Keith David Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Actor, Halo, Movies and TV Shows

Keith David (Keith David Williams) is an American actor, comedian, voice actor, and singer. Keith is widely known for his co-starring role as King in Platoon and as Childs in The Thing.

Keith David Biography

Keith David (Keith David Williams) is an American actor, comedian, voice actor, and singer. Keith is widely known for his co-starring role as King in Platoon and as Childs in The Thing. He has also acted in many mainstream films, such as Crash, There’s Something About Mary, Barbershop and Men at Work.

He has had memorable roles in numerous cult favorites, including Armitage in They Live, Abu “Imam” al-Walid in Pitch Black and its sequel The Chronicles of Riddick, General Kimsey in Armageddon and also Big Tim in Darren Aronofsky’s Requiem for a Dream.

He also starred as Elroy Patashnik in the sixth season of the comedy series Community. Keith began starring as Bishop James Greenleaf in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series Greenleaf.

Keith David Age | How Old Is Keith David?

Keith David Williams was born on June 4, 1956 in New York City, New York, U.S. (62 years old as of 2018).

Keith David Wife

Keith has married twice. He married singer and actress Dionne Lea Williams in 2001 and they have two daughters; Maelee Williams and Ruby Williams. He also has a son, Owen Williams from his first marriage.

Keith David

Keith David Actor

David honed his craft touring the country with John Houseman’s The Acting Company in productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot in 1980 to 1981. In Less than two years later, Keith went on to star as Childs, opposite Kurt Russell in John Carpenter’s The Thing, and also his lengthy on-screen career had begun. Keith portrayed Keith the Southwood Carpenter in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe segments in the 1980s run of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. He then played Keith, the game coin collector in an episode where Rogers and a small child learn to play the arcade game Donkey Kong.

He also went on to appear in films such as Oliver Stone’s Platoon, The Quick and the Dead, They Live (reuniting with The Thing director John Carpenter), Men at Work, Marked for Death, and also Stars and Bars. Keith then played Kirby in the 1995 film Dead Presidents, and also he appeared in the 1995 Spike Lee film Clockers. He then followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, a breakout turn in Armageddon, There’s Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and also First Sunday.

He then portrayed “Father” in the romantic comedy action film Mr. and Mrs. Smith. At this time, Keith has appeared in numerous independent films including the critically acclaimed Requiem for a Dream, playing the role of Big Tim. He also appeared extensively in television productions since the 1980s and as a regular character Lieutenant Williams on the short-lived television series The Job. In 2004, Keith was a regular on another shoot made for ABC entitled The Big House. He portrayed Detective Jim Crenshaw in the 2010 horror film Chain Letter.

He was cast as Max Malini for the NBC television series The Cape in 2010. Keith appeared in the 21st episode of season one of Hawaii Five-0 as criminal tycoon Jimmy Cannon on April 18, 2011. He then appeared in the horror film Smiley and the science-fiction drama Cloud Atlas in 2012. He has appeared in the controversial drama Boiling Pot which is based on true events of racism in 2013. Keith portrayed Command Sergeant Major Donald Cody in the Fox comedy series Enlisted in 2014.

Keith David Community

Later in 2014, He was cast as Elroy Patashnik in the sixth season of the sitcom Community later in 2014.

He was then cast in the leading role alongside Lynn Whitfield in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf in 2015.

Keith David Voice Actor

Keith David Spawn

Keith was the voice of Goliath from Gargoyles, the title character in the Spawn animated series and also Lemuel Kane in Archer. He also played the role of Mama in the English dub of 3×3 Eyes. Keith provided the voice for the character Decker in the role-playing video game Fallout and also the voice for the character Vhailor in Planescape: Torment.

Keith David Halo | Keith David Arbiter

He provided the voice of the Arbiter for the video game Halo 2, released in 2004 and later reprised that role in the Xbox 360 follow-up Halo 3. He also portrayed the character again in Halo: The Master Chief Collection and also in Halo 5: Guardians which were released in 2014 and 2015 respectively.

Keith David Saints Row

He did voice work in the Xbox 360 title Saints Row playing gang leader of the 3rd Street Saints Julius. Keith is also heard on the intro of several Ice Cube projects, including Westside Connection’s 2003 release Terrorist Threats, Cube’s 2008 solo album Raw Footage, Cube’s 2010 solo album I Am the West, and he also narrated the documentary Beef II, which also featured Ice Cube.

