Keith David

Born Jun 4, 1956

Keith David Williams, better known as Keith David, is an American film, television, 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.

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1956 Birth Born on June 4, 1956.


1979 23 Years Old He initially intended to become an actor after playing the Cowardly Lion in a school production of The Wizard of Oz, and went on to study at Manhattan's School of Performing Arts. He attended the Juilliard School's Drama Division (1975 - 1979, Group 8) where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1979.
1980 24 Years Old In 1980–81, 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. … Read More


1995 39 Years Old He played Kirby in the 1995 film Dead Presidents, and he appeared in the 1995 Spike Lee's film Clockers. … Read More


2003 47 Years Old …  He 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 narrated the documentary Beef II, which also featured Ice Cube. … Read More
He was a regular on another shoot made for ABC entitled The Big House in 2004. … Read More


2007 51 Years Old He voiced the trailer for the movie Primeval, which was released in the United States on January 12, 2007. … Read More
2008 52 Years Old On May 25, 2008, he narrated Kansas City's Celebration at the Station, a Memorial Day service held annually at the World War I Memorial across from Union Station.
2010 54 Years Old During the ceremony, he announced the attendance of Frank W. Buckles, the last living veteran of World War I. He was the voice of Frederick Douglass in the third episode of the PBS documentary God in America: How Religious Liberty Shaped America in 2010. … Read More
In 2013, David appeared in the controversial drama Boiling Pot which is based on true events of racism. … Read More
2014 58 Years Old His performance in Ebony Repertory Theatre's 2014 Paul Robeson by Phillip Hayes Dean previewed Wednesday, March 12, 2014 and opened on Friday, March 21, 2014.
2015 59 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, David was cast in the leading role alongside Lynn Whitfield in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf.


2016 60 Years Old …  In 2016, he began starring as Bishop James Greenleaf in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf. … Read More
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