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Keith David Williams (born June 4, 1956) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer.wikipedia
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Platoon (film)

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He is well known for his work as Spawn, and also Dr. Dillamond in Wicked, King in Platoon and Childs in The Thing. 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.
Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone, starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Keith David, Kevin Dillon, John C. McGinley, Forest Whitaker, and Johnny Depp.

The Thing (1982 film)

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He is well known for his work as Spawn, and also Dr. Dillamond in Wicked, King in Platoon and Childs in The Thing.
The film stars Kurt Russell as the team's helicopter pilot, R.J. MacReady, and features A. Wilford Brimley, T. K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, and Thomas G. Waites in supporting roles.

Pitch Black (film)

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David has had memorable roles in numerous cult favorites, including Armitage in They Live, Abu "Imam" al-Walid in Pitch Black and its sequel The Chronicles of Riddick, General Kimsey in Armageddon and Big Tim in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream. He followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, a breakout turn in Armageddon, There's Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, Head of State, Hollywood Homicide, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and First Sunday.
The film stars Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, and Keith David.

Armageddon (1998 film)

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David has had memorable roles in numerous cult favorites, including Armitage in They Live, Abu "Imam" al-Walid in Pitch Black and its sequel The Chronicles of Riddick, General Kimsey in Armageddon and Big Tim in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream. He followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, a breakout turn in Armageddon, There's Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, Head of State, Hollywood Homicide, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and First Sunday.
It stars Bruce Willis and an ensemble cast comprising Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Owen Wilson, Will Patton, Peter Stormare, William Fichtner, Michael Clarke Duncan, Keith David, and Steve Buscemi.

They Live

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David has had memorable roles in numerous cult favorites, including Armitage in They Live, Abu "Imam" al-Walid in Pitch Black and its sequel The Chronicles of Riddick, General Kimsey in Armageddon and Big Tim in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream. 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.

Greenleaf (TV series)

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In 2016, he began starring as Bishop James Greenleaf in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama Greenleaf.
It stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, and Merle Dandridge.

Men at Work (1990 film)

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He has acted in mainstream films, such as Crash, There's Something About Mary, Barbershop and Men at Work. 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.
The film co-stars Charlie Sheen, Leslie Hope and Keith David.

The Princess and the Frog

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Characters that he has voiced include the Arbiter in the Halo series, Goliath on Gargoyles, Al Simmons / Spawn on Todd McFarlane's Spawn, David Anderson in the Mass Effect series, Julius Little and himself in the Saints Row series, Sergeant Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, Chaos in Dissidia Final Fantasy and 012, the Flame King in Adventure Time, Solovar in The Flash and the President in Rick and Morty.
Written and directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, the film features an ensemble voice cast that stars Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Keith David, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jennifer Cody, and Jim Cummings, with Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, and John Goodman.

Community (season 6)

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He starred as Elroy Patashnik in the sixth season of the NBC series Community.
Paget Brewster and Keith David (Brewster previously guest-starred on the series as a different character and David provided a voice-over role) were cast as regulars for the season in November 2014; Brewster plays Francesca "Frankie" Dart, a consultant to help improve Greendale, and David plays Elroy Patashnik, a retired inventor who now searches to reinvent himself at Greendale.

Todd McFarlane's Spawn

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Characters that he has voiced include the Arbiter in the Halo series, Goliath on Gargoyles, Al Simmons / Spawn on Todd McFarlane's Spawn, David Anderson in the Mass Effect series, Julius Little and himself in the Saints Row series, Sergeant Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, Chaos in Dissidia Final Fantasy and 012, the Flame King in Adventure Time, Solovar in The Flash and the President in Rick and Morty.
A sequel series titled Spawn: The Animation was planned and started production back in 2004 and Keith David would have reprised his role as Spawn.

Crash (2004 film)

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He has acted in mainstream films, such as Crash, There's Something About Mary, Barbershop and Men at Work. He followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, a breakout turn in Armageddon, There's Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, Head of State, Hollywood Homicide, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and First Sunday.

