Keith David
American actor
Keith David
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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Kurt Russell Basically Shoots Down That Theory On 'The Thing'
Huffington Post - about 1 year
Who is "The Thing"? The question has given movie fans conniptions for years. At the end of John Carpenter's 1982 horror classic, we're left with two survivors, MacReady (Kurt Russell) and Childs (Keith David). They share a drink while their camp burns and we're just left wondering if one of them is actually a shape-shifting alien monster in disguise ... or are we? One of the most popular theories on the ambiguous end says Childs is The Thing. After Childs, who has been gone for a mysteriously long time, returns to camp, MacReady offers him a drink. Fans suspect this drink is actually a test. Many believe Russell's character gave Childs a bottle of gasoline since he was using Molotov cocktails earlier. This would prove Childs was the Thing because the monster wouldn't know the difference between gasoline and alcohol, but Childs would. A Redditor explains: When Childs sips [the drink] MacReady starts laughing, while Childs responds in kind. In some versions ...
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'BURIED WITH DIGNITY'More national cemeteries sought to lay vets to rest
Fox News - about 3 years
VIDEO: National cemeteries needed as growing number of vets die Wounded veterans turn to comedy to cope with their injuries in 'Comedy Warriors' 'Enlisted' star Keith David says show is his 'way of saying thank you' to military
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'Enlisted' star Keith David says show is his 'way of saying thank you' to military
Fox News - about 3 years
Keith David is a celebrated actor who has been critically acclaimed for his roles in the Oscar-winning film Platoon, Armageddon, and Requiem for a Dream just to name a few. 
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Grimm Packing Guest Spots for Anne Dudek and Keith David this Spring
Boom Tron - about 3 years
It’s been a while since I’ve been asked to talk about what NBC’s Grimm is up to, so you’ll have to pardon me if I’m not up to date on all that’s been happening (it’s hard to keep track of everything when you get sucked into the endless hole that is the programming of FX). Season 3 has been on the right track, or so it seems from an outside-ish observer, but that doesn’t mean it couldn’t use a couple of new characters played by some amazing actors. You’ve probably seen the faces of Anne Dudek and Keith David (Dudek’s been in basically everything and David is, well, David) and now you’re going to see them on Grimm. Unfortunately, the two actors won’t be appearing in the same episode (that would’ve been a little too much greatness, me thinks). What we’ve got is Dudek appearing in the episode “Once We Were Gods,” playing Professor Vera Gates. According to THR, she’s a bright young archaeology professor who’s excited to begin studying a 3,000-year-old sarcophagus. The special thing abou ...
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'Enlisted' Review: Fab New Comedy Kicks Off The New Year Right
Huffington Post - about 3 years
There are fine comedies that productively mine rage, fear and self-loathing. "Enlisted" (9:30 p.m. ET Friday, Fox) is not one of those comedies. All the adjectives it brings to mind are, well, square: Sweet. Earnest. Vulnerable. Kind. Respectful. Even writing that list of adjectives made me fear a glucose overdose, but I swear to you the show is not excessively gooey. It may tug on your heartstrings, but its wit and intelligence are among the attributes that give it the right to do so. All in all, the terrific "Enlisted" is one of the most pleasing network comedies to come along in quite some time. Geoff Stults stars as Pete Hill, who unwillingly returns from combat in Afghanistan to an Army base in Florida. His brothers Derrick and Randy are already there, failing to impress the commander of their rear-detachment unit. Like "Stripes," "M*A*S*H" and countless other war stories, "Enlisted" gets a lot of mileage from the fact that military life forces a lot of very different ...
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Once Upon a Time in Wonderland: Big Cat Keith David Lends His Voice
Boom Tron - over 3 years
At the current rate it’s going, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland will have more voice actors than physical actors in its cast! ABC’s Once Upon a Time spinoff has added yet another big voice actor its roster of people who shall be heard but not seen. Already we have John Lithgow voicing the White Rabbit and Roger Daltrey reprising his part as the hookah-smoking caterpillar. Now we open our arms to a man with a particularly well-known voice: Mr. Keith David. He’s done voice over work for Ken Burns, as well as several animated features (The Princess and the Frog) and video games (Mass Effect series). Now David will be voicing one of Wonderland’s most famous characters: the Cheshire Cat, says TVLine. The goofy grinned feline will make its first appearance in the spinoff’s premiere, which will air Thursday, Oct. 10. While David would hardly be the first name I’d think of when considering voice actors for the Cheshire Cat, I’m excited to hear what his interpretation of the character will s ...
