Keith David was born Keith David Williams on June 4th 1956 in Harlem, New York, and raised in Corona, Queens. He is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He is known for his work as King in Platoon and Childs in The Thing. He has acted in films, such as Crash, There’s Something About Mary, Barbershop, and Men at Work. Keith David has had numerous roles 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. In 2016, he began starring as Bishop James Greenleaf in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama Greenleaf. Keith David Emmy-winning voice-over career includes work as the narrator of Ken Burns films such as The War. Keith David 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, and the President in Rick and Morty. Keith David took over as narrator for the documentary series City Confidential (1998) after the death of Paul Winfield. He was nominated for Broadway’s 1992 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role – Musical) for “Jelly’s Last Jam”.
Ernie Hudson was born Earnest Hudson on December 17th 1945 in in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He is an American actor. He has appeared in dozens of film and television roles throughout his career, but is perhaps best known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Sergeant Darryl Albrecht in The Crow (1994), and Warden Leo Glynn on HBO’s Oz (1997–2003). Ernie Hudson has also acted in the films Leviathan (1989), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), Airheads (1994), The Basketball Diaries (1995), Congo (1995), Miss Congeniality (2000) and as Principal Turner in The Ron Clark Story (2006). He had a cameo as Patty Tolan’s uncle in the remake of Ghostbusters (2016), and will reprise his role as Winston in the upcoming Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021). Ernie Hudson joined the United States Marine Corps immediately after high school but was discharged after only three months on medical grounds due to asthma. Having moved to Detroit, Michigan, he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest black theatre company in the United States. He enrolled at Wayne State University to further develop his writing and acting skills, graduating in 1973. He established the Actors’ Ensemble Theatre where he and other talented young black writers directed and appeared in their own works. He was briefly in a doctoral program at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities before leaving to appear in a stage production of The Great White Hope. Later, he studied toward a Master of Fine Arts in acting at Yale School of Drama, but left after a year to appear in Leadbelly. In an interview with Belief.net, Ernie Hudson stated that he is a practicing Christian, but does not believe that “one church is the right one.”
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