David Keith is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter American born on 8 may 1954 at Knoxville (USA)
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Birth name David Lemuel KeithNationality USABirth 8 may 1954
(64 years) at Knoxville (USA
David Lemuel Keith (born May 8, 1954) is an American actor and director. He received Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actor and New Star of the Year – Actor for his performance in An Officer and a Gentleman (1982). His performance led him to a lead role status in the 1980s appearing the film adaptations of The Lords of Discipline (1983), Firestarter (1984) and White of the Eye (1987). He went on with supporting roles in such films as The Indian in the Cupboard (1995) and Daredevil (2003).
Keith married Nancy Clark, a realtor, in 2000 and the couple resides in Knoxville, Tennessee. They have two children, Presley and Coulter. He is an avid University of Tennessee Volunteers fan and is present on the sidelines for Volunteer football games when his schedule allows.
Keith was a National Advisory Board member and spokesperson for PROTECT: The National Association to Protect Children. Keith was present during the sentencing phase for John Couey, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping, and murdering Jessica Lunsford. Keith said that he was planning on going to Washington, D.C. with Mark Lunsford after the sentencing, to lobby Congress for more support of sex offender laws. Keith gave an interview with Tampa Bay ABC affiliate WFTS-TV, and was quoted saying:One of the great things I said about Mark (Lunsford) is he wants justice and he wants closure in this, he wants justice for his daughter. But what he really wants is to protect children and if we can get child molesters in jail, that's the way you protect children!