Keith David
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David in February 2015
Born
Keith David Williams

(1956-06-04) June 4, 1956 (age 64)
New York City, New York, U.S.
EducationJuilliard School (BFA)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • producer
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)Margit Edwards (m. 1990; divorce 1999)Dionne Lea Williams (m. 2001)
Children3

Keith David Williams (born June 4, 1956) is an American actor and producer. He is known for his work as Arbiter in the Halo series, King in Platoon and Childs in The Thing. He has acted in mainstream films, such as Dead Presidents, Crash, There's Something About Mary, Barbershop, and Men at Work.

David has had memorable roles in numerous cult favorites, including Frank 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 starred as Elroy Patashnik in the sixth season of the NBC series Community.[1] In 2016, he began starring as Bishop James Greenleaf in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama Greenleaf.

His Emmy-winning voice-over career includes work as the narrator of Ken Burns films such as The War. Characters that he has voiced include the Arbiter in the Halo series, Goliath on Gargoyles, Al Simmons / Spawn on Todd McFarlane's Spawn, a role he reprised in the fighting game Mortal Kombat 11, 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, the Cat in Coraline the President and reverse giraffe in Rick and Morty and Dr. Kane in Archer.

Early life and education[edit | edit source]

David was born in Harlem, New York, and raised in Corona, Queens. His mother, Dolores (née Dickenson), was a manager at New York Telephone, and his father, Lester Williams, worked as a director of payroll operations.[2][3]

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 High School of Performing Arts. He attended the Juilliard School's Drama Division (1975–1979, Group 8)[4] where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1979.[5]

Career[edit | edit source]

Film and television[edit | edit source]

In 1980–81, David toured the country with John Houseman's The Acting Company in productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. 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. He played Kirby in the 1995 film Dead Presidents, and he appeared in the 1995 Spike Lee film Clockers. 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.

He portrayed "Father" in the romantic comedy action film Mr. & 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. He was a regular on another shoot made for ABC entitled The Big House in 2004. David portrayed Detective Jim Crenshaw in the 2010 horror film Chain Letter.[6]

In 2010, David was cast as Max Malini for the NBC television series The Cape.[7] 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. In 2013, David appeared in the controversial drama Boiling Pot which is based on true events of racism. In 2014, David portrayed Command Sergeant Major Donald Cody in the Fox comedy series Enlisted.[8] Later in 2014, David was cast as Elroy Patashnik in the sixth season of the sitcom Community.[1]

In 2015, David was cast in the leading role alongside Lynn Whitfield in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf.[9]

Voice acting[edit | edit source]

David has also worked extensively as a voice actor, he was the voice of Goliath from Gargoyles, the title character in the Spawn animated series, and Lemuel Kane in Archer. In the English dub of Princess Mononoke, David played the narrator and Okkoto. He played the role of Mama in the English dub of 3x3 Eyes. He provided the voice for the character Decker in the role-playing video game Fallout and the voice for the character Vhailor in Planescape: Torment. 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. He portrayed the character again in Halo: The Master Chief Collection and also in Halo 5: Guardians, released in 2014 and 2015 respectively. He played the role of Captain David Anderson in BioWare's Mass Effect series.

David did voice work in the multi console title Saints Row playing gang leader of the 3rd Street Saints Julius. 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.[citation needed]


He provides the voice for the UPS "What Can Brown Do for You" commercials. He did the voice of Despero in the two part episode "Hearts and Minds" of Justice League. He has done voice work for early Adult Swim commercials for Inuyasha.[10]

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 War and Unforgivable Blackness. He performs the narration duties in the BBC documentary, World War II: Behind Closed Doors.[11]

The 2004 PBS documentary Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land[12] 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.[citation needed]


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. He voiced the trailer for the movie Primeval, which was released in the United States on January 12, 2007.

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 Teen Titans, the lone renegade male gorilla Tublat in The Legend of Tarzan, and the Decepticon Barricade in Transformers: The Game.

He voiced Apollo the Sun God in Hercules, Council Member in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, 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".