Keith David Mass Effect

He then played the role of Captain David Anderson in BioWare’s Mass Effect series.

Keith David Saints Row 4

He returned in the Saints Row series’ newest title Saints Row IV and also voices himself and Julius as well.

Keith David Narrator

Keith has been a narrator of numerous Ken Burns films such as The War. Keith narrated Kansas City’s Celebration at the Station, a Memorial Day service held annually at the World War I Memorial across from Union Station on May 25, 2008.

He played the narrator and Okkoto in the English dub of Princess Mononoke. He alson replaced Paul Winfield as narrator for the A&E show City Confidential, taking over after Winfield’s death in 2004. He is also the narrator of the History Channel series The Bible which premiered on March 3, 2013.
He was narrator of the MLB Network special “Mr. Padre”, the video biography of San Diego Padres Hall-of-Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn. He also narrated several WWE documentaries including, The True Story of Wrestlemania and the 20 episodes of The Monday Night War, documenting the battle between WWE Raw and WCW Nitro.

Keith David Rick and Morty

He has a recurring role as the President of the United States in the adult animated show Rick and Morty.

Keith David Call Of Duty

David voiced the Black Cat in Coraline, Sergeant Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, and also the Big Man for The Spectacular Spider-Man episode “Survival of the Fittest”.

Keith David Platoon

Keith stars as King in the anti-war film alongside; Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Kevin Dillion, John C. McGinley, Forest Whitaker, and Johnny Depp.

Keith David Net Worth

The Platoon star has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Keith David Height

The voice actor stands at a height of 1.88 m.

Keith David Movies and TV Shows

Keith David Movies

Year

Title

Role

2019

The Gettysburg Address

Frederick Douglass(voice)

17 Bridges

2018

Tales from the Hood 2

Portifoy Simms

Night School

Gerald Walker

You Might Be the Killer

2017

Savage Dog

Valentine

American Dresser

John Moore

2016

Range 15

Colonel Holloway

The Nice Guys

Older Guy

Nina

Clifton’s Father

Dirty Lies

Doc

2015

Kids vs Monsters

Barry

Boiling Pot

Agent Long

Huevos: Little Rooster’s Egg-cellent Adventure

Don Alfonso (voice)

Union Furnace

Pin Stripe

2014

Field of Lost Shoes

Old Judge

Secrets of the Magic City

Mr. Daniels

Birds of Paradise

Old Buzzard (voice)

2013

Assault on Wall Street

Freddy

Free Birds

Chief Broadbeak (voice)

The Frog Kingdom

Frog King (voice)

Sons of Liberty

Nathan Reynolds

H4

Worcester

2012

Cloud Atlas

Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient

Smiley

Diamond

Hillbilly Highway

Mustafa

Don’t Pass Me By

David Knox

The Last Fall

Sydney Bishop

The Undershepherd

Brother Wilks

Christmas in Compton

Big Earl

2011

The Inheritance

Uncle Melvin

No Saints for Sinners

Victor

The Greening of Whitney Brown

Clerk

Snowflake, the White Gorilla

Anvil (voice)

Hopelessly In June

Dalbert Myers

2010

Death at a Funeral

Reverend Davis

Lottery Ticket

Sweet Tee

Chasing 3000

Officer L.

Stomp the Yard: Homecoming

Terry Harris

Something Like a Business

Sebastian

Chain Letter

Detective Jim Crenshaw

Meet Monica Velour

Claude

Spork

Coach Jenkins

2009

Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia

Commander Scott Boytano

Coraline

The Cat (voice)

Against the Dark

Lt. Col. Wyaters

Charlie Valentine

Sal

Don McKay

Otis Kent

The Butcher

Larry Cobb

The Princess and the Frog

Doctor Facilier (voice)

Gamer

Agent Keith

All About Steve

Corbitt

Pastor Brown

Pastor Joe Brown

2008

Beautiful Loser

Adult Morgan

First Sunday

Judge B. Bennet Galloway

Justice League: The New Frontier

The Centre (voice)

