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Keith David bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki

Keith David

Keith David bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki

Keith David Williams is an American actor and producer best known for his roles as Arbiter in the Platoon Halo series and Childs in The Thing. Keith has appeared in a number of prominent films, including Dead Presidents, There’s Something About Mary, Crash, Barbershop, and Men at Work.

Keith David: Profile summary

Full Name/Birth NameKeith David Williams
By NameKeith David
Male/FemaleMale
Profession(s)Actor, Voice actor, Comedian, Singer
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceNew York City, U.S
Birthday4-Jun-56
Age65 years old
Heights1.88 m
Height(s) Feet6 feet and 2 inches
Heights in cm188 cm
Weight(s)78 kg
Weight in Pound171 pounds
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDionne Lea Williams
Daughter and SonYes (Three)

Keith David: Early Life & Biography

Keith David was born on 4 June 1956 in New York City, Harlem District. He was taken to Dolores Dickinson and Leister Williams.

Keith’s father worked as a telephone manager, whereas his mother worked as a payroll operation director.

Keith David: Personal Life

In his lifetime, Keith David has married twice. He tied the knot with Margit Edward Williams in 1990.  God blessed them with one son, namely Owen. They later broke up, and Keith married Dione Lea Williams with whom God blessed them with two daughters, namely Ruby and Mailee.

In terms of religion, Keith David is a strong believer. He is Catholic by faith, and he went through baptism.

Keith David: Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 4 June 1956, Keith David is 64 years old as of today’s date [current date]. His height is 6 ft 2 inches tall, and his weight is 78 kg.

Keith David: Career

When Keith was nine years old, he came to realize that he can act. He took part in acting ‘ Wizard of Oz’ as the coward lion. When he was a young boy, he used to take part in choir singing.

Keith David attended Manhattan Famed High school, where he studied Performing Arts. He later enrolled at Julliard School’s Drama Division. He then graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1979.

Keith got hired to take part in Coriolanus, written by Shakespeare as a Tullus Aufidius, out of the study. Keith has taken part in acting in some certain movies that have won him famous awards.

The year 1986 was full of blessings to Keith as it began with Keith playing the part of a King in ‘ Platoon.’ His role earned him an Oscar award.

In the 1980s, Keith took part in acting ‘Mister Rogers ‘ Neighbourhood as Keith the Carpenter from South wood.

Keith David appeared in other films such as The Quick and the Dead, and They Live, where he reunited with the Thing Director John Carpenter, Men at Work, Manned for Death, as well as Stars and Bars.

In 1995, Keith David took a role in Dead Presidents, where he acted as Kirkby.

We see him acting as a father in a romantic film known as Mr. Mrs. Smith. He has also appeared in a solo movies like Requiem for a Dream, where he worked as Big Tim.

In the 1980s films, Keith David has appeared several times in a television series called The Job, where he acted as Lieutenant Williams.

In 2004, Keith was featured several times in a film made for ABC known as The Big House.

In 2010, he took part in the Chain Letter horror movie Jim Crenshaw.

In a film shoot in April 2011, Keith featured in the 21st episode of the first season of Hawaii Five-0 as a criminal entrepreneur, Jimmy Cannon.

In terms of voice acting, he took part in acting the voice of Goliath as Lemuel in an animated movie.

In the 3×3 Eyes film, we can see Keith David featuring as a Mama. In 2004, a video game known as Halo 2 came to the screens where he was the one who provided the voice of Harbiter.

He performed voice work for an Xbox 360 title known as Saints Row. He featured as the head gang of 3rd Street Saint.

Ice Cube included Keith David in a number of his operations, such as Terrorist Threat aired in 2003, Raw Footage aired in 2008, and I am the West which entails a story of the Beef II documentary.

He was the one who provided the voice of the UPS what Brown can do for your commercials. He has as well acted as the voice of Despero in the Hearts and Minds episode of the Justice League series.

He has partnered with a filmmaker known as Ken Burns several times. He has provided stories concerning The War, Mark Twain, Jazz, and Jackie Robinson, among others.

Keith David is the narrator of a BBC documentary called World War II: Behind the closed doors.

Keith David provided the voice for Solovar, a gorilla superhero in The Flash episode of the Gorilla City series.

He has provided narrations on several WWE documentaries, such as The True Story of Wrestle mania as well as 20 episodes of Monday Night War.

In the Toast play, David starred as Dolomite in the Off-Broadway series. The game was acted in Attica Prison and acquired a set around 1971. The game was about bullying that took place in that particular prison and how those prisoners lived with their inmates.

There are many other films Keith David has featured, such as Jelly’s Last Jam,  Cloud Atlas, Enlisted, and Greenleaf, just to mention a few.

Keith David: Net worth

The international actor, singer, and voice artist has a net worth of $4 million.

Keith David: Awards

Keith has received so many awards, among which are listed below:

Primetime Emmy Awards

2016Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Narrator
Jackie Robinson (2016)
2008Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
The War (2007)
2005Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004)
2001Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series
Jazz (2001)
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