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Keith David is a Actor American born on 4 june 1956 at New York City (USA)

Keith David

Keith David
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Birth name Keith David Williams
Nationality USA
Birth 4 june 1956 (64 years) at New York City (USA)

Keith David Williams (born June 4, 1956), better known as Keith David, is an American film, television, voice actor, and singer. He is best known for his roles as the director of the CIA in Agent Cody Banks and Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog. He originated the role of Dr. Dillamond in Wicked. He has 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 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 last starred as Elroy Patashnik in the sixth season of the comedy series, Community. He guest starred in episodes 4 and 5 of Season 2 of Rick and Morty.

David is also well known for his voice-over career, primarily his Emmy Award winning work as the narrator of numerous Ken Burns films such as The War. Characters that he has voiced include the Arbiter Thel 'Vadam in Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 5, Goliath on the Disney series Gargoyles, Spawn/Al Simmons on Todd McFarlane's Spawn which aired on HBO, David Anderson in the Mass Effect series, the Decepticon Barricade in Transformers: The Game, Julius Little in Saints Row, Saints Row 2, and Saints Row IV (as well as making a major guest appearance in the last game voicing himself), Sgt. Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, the Flame King in Adventure Time, and Chaos in the English versions of Dissidia Final Fantasy and Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. He is known for his voice-overs on United States Navy commercials and replaced Paul Winfield as the narrator of the City Confidential documentary television crime series.
In 2015 Keith David voiced Lana Kane's Father Lemuel Kane on the eighth episode of Archer season 6.

Best films

Armageddon (1998)
(Actor)
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
(Actor)
Volcano (1997)
(Actor)
Transporter 2 (2005)
(Actor)
Bird (1988)
(Actor)

Usually with

Ken Burns
Ken Burns
(4 films)
Craig Mazin
Craig Mazin
(2 films)
Michael Bay
Michael Bay
(2 films)
Ice Cube
Ice Cube
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Keith David (121 films)

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Actor

21 Bridges
21 Bridges (2019)
, 1h50
Directed by Brian Kirk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Stephan James, Taylor Kitsch, J. K. Simmons, Gary Carr
Roles Deputy Chief Spencer
Rating66% 3.3021853.3021853.3021853.3021853.302185
À New York, une fusillade éclate dans un établissement viticole entre deux petits criminels en quête d'héroïne, Michael Trujillo et Ray Jackson, et plusieurs officiers de police chargés de les arrêter. Après avoir abattu les policiers, Jackson s'enfuit avec Trujillo dans les rues de la ville. L'inspecteur Andre Davis est aussitôt mis sur l'affaire, notamment pour sa capacité à traquer voire tuer, mais toujours en légitime défense selon lui, les tueurs de flics. Secondé par détective Frankie Burns, Davis obtient de son chef la fermeture de l'ensemble des ponts de New York et isoler l'île de Manhattan pour appréhender rapidement les deux hommes en fuite. Alors qu'il n'a que quelques heures pour les arrêter, Davis découvre petit à petit qu'une machination se cache derrière cette affaire, impliquant notamment la corruption de la police, dont les preuves se situent dans une clé USB détenue par les fuyards, et celle du FBI.
Night School, 1h51
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Tiffany Haddish, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Kevin Hart, Yvonne Orji, Rob Riggle, Romany Malco
Roles Gerald
Rating56% 2.8106152.8106152.8106152.8106152.810615
Un groupe de fauteurs de troubles est obligé d'aller à l'école du soir, dans l'espoir de réussir l'examen GED, pour terminer leurs études secondaires.
Nina
Nina (2016)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Actors Zoe Saldana, Ella Thomas, David Oyelowo, Mike Epps, Ronald Guttman, Keith David
Roles Clifton's Father
Rating54% 2.701162.701162.701162.701162.70116
Un biopic consacré à la chanteuse Nina Simone.
Nina
Nina (2016)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Actors Zoe Saldana, David Oyelowo, Mike Epps, Ella Thomas, Ronald Guttman, Ella Joyce
Roles Clifton's Father
Rating54% 2.701162.701162.701162.701162.70116
En 1988 Nina Simone (Zoe Saldana) est financièrement fragile, mentalement instable et alcoolique. Son âge d'or d'années 1960 est loin derrière elle. Après avoir menaçé un avocat avec une arme à feu, elle est placée de force à l'hôpital psychiatrique de Los Angeles pendant vingt-quatre heures. À l'hôpital, Nina embauche l'aide soignant Clifton Henderson (David Oyelowo) comme un assistant ; il l'accompagnera dans son voyage en France.
Rise of the Lonestar Ranger
Genres Thriller, Action, Western
Actors Jason Patric, Danny Trejo, Rose McGowan, Keith David, Martin Copping, Mark Boone Junior
Roles Euchre