David in June 2010

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. 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.[13]

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). He is the narrator of the History Channel series The Bible which premiered on March 3, 2013.[14]

David voiced the superhero gorilla Solovar in the two-part Gorilla City episode of The Flash.[15] Keith David also has a recurring role as the President of the United States in the adult animated show Rick and Morty.

David was the narrator of the MLB Network special "Mr. Padre", the video biography of San Diego Padres Hall-of-Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn.

David has also narrated several WWE documentaries including, The True Story of Wrestlemania and the 20 episodes of The Monday Night War, documenting the battle between WWE Raw and WCW Nitro.

Stage acting[edit | edit source]

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.[citation needed]

In 1995, David acted alongside Whitney Houston, Cedric the Entertainer, and Samuel E. Wright in the 1995 Apollo Revival of The Wiz. 

In May 2006, he appeared in the musical Hot Feet on Broadway in New York. David appeared in the 2013 revival of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Mark Taper Theater in Los Angeles. Directed by Phylicia Rashad, he played the part of innkeeper Seth Holly.[citation needed]


His performance in Ebony Repertory Theatre's 2014 Paul Robeson by Phillip Hayes Dean[16] previewed Wednesday, March 12, 2014,[17] and opened on Friday, March 21, 2014.

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.[18]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

He has married twice. He has one son from his first marriage[19] and two daughters from his second marriage.[20]

David is a Christian. When asked in an interview on his narration work of The Bible if he was a religious man, he quoted: "I'm not a religious man. I'm a man of spirit. Religion can get political. I believe in God and spirit. I believe in church. I've been baptized. I've gone to Catholic, Baptist, Episcopal and Church of God in Christ."[21]