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'Once Upon A Time In Wonderland' Finds Its Cheshire Cat In Keith David
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" has found the voice of its Cheshire Cat in the multitalented Keith David, according to TVLine. David will lend his dulcet tones to the iconic "Alice in Wonderland" character for ABC's "Once Upon a Time" spinoff beginning with the series premiere. He'll join John Lithgow who is voicing the White Rabbit, and The Who’s Roger Daltrey as the hookah-smoking Caterpillar. It's a busy season for David, who will also appear on Fox's military comedy "Enlisted" as Command Sergeant Major Donald Cody, who is in charge of Fort McGee where Geoff Stults, Chris Lowell and Parker Young's characters are stationed. A two-time Emmy winner, David is a veteran of screen and voiceover work, recently having narrated "The Bible" and the "Pillows and Blankets" episode of "Community," as well as voicing the character of Spawn in the '90s series of the same name. His recent big screen work includes "Cloud Atlas," "Death at a Funeral" and "Coraline" (where he fittingly voiced The C ...
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Myrdith Leon Mccormack: Keith David: The Distinguishing Voice of a Legend
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Keith David. Pure Magic. The sound of his voice. The rhythm of his walk. The manner in which he demands you do a double take. Mr. David is a proud man and you can get that from the way he carries himself. It's not the kind of pride that is detrimental to a person. It's the rare kind of pride that one has for his ability to do a great job because it matters to him. The kind of pride that causes you to seek higher ground to promote the greater good for one's community. We had the opportunity to take a couple of minutes to talk to David at The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami, and it was truly rewarding. His lead role is Mr. Daniels in the independent film, Magic City. The cast included The Wire star, Jamie Hector, and Jenifer Lewis among other great talent and a few brilliant newcomers. The great history of David spans a few decades. His movie titles include Crash, There's Something About Mary, Barbershop, Riddick, Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick, Arm ...
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'Saints Row IV' Review - Volition Unlocks God Mode In Steelport
MTV News - over 3 years
A quick note: there have been reports in some reviews that the PC and PS3 versions of "Saints Row IV" are offering a more stable framerate and overall experience to the Xbox 360 version. I haven't checked those out, but I'd recommend giving those versions a try when you make you decide to make your "Saints Row IV" purchase. "Saints Row IV" explodes the concept of street gang-turned global brand-turned Presidential administration the Third Street Saints both literally and figuratively, a meta beyond meta game that's as much about the franchise as it is skewering other games. Packed with inventive setpieces, clever writing, and powers--oh, the superpowers. But this smart-dumb game (or dumb smart, depending on your opinion of the Saints) has some third-person shooter problems and overall performance issues that threaten to derail the experience. After taken down a nuclear threat in the game's opening sequence, your nameless boss of the Third Street Saints gains the love and ado ...
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Xaque Gruber: The Many Faces of Harry Lennix
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Harry Lennix is an actor's actor, and 2013 is proving to be a banner year with a string of starring roles including NBC's highly anticipated new series The Blacklist alongside James Spader. This summer alone, Lennix has appeared as General Swanwick in the blockbuster, Man Of Steel, as well as in the soon-to-be-released suspenseful found footage feature, Evidence, and on September 6th, Mr. Sophistication, a film he executive produces/stars as fictitious comedy legend, Ron Waters -- in a tour de force performance that's sexy, subtle and commanding. Danny Green, director of Mr. Sophistication calls Lennix, "one of the most consummate artists we have in America today. He becomes the characters he's playing." And what a pantheon of characters it is. I've been a huge fan of Lennix ever since his robust, should've-been-Oscar nominated performance as Aaron The Moor in Titus, Julie Taymor's edgy 1999 big screen adaptation of Titus Andronicus, one of Shakespeare's most cont ...
