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That Guy- Keith David

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , on 06/02/2012 by McCutcheon

Do you know this man’s face? Do you?? Of course you do. Now, would you have known his name is you hadn’t seen it in the title? Or have you even put the two together yet? Well, then do it now, I’ll wait. Keith David is a man of many faces, but mostly his own.

He’s been the voice of the Arbiter from the Halo series, the Spawn cartoon (couldn’t have been a better fit) and even the voice for the Navy commercials a few years back. That commercial also has Godsmack in it but try and ignore that.

But Keith David is more than just a cool voice. He’s also a cool actor. I consider an actor to be cool if they’re willing to go from being John Carpenter’s go-to guy in movies like The Thing (1982) and They Live (1988), to doing a single line for a character in a cartoon never to be seen again, yet it’s not a cameo. Some would just call that being a small-time actor, and maybe that’s true, but you need those guys all the same.

And Keith David is one of those guys who’s been doing that so well for so long, he’s almost famous for it. Almost. Continue reading