Keith David

Place of birth:
Harlem, New York City, New York, USA:
Keith David (born June 4, 1955) 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. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


In Search of Tomorrow (2022)
as Self - Interviewee
Catwoman: Hunted (2022)
as Tobias Whale (voice)
Pups Alone (2021)
as The Wise Bartender
Black as Night (2021)
as Babineaux
The Gateway (2021)
as Terry
The Seventh Day (2021)
as Father Louis
Insight (2021)
as Captain Duke
Horizon Line (2020)
as Freddy Wyman
Most Guys Are Losers (2020)
as Al
Good (2020)
as Gregory Devereaux
In Search of Darkness - Part II (2020)
as Himself
The 420 Movie (2020)
as Chief Ironweed
Cuba's Cancer Hope (2020)
as Narrator
21 Bridges (2019)
as Deputy Chief Spencer
The Wedding Year (2019)
as Preston
You Might Be the Killer (2019)
as Sheriff James
In Search of Darkness (2019)
as Himself
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)
as Himself
Love Jacked (2018)
as Ed
Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story (2018)
as Himself
Brothers in Arms (2018)
as Himself
Night School (2018)
as Gerald
American Dresser (2018)
as Charlie
Tales from the Hood 2 (2018)
as Portifoy Simms
Ray Meets Helen (2018)
as Harve
The '91 Falcons (2017)
as Narrator
Savage Dog (2017)
as Valentine
Not a War Story (2017)
Service to Man (2016)
as Dean Holmes
School of Rickey (2016)
Range 15 (2016)
as Colonel Holloway
The Nice Guys (2016)
as Older Guy
Blue: The American Dream (2016)
as Terry Venable
Nina (2016)
as Clifton's Father
The North Star (2016)
as Frederick Douglas
Dirty Lies (2016)
as Doc
Dusty: A Baseball Journey (2016)
as Narrator
Dutch Book (2015)
If I Tell You I Have to Kill You (2015)
as Detective Harris
Boiling Pot (2015)
as Agent Long
Union Furnace (2015)
as Pin Stripe
Secrets of the Magic City (2015)
as Mr. Daniels
Field of Lost Shoes (2015)
as Old Judge
The Gettysburg Address (2015)
as Frederick Douglass (voice)
Kids vs Monsters (2015)
as Barry
Remaking the Legend: Halo 2 Anniversary (2014)
Frog Kingdom (2013)
as Frog King
Free Birds (2013)
as Chief Broadbeak (Voice)
Sons of Liberty (2013)
as Nathan Reynolds
Assault on Wall Street (2013)
as Freddy
Black Asylum (2013)
as Agent Davis
Don't Pass Me By (2013)
as David Knox
Christmas in Compton (2012)
as Big Earl
Cloud Atlas (2012)
as Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient
Double or Nothing (2012)
as Homeless Dude
Smiley (2012)
as Diamond
The Last Fall (2012)
The Undershepherd (2012)
as Brother Wilks
AniMen: The Galactic Battle (2012)
as Sergeant Brass
The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)
as Clerk
Hopelessly in June (2011)
as Dalbert Myers
The Inheritance (2011)
as Uncle Melvin
Samuel Bleak (2011)
Sucker Punch : Feudal Warriors (2011)
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)
as Terry
Chain Letter (2010)
as Det. Jim Crenshaw
Baseball: The Tenth Inning (2010)
as Narrator
Lottery Ticket (2010)
as Sweet Tee
Chasing 3000 (2010)
as Officer L.
Something Like A Business (2010)
as Sebastian
Meet Monica Velour (2010)
as Claude
Death at a Funeral (2010)
as Reverend Davis
Africa's Lost Eden (2010)
as Narrator
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
as Dr. Facilier (voice)
Beautiful Loser (2009)
as Morgan - Adult
All About Steve (2009)
as Corbitt
Gamer (2009)
as Agent Keith
The Butcher (2009)
as Larry Cobb
Pastor Brown (2009)
as Pastor Brown
Don McKay (2009)
as Otis Kent
Charlie Valentine (2009)
as Sal
Coraline (2009)
as Cat (voice)
Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
as Commander Scott Boytano
Against the Dark (2009)
as Lt. Waters
S.I.S. (2008)
as Joseph Armstrong
The Fifth Commandment (2008)
as Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton
No Bad Days (2008)
as Terrence
The Sensei (2008)
as Minister
My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)
as FBI Chief Conrad
Superhero Movie (2008)
as The Chief of Police
Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
as The Centre (voice)
First Sunday (2008)
as Judge B. Bennet Galloway
The Candlelight Murders (2008)
as Pastor Bob
Delta Farce (2007)
as Sgt. Kilgore
The Color Purple: The Color of Success (2007)
as Narrator
If I Had Known I Was a Genius (2007)
as Dad
The Last Sentinel (2007)
as Colonel Norton
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
as MCPO Scott Boytano
