Keith David



Place of birth:

Harlem, New York, USA:


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


Tales from the Hood 2 (2018)
Portifoy Simms
Night School (2018)
Ray Meets Helen (2018)
Savage Dog (2017)
Not a War Story (2017)
Range 15 (2016)
Colonel Holloway
The Nice Guys (2016)
Older Guy
Dirty Lies (2016)
If I Tell You I Have to Kill You (2015)
Detective Harris
Boiling Pot (2015)
Agent Long
Union Furnace (2015)
Pin Stripe
Secrets of the Magic City (2015)
Mr. Daniels
Field of Lost Shoes (2015)
Old Judge
Kids vs Monsters (2015)
Remaking the Legend - Halo 2 Anniversary (2014)
Birds of Paradise (2014)
Old Buzzard (voice)
Frog Kingdom (2013)
Frog King
Free Birds (2013)
Chief Broadbeak (Voice)
Sons of Liberty (2013)
Nathan Reynolds
Assault on Wall Street (2013)
Black Asylum (2013)
Agent Davis
Don't Pass Me By (2013)
David Knox
Christmas in Compton (2012)
Big Earl
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient
Double or Nothing (2012)
Homeless Dude
Smiley (2012)
The Last Fall (2012)
Mass Effect 3 (2012)
Admiral David Anderson (voice)
AniMen: The Galactic Battle (2012)
Sergeant Brass
The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)
Hopelessly in June (2011)
Dalbert Myers
The Inheritance (2011)
Uncle Melvin
Samuel Bleak (2011)
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)
Chain Letter (2010)
Det. Jim Crenshaw
Baseball: The Tenth Inning (2010)
Lottery Ticket (2010)
Sweet Tee
Chasing 3000 (2010)
Officer L.
Something Like A Business (2010)
Meet Monica Velour (2010)
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Reverend Davis
Mass Effect 2 (2010)
David Anderson
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Dr. Facilier (voice)
All About Steve (2009)
Gamer (2009)
Agent Keith
The Butcher (2009)
Larry Cobb
Pastor Brown (2009)
Pastor Brown
Don McKay (2009)
Otis Kent
Charlie Valentine (2009)
Coraline (2009)
Cat (voice)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009)
Sergeant Foley (voice)
Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
Commander Scott Boytano
Against the Dark (2009)
Lt. Waters
S.I.S. (2008)
Joseph Armstrong
The Fifth Commandment (2008)
Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton
No Bad Days (2008)
The Sensei (2008)
My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)
FBI Chief Conrad
Superhero Movie (2008)
The Chief of Police
Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
The Centre (voice)
First Sunday (2008)
Judge B. Bennet Galloway
The Candlelight Murders (2008)
Pastor Bob
Mass Effect (2007)
Captain David Anderso
Halo 3 (2007)
Arbiter (voice)
Delta Farce (2007)
Sgt. Kilgore
If I Had Known I Was a Genius (2007)
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Colonel Norton
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
MCPO Scott Boytano
ATL (2006)
John Garnett
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Coach Popovitch
Working with a Master: John Carpenter (2006)
Dirty (2005)
Captain Spain
Transporter 2 (2005)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Crash (2005)
Lt. Dixon
Last Stand of the Great Bear (2004)
Beef II (2004)
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)
Abu al-Walid (Voice)
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
CIA Director
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004)
Narrator (voice)
Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip (2003)
Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked (2003)
Narrator (voice)
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Head of State (2003)
Bernard Cooper
Agent Cody Banks (2003)
CIA Director
Inside Mecca (2003)
29 Palms (2002)
The Sheriff
Ultimate Fights from the Movies (2002)
Frank (They Live) (archive footage)
Barbershop (2002)
Lester Wallace
Mark Twain (2002)
Narrator (voice)
Novocaine (2001)
Detective Lunt
Egypt's Golden Empire (2001)
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Council Member (voice)
Semper Fi (2001)
Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff
Seduced: Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Detective Charles Desett
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Big Tim
Where the Heart Is (2000)
Moses Whitecotten
Pitch Black (2000)
Abu "Imam" al-Walid
ATF (1999)
F.B.I. Director Richard Long
Todd McFarlane's Spawn 3: The Ultimate Battle (1999)
Al Simmons/Spawn
Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 (1998)
Al Simmons/Spawn
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Charlie Jensen
Armageddon (1998)
General Kimsey
Fallout (1997)
Decker (voice)
Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (1997)
Algric Bartles
Executive Target (1997)
Hercules (1997)
Apollo the Sun God
Todd McFarlane's Spawn (1997)
Al Simmons/Spawn
Volcano (1997)
Police Lieutenant Ed Fox
Flipping (1997)
Leo Richards, Gang Leader
Johns (1996)
Homeless John
Larger than Life (1996)
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Never Met Picasso (1996)
The Grave (1996)
The Priest
Dead Presidents (1995)
Blue in the Face (1995)
Jackie Robinson
Clockers (1995)
André the Giant
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Sgt. Cantrell
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Alex Holland
Reality Bites (1994)
Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (1993)
The Last Outlaw (1993)
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues (1993)
King Oliver
Nails (1992)
Noah Owens
Article 99 (1992)
Luther Jermoe
Final Analysis (1992)
Detective Huggins
Marked for Death (1990)
Men at Work (1990)
Louis Fedders
Always (1989)
Road House (1989)
Ernie Bass
Christmas in Tattertown (1988)
Saxophone (voice)
They Live (1988)
Bird (1988)
Buster Franklin
Stars & Bars (1988)
Eugene Teagarden
Off Limits (1988)
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Embassy Gate Captain
Hot Pursuit (1987)
Platoon (1986)
The Thing (1982)
Service to Man ()
Dean Holmes