Barbershop (film)

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He has acted in mainstream films, such as Crash, There's Something About Mary, Barbershop and Men at Work. He followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, a breakout turn in Armageddon, There's Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, Head of State, Hollywood Homicide, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and First Sunday.
Without telling his employees or the customers, he sells the barbershop to a greedy loan shark, Lester Wallace (Keith David), who secretly plans to turn it into a strip club.

Solovar

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Characters that he has voiced include the Arbiter in the Halo series, Goliath on Gargoyles, Al Simmons / Spawn on Todd McFarlane's Spawn, David Anderson in the Mass Effect series, Julius Little and himself in the Saints Row series, Sergeant Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, Chaos in Dissidia Final Fantasy and 012, the Flame King in Adventure Time, Solovar in The Flash and the President in Rick and Morty.
Solovar made his live appearance on the third season of The Flash voiced by Keith David and portrayed in CGI.

Goliath (Gargoyles)

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Characters that he has voiced include the Arbiter in the Halo series, Goliath on Gargoyles, Al Simmons / Spawn on Todd McFarlane's Spawn, David Anderson in the Mass Effect series, Julius Little and himself in the Saints Row series, Sergeant Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, Chaos in Dissidia Final Fantasy and 012, the Flame King in Adventure Time, Solovar in The Flash and the President in Rick and Morty.
He is voiced by Keith David.

Requiem for a Dream

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David has had memorable roles in numerous cult favorites, including Armitage in They Live, Abu "Imam" al-Walid in Pitch Black and its sequel The Chronicles of Riddick, General Kimsey in Armageddon and Big Tim in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream.

Dead Presidents

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He played Kirby in the 1995 film Dead Presidents, and he appeared in the 1995 Spike Lee film Clockers.
It stars Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodriguez, N'Bushe Wright, and Bokeem Woodbine.

There's Something About Mary

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He has acted in mainstream films, such as Crash, There's Something About Mary, Barbershop and Men at Work. He followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, a breakout turn in Armageddon, There's Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, Head of State, Hollywood Homicide, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and First Sunday.

Arbiter (Halo)

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Characters that he has voiced include the Arbiter in the Halo series, Goliath on Gargoyles, Al Simmons / Spawn on Todd McFarlane's Spawn, David Anderson in the Mass Effect series, Julius Little and himself in the Saints Row series, Sergeant Foley in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog, Chaos in Dissidia Final Fantasy and 012, the Flame King in Adventure Time, Solovar in The Flash and the President in Rick and Morty.
Actor Keith David lends his voice to the character in Halo 2, 3, and 5, while David Sobolov voices Arbiter of Halo Wars.

Agent Cody Banks

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He followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, a breakout turn in Armageddon, There's Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, Head of State, Hollywood Homicide, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and First Sunday.
Hilary Duff, Angie Harmon, Keith David, Cynthia Stevenson, Daniel Roebuck, Darrell Hammond, Ian McShane, and Arnold Vosloo co-star.

Hollywood Homicide

He followed this up with roles in other films such as Volcano, a breakout turn in Armageddon, There's Something About Mary, Pitch Black, Barbershop, Agent Cody Banks, Head of State, Hollywood Homicide, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, ATL, Delta Farce and First Sunday.
Hollywood Homicide is a 2003 American action comedy film starring Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Lolita Davidovich, Keith David, Gladys Knight, Master P, Dwight Yoakam, Martin Landau, and André Benjamin.

The Quick and the Dead (1995 film)

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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.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance

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David won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for his work in The War and Unforgivable Blackness.
Usually, the winner is a voice actor from an animated show, but some narrators of live action shows have won such as Keith David in 2005 and 2008.

Smiley (2012 film)

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In 2012, he appeared in the horror film Smiley and the science-fiction drama Cloud Atlas.
The film stars Caitlin Gerard, Melanie Papalia, Keith David, Shane Dawson, Andrew James Allen, Toby Turner, and Liza Weil.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005 film)

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He portrayed "Father" in the romantic comedy action film Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

Beef II

2004
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.
Like its prequel, the film was executive produced by Quincy Jones III (QD3), written by Peter Alton and Peter Spirer (who also directed), and was this time narrated by actor Keith David.