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Keith David

Keith David

Highest Rated: 97% Entergalactic (2022)

Lowest Rated: 0% American Dresser (2018)

Birthday: Jun 4, 1956

Birthplace: Harlem, New York, USA

Actor Keith David was born Keith David Williams in Harlem, in New York City in 1956, and grew up in Corona, Queens. David attended New York's High School of Performing Arts, and later attended Julliard School's Drama Division. After graduation David toured with John Houseman's "The Acting Company" in a number of productions including "Waiting for Godot" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Only two years later he was cast in John Carpenter's "The Thing". He worked consistently after that, appearing in the movies "Platoon" (1986), "Road House" (1989), "Always" (1989) and "Stars and Bars" (1988) during the 1980s. In the 90s he appeared in acclaimed films "Clockers" (1995), "Requiem for a Dream"(1999),  "Dead Presidents" (1995), and "There's Something About Mary" (1998). In addition to his onscreen work David was also a prominent voice actor. He voiced Goliath in "Gargoyles" (Disney, 1994-97), and was featured in "Princess Mononoke" (1997). He also provided narration for a number of Ken Burns documentaries. He also narrated documentaries for WWE, Major League Baseball, History Channel and PBS.  David was also known for his work in the theater and was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in 1992's production of "Jelly's Last Jam."

Highest rated movies

93% American Fiction 91% The Nice Guys 89% Platoon 86% They Live 84% There's Something About Mary 84% The Thing 83% Nope 82% Barbershop

Photos

Keith David Enlisted, Mircea Monroe (L), Keith David (R), 'Brothers and Sister', Season 1, Ep. #7, 02/28/2014, ©FOX TOUCH, Kiefer Sutherland (L), Greg Ellis (C), Keith David (R), 'Ghosts', Season 2, Ep. #7, 03/15/2013, ©FOX DELTA FARCE, Bill Engvall, Larry The Cable Guy (center, aka, Dan Whitney), Keith David, 2007. ©Lions Gate THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG, Dr. Facilier (voice: Keith David), 2009. ©Walt Disney Co. THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG, Dr. Facilier (voice: Keith David), 2009. ©Walt Disney Co. MEN AT WORK, Emilio Estevez, Dean Cameron, Keith David, 1990, (c) MGM Enlisted, Keith David (L), Geoff Stults (R), 'Parade Duty', Season 1, Ep. #8, 03/07/2014, ©FOX Enlisted, Keith David, 'Alive Day', Season 1, Ep. #13, 06/22/2014, ©FOX Enlisted, Keith David (L), Jessy Hodges (R), 'Alive Day', Season 1, Ep. #13, 06/22/2014, ©FOX Enlisted, from left: Keith David, Angelique Cabral, Kyle Davis, Chris Lowell, Michelle Buteau, Geoff Stults, Mircea Monroe, 'Brothers and Sister', Season 1, Ep. #7, 02/28/2014, ©FOX Enlisted, from left: Keith David, Geoff Stults, Chris Lowell, Parker Young, Angelique Cabral, Michelle Buteau, Mel Rodriguez, Maronzio Vance, Kyle Davis, Tania Gunadi, Mort Burke, 'Alive Day', Season 1, Ep. #13, 06/22/2014, ©FOX Enlisted, from left: Keith David, Geoff Stults, Chris Lowell, Parker Young, 'Alive Day', Season 1, Ep. #13, 06/22/2014, ©FOX THE PUPPET MASTERS, Eric Thal (standing), Keith David (rear), Donald Sutherland (right), 1994, © Buena Vista PLATOON, Chris Pedersen, Willem Dafoe, Keith David, 1986. AGENT CODY BANKS 2: DESTINATION LONDON, Frankie Muniz, Keith David, 2004, (c) MGM BARBERSHOP, Ice Cube, Keith David, 2002, (c) MGM NOVOCAINE, Kevin Bacon, Keith David, 2001. ©Artisan Entertainment PLATOON, 1986 HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE, Keith David, 2003, (c) Columbia