Forbidden Fruits (2006)
as Rev. Walters
ATL (2006)
as John Garnett
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
as Coach Popovitch
Working with a Master: John Carpenter (2006)
as Himself
Transporter 2 (2005)
as Stappleton
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
as Father
Crash (2005)
as Lt. Dixon
Dirty (2005)
as Captain Spain
Last Stand of the Great Bear (2004)
as Narrator
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004)
as Narrator (voice)
Beef II (2004)
as Narrator
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)
as Abu al-Walid (Voice)
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
as Imam
Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man (2004)
as Narrator
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
as CIA Director
Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip (2003)
as Narrator
Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked (2003)
as Narrator (voice)
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
as Leon
Head of State (2003)
as Bernard Cooper
Agent Cody Banks (2003)
as CIA Director
Inside Mecca (2003)
as Narrator
Kaena: La prophétie (2003)
as Voxem
The Shakespeare Sessions (2003)
29 Palms (2002)
as The Sheriff
National Geographic: Stalking Leopards (2002)
as Narrator
Ultimate Fights from the Movies (2002)
as Frank (They Live) (archive footage)
Barbershop (2002)
as Lester Wallace
Mark Twain (2002)
as Narrator (voice)
Novocaine (2001)
as Detective Lunt
Egypt's Golden Empire (2001)
as Narrator
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
as Council Member (voice)
Semper Fi (2001)
as Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff
Seduced: Pretty When You Cry (2001)
as Detective Charles Desett
Boxing: In and Out of the Ring (2001)
as Narrator
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
as Big Tim
The Replacements (2000)
as Lindell
Where the Heart Is (2000)
as Moses Whitecotten
Pitch Black (2000)
as Abu "Imam" al-Walid
Dark Summer (2000)
as Detective Davis
ATF (1999)
as F.B.I. Director Richard Long
Todd McFarlane's Spawn 3: The Ultimate Battle (1999)
as Al Simmons/Spawn
Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 (1998)
as Al Simmons/Spawn
There's Something About Mary (1998)
as Charlie Jensen
Armageddon (1998)
as General Kimsey
The Tiger Woods Story (1998)
as Earl Woods
Don King: Only in America (1997)
as Herbert Muhammad
Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (1997)
as Algric Bartles
Executive Target (1997)
as Lamar
Hercules (1997)
as Apollo the Sun God (voice)
Todd McFarlane's Spawn (1997)
as Al Simmons/Spawn
Volcano (1997)
as Lt. Ed Fox
Flipping (1997)
as Leo Richards, Gang Leader
Johns (1996)
as Homeless John
Larger Than Life (1996)
as Hurst
Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken (1996)
as Goliath
Eye for an Eye (1996)
as Martin
The Grave (1996)
as The Priest
Never Met Picasso (1996)
Dead Presidents (1995)
as Kirby
Blue in the Face (1995)
as Jackie Robinson
Clockers (1995)
as André the Giant
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
as Sgt. Clay Cantrell
The Puppet Masters (1994)
as Alex Holland
Jewels of the Caribbean Sea (1994)
as Narrator
Reality Bites (1994)
as Roger
Hallelujah (1993)
as Big Willie
There Are No Children Here (1993)
Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (1993)
as Self - Host
The Last Outlaw (1993)
as Lovecraft
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues (1993)
as King Oliver
Nails (1992)
as Noah Owens
Article 99 (1992)
as Luther Jermoe
Final Analysis (1992)
as Detective Huggins
Hallelujah Anyhow (1991)
as Will
Marked for Death (1990)
as Max
Men at Work (1990)
as Louis Fedders
Murder in Black and White (1990)
as Martin
Always (1989)
as Powerhouse
Road House (1989)
as Ernie Bass
Christmas in Tattertown (1988)
as Saxophone (voice)
They Live (1988)
as Frank Armitage
Bird (1988)
as Buster Franklin
Stars & Bars (1988)
as Eugene Teagarden
Off Limits (1988)
as Maurice
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
as Embassy Gate Captain
Hot Pursuit (1987)
as Alphonso
Platoon (1986)
as King
Terror in the Aisles (1984)
as Childs (archive footage) (uncredited)
The Thing (1982)
as Childs
Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story
as Ink Williams © 2022

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