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Keith David

Actor | * 06/04/1956 (65) | Harlem, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
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Keith David Williams (born June 4, 1956) is an American actor and producer. He is known for his work as King in Platoon and Childs in The Thing. He has acted in mainstream films, such as Dead Presidents, Crash, There's Something About Mary, Barbershop, and Men at Work. David has had memorable roles in numerous cult favorites, including Frank in They Live, Goliath in the TV show Gargoyles, and Big Tim in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream. He starred as Elroy Patashnik in the sixth season of the NBC... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Narrator

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Movies with Keith David as Actor(183)

as Tobias Whale (voice)2022 Catwoman: Hunted
as Self - Interviewee2022 In Search of Tomorrow
as Terry2021 The Gateway
as Captain Duke2021 Insight
as Babineaux2021 Black as Night
as Father Louis2021 The Seventh Day
as The Wise Bartender2021 Pups Alone
as Narrator2020 Cuba's Cancer Hope
as Freddy Wyman2020 Horizon Line
as Chief Ironweed2020 The 420 Movie
as Gregory Devereaux2020 Good
as Sheriff James2019 You Might Be the Killer
as himself2019 In Search of Darkness
as Deputy Chief Spencer2019 21 Bridges
as Preston2019 The Wedding Year
as Portifoy Simms2018 Tales from the Hood 2
as Gerald2018 Night School
as Charlie2018 American Dresser
as Ed2018 Love Jacked
as Harve2018 Ray Meets Helen
as Valentine2017 Savage Dog
as Narrator2017 The '91 Falcons
as Colonel Holloway2016 Range 15
as Terry Venable2016 Blue: The American Dream
as Clifton's Father2016 Nina
as Frederick Douglas2016 The North Star
as Dean Holmes2016 Service to Man
as Older Guy2016 The Nice Guys
as Doc2016 Dirty Lies
as Agent Long2015 Boiling Pot
as Barry2015 Kids vs Monsters
as Detective Harris2015 If I Tell You I Have to Kill You
as Pin Stripe2015 Union Furnace
as Mr. Daniels2015 Secrets of the Magic City
as Frederick Douglass (voice)2015 The Gettysburg Address
as Old Judge2015 Field of Lost Shoes
as David Knox2013 Don't Pass Me By
as Frog King2013 Frog Kingdom
as Agent Davis2013 Black Asylum
as Chief Broadbeak (Voice)2013 Free Birds
as Nathan Reynolds2013 Sons of Liberty
as Big Earl2012 Christmas in Compton
as Diamond2012 Smiley
as Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient2012 Cloud Atlas
as Brother Wilks2012 The Undershepherd
as Sergeant Brass2012 AniMen: The Galactic Battle
as Uncle Melvin2011 The Inheritance
as Dalbert Myers2011 Hopelessly in June
as Claude2010 Meet Monica Velour
as Reverend Davis2010 Death at a Funeral
as Det. Jim Crenshaw2010 Chain Letter
as Sebastian2010 Something Like A Business
as Sweet Tee2010 Lottery Ticket
as Narrator2010 Africa's Lost Eden
as Officer L.2010 Chasing 3000
as Corbitt2009 All About Steve
as Larry Cobb2009 The Butcher
as Commander Scott Boytano2009 Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia
as Cat (voice)2009 Coraline
as Pastor Brown2009 Pastor Brown
as Agent Keith2009 Gamer
as Morgan - Adult2009 Beautiful Loser
as Lt. Waters2009 Against the Dark
as Otis Kent2009 Don McKay
as Dr. Facilier (voice)2009 The Princess and the Frog
as Terrence2008 No Bad Days
as Pastor Bob2008 The Candlelight Murders
as Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton2008 The Fifth Commandment
as Judge B. Bennet Galloway2008 First Sunday
as Joseph Armstrong2008 S.I.S.
as Minister2008 The Sensei
as FBI Chief Conrad2008 My Mom's New Boyfriend
as The Chief of Police2008 Superhero Movie
as The Centre (voice)2008 Justice League: The New Frontier
as Colonel Norton2007 The Last Sentinel
as Sgt. Kilgore2007 Delta Farce
as Coach Popovitch2006 The Oh in Ohio
as MCPO Scott Boytano2006 Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil
as Rev. Walters2006 Forbidden Fruits
as John Garnett2006 ATL
as Stappleton2005 Transporter 2
as Father2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
as Lt. Dixon2005 Crash
as Captain Spain2005 Dirty
as Narrator2004 Beef II
as Abu al-Walid (Voice)2004 The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury
as Voxem2003 Kaena: The Prophecy
as Bernard Cooper2003 Head of State
as Narrator (voice)2003 Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked
as CIA Director2003 Agent Cody Banks
as Leon2003 Hollywood Homicide
as Narrator2003 Inside Mecca
as The Sheriff2002 29 Palms
as Lester Wallace2002 Barbershop
as Frank (They Live) (archive footage)2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies
as Narrator (voice)2002 Mark Twain
as Narrator2001 Egypt's Golden Empire
as Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff2001 Semper Fi
as Detective Lunt2001 Novocaine
as Council Member (voice)2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
as Detective Charles Desett2001 Seduced: Pretty When You Cry
as Lindell2000 The Replacements
as Abu "Imam" al-Walid2000 Pitch Black
as Moses Whitecotten2000 Where the Heart Is
as Detective Davis2000 Innocents
as Big Tim2000 Requiem for a Dream
as F.B.I. Director Richard Long1999 ATF
as Earl Woods1998 The Tiger Woods Story
as General Kimsey1998 Armageddon
as Al Simmons/Spawn1998 Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2
as Charlie Jensen1998 There's Something About Mary
as Lamar1997 Executive Target
as Apollo the Sun God (voice)1997 Hercules
as Leo Richards, Gang Leader1997 Flipping
as Al Simmons/Spawn1997 Todd McFarlane's Spawn
as Lt. Ed Fox1997 Volcano
as Martin1996 Eye for an Eye
as The Priest1996 The Grave
as Homeless John1996 Johns
as Hurst1996 Larger Than Life
as André the Giant1995 Clockers
as Kirby1995 Dead Presidents
as Sgt. Clay Cantrell1995 The Quick and the Dead
as Jackie Robinson1995 Blue in the Face
as Roger1994 Reality Bites
as Alex Holland1994 The Puppet Masters
as King Oliver1993 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues
as Big Willie1993 Hallelujah
as Lovecraft1993 The Last Outlaw
as Luther Jermoe1992 Article 99
as Noah Owens1992 Nails
as Detective Huggins1992 Final Analysis
as Will1991 Hallelujah Anyhow
as Max1990 Marked for Death
as Louis Fedders1990 Men at Work
as Powerhouse1989 Always
as Ernie Bass1989 Road House
as Maurice1988 Off Limits
as Saxophone (voice)1988 Christmas in Tattertown
as Embassy Gate Captain1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III
as Eugene Teagarden1988 Stars & Bars
as Buster Franklin1988 Bird
as Frank Armitage1988 They Live
as Alphonso1987 Hot Pursuit
as King1986 Platoon
as Childs (archive footage) (uncredited)1984 Terror in the Aisles
as Childs1982 The Thing