Superhero Movie

The Chief of Police

My Mom’s New Boyfriend

FBI Chief Conrad

The Fifth Commandment

Max “Coolbreeze” Templeton

No Bad Days

Terrence

The Sensei

The Minister

2007

If I Had Known I Was a Genius

Dad

Delta Farce

Sergeant Kilgore

The Last Sentinel

Colonel Norton

2006

The Oh in Ohio

Coach Popovitch

Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil

MCPO Scott Boytano

ATL

John Garnett

2005

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Father

Transporter 2

Stappleton

Dirty

Captain Spain

2004

Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London

CIA Director

The Chronicles of Riddick

Imam Abu al-Walid

The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury

Imam Abu al-Walid (voice)

Crash

Lieutenant Dixon

Beef II

Narrator (voice)

2003

Kaena: The Prophecy

Voxem (voice)

Agent Cody Banks

CIA Director

Head of State

Bernard Cooper

Hollywood Homicide

Leon

The Hard Road

Narrator (voice)

2002

29 Palms

The Sheriff

Barbershop

Lester Wallace

2001

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Council Member #1 (voice)

Novocaine

Detective Lunt

Pretty When You Cry

Detective Charles Desett

2000

Dark Summer

Detective Davis

Pitch Black

Abu ‘Imam’ al-Walid

Requiem for a Dream

Big Tim

Where the Heart Is

Moses Whitecotten

The Replacements

Lindell

1998

Armageddon

General Kimsey

There’s Something About Mary

Mary’s Dad

1997

Volcano

Police Lieutenant Ed Fox

Hercules

Apollo (voice)

Executive Target

Lamar

Princess Mononoke

Okkoto, Narrator (voices)

Flipping

Leo Richards

1996

Loose Women

Stylist

The Grave

The Priest

Eye for an Eye

Martin

Larger than Life

Hurst

Never Met Picasso

Larry

Johns

Homeless John

1995

Clockers

André the Giant

Dead Presidents

Kirby

The Quick and the Dead

Sgt. Cantrell

Blue in the Face

Jackie Robinson

1994

Reality Bites

Roger

The Puppet Masters

Alex Holland

1992

Final Analysis

Detective Huggins

Nails

Noah Owens

Article 99

Luther Jermoe

1990

Men at Work

Louis Fedders

Marked for Death

Max

1989

Road House

Ernie Bass

Always

Powerhouse

1988

Braddock: Missing in Action III

Embassy Gate Captain

Off Limits

Specialist Five Maurice

Stars and Bars

Eugene Teagarden

Bird

Buster Franklin

They Live

Frank Armitage

1987

Hot Pursuit

Alphonso

1986

Platoon

King

The Whoopee Boys

Washington Square Peddler

1982

The Thing

Childs

1979

Disco Godfather

Club Patron

Keith David TV Shows

Year

Title

Role

TBA

New Warriors[21]

Ernest Vigman

2018

Final Space

Bolo (voice)

SpongeBob SquarePants

Chatterbox Translation Collar (voice)

Star vs. the Forces of Evil

Glossaryck (voice)

2017

Regular Show

Streaming (voice)

The Flash

Solovar (voice)

OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes

Crinkly Wrinkly (voice)

Ben 10

Yawk (voice)

BoJack Horseman

Lion Musician (voice)

Future Man

Doctor Kronish

Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters

Malcolm Kane (voice)

We Bare Bears

Barry’s Dad (voice)

Speechless

Colonel

Superior Donuts

John

2016–present

Greenleaf

Bishop James Greenleaf

2016

Person of Interest

Terence Beale

Kulipari: An Army of Frogs

Lord Marmoo (voice)

The 600: The History of NASCAR’sToughest Race

Narrator (voice)

2015–present

Rick and Morty

President of the United States, Reverse Giraffe (voices)

2015–2016

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Sal Commander / G’Throkka (voice)

2015

Archer

Lemuel Kane (voice)

Big Time in Hollywood, FL

Agent Everett Malloy

Mr. Robot

Qwerty (voice)

Extant

Nicholas Calderon

Black Jesus

Reverend Otis

Uncle Grandpa

Santa Claus(voice)

2014

Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight

Dean

Enlisted

Sgt. Major Donald Cody

Scorpion

Warden

2013

Belle’s

William “Big Bill” Cooper

Young Justice

Mongul (voice)