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Alden Habacon: Yellowface In 'Cloud Atlas' Continues Hollywood Tradition of Racism
Huffington Post - over 4 years
As the big budget film adaptation of David Mitchell's novel Cloud Atlas opened in Canada and U.S. over the weekend, it joins the ranks as one of the most epic displays of "yellowface" in film in a decade. Directed by Tom Twyker and Lana and Andy Wachowski, the film's trailers, television ads and web banners not only place heavy-hitters Tom Hanks and Halle Berry in the film, but showcase creepy images of non-Asian actors wearing "slanty eyes." If you felt weirded out or was reminded of the times you may have heard someone yell, "Hey, chinky eyes!" from across the street -- you are not alone. The film opened to mixed reviews -- some called it ambitious, others described it as muddled -- as it attempts to knit the storylines of six reincarnated souls who traverse countries, generations and ethnicities. One of the stories is set in Neo Seoul in the year 2144, where Jim Sturgess and Keith David wear makeup and eye-enhancements to appear ethnically Asian. This is nothing sh ...
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Tom Hanks Is Tired Of Boring Movies
Huffington Post - over 4 years
LOS ANGELES — Susan Sarandon reported for work on "Cloud Atlas" midway through the shoot, in time to see a collection of far-flung film scenes that the cast and crew were viewing. There were bits of a 19th century sea voyage, a 1930s period drama, a 1970s thriller, a contemporary comic adventure, a 22nd century tale of rebellion and a 24th century post-apocalyptic saga. "I just thought, my God, this looks like the trailer for every film a studio is doing for the entire season," Sarandon recalled. Yet it was just one film: "Cloud Atlas," an epic of shifting genres and intersecting souls that features Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving, Ben Whishaw, Jim Sturgess, James D'Arcy, Doona Bae, Keith David, Sarandon and others in multiple roles spanning centuries. That diverse cast is a great selling point for distributor Warner Bros., which opens "Cloud Atlas" in U.S. theaters Oct. 26. So, too, is the filmmaking team: American siblings L ...
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A 'Lost' Reunion On 'Persion Of Interest'
Huffington Post - over 4 years
It's a "Lost" reunion! Mark Pellegrino, who played Jacob on the ABC drama, is heading to "Person of Interest," which stars fellow "Lost" alum Michael Emerson, who played Ben Linus on "Lost." "Person of Interest" creator Jonathan Nolan revealed the news during the show’s panel at New York Comic-Con, according to Entertainment Weekly, noting that Pellegrino will play the head of a publishing empire. Fellow "Lost" alumni Alan Dale and Ken Leung have previously appeared with Emerson on "Person of Interest." In other casting news... Another "Lost" alum is heading to "Parenthood." Emily Evan Rae, who played a young Kate Austen (Evangeline Lilly), has landed a multi-episode arc on "Parenthood." The young actress, whose little sister Savannah Paige Rae plas Sydney on the series, will have some interaction with Max (Max Burkholder) as a member of the student council. [TVLine] Denise Richards has a new gig. The actress will appear in the ABC Family drama pilot "Socio" as ...
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Dwight Brown: Black Films, Actors and Directors Enliven 2012 Toronto International Film Festival
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Black films, actors and directors headed to the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival this September and made their mark. They brought glimpses of black life, strong performances and a full array of fiction and non-fiction films to TIFF, which is under the guidance of Artistic Director Cameron Bailey, a Barbadian/Canadian. Feature Films Cloud Atlas (**1/2) Only deft filmmakers like Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run) and Andy and Lana Wachowski (The Matrix) would even attempt a screen adaptation of a complicated, multiple-narrative, multi-time period novel (by David Mitchell) set on various continents. The theme relays a noble, sometimes pedantic left-wing viewpoint. A mid-nineteenth, century slavery-era Pacific Ocean voyage; a 1931 Belgian musician's love life; a 1975 murder at a California nuclear plant; an English gangster story; and post-apocalyptic Hawaii. Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Keith David and David Gyasi (Red Tails) head a cast that interprets a visually stunni ...
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The Partnership at Drugfree.org, Outside The Wire and Phoenix House Examine Substance Abuse and Creativity Through Innovative Public Health Project
Westwood-Century City Patch - over 4 years
Tate Ellington (“The Good Wife,” “Taking Chance”) and Keith David (“Crash,” “Requiem for a Dream”) Perform Readings at Theatrical Event at UCLA Social impact company Outside the Wire, along with national nonprofit The Partnership at Drugfree.org and leading nonprofit substance abuse treatment and prevention provider Phoenix House, will present “The Dionysus Project” – readings of Euripides’ Bacchae featuring acclaimed film, television and Broadway actors. It debuts on the West Coast at the Little Theater at UCLA and is designed to examine the connection between intoxication and creativity. Supported by a generous grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the readings will feature Michael Stahl-David (“Cloverfield”), Tate Ellington (“The Good Wife,” “Taking Chance”) and Keith David (“Crash,” “Requiem for a Dream”), and will be translated, directed and facilitated by Bryan Doerries and produced by Phyllis Kaufman of Outside the Wire. The presentations and facilitated town hall di ...