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mufasa: The Lion King Masego (Voice) - 2024
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tim Travers and the Time Traveler's Paradox Unknown (Character) - 2024
93% 96% American Fiction Willy the Wonker (Character) $21.0M 2023
33% 44% Heist 88 Buddha Ray (Character) - 2023
No Score Yet 83% From the Shadows Dr. Leonard Bertram (Character) - 2023
38% 37% All Fun and Games Unknown (Character) - 2023
No Score Yet 86% A Snowy Day in Oakland Mr. Monroe (Character) - 2023
57% No Score Yet Shelby Oaks Unknown (Character) - 2023
No Score Yet No Score Yet Parallel Worlds: A Psychedelic Love Story Jerry (Character) - 2023
37% 33% The Prank Unknown (Character) - 2022
97% 94% Entergalactic Mr. Rager (Voice) - 2022
No Score Yet 67% Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story Ink Williams (Character) - 2022
83% 69% Nope Otis Haywood Sr. (Character) $123.2M 2022
14% 29% Unplugging Gil (Character) - 2022
78% 64% Catwoman: Hunted Tobias Whale (Voice) - 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Miracle Before Christmas David (Character) - 2022
No Score Yet 42% Pups Alone The Wise Bartender (Character) - 2021
70% 31% Black as Night Unknown (Character) - 2021
13% 17% The Seventh Day Father Louis (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet 74% Insight Captain Duke (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet 57% Most Guys Are Losers Al (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Gregory Devereaux (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2020
40% 20% Horizon Line Wyman (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet The 420 Movie Chief Ironweed (Character) - 2020
54% 91% 21 Bridges Deputy Chief Spencer (Character) $28.5M 2019
44% 50% The Wedding Year Preston (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wild Daze Narrator - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet F... You All: The Uwe Boll Story Self - 2018
No Score Yet 94% Brothers in Arms Self - 2018
22% 60% Love Jacked Ed (Character) - 2018
78% 36% Tales From the Hood 2 Portifoy Simms (Character) - 2018
27% 38% Night School Gerald (Character) $77.2M 2018
0% 70% American Dresser Charlie (Character) $2.2K 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kulipari: Amphibians Rise Unknown (Voice) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gina's Journey: The Search for William Grimes Narrator - 2017
43% 73% Ray Meets Helen Harve (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Not a War Story Unknown (Character) - 2017
71% 44% Savage Dog Valentine (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blue: The American Dream Terry Venable (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Service to Man Dean Holmes (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dirty Lies Doc (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 83% Range 15 Colonel Holloway (Character) - 2016
91% 79% The Nice Guys Older Guy (Character) $36.2M 2016
2% 25% Nina Clifton's Father (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet If I Tell You I Have to Kill You Detective Harris (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 60% Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure Don Alfonso (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Union Furnace Pin Stripe (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 57% The North Star Frederick Douglas (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 86% Boiling Pot Agent Long (Character) - 2014
40% 51% Field of Lost Shoes Old Judge (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 41% Frog Kingdom Unknown (Voice) - 2013
No Score Yet 65% Don't Pass Me By David Knox (Character) - 2013
20% 44% Free Birds Chief Broadbeak (Voice) $55.7M 2013
No Score Yet 69% Sons of Liberty Nathan Reynolds (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Magic City Mr. Daniels (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet H4 Worcester (Character) - 2012
25% 42% Assault on Wall Street Freddy (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 64% The Last Fall Sydney Bishop (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 52% Christmas in Compton Big Earl (Character) - 2012
66% 66% Cloud Atlas Joe Napier (Character) $27.1M 2012
17% 30% Smiley Diamond (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Animen: The Galactic Battle Unknown (Voice) - 2012
No Score Yet 50% No Saints for Sinners Victor (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Snowflake, the White Gorilla Anvil (Voice) - 2011
No Score Yet 31% Samuel Bleak Ned Coffman (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 33% Hopelessly in June Dalbert Myers (Character) - 2011
14% 39% The Greening of Whitney Brown Clerk (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 50% Birds of Paradise Old Buzzard (Voice) - 2010
No Score Yet 10% The Inheritance Uncle Melvin (Character) - 2010
50% 34% Meet Monica Velour Claude (Character) $31.6K 2010
29% 45% Chain Letter Det. Jim Crenshaw (Character) $143.0K 2010
No Score Yet 34% Stomp the Yard: Homecoming Terry (Character) - 2010
34% 44% Lottery Ticket Sweet Tee (Character) $24.7M 2010
43% 45% Death at a Funeral Rev. Davis (Character) $42.7M 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Now Here Detective Brinkman (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blue Terry Venable (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 53% Pastor Brown Pastor Brown (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 34% Charlie Valentine Sal (Character) - 2009
38% 23% Don McKay Otis Kent (Character) - 2009
