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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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Jun 4, 1956 In Harlem - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Spawn: The Animation
Latest Project:
Series From Scratch 2022-10-21
Known For
Poster of Christmas in Compton
Poster of The Spectacular Spider-Man
Poster of Crash
Poster of Beef II
Series Spawn: The Animation Unknown 2024
Movie In Search of Tomorrow Self - Interviewee 2022-02-19
Movie Catwoman: Hunted Tobias Whale / Morax (voice) 2022-02-07
Series From Scratch Hershel Wheeler 2022-10-21
Movie Unplugging Gil 2022-04-22
Movie Nope Otis Haywood Sr. 2022-07-20
Movie Entergalactic Mr. Rager (voice) 2022-09-28
Movie Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story Ink Williams 2022-09-19
Series The 101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time 2022-09-07
Movie DC League of Super-Pets Dog-El (voice) 2022-07-27
Movie DuckTales: The Last Adventure! Manny (voice) 2021-03-15
Movie The Gateway Terry 2021-09-03
Movie The Seventh Day Father Louis 2021-03-26
Movie Black as Night Babineaux 2021-10-01
Movie Pups Alone The Wise Bartender 2021-11-19
Series Muhammad Ali Narrator 2021-09-19
Series The Good Lord Bird Herbert 2020-10-04
Movie In Search of Darkness: Part II Self 2020-10-06
Series Love Life Narrator (voice) 2020-05-27
Movie Good Gregory Devereaux 2020-10-22
Movie Most Guys Are Losers Al 2020-10-24
Movie Horizon Line Freddy Wyman 2020-10-29
Movie Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror Self 2019-02-07
Movie In Search of Darkness Self 2019-05-01
Movie You Might Be the Killer Sheriff James 2019-05-21
Movie The Wedding Year Preston 2019-09-20
Movie 21 Bridges Deputy Chief Spencer 2019-10-24
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 Night School Gerald 2018-09-27
Movie Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story Himself 2018-11-29
Movie Not a War Story 2017-06-30
Movie Savage Dog Valentine 2017-08-04
Movie The '91 Falcons Narrator 2017-12-07
Movie Dirty Lies Doc 2016-02-23
Movie Dusty: A Baseball Journey Narrator 2016-02-09
Series Jackie Robinson Narrator 2016-04-11
Movie The Nice Guys Older Guy 2016-05-15
Movie Service to Man Dean Holmes 2016-10-16
Movie Nina Clifton's Father 2016-04-22
Series Greenleaf Bishop James Greenleaf 2016-06-21
Movie Range 15 Colonel Holloway 2016-06-15
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 Boiling Pot Agent Long 2015-09-29
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 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
Series The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW Narrator 2014-08-22
Series Scorpion Warden 2014-09-22
Movie Remaking the Legend: Halo 2 Anniversary 2014-11-03
Series The Bible Narrator 2013-03-03
Series Belle's William 'Big Bill' Cooper 2013-02-01
Movie Don't Pass Me By David Knox 2013-01-12
Movie Black Asylum Agent Davis 2013-05-06
Movie Free Birds Chief Broadbeak (Voice) 2013-10-30
Movie Assault on Wall Street Freddy 2013-06-30
Series Rick and Morty The President (voice) 2013-12-02
Movie Frog Kingdom Frog King 2013-12-28
Movie Sons of Liberty Nathan Reynolds 2013-07-06
Movie AniMen: The Galactic Battle Sergeant Brass 2012-01-01
Movie The Undershepherd Brother Wilks 2012-02-15
Movie Smiley Diamond 2012-10-12
Movie Christmas in Compton Big Earl 2012-11-09
Movie The Last Fall 2012-03-09
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
Movie The Greening of Whitney Brown Clerk 2011-11-10
Movie Snowflake, the White Gorilla Anvil (voice) 2011-12-23
Movie Hopelessly in June Dalbert Myers 2011-06-06
Movie Death at a Funeral Reverend Davis 2010-04-15
Movie Something Like A Business Sebastian 2010-06-15
Movie Meet Monica Velour Claude 2010-06-04
Movie Chasing 3000 Officer L. 2010-07-16
Movie Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming Terry 2010-10-10
Movie Chain Letter Det. Jim Crenshaw 2010-10-01
Movie Lottery Ticket Sweet Tee 2010-08-20
Movie Charlie Valentine Sal 2009-03-01
Movie Against the Dark Lt. Waters 2009-02-17
Movie Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia Commander Scott Boytano 2009-01-06
Movie Don McKay Otis Kent 2009-04-24
Movie Coraline Cat (voice) 2009-02-05
Movie Gamer Agent Keith 2009-09-03
Series Community Elroy Patashnik 2009-09-17
Movie Pastor Brown Pastor Brown 2009-06-26
Movie Beautiful Loser Morgan - Adult 2009-09-16
Movie The Princess and the Frog Dr. Facilier (voice) 2009-12-08
Movie All About Steve Corbitt 2009-09-04
Movie The Butcher Larry Cobb 2009-07-10
Series The War Narrator 2008-03-05
Series The Spectacular Spider-Man Unknown 2008-03-08
Movie First Sunday Judge B. Bennet Galloway 2008-01-11
Movie The Candlelight Murders Pastor Bob 2008-01-01
