
Movie Hopelessly in June Dalbert Myers 2011-06-06
Movie Meet Monica Velour Claude 2010-06-04
Movie Death at a Funeral Reverend Davis 2010-04-15
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
Movie Baseball: The Tenth Inning Narrator 2010-09-28
Movie Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming Terry 2010-10-10
Movie Lottery Ticket Sweet Tee 2010-08-20
Movie Charlie Valentine Sal 2009-03-01
Movie Coraline Cat (voice) 2009-02-05
Movie Against the Dark Lt. Waters 2009-01-01
Movie Don McKay Otis Kent 2009-04-24
Movie Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia Commander Scott Boytano 2009-01-06
Series Community Elroy Patashnik 2009-09-17
Movie Beautiful Loser Morgan - Adult 2009-09-16
Movie Pastor Brown Pastor Brown 2009-06-26
Movie All About Steve Corbitt 2009-09-04
Movie The Princess and the Frog Dr. Facilier (voice) 2009-12-08
Movie Gamer Agent Keith 2009-09-03
Movie The Butcher Larry Cobb 2009-07-10
Movie Justice League: The New Frontier The Centre (voice) 2008-02-26
Series The War Narrator 2008-03-05
Movie First Sunday Judge B. Bennet Galloway 2008-01-11
Series Canterbury's Law Unknown 2008-03-10
Movie The Candlelight Murders Pastor Bob 2008-01-01
Movie Superhero Movie The Chief of Police 2008-03-27
Movie My Mom's New Boyfriend FBI Chief Conrad 2008-04-30
Movie S.I.S. Joseph Armstrong 2008-08-24
Movie The Fifth Commandment Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton 2008-08-21
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 Delta Farce Sgt. Kilgore 2007-05-11
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Dad 2007-01-23
Movie Working with a Master: John Carpenter Himself 2006-03-28
Movie The Oh in Ohio Coach Popovitch 2006-03-30
Movie Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil MCPO Scott Boytano 2006-10-17
Movie ATL John Garnett 2006-03-31
Movie Forbidden Fruits Rev. Walters 2006-07-25
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2005-01-23
Movie Dirty Captain Spain 2005-02-14
Series Grey's Anatomy Lloyd Mackie 2005-03-27
Movie Transporter 2 Stappleton 2005-08-03
Movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith Father 2005-06-07
Movie Crash Lt. Dixon 2005-05-06
Series The Big House 2004-04-02
Movie Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London CIA Director 2004-03-12
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick Imam 2004-06-11
Movie Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man Narrator 2004-04-13
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Narrator (voice) 2004-09-04
Movie Beef II Narrator 2004-08-30
Movie Last Stand of the Great Bear Narrator 2004-11-03
Movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury Abu al-Walid (Voice) 2004-06-15
Movie Inside Mecca Narrator 2003-03-01
Movie Kaena: The Prophecy Voxem 2003-01-02
Movie The Shakespeare Sessions 2003-01-01
Movie Agent Cody Banks CIA Director 2003-03-14
Movie Head of State Bernard Cooper 2003-03-28
Movie Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Narrator 2003-10-06
Series Teen Titans Unknown 2003-07-19
Movie Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked Narrator (voice) 2003-07-01
Movie Hollywood Homicide Leon 2003-06-09
Movie Mark Twain Narrator (voice) 2002-01-14
Series Egypt's Golden Empire Himself - Narrator 2002-02-04
Movie Barbershop Lester Wallace 2002-04-01
Movie 29 Palms The Sheriff 2002-07-29
Series Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Frank (They Live) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Series Jazz Narrator 2001-01-09
Movie Seduced: Pretty When You Cry Detective Charles Desett 2001-01-01
Movie Boxing: In and Out of the Ring Narrator 2001-01-01
Series Disney's House of Mouse Unknown 2001-01-13
Series The Job 2001-03-14
Movie Novocaine Detective Lunt 2001-11-23
Movie Egypt's Golden Empire Narrator 2001-11-03
Series The Legend of Tarzan Unknown 2001-09-03
Movie Semper Fi Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff 2001-04-01
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
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Where the Heart Is Moses Whitecotten 2000-04-27
Movie Requiem for a Dream Big Tim 2000-10-06
Movie The Replacements Lindell 2000-08-11
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 Armageddon General Kimsey 1998-07-01
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 Al Simmons/Spawn 1998-08-25
Movie There's Something About Mary Charlie Jensen 1998-07-15
Movie Volcano Lt. Ed Fox 1997-04-25
Movie Flipping Leo Richards, Gang Leader 1997-03-07
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn Al Simmons/Spawn 1997-05-15
Movie Hercules Apollo the Sun God (voice) 1997-06-20
Series Spawn 1997-05-16
Movie Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Algric Bartles 1997-11-02
Movie Don King: Only in America Herbert Muhammad 1997-11-15
Movie Executive Target Lamar 1997-07-11
Movie Eye for an Eye Martin 1996-01-12
Movie The Grave The Priest 1996-01-01
Movie Never Met Picasso 1996-01-01
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken Goliath 1996-05-02
Movie Johns Homeless John 1996-12-10
Movie Larger Than Life Hurst 1996-10-31
Series 7th Heaven Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Movie The Quick and the Dead Sgt. Clay Cantrell 1995-02-09
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie Clockers André the Giant 1995-09-15
Movie Blue in the Face Jackie Robinson 1995-09-15
Movie Dead Presidents Kirby 1995-10-06
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Movie Reality Bites Roger 1994-02-18
Series Aladdin: The Series Unknown 1994-09-05
Series Baseball Narrator 1994-09-18
Series Gargoyles Goliath (voice) 1994-10-24
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie The Puppet Masters Alex Holland 1994-10-21
Series Fantastic Four Unknown 1994-09-24
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues King Oliver 1993-03-13
Movie The Last Outlaw Lovecraft 1993-10-30
Movie Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music Self - Host 1993-11-02
Movie Hallelujah Big Willie 1993-12-22
Movie There Are No Children Here 1993-11-28
Movie Final Analysis Detective Huggins 1992-02-07
Movie Nails Noah Owens 1992-07-25
Movie Article 99 Luther Jermoe 1992-03-13
Movie Hallelujah Anyhow Will 1991-01-27
Movie Murder in Black and White Martin 1990-01-07
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 Road House Ernie Bass 1989-05-19
Movie Always Powerhouse 1989-12-22
Movie Braddock: Missing in Action III Embassy Gate Captain 1988-01-22
Movie Off Limits Maurice 1988-03-11
Movie Bird Buster Franklin 1988-07-01
Movie Christmas in Tattertown Saxophone (voice) 1988-12-21
Movie They Live Frank Armitage 1988-11-23
Movie Stars & Bars Eugene Teagarden 1988-03-18
Series The Oldest Rookie Unknown 1987-09-16
Movie Hot Pursuit Alphonso 1987-05-08
Movie Platoon King 1986-12-19
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Terror in the Aisles Childs (archive footage) (uncredited) 1984-10-26
Series Hot Pursuit Unknown 1984-09-29
Movie The Thing Childs 1982-06-25
Series Hallelujah! 1981-06-03
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03