85% 74% The Princess and the Frog Dr. Facilier (Voice) - 2009
6% 30% All About Steve Corbitt (Character) $33.9M 2009
No Score Yet 25% The Fifth Commandment Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton (Character) - 2009
91% 74% Coraline The Cat (Voice) $75.3M 2009
No Score Yet 24% Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia Cmdr. Scott Boytano (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 65% The Sensei The Minister (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 17% No Bad Days Terrence (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 38% S.I.S. Joseph Armstrong (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 29% My Mom's New Boyfriend FBI Chief Conrad (Character) - 2008
12% 56% First Sunday Judge B. Bennet Galloway (Character) $37.9M 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beautiful Loser Morgan - Adult (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 20% The Butcher Larry Cobb (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 14% The Last Sentinel Col. Norton / Gun Voice 2 (Character) - 2007
5% 38% Delta Farce Sgt. Kilgore (Character) $8.1M 2007
No Score Yet 10% If I Had Known I Was a Genius Dad (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life Narrator - 2007
No Score Yet 54% Forbidden Fruits Rev. Walters (Character) - 2006
0% 37% Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil MCPO Scott Boytano (Character) - 2006
23% 35% The Oh in Ohio Coach Popovitch (Character) - 2006
62% 86% ATL John Garnett (Character) $21.2M 2006
22% 42% Dirty Capt. Spain (Character) $271.1K 2005
52% 58% Transporter 2 Stappleton (Character) $43.1M 2005
60% 58% Mr. & Mrs. Smith Father (Character) $186.3M 2005
74% 88% Crash Lt. Dixon (Character) $54.6M 2004
No Score Yet 71% Beef II Narrator - 2004
29% 65% The Chronicles of Riddick Imam (Character) $57.6M 2004
13% 31% Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London CIA Director (Character) $23.2M 2004
7% 43% Kaena: The Prophecy Voxem (Voice) $7.7K 2003
30% 27% Hollywood Homicide Leon (Character) $30.0M 2003
30% 46% Head of State Bernard Cooper (Character) $37.8M 2003
38% 32% Agent Cody Banks CIA Director (Character) $47.3M 2003
No Score Yet 97% Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Unknown (Character) - 2003
0% 36% 29 Palms The Sheriff (Character) - 2002
82% 62% Barbershop Lester (Character) $75.1M 2002
No Score Yet 39% Pretty When You Cry Detective Charles Desett (Character) - 2001
38% 37% Novocaine Detective Lunt (Character) $2.0M 2001
44% 48% Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Council Member #1 (Voice) $32.1M 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Home Invaders Matador (Character) - 2001
78% 93% Requiem for a Dream Little John (Character) $3.6M 2000
41% 66% The Replacements Lindell (Character) $44.7M 2000
35% 76% Where the Heart Is Moses Whitecotten (Character) $33.8M 2000
60% 77% Pitch Black Imam (Character) $39.2M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet ATF F.B.I. Director Richard Long (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dark Summer Det. Davis (Character) - 1999
43% 73% Armageddon Lt. General Kimsey (Character) $201.6M 1998
84% 61% There's Something About Mary Charlie Jensen (Character) $176.5M 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tiger Woods Story Earl Woods (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 62% Vanishing Point Warren Taft (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 78% Don King: Only in America Herbert Muhammad (Character) - 1997
49% 32% Volcano Police Lieutenant Ed Fox (Character) $47.5M 1997
No Score Yet 14% Executive Target Lamar (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Algric Bartles (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flipping Leo Richards (Character) $14.3K 1996
No Score Yet 48% The Grave The Priest (Character) - 1996
54% 57% Johns Homeless John (Character) $106.0K 1996
11% 30% Larger Than Life Hurst (Character) $8.3M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Loose Women Stylist 1 (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Met Picasso Larry (Character) - 1996
8% 55% Eye for an Eye Martin (Character) $25.7M 1996
58% 54% The Quick and the Dead Sgt. Clay Cantrell (Character) $17.3M 1995
43% 76% Blue in the Face Jackie Robinson (Character) $586.3K 1995
49% 78% Dead Presidents Kirby (Character) $24.1M 1995
74% 74% Clockers André the Giant (Character) $13.0M 1995
62% 74% Reality Bites Roger (Character) $20.0M 1994
No Score Yet 86% Gargoyles, the Movie: The Heroes Awaken Unknown (Voice) - 1994
No Score Yet 50% The Last Outlaw Lovecraft (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet There Are No Children Here John Paul Rivers (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Young Indiana Jones and the Mystery of the Blues King Oliver (Character) - 1993
43% 54% Article 99 Luther Jermoe (Character) $6.2M 1992
56% 44% Final Analysis Detective Huggins (Character) $27.0M 1992
No Score Yet 31% Nails Noah Owens (Character) - 1992
32% 44% Men at Work Louis Fedders (Character) $14.1M 1990
27% 50% Marked for Death Max (Character) $43.1M 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hallelujah Anyhow Will (Character) - 1990
68% 58% Always Powerhouse (Character) - 1989
77% 79% Bird Buster Franklin (Character) $1.5M 1988
86% 80% They Live Frank (Character) $12.3M 1988
No Score Yet 42% Stars and Bars Eugene Teagarden (Character) $14.9K 1988
45% 31% Off Limits Maurice (Character) $6.9M 1988
89% 93% Platoon King (Character) $138.5M 1986
84% 92% The Thing Childs (Character) - 1982