During a live Twitter Q&A in 2017, David listed Spawn, Goliath, and Dr. Facilier as three of his favorite voice roles.[22]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
1979 Disco Godfather Club Patron Uncredited
1982 The Thing Childs
1986 Platoon King
The Whoopee Boys Washington Square Peddler
1987 Hot Pursuit Alphonso
1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III Embassy Gate Captain
Off Limits Maurice
Stars and Bars Eugene Teagarden
Bird Buster Smith
They Live Frank
1989 Road House Ernie Bass
Always Powerhouse
1990 Men at Work Louis Fedders
Marked for Death Max Keller
1992 Final Analysis Detective Huggins
Nails Noah Owens
Article 99 Luther Jermoe
1994 Reality Bites Roger
The Puppet Masters Alex Holland
1995 Clockers Trence “The Giant” Ashley
Dead Presidents Kirby
The Quick and the Dead Sgt. Cantrell
Blue in the Face Jackie Robinson
1996 Loose Women Stylist
The Grave The Priest
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Frollo's Soldiers (voice)
Eye for an Eye Martin
Larger than Life Hurst
Never Met Picasso Larry
Johns Homeless John
1997 Volcano Police Lieutenant Ed Fox
Hercules Apollo the Sun God (voice) [23]
Executive Target Lamar
Flipping Leo Richards
1998 Armageddon General Kimsey
There's Something About Mary Mary's Dad
1999 Princess Mononoke Okkoto, Narrator (voices) English dub[23]
2000 Dark Summer Detective Davis
Pitch Black Abu "Imam" al-Walid
Requiem for a Dream Big Tim
Where the Heart Is Moses Whitecotten
The Replacements Lindell
2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Council Member #1 (voice) [23]
Novocaine Detective Lunt
Pretty When You Cry Detective Charles Desett
2002 29 Palms The Sheriff
Barbershop Lester Wallace
2003 Kaena: The Prophecy Voxem (voice) English dub
Agent Cody Banks CIA Director
Head of State Bernard Cooper
Hollywood Homicide Leon
The Hard Road Narrator Documentary
2004 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London CIA Director
The Chronicles of Riddick Imam
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury Imam Abu al-Walid (voice) Direct-to-video[23]
Crash Lt. Dixon
Beef II Narrator Documentary
Direct-to-video
2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Father
Transporter 2 Stappleton
Dirty Captain Spain
2006 The Oh in Ohio Coach Popovitch
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil MCPO Scott Boytano Direct-to-video
ATL John Garnett
2007 If I Had Known I Was a Genius Dad
Delta Farce Sgt. Kilgore
The Last Sentinel Col. Norton / Gun Voice 2
2008 Beautiful Loser Morgan - Adult
First Sunday Judge B. Bennet Galloway
Justice League: The New Frontier The Centre (voice) Direct-to-video[23]
Superhero Movie The Chief of Police
My Mom's New Boyfriend FBI Chief Conrad
The Fifth Commandment Max "Coolbreeze" Templeton
No Bad Days Terrence
The Sensei The Minister
2009 Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia Cmdr. Scott Boytano Direct-to-video
Coraline The Cat (voice)
Against the Dark Lt. Waters Direct-to-video
Charlie Valentine Sal
Don McKay Otis Kent
The Butcher Larry Cobb
The Princess and the Frog Dr. Facilier (voice) [23]
Gamer Agent Keith
All About Steve Corbitt
Pastor Brown Pastor Brown
2010 Death at a Funeral Reverend Davis
Lottery Ticket Sweet Tee
Chasing 3000 Officer L.
Stomp the Yard: Homecoming Terry Harris
Something Like a Business Sebastian
Chain Letter Detective Jim Crenshaw
Meet Monica Velour Claude
2011 The Inheritance Uncle Melvin
No Saints for Sinners Victor
Spork Coach Jenkins
The Greening of Whitney Brown Clerk
Snowflake, the White Gorilla Anvil (voice) Direct-to-video
Hopelessly In June Dalbert Myers
2012 Cloud Atlas Kupaka / Joe Napier / An-kor Apis / Prescient
Smiley Diamond
Hillbilly Highway Mustafa
Don't Pass Me By David Knox
The Last Fall Sydney Bishop
The Undershepherd Brother Wilks
Christmas in Compton Big Earl
2013 Assault on Wall Street Freddy
Free Birds Chief Broadbeak (voice) [23]
The Frog Kingdom Frog King (voice) [23]
Sons of Liberty Nathan Reynolds
H4 Worcester
2014 Field of Lost Shoes Old Judge
Secrets of the Magic City Mr. Daniels
Birds of Paradise Old Buzzard (voice) Direct-to-video[23]
2015 Kids vs Monsters Barry
Boiling Pot Agent Long
Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure Don Alfonso (voice) English dub[23]
Union Furnace Pin Stripe
2016 Range 15 Colonel Holloway
The Nice Guys Older Guy
Nina Clifton's Father
Dirty Lies Doc
2017 Savage Dog Valentine
2018 American Dresser Charlie Wild
Tales from the Hood 2 Portifoy Simms Direct-to-video
Night School Gerald Walker
You Might Be the Killer Sheriff James (voice)
Love Jacked Ed
Sharon 1.2.3. Tyrone
2019 Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror Himself Documentary
The Wedding Year Preston
In Search of Darkness Himself Documentary
21 Bridges Deputy Chief Spencer
2020 Horizon Line Wyman
TBA The Gettysburg Address Frederick Douglass (voice) Documentary
TBA Unplugging Filming
TBA Where Are the Cocoa Puffs? Dr. MacIntyre