Movie Justice League: The New Frontier The Centre (voice) 2008-02-26
Series Canterbury's Law Unknown 2008-03-10
Movie Superhero Movie The Chief of Police 2008-03-28
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 My Mom's New Boyfriend FBI Chief Conrad 2008-04-30
Movie The Sensei Minister 2008-05-04
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Dad 2007-01-23
Movie Delta Farce Sgt. Kilgore 2007-05-11
Movie Halo 3 Essentials Arbiter 2007-09-25
Movie The Last Sentinel Colonel Norton 2007-05-19
Movie Transformers Barricade (voice) 2007-06-27
Movie The Oh in Ohio Coach Popovitch 2006-03-30
Movie Forbidden Fruits Rev. Walters 2006-07-25
Movie Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil MCPO Scott Boytano 2006-10-17
Movie ATL John Garnett 2006-03-31
Series Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson 2005-01-17
Movie Dirty Captain Spain 2005-02-14
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2005-01-23
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 'Imam' al-Walid (voice) 2004-06-15
Movie Kaena: The Prophecy Voxem (english voice) 2003-01-02
Movie The Shakespeare Sessions 2003-01-01
Movie Agent Cody Banks CIA Director 2003-03-14
Movie Hollywood Homicide Leon 2003-06-09
Movie Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Narrator (voice) 2003-10-06
Series Teen Titans Unknown 2003-07-19
Movie Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked Narrator (voice) 2003-07-01
Movie Head of State Bernard Cooper 2003-03-28
Movie Mark Twain Narrator (voice) 2002-01-14
Movie Barbershop Lester Wallace 2002-04-01
Series Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Movie 29 Palms The Sheriff 2002-07-29
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Frank (They Live) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Series Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
Movie Seduced: Pretty When You Cry Detective Charles Desett 2001-01-01
Series The Job 2001-03-14
Movie Semper Fi Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff 2001-04-01
Movie Novocaine Detective Lunt 2001-11-23
Series The Legend of Tarzan Unknown 2001-09-03
Movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Council Member (voice) 2001-07-02
Movie Innocents Detective Davis 2000-01-10
Movie Where the Heart Is Moses Whitecotten 2000-04-27
Movie Pitch Black Abu 'Imam' al-Walid 2000-02-18
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Requiem for a Dream Big Tim 2000-10-06
Movie The Replacements Lindell 2000-08-11
Movie ATF F.B.I. Director Richard Long 1999-09-06
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 3: The Ultimate Battle Al Simmons/Spawn 1999-08-17
Series Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony Frederick Douglass (voice) 1999-11-07
Series City Confidential Unknown 1999-11-22
Series Loose Women Unknown 1999-09-06
Movie Armageddon General Kimsey 1998-07-01
Movie There's Something About Mary Charlie Jensen 1998-07-15
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 Al Simmons/Spawn 1998-08-25
Series Spawn Spawn (voice) 1997-05-16
Movie Flipping Leo Richards, Gang Leader 1997-03-07
Movie Volcano Lt. Ed Fox 1997-04-25
Movie Todd McFarlane's Spawn Al Simmons / Spawn (voice) 1997-05-15
Movie Hercules Apollo the Sun God (voice) 1997-06-20
Movie Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Algric Bartles 1997-11-02
Movie Don King: Only in America Herbert Muhammad 1997-11-15
Movie Princess Mononoke Okkoto - Narrator - Additional Voices 1997-07-12
Movie Executive Target Lamar 1997-07-11
Movie Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken Goliath 1996-05-02
Movie The Grave The Priest 1996-01-18
Movie Eye for an Eye Martin 1996-01-12
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Series 7th Heaven Unknown 1996-08-26
Movie Johns Homeless John 1996-12-10
Movie Larger Than Life Hurst 1996-10-31
Series Mr. & Mrs. Smith 1996-09-20
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-08-21
Movie The Quick and the Dead Sgt. 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 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 John Paul Rivers 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 Men at Work Louis Fedders 1990-08-24
Movie Marked for Death Max 1990-10-05
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
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 Stars & Bars Eugene Teagarden 1988-03-18
Movie Bird Buster Franklin 1988-07-01
Movie They Live Frank Armitage 1988-11-23
Movie Hot Pursuit Alphonso 1987-05-08
Series The Oldest Rookie Unknown 1987-09-16
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 1984-09-22
Movie The Thing Childs 1982-06-25
Series Hallelujah! 1981-06-03
Movie Coriolanus Aedile / Roman Citizen / Volscian Citizen 1979-03-31
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Unknown 1968-02-19