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Casting Call for Bucks County Movie
Doylestown-Buckingham-New Britai - over 4 years
The anticipated production of The North Star, a feature film to be shot on location in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, will be holding its Major Casting Call Sunday June 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 22 South Main Street in Doylestown.  Actor/Producer, Clifton Powell (Ray, Norbert, Rush Hour, Friday After Next) will be in attendance along with Writer/Director Thomas Phillips, Executive Producer Dave DeLellis and the Producing team of Jesse James Jackson, Jr. and Nathan File of Jersey Style Films Inc.  Thus far, Powell has cast Lynn Whitfield (HBO’s Josephine Baker Story), Michael Jai White (Spawn, Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?), Michael Rappaport (Hitch, The 6th Day) and Keith David (Platoon, Crash, The Thing, ATL). The North Star, a dramatic depiction of the perilous journey to freedom made by two escaped slaves, is set in 1850 during the time of the Underground Railroad. It is the story of passionate men and women, black and white, risking their lives to save those fle ...
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Tribeca 2012 Reviews: ‘Headshot,’ ‘Caroline and Jackie,’ and ‘Double or Nothing’
Film School Rejects - almost 5 years
It’s back to the Big Apple with another batch of some of the most compelling titles that this year’s Tribeca Film Festival has to offer. This time around, we’re zinging over to Thailand for an eye-opening spin on the crime noir (no other film this year will make you want to invest in a helmet more), before zipping back to the U S of A and over to the left coast for two films about life in Los Angeles, relationships on the rocks, and cinematic twists that both surprise and sustain. Which one of these films marks the voice of an exciting new independent director and which will leave audiences begging for more, of all things, gimmicky behavior? As is the best part of all film festivals, let’s discover something new. Check out our latest batch of mini-reviews for Headshot, Caroline and Jackie, and Double or Nothing after the break. Headshot At any festival, there are always a handful of titles that skate by and rouse interest based on one small element of their plot – for Pen-Ek ...
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TV Review: Community 3.14, ‘Pillows and Blankets’ (Part Two)
Obsessed with Film - What Cultur - almost 5 years
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Community returns to the documentary format for the second time this season to tell the tale of the battle of Greendale in a Ken Burns fashion. The rivalry between Troy & Abed gets personal whilst Jeff does his best to keep the feud going to stay out of class. Elsewhere Pierce becomes half-pillow, half-man, all bad-ass. ‘Pillows and Blankets’ is a season highlight and was much needed after last weeks lukewarm offering. The episode is told in the style of the Ken Burns/PBS documentaries, including voiceovers, interviews, found footage segments, photo stills and terrible amateur photography (she Britta’d it). The episode was also perfectly narrated from start to finish by the great Keith David. The Dean, with the Guinness Records film crew, attempts to enlist Jeff to help resolve Troy & Abed’s conflict and continue one of the forts, unfortunately his sarcastic imaginary friendship hats don’t work on Troy & Abed, despite the fact that they take ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Keith David
    FIFTIES
  • 2016
    Age 59
    In 2016, he began starring as Bishop James Greenleaf in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf.
    More Details Hide Details His Emmy Award-winning voice-over career includes 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. David was born in Harlem and raised in Corona, Queens, both in New York City. His mother, Dolores (née Dickenson), was a manager at New York Telephone, and his father, Lester Williams, worked as a director of payroll operations.
  • 2015
    Age 58
    From April 21, 2015 to May 10, 2015, Keith David starred as “Dolomite“ in the Off-Broadway play ToasT. The play (produced by Lemon Andersen and co-starred Hill Harper) was set in the Attica Prison around the time of its 1971 prison riot and told of the lives of its prisoners using poetic prose.
    More Details Hide Details He has married twice. He has one son from his first marriage and two daughters from his second marriage.
    In 2015, David was cast in the leading role alongside Lynn Whitfield in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf.
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  • 2014
    Age 57
    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.
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  • 2013
    Age 56
    David appeared in the 2013 revival of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Mark Taper Theater in Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details Directed by Phylicia Rashad, he played the part of innkeeper Seth Holly.
    He is the narrator of the History Channel series The Bible which premiered on March 3, 2013.
    More Details Hide Details In 1992, David received a Tony Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his performance in Jelly's Last Jam. David received raves for his Shakespeare work on stage in Central Park, New York City. In 1995, he played the lead as Floyd "Schoolboy" Barton in August Wilson's Seven Guitars on Broadway. In May 2006, he appeared in the musical Hot Feet on Broadway in New York.
    In 2013, David appeared in the controversial drama Boiling Pot which is based on true events of racism.
    More Details Hide Details In 2014, David portrayed Command Sergeant Major Donald Cody in the Fox comedy series Enlisted. Later in 2014 David was cast as Elroy Patashnik in the sixth season of the sitcom Community.
  • 2010
    Age 53
    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.
    More Details Hide Details David returned in the Saints Row series' newest title Saints Row IV, and voices himself and Julius as well. It is mentioned repeatedly during SR4, however, that he and Julius share more than a passing resemblance, much to the chagrin of Keith (the character).
  • 2008
    Age 51
    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.
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  • 2007
    Age 50
    He voiced the trailer for the movie Primeval, which was released in the United States on January 12, 2007.
    More Details Hide Details David provided the voice of police detective Alex Cross for the audiobook versions of three novels by James Patterson: Cat and Mouse (1997), Pop Goes the Weasel (1999) and Roses are Red (2000). Other voice roles include Bebe Proud Clone from The Proud Family Movie, Atlas from the Teen Titans animated series, the lone renegade male gorilla Tublat in The Legend of Tarzan, and the Decepticon Barricade in Transformers: The Game. He did the voices of the Black Cat in Coraline, Sergeant Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, and the Big Man for The Spectacular Spider-Man episode "Survival of the Fittest".
  • FORTIES
  • 2004
    Age 47
    David has done voice-over work for many other documentaries including several for National Geographic and the documentary Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked for the History Channel. He replaced Paul Winfield as narrator for the A&E show City Confidential, taking over after Winfield's death in 2004.
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    He provided the voice of the Arbiter for the video game Halo 2, released in 2004; later, he reprised that role in the Xbox 360 follow-up Halo 3.
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    He was a regular on another shoot made for ABC entitled The Big House in 2004.
    More Details Hide Details David portrayed Detective Jim Crenshaw in the 2010 horror film Chain Letter. In 2010, David was cast as Max Malini for the NBC television series The Cape. On April 18, 2011, Keith appeared in the 21st episode of season one of Hawaii Five-0 as criminal tycoon Jimmy Cannon. In 2012, he appeared in the horror film Smiley and the science-fiction drama Cloud Atlas.
  • 2003
    Age 46
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He provides the voice for the UPS "What Can Brown Do for You" commercials. His voice can be heard in the Justice League cartoons. He has done voice work for early Adult Swim commercials for Inuyasha. He has worked with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns several times, narrating Burns' Jazz, Mark Twain, The War, Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson, and Jackie Robinson. David won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for his work in the The War and Unforgivable Blackness. He performs the narration duties in the BBC documentary, World War II: Behind Closed Doors. The 2004 PBS documentary Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land and the 2005 History Channel documentary Crusades: Crescent & the Cross focusing on the medieval Crusades were both narrated by him, as well as the 2003 National Geographic documentary Inside Mecca. He later parodied his documentary work by narrating the 2012 episode of Community, "Pillows and Blankets", a mockumentary revolving around a pillow fight between rival blanket forts.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1995
    Age 38
    He played Kirby in the 1995 film Dead Presidents, and he appeared in the 1995 Spike Lee's film Clockers.
    More Details Hide Details He followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, Armageddon, There's Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and First Sunday. He portrayed "Father" in the romantic comedy action film Mr. and Mrs. Smith. At the same time, he has appeared in numerous independent films including the critically acclaimed Requiem for a Dream, playing the role of Big Tim. He has also appeared extensively in television productions since the 1980s and as a regular character Lieutenant Williams on the short-lived television series The Job.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1980
    Age 23
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Less than two years later, he went on to star as Childs, opposite Kurt Russell in John Carpenter's The Thing, and his lengthy on-screen career had begun. In the 1980s run of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he portrayed Keith the Southwood Carpenter in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe segments. He also played Keith, the game coin collector in an episode where Rogers and a small child learn to play the arcade game Donkey Kong. He 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 Stars and Bars.
  • 1979
    Age 22
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1956
    Born
    Born on June 4, 1956.
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