TV Shows/Series with Keith David as Actor(70)

as Ward Wittlinger (voice)2020 Central Park
as Narrator (voice)2020 Love Life
as World’s Greatest Teacher Mug (voice)2020 Close Enough
as Murdoch2019 Creepshow
as Dr. Pesh2018 Liverspots and Astronots
as Manny (voice)2017 DuckTales
as Dr. Elias Kronish2017 Future Man
as Burke / Man2016 MacGyver
as Narrator2016 Jackie Robinson
as Lord Marmoo (voice)2016 Kulipari: An Army of Frogs
as Bishop James Greenleaf2016 Greenleaf
as Qwerty (voice) (uncredited)2015 Mr. Robot
as Agent Everett Malloy2015 Big Time in Hollywood, Fl
as Mr. Charles (voice)2015 We Bare Bears
as Soot2015 What Lives Inside
as Clyde Roses2015 Fresh Off the Boat
as Lion Musician (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Solovar (voice)2014 The Flash
as Nicholas Calderon2014 Extant
as Warden2014 Scorpion
as Sgt. Major Donald Cody2014 Enlisted
as Gene Holloway2014 NCIS: New Orleans
as Loose Craig2014 black-ish
as The Cheshire Cat (voice)2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
as President Curtis (voice)2013 Rick and Morty
as Reverse Giraffe (voice)2013 Rick and Morty
as President Curtis / Turkey President Curtis (voice)2013 Rick and Morty
as William 'Big Bill' Cooper2013 Belle's
as Narrator2013 The Bible
as Max Malini2011 The Cape
as Terence Beale2011 Person of Interest
as Narrator (voice)2009 Community
as Elroy Patashnik2009 Community
as Lemuel Kane (voice)2009 Archer
as Narrator2008 The War
as Lloyd Mackie2005 Grey's Anatomy
2005 Numb3rs
as Atlas (voice)2003 Teen Titans
2001 The Job
as Narrator2001 Jazz
as Tublat (voice)2001 The Legend of Tarzan
as Despero (voice)2001 Justice League
as Jazz Documentary Narrator (voice)1999 Family Guy
1997 Spawn
1996 Arliss
as Stanley1996 7th Heaven
1994 ER
as Goliath (voice)1994 Gargoyles
as Narrator1994 Baseball
as Cristo1985 The Equalizer
as Narrator1974 NOVA

Additional Information

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Full Name: Keith Williams
Born: Monday, 06/04 1956 (June) in Harlem, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 65 years + 233 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Juilliard School, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Other names for Keith David (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Keith David Williams"
"Кит Дэвид"
Keith David frequently works together with these people:
Dee Bradley Baker (38x, Actor)
Tara Strong (37x, Actress)
Phil LaMarr (36x, Actor)
Keith Ferguson (36x, Actor)
Fred Tatasciore (31x, Actor)
Tom Kenny (30x, Actor)
Alexandra Breckenridge (29x, Actress)
Kari Wahlgren (28x, Actress)
Gary Cole (26x, Actor)
Ralph Garman (26x, Actor)
Jesse V. Johnson (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:802, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/28/2021