Touch

Dutch

The Bible

Narrator (voice)

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

The Cheshire Cat (voice)

2012–2016

Adventure Time

Flame King, Balthus (voices)

2012–2015

Community

Narrator / Elroy Patashnik

2012

Robot Chicken

Various Voices

WWE WrestleMania XXVIII

Narrator (voice)

2011

The Cape

Max Malini

Hawaii Five-0

Jimmy Cannon

Allen Gregory

Carl Trent D’Avis “Cole Train” (voice)

WWE The True Story of WrestleMania

Narrator (voice)

2010

Funny or Die Presents

Sleeping Celebrity

Ken Burns’ Baseball: The Tenth Inning

Narrator (voice)

2009

Numbers

Jeremiah Miller

2008

The Spectacular Spider-Man

Big Man (voice)

Canterbury’s Law

Miles Grant

World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West

Narrator (voice)

SIS

Joseph Armstrong

Psych

Mr. Guster

2007

The War

Narrator (voice)

2006–2007

ER

Pastor Watkins

2006–2007

7th Heaven

Stanley Sunday

2005

Grey’s Anatomy

Lloyd Mackie

Everwood

Brian

The Proud Family Movie

Bebe Clone (voice)

The Crusades: Crescent and the Cross

Narrator (voice)

2004–2005

City Confidential

Narrator (voice)

2004

The Big House

Clarence Cleveland

Teen Titans

Atlas (voice)

2003

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Matt Phelps

Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

Agent Mosely (voice)

Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites

Narrator (voice)

Justice League

Despero (voice)

Inside Mecca

Narrator (voice)

2002

Arliss

Cecil Pickett

2001–2002

The Job

Lt. Williams

2001–2002

Disney’s House of Mouse

Mufasa (voice)

2001

Law & Order

John Robertson

Semper Fi

Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff

Going to California

Paradise

Jazz

Narrator (voice)

The Legend of Tarzan

Tublat (voice)

2000

The Outer Limits

Captain Ira Merit

The Race for the Poles

Narrator (voice)

1999

A.T.F.

F.B.I. Director Richard Long

1998

Hercules: The Animated Series

Apollo (voice)

The Tiger Woods Story

Earl Woods

1997–1999

Todd McFarlane’s Spawn

Al Simmons / Spawn (voice)

1997

Vanishing Point

Warren Taft

Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

Algric Bartles

Don King: Only in America

Jabir Herbert Muhammad

1996

New York Undercover

Rev. Harris

Timon & Pumbaa

Mr. Pig (voice)

1995–1996

The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat

Additional Voices

1995

Fantastic Four

Black Panther(voice)

1994–1997

Gargoyles

Goliath, Thailog, Officer Morgan (voices)

1994–1995

Aladdin

Minos, King Zahbar (voices)

1993

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

King Oliver

TriBeCa

The Reader

The Last Outlaw

Lovecraft

American Playhouse

Big Willie

There Are No Children Here

John Paul Rivers

1991

3×3 Eyes

Mama, Additional Voices

1990

Murder in Black and White

Martin

Against the Law

Otis Turnbull

1989

A Man Called Hawk

Jesse

1988

The Equalizer

Cristo

Ladykillers

Abe

Christmas in Tattertown

Saxophone, Additional Voices

1982–1984

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

Keith the Handyman

Keith David Video Games

Year

Title

Role

2015

Halo 5: Guardians

The Arbiter

2014

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

The Arbiter

2013

Marvel Heroes

Nick Fury

Saints Row IV

Vice President Keith David, Julius Little

2012

Mass Effect 3

David Anderson

2011

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy

Chaos

2010

Mass Effect 2

David Anderson

Megamind

Psycho Delic

2009

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Sergeant Foley

The Princess and the Frog

Doctor Facilier

Coraline

The Cat

2008

Saints Row 2

Julius Little

Dissidia Final Fantasy

Chaos

2007

Transformers: The Game

Barricade

Halo 3

The Arbiter

Mass Effect

David Anderson

2006

Saints Row

Julius Little

2004

Halo 2

The Arbiter

2003

Lords of EverQuest

Lord Vekk

1999

Planescape: Torment

Vhailor

1998

Disney’s Hades Challenge

Apollo

1997

Fallout

Decker

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