David Keith Biography
David Keith (Lemuel) is an American actor and director. David’s breakthrough role was that of aspiring Navy pilot Sid Worley in An Officer and also a Gentleman (1982), for which he was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.
He had positive reception for this role which led him to leading parts in the films The Lords of Discipline (1983), Fire starter (1984) and White of the Eye (1987).
He also had notable supporting roles in features including The Indian in the Cupboard (1995), U-571 (2000), Men of Honor (2000) and also Daredevil (2003).
Keith is an avid University of Tennessee Volunteers fan and is also present on the sidelines for Volunteer football games when his schedule allows