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
1983–1985 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Keith the Handyman 9 episodes
1988 The Equalizer Cristo Episode: "Sea of Fire"
Ladykillers Abe Television film
Christmas in Tattertown Saxophone, Additional Voices Television film
1989 A Man Called Hawk Jesse Episode: "Vendetta"
1990 Murder in Black and White Martin Television film
Against the Law Otis Turnbull Episode: "Requiem in B Flat"
1991 3×3 Eyes Mama, Additional Voices English dub[23]
1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles King Oliver 1 episode
TriBeCa The Reader Episode: "Honor"
The Last Outlaw Lovecraft Television film
American Playhouse Big Willie Episode: "Hallelujah"
There Are No Children Here John Paul Rivers Television film
1994–1995 Aladdin Minos, King Zahbar (voices) 3 episodes
1994–1997 Gargoyles Goliath, Thailog, Officer Morgan (voices) Main role
1995 Fantastic Four Black Panther (voice) Episode: "Prey of the Black Panther"
1995–1996 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat Additional Voices 4 episodes
1996 New York Undercover Rev. Harris 2 episodes
Timon & Pumbaa Mr. Pig (voice) Episodes: "Animal Barn"
1997 Vanishing Point Warren Taft Television film
Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Algric Bartles Television film
Don King: Only in America Jabir Herbert Muhammad Television film
1997–1999 Todd McFarlane's Spawn Al Simmons / Spawn (voice) Main role[23]
1998 Hercules: The Animated Series Apollo (voice) 2 episodes
The Tiger Woods Story Earl Woods Television film
1999 A.T.F. F.B.I. Director Richard Long Television film
2000 The Outer Limits Captain Ira Merit Episode: "Abaddon"
The Race for the Poles Narrator (voice) Documentary
2001 Law & Order John Robertson Episode: "Bronx Cheer"
Semper Fi Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff Television film
Going to California Paradise Episode: "I Know Why the Caged Rhino Sings"
Jazz Narrator (voice) Miniseries
The Legend of Tarzan Tublat (voice) 3 episodes
2001–2002 The Job Lt. Williams 9 episodes
Disney's House of Mouse Mufasa (voice)
2002 Arliss Cecil Pickett Episode: "Standards and Practices"
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Matt Phelps Episode: "Random Acts of Violence"
Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Agent Mosely (voice) 2 episodes
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites Narrator (voice) Documentary
Justice League Despero (voice) 2 episodes[23]
Inside Mecca Narrator (voice) Documentary
2004 The Big House Clarence Cleveland 5 episodes
Teen Titans Atlas (voice) Episode: "Only Human"[23]
2004–2005 City Confidential Narrator (voice)
2005 Grey's Anatomy Lloyd Mackie Episodes: "The First Cut Is the Deepest"

"Winning a Battle, Losing the War"