TV

Credit
91% 100% Kite Man: Hell Yeah! Darkseid (Character) 2024
79% 86% Hazbin Hotel Husk (Voice) 2024
95% 53% Masters of the Universe: Revelation Hordak (Voice) 2024
56% 64% Krapopolis Asskill (Guest Voice) 2023
No Score Yet 91% American Dad! Fire Captain (Voice) 2023
42% 48% True Lies Al (Guest Star) 2023
93% 89% Leverage: Redemption Billy Spencer (Guest Star) 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inside the Black Box Self 2022
86% 86% From Scratch Hershel Wheeler (Character) 2022
79% 74% Love Life Narrator 2021
100% 75% Muhammad Ali Self,
Narrator
2021
85% 73% Creepshow Murdoch (Character) 2021
No Score Yet 83% The Last Kids on Earth Thrull (Voice) 2019-2020
No Score Yet 81% Greenleaf Bishop James Greenleaf (Character) 2016-2020
92% 57% black-ish Loose Craig (Guest Star) 2020
No Score Yet 70% MacGyver Burke/Man (Guest Star) 2020
No Score Yet 62% NCIS: New Orleans Gene Holloway (Guest Star) 2020
89% 59% The Flash Solovar (Guest Voice),
Unknown (Voice)
2017 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet NOVA Narrator 2019
94% 81% Fresh Off the Boat Clyde Roses (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stretch Armstrong & The Flex Fighters Kane (Voice) 2017-2018
83% 85% James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Guest 2018
No Score Yet 72% SpongeBob SquarePants Gary (Guest Voice) 2018
62% 52% Superior Donuts John (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 79% Speechless The Colonel (Guest Star) 2017
91% 83% Future Man Doctor Kronish (Character) 2017
90% 83% Rick and Morty The President (Guest Voice) 2015 2017
No Score Yet 86% We Bare Bears Mr. Charles (Guest Voice) 2017
100% 94% Adventure Time Balthus (Guest Voice) 2012-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kulipari: An Army of Frogs Unknown (Voice) 2016
92% 78% Person of Interest Terence Beale (Guest Star) 2016
100% 80% Jackie Robinson Narrator 2016
88% 88% Community Elroy Patashnik (Guest Star) 2012 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet What Lives Inside Soot (Character) 2015
91% 85% Archer LemuelKane. (Guest Voice) 2015
61% 79% Scorpion Warden (Guest Star) 2014
87% 84% Enlisted Sgt. Major Donald Cody (Character) 2014
63% 67% Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Unknown (Guest Voice) 2013
No Score Yet 88% The Bible Narrator 2013
68% 66% Touch Dutch (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet 85% Robot Chicken Unknown (Guest Voice) 2012
12% 19% Allen Gregory Unknown (Guest Voice) 2011
No Score Yet 69% Hawaii Five-0 Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
41% 50% The Cape Max Malini (Character) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet God in America Unknown (Character) 2010
100% No Score Yet Funny or Die Presents Sleeping Celebrity (Character) 2010
No Score Yet 93% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
89% 94% Psych Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
58% No Score Yet Canterbury's Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ken Burns: The War Narrator 2007
No Score Yet 85% ER Pastor Watkins (Guest Star) 2006-2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet All of Us Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
93% No Score Yet Everwood Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
84% 73% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big House Clarence Cleveland (Character) 2004
No Score Yet 81% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Matt Phelps (Guest Star) 2003
100% No Score Yet The Job Unknown (Guest Star) 2001-2002
No Score Yet 83% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Captain Ira Merit (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet 96% Todd McFarlane's Spawn Spawn (Voice) 1997-1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles Goliath (Voice) 1996-1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet New York Undercover Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet 84% Gargoyles Goliath (Voice) 1994-1996
No Score Yet 83% Aladdin Unknown (Guest Voice) 1994
78% 84% The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Unknown (Character) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Cristo (Guest Star) 1988