Keith David

Keith David

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    • June 4th, 1956
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

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Acting (122 Credits)

2021The Seventh Day as Father Louis
2021Muhammad Ali as Narrator
2020Horizon Line as Freddy Wyman
201921 Bridges as Deputy Chief Spencer
2019The Wedding Year as Preston
2019The Last Kids on Earth as Thrull
2018Tales from the Hood 2 as Portifoy Simms
2018Love Jacked as Ed
2018Night School as Gerald
2017Ray Meets Helen as HarveWatch Free
2017Savage Dog as Valentine
2016Range 15 as Colonel Holloway
2016The Nice Guys as Older Guy
2016Nina as Clifton's Father
2016Greenleaf as Bishop James Greenleaf
2015Field of Lost Shoes as Old Judge
2014Enlisted as Sgt. Major Donald Cody
2013Sons of Liberty as Nathan ReynoldsWatch Free
2013Assault on Wall Street as Freddy
2013Free Birds as Chief Broadbeak (Voice)
2013Frog Kingdom as Frog KingWatch Free
2013The Bible as Narrator
2012Smiley as Diamond
2012Cloud Atlas as Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient
2011The Inheritance as Uncle Melvin
2011The Greening of Whitney Brown as Clerk
2011The Cape (2011) as Max Malini
2010Chain Letter as Det. Jim Crenshaw
2010Meet Monica Velour as Claude
2010Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming as Terry
2010Lottery Ticket as Sweet Tee
2010Death at a Funeral as Reverend Davis
2010Chasing 3000 as Officer L.Watch Free
2009Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia as Commander Scott Boytano
2009The Princess and the Frog as Dr. Facilier (voice)
2009Coraline as Cat (voice)
2009The Butcher as Larry Cobb
2009Don McKay as Otis Kent
2009The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine as SalWatch Free
2009All About Steve as Corbitt
2009Against the Dark as Lt. Waters
2009Gamer as Agent Keith
2009Community as Elroy Patashnik
2008The Fifth Commandment as Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton
2008The Sensei as MinisterWatch Free
2008Beautiful Loser as Morgan - AdultWatch Free
2008First Sunday as Judge B. Bennet Galloway
2008Justice League: The New Frontier as The Centre (voice)
2008Superhero Movie as The Chief of PoliceWatch Free
2008My Mom's New Boyfriend as FBI Chief Conrad
2007If I Had Known I Was a Genius as Dad
2007The Last Sentinel as Colonel Norton
2007Delta Farce as Sgt. Kilgore
2007The War as Narrator
2006Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil as MCPO Scott Boytano
2006Forbidden Fruits as Rev. Walters
2006The Oh in Ohio as Coach Popovitch
2006ATL as John Garnett
2005Dirty as Captain Spain
2005Mr. & Mrs. Smith as Father
2005Transporter 2 as Stappleton
2004Beef II as Narrator
2004Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson as Narrator (voice)
2004The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury as Abu al-Walid (Voice)
2004The Chronicles of Riddick as Imam
2004Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London as CIA Director
2004Crash as Lt. Dixon
2003Agent Cody Banks as CIA Director
2003Hollywood Homicide as Leon
2003Kaena: The Prophecy as Voxem
2003Head of State as Bernard CooperWatch Free
2002Barbershop as Lester Wallace
200229 Palms as The Sheriff
2001Mark Twain as Narrator (voice)
2001Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within as Council Member (voice)
2001Novocaine as Detective Lunt
2001Jazz as Narrator
2001The Job
2000Requiem for a Dream as Big Tim
2000Pitch Black as Abu "Imam" al-Walid
2000Innocents as Detective Davis
2000Where the Heart Is as Moses Whitecotten
2000The Replacements as Lindell
1999Todd McFarlane's Spawn 3: The Ultimate Battle as Al Simmons/Spawn
1998Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 as Al Simmons/Spawn
1998There's Something About Mary as Charlie Jensen
1998Armageddon as General Kimsey
1997Todd McFarlane's Spawn as Al Simmons/Spawn
1997Executive Target as Lamar
1997Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest as Algric Bartles
1997Volcano as Police Lieutenant Ed Fox
1997Hercules as Apollo the Sun God (voice)
1996Johns as Homeless John
1996The Grave as The Priest
1996Larger Than Life as Hurst
1996Eye for an Eye as Martin
1996Flipping as Leo Richards, Gang LeaderWatch Free
1995Dead Presidents as Kirby
1995Clockers as André the Giant
1995The Quick and the Dead as Sgt. Clay Cantrell
1995Blue in the Face as Jackie RobinsonWatch Free
1994The Puppet Masters as Alex Holland
1994Reality Bites as Roger
1994Gargoyles as Goliath (voice)
1994Baseball as Narrator
1993The Last Outlaw as Lovecraft
1992Final Analysis as Detective Huggins
1992Article 99 as Luther Jermoe
1990Marked for Death as Max
1990Men at Work as Louis Fedders
1989Always as Powerhouse
1989Road House as Ernie Bass
1988They Live as Frank Armitage
1988Bird as Buster Franklin
1988Off Limits as Maurice
1988Stars and Bars as Eugene Teagarden
1988Braddock: Missing in Action III as Embassy Gate Captain
1987Hot Pursuit as Alphonso
1986Platoon as King
1984Terror in the Aisles as Childs (archive footage) (uncredited)
1982The Thing as Childs

Himself (4 Credits)



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