Everwood Brian Episode: "Pro Choice"
The Proud Family Movie Bebe Clone (voice) Television film[23]
The Crusades: Crescent and the Cross Narrator (voice) Documentary
2006–2007 ER Pastor Watkins 5 episodes
7th Heaven Stanley Sunday 4 episodes
2007 The War Narrator (voice) Documentary
2008 The Spectacular Spider-Man Big Man (voice) Episode: "Survival of the Fittest"[23]
Canterbury's Law Miles Grant 2 episodes
World War II Behind Closed Doors Narrator (voice) Documentary
SIS Joseph Armstrong Television film
Psych Mr. Guster Episode: "Christmas Joy"
2009 Numbers Jeremiah Miller Episode: "Hydra"
2010 Funny or Die Presents Sleeping Celebrity Episode: "Episode Six"
Ken Burns' Baseball: The Tenth Inning Narrator 2 episodes
2011 The Cape Max Malini 10 episodes
Hawaii Five-0 Jimmy Cannon Episode: "Ho'opa'i"
Allen Gregory Carl Trent D'Avis "Cole Train" (voice) 5 episodes[23]
WWE The True Story of WrestleMania Narrator (voice) Special
2012 Robot Chicken Various Voices Episode: "Hemlock Gin and Juice"
WWE WrestleMania XXVIII Narrator (voice) Special
2012; 2015 Community Narrator / Elroy Patashnik 13 episodes
2012–2017 Adventure Time Flame King, Balthus (voices) 8 episodes[23]
2013 Belle's William "Big Bill" Cooper 6 episodes
Young Justice Mongul (voice) Episode: "War"[23]
Touch Dutch Episode: "Ghosts"
The Bible Narrator (voice) Miniseries
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland The Cheshire Cat (voice) Episode: "Down the Rabbit Hole"[23]
2014 Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight Dean 2 episodes
Enlisted Sgt. Major Donald Cody 13 episodes
Scorpion Warden Episode: "Father's Day"
2015 Archer Lemuel Kane (voice) Episode: "The Kanes"
Big Time in Hollywood, FL Agent Everett Malloy 6 episodes
Mr. Robot Qwerty (voice) Episode: "eps1.3_da3m0ns.mp4"
2015–present Rick and Morty The President, Reverse Giraffe (voices) 3 episodes
2015 Extant Nicholas Calderon Episode: "Zugzwang"
Black Jesus Reverend Otis 3 episodes
Uncle Grandpa Santa Claus (voice) Episode: "Secret Santa"
2015–2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sal Commander, G'Throkka (voices) 3 episodes[23]
2016 Person of Interest Terence Beale Episode: "Truth Be Told"
Kulipari: An Army of Frogs Lord Marmoo (voice) 13 episodes
The 600: The History of NASCAR's Toughest Race Narrator (voice) Documentary
2016–2020 Greenleaf Bishop James Greenleaf Main role
2017 Regular Show Streaming (voice) Episode: "A Regular Epic Final Battle"[23]
2017; 2020 The Flash Solovar (voice) 3 episodes
2017 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Crinkly Wrinkly (voice) Episode: "Legends of Mr. Gar"[23]
Ben 10 Yawk (voice) Episode: "Mayhem in Mascot"[23]
BoJack Horseman Lion Musician (voice) Episode: "Hooray! Todd Episode"
Future Man Doctor Kronish 2 episodes
2017–2018 Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters Malcolm Kane (voice) Main role[23]
2017 We Bare Bears Barry's Dad (voice) Episode: "Icy Nights II"
Speechless Colonel Episode: "B-R-I-- BRITISH I-N-V-- INVASION"
Superior Donuts John Episode: "Homeless for the Holidays"
2018–present Final Space Bolo (voice) 4 episodes
2018 SpongeBob SquarePants Gary's Collar (voice) Episode: "Chatterbox Gary"
New Warriors Ernest Vigman / MODOK TV Pilot
2018–2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Glossaryck (voice) Recurring role
2019 Avengers Assemble T'Chaka (voice) Episode: "Bashenga"[23]
2019–2020 The Last Kids on Earth Thrull (voice) 6 episodes[23]
2020 NCIS: New Orleans Gene Holloway 2 episodes
MacGyver Agent Burke 1 episode
JJ Villard's Fairy Tales Lionel (voice) 1 episode
Amphibia King Andrias Leviathan (voice) Recurring role[24]
Woke Bible (voice)
The Good Lord Bird Herbert 1 episode
Summer Camp Island Lithophone (voice) Episode: "Where's the Confetti"

Video games[edit | edit source]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Fallout Decker [23]
1998 Disney's Hades Challenge Apollo
1999 Planescape: Torment Vhailor
2003 Lords of EverQuest Lord Vekk
2004 Halo 2 Arbiter Thel 'Vadamee [23]
2006 Saints Row Julius Little [23]
2007 Transformers: The Game Barricade [23]
Halo 3 Arbiter Thel 'Vadam [23]
Mass Effect David Anderson [23]
2008 Saints Row 2 Julius Little [23]
Dissidia Final Fantasy Chaos [23]
2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Sgt. Foley [23]
The Princess and the Frog Dr. Facilier
Coraline Narrator / The Cat [23]
2010 Mass Effect 2 David Anderson [23]
Megamind Psycho Delic [23]
2011 Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Chaos [23]
2012 Mass Effect 3 David Anderson [23]
2013 Marvel Heroes Nick Fury [23]
Saints Row IV Vice President Keith David, Julius Little [23]
2014 Halo: The Master Chief Collection Arbiter Thel 'Vadamee / Thel 'Vadam
2015 Halo 5: Guardians Arbiter Thel 'Vadam
2019 Darksiders: Genesis Moloch
2020 Mortal Kombat 11 Al Simmons / Spawn [25]

Theme parks[edit | edit source]

List of voice performances in theme parks
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Dr. Facilier Voice

References[edit | edit source]

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  25. https://gonintendo.com/stories/336613-mortal-kombat-11-kombat-pack-dlc-character-profiles-and-info

Further reading[edit | edit source]

  • Voisin, Scott. Character Kings: Hollywood's Familiar Faces Discuss the Art & Business of Acting. BearManor Media, 2009. ISBN 978-1-59393-342-5.

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