Keith David vs James Earl Jones

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$313.2 Million
Net worth 2018
$45 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Harlem, New York, U.S
Residence
Arkabutla
United States
Country
United States
04/06/1956
BirthDay
17/01/1931
1.88 m
Height
1.87 m
Manhattan's School of Performing Arts, Juilliard School's Drama Division
Education
Kaleva-Norman-Dickson High School, Brethren, MI - BA Drama, University of Michigan (1953),
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TIMELINE
2013

He has voiced for two video games–‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’ as Sergeant Foley, and ‘Saints Row IV’, a comedy -action- 2013-video game as himself and the character Julius Little

2007

In 2007, ‘The War’, a seven episode mini-series produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, he was the narrator

2005

In the award-winning 2005 documentary, ‘Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson’, by filmmaker Ken Burns, he was the narrator

2004

He was the narrator in many documentaries since 2004, including the BBC’s ‘World War II: Behind Closed Doors’, PBS’s ‘Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land’ and History Channel’s ‘Crusades: Crescent & the Cross’

2003

Since 2003, he has been associated with rapper Ice Cube

2002

Between 2002 and 2010, he acted in comedy films including ‘Barbershop’, ‘Agent Cody Banks’, ‘Delta Farce’, ‘First Sunday’, ‘Mr

2000

The futuristic thriller, ‘The Chronicles of Riddick: Pitch Black’, released in 2000 had Van Diesel in the lead, while David played a Muslim Imam, Abu 'Imam' al-Walid

1998

He was part of two films of different genres in 1998

1997

In 1997, the actor lent his voice to Okkoto-nushi, a boar god in ‘Princess Mononoke’, and was also part of another Japanese project, ‘3×3 Eyes’

1992

In 1992, he appeared in the musical ‘Jelly's Last Jam’ which chronicled the life and career of Jelly Roll Morton who popularized Jazz

1990

In the 1990s, he lent his voice to two major television animated series

1988

In 1988, Keith David acted with Roddy Piper and Meg Foster in John Carpenter’s science fiction film, ‘They Live’, and was involved in one of the best fight scenes ever

1982

He got his break in 1982 with ‘The Thing’, a cult science-fiction-horror super hit film directed by John Carpenter

1980

In the 1980s, he appeared in two episodes of children's television series, ‘Mister Rogers' Neighborhood’, portraying Keith, the Southwood Carpenter in ‘Neighborhood of Make-Believe’, and Keith, the game coin collector in ‘Donkey Kong’

1975

He studied at Manhattan's School of Performing Arts and trained at the Juilliard School's Drama Division between 1975 and1979, and acquired a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from there

1956

Keith David was born on June 4, 1956 to Dolores, a manager at New York Telephone, and Lester Williams, a director of payroll operations

2000

During the 2000s he was very active in theatre and appeared in many plays such as ‘On Golden Pond’ (2005), ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ (2008), ‘Driving Miss daisy’ (2010)

1997

However he had personally requested to be uncredited for this until 1997

1995

He portrayed Rev Stephen Kumalo in the 1995 film ‘Cry, the Beloved Country’ directed by Darrell Roodt

1990

He played the main character, Gabriel Bird, in the television series ‘Gabriel’s Fire’ which ran from 1990 to 1991 in which he portrayed a former Chicago police officer who has been wrongfully sentenced to life imprisonment

1982

Currently he is married to Cecilia Hart whom he wed in 1982

1977

Blessed with a deep and distinctive voice, he voiced the character Darth Vader in Star War trilogy: Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983)

1974

The best known of his works for the period were ‘Claudine’ (1974), ‘The Greatest’ (1977), ‘Conan the Barbarian’ (1982), ‘Guardians of Stone’ (1987), and ‘Best of the Best’ (1989)

1970

He enjoyed great success all through the 1970s and 1980s by performing a variety of roles in different genres of cinema

1967

He played the lead role in the 1967 play ‘The Great White Hope’ in which he portrayed the boxing champion Jack Jefferson

1964

He landed his first film role in 1964 when he was cast as Lieutenant Lothar Zogg in Stanley Kubrick’s black comedy ‘Dr

1953

He was a stage carpenter in 1953 and began working as an actor in 1955 when he performed in Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’