Keith David Williams, known professionally as Keith David, is a comedian, singer, and voice actor who is known for his roles in Platoon, John Carpenter's The Thing, CrashThere's Something About MaryBarbershop, and Disney's The Princess and The Frog.

He provided the voice-over narration for Crinkly Wrinkly in the episode "Legends of Mr. Gar".

Early Life

David was born in Harlem and raised in Corona, Queens, both in New York City. His mother, Dolores, was a manager at New York Telephone, and his father, Lester Williams, worked as a director of payroll operations.

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) where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1979.


Companies and Staff (OK K.O.! Krew)
Producers Janet Dimon (supervising)Toby Jones (executive)Ian Jones-Quartey (executive)
Directors Supervising: Toby Jones • Geneva Hodgson

Art: John PhamKali Ciesemier
Supervising animation: Kimson Albert
Timing: Aaron BrewerJoey CappabiancaNick DeMayoJustin OffnerBrian Sheeshly
Overseas animation: Eunyung ByunSeonghyun CheonHwang Ki-hooSuhong KimSunjae LeeByungjae OhChang-woo Shin

Story Writers Toby Jones • Ian Jones-Quartey • Erin Shade • Dave Tennant
Storyboard Artists & Writers Dave AlegreStevie BorbollaMira Ong ChuaIggy CraigDanny Ducker • Geneva Hodgson • Toby JonesIan Jones-QuarteyHaewon LeeRyann ShannonParker Simmons
Storyboard Supervisors & Revisionists Supervisors: Jeremy PolgarJeff Liu

Revisionists: Dante BufordMax Collins • Iggy Craig • Kofi FiagomeKatrina Ruzics

Model Designers Ben AdamsBen BatesDanny HynesDamon MoranJulia SrednickiNicolette WoodBrandon Wu
Background Artists Background designers: Diego MolanoDaniella Rosu-OrtizRyan Cecil Smith

Background painters: William GibbonsThomas Lynch IIIEmily WalusAmanda Winterstein

Color Stylists Kali Ciesemier • Ashley FisherJessica Yost
Composers Mint Potion Studios: Robbie Altschuler • Brian Burwell • Jake Kaufman • Madeline Lim • Sam Lustig • Ben Nix-Bradley • Preston Seeholzer

Other Song Writers: Ben Esposito • William Gibbons • Geneva Hodgson • Ian Jones-Quartey • Ryann Shannon • Parker Simmons • David C. Smith • Rebecca Sugar
Vocalists: Ben Esposito • Rebecca Sugar • Matthew D. Twining

Pilot Crew Lamar Abrams • Robert Alverez • Martin Ansolabehere • Tim Beckhardt • Pete Browngardt • Mike Collins • Nate Funaro • Amber Hardin • Danny Hynes • Robert Iza • Ian Jones-Quartey • Hugo Morales • Sue Mondt • Ron Russell • Phil Rynda
Voice Actors Diedrich BaderMelique BergerJB BlancNichole BloomSusan BluAndrés du BouchetClancy BrownAshly BurchRobert CostanzoJim CummingsKeith DavidJonathan DavisRobbie DaymondJohn DiMaggioMichael DonovanMelissa FahnDave FennoyKate FlanneryLarissa GallagherBarbara GoodsonKali HawkDave HermanBen JonesIan Jones-QuarteyCarrie KeranenKristen LiJamie MarchiJustin McElroyMary Elizabeth McGlynnRichard McGonagleErica MendezLara Jill MillerPat MusickStephanie NadolnyChris NiosiJoe NipoteSteven OggNatalie PalamidesSteven RattazziTony RevoloriRobbie RistCole SanchezWallace ShawnReshma ShettyParker SimmonsMichael SinterniklaasMarina SirtisDana SnyderMelodee SpevackMena SuvariCourtenay TaylorRussi TaylorJames UrbaniakMelissa VillasenorKari WahlgrenMichael-Leon Wooley
Production Studios Cartoon Network StudiosDigital eMationMint Potion StudiosMUA FilmPowerhouse AnimationRubber HouseScience SaruStudio YottaSunMin Image Pictures
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