Buck Duane inherited his legendary father's skill with a gun as well as his knack for finding trouble. Attacked by a jealous rival over a girl, Buck defends himself and is forced to live as an outlaw, constantly on the run from the black and white justice of the Texas Rangers. But when he seeks redemption by rescuing an enslaved Indian girl from a vicious criminal and his gang of outlaws, he's pushed into further violence, and the understanding that he may be no better than the worst of them. As penance for his crimes and the deaths he's caused, Buck agrees to give himself over to service in the Texas Rangers, working in constant peril as a sanctioned vigilante. He lives as an outlaw in order to root them out, dealing justice and vengeance for his dead friends and all the weak and helpless folk of Texas.
The Nice Guys, 1h56
Directed by Shane Black
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about pornography, Buddy films
Actors Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Matt Bomer, Angourie Rice, Kim Basinger, Margaret Qualley
Roles Older Guy
Rating73% 3.697053.697053.697053.697053.69705
Set during the 1970s, a Los Angeles private detective partners up with a rookie police officer to inquire about the apparent suicide of a fading porn star.
Kids vs Monsters
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy
Themes Comedy horror films, Children's films
Actors Elaine Hendrix, Francesca Eastwood, Malcolm McDowell, Keith David, Daniel David Stewart, Lance Henriksen
Roles Barry
Rating34% 1.7046951.7046951.7046951.7046951.704695
The film centers around six children that have been sent to a strange, mysterious house by their wealthy parents, who feel that their children pose more of a burden than a blessing. While in the house they will face seven monsters, each of which are intent on battling the children.
H4
H4 (2014)

Origin USA
Actors Harry Lennix, Angus Macfadyen, Keith David, Terrell Tilford, Heavy D
Rating64% 3.235653.235653.235653.235653.23565
The film is an adaptation that combines William Shakespeare's plays Henry IV, Part 1 and Henry IV, Part 2 and sets them in contemporary Los Angeles. The screenplay was adapted by Dr. Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English at Arizona State University, retaining Shakespeare's original language. According to Lennix, the film is told "from the perspective of black people, acted primarily by black people, and it’s from the black point of view"; he nevertheless describes Shakespeare's themes, and the film's, as "universal". Thompson describes the script as being "about the politics and political manoeuvring within the African-American community".
Don't Pass Me By, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Keith David, Michael Madsen, Sean Ali Stone, C. Thomas Howell, Jeremy London, Jake Busey
Roles David Knox
Rating61% 3.056883.056883.056883.056883.05688
A stirring story about regret, love, and second chances, woven together in a vignette style. The story follows five very different people who sit at a crisis point in their lives—their desires clouded by fear, duty, tragedy, and regret. As each story unfolds, the characters struggle to find the courage to live for themselves, to reclaim the relationships they have lost along the way, and to make time for the things that really matter.
Free Birds
Free Birds (2013)
, 1h32
Directed by Jimmy Hayward
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Time travel films, Films about birds, Political films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, Dan Fogler, Lesley Nicol, George Takei
Roles Chief Broadbeak (Voice)
Rating59% 2.950142.950142.950142.950142.95014
Reggie the turkey has always been afraid of Thanksgiving because turkeys have always been on the menu, but his attempts to warn his farm-based flock constantly fall on deaf ears and has made him an outcast. When the other turkeys finally realize what is going on, they throw Reggie outside in an attempt to save themselves. In a surprise twist of fate, he winds up being named the "pardoned turkey" by the President of the United States and is subsequently taken to Camp David. Although initially hesitant, Reggie soon eases into a routine of doing nothing but enjoying pizza delivered to him by the "Pizza Dude" and watching Mexican telenovelas.
Assault on Wall Street, 1h37
Directed by Uwe Boll
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes La mondialisation
Actors Dominic Purcell, Erin Karpluk, Edward Furlong, John Heard, Keith David, Michael Paré
Roles Freddy
Rating59% 2.998572.998572.998572.998572.99857
In the midst of 2008 financial crisis, a portfolio-manager instructs his employees to neglect the best-interest of clients in order to increase company profits.
Frog Kingdom
Directed by Nelson Shin
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Actors Bella Thorne, Nathan Barnatt, Drake Bell, Keith David, Rob Schneider
Roles Frog King
Rating38% 1.9109151.9109151.9109151.9109151.910915
When The Frog King announces that the winner of the annual Froglympics will win his daughter’s hand in marriage, she runs away instead. Disguised as a commoner, Princess Froglegs befriends street vendor, Freddie and begins training with him for the games—determined that she will win and thwart her father’s plans of marriage. Meanwhile, the villainous serpent has ideas of his own to ruin the Froglympics and take over the kingdom. With a little luck, and a little help from their trusty sidekick Captain One-Eye, Freddie and Princess Froglegs set out to save Frog Kingdom from the evil serpent.