Keith David

With over 150 film, television and stage credits to his name, Keith David continues to defy the odds with his ability to remain in demand across an astounding variety of entertainment mediums.

Mr. David’s impressive list of on screen feature film roles include Oliver Stone’s Academy Award-winning Platoon; Clint Eastwood’s Bird; and Paul Haggis’ Academy Award-winning Crash, as well as There’s Something About Mary; Armageddon; Pitch Black; The Chronicles of Riddick; Requiem for a Dream; Mr. and Mrs. Smith; and Barbershop. Keith most recently appeared in Cloud Atlas.  

In television, Keith is proud to be a series regular on the new Fox comedy "Enlisted," due to premiere this November. Previously, Keith was a series regular on the sitcom "Belle's" for TV One.  Other credits include guest arcs onon ER and 7th Heaven, appearances on Law & Order and CSI, LeVar Burton’s telefilm The Tiger Woods Story, for which he received an Emmy® Award nomination, and The Cape for NBC.

Noted for his deep, commanding voice, another dimension of Keith’s career holds him as an Emmy winning voice over artist. Internationally known as the voice behind Goliath from Gargoyles and the title character in the Spawn animated series, he provided the voice for “Vhailor” in the video game Planescape: Torment and “The Arbiter” for Halo 2, and the wildly popular Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Other voiceover credits include the A&E cable series City Confidential and the U.S. Navy television commercials.

Keith’s strong working relationship with Ken Burns made him the only choice for the narrative voice for three of Ken’s epic documentaries. Last year the segment “A Necessary War” from Burns’ miniseries The War, earned David a second Emmy® award. His first Emmy® was received for his work on Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson. The miniseries Jazz also earned David an Emmy nomination. Keith’s also lent his voice to Coraline and Disney’s Princess and The Frog.

As a native New Yorker, Mr. David has extensive stage experience. His studies in voice and theater at the prestigious Juilliard School of Drama garnered him a 1992 Tony® Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his role in the classic Broadway play Jelly's Last Jam. Some additional stage credits include: Sarah Pia Anderson’s revival of Hedda Gabler, and Lloyd Richards’ original Broadway staging of the late August Wilson’s Seven Guitars.

As if all of this wasn’t enough, Keith David is also an accomplished singer/songwriter with his own band. He is currently performing with symphonies and orchestras and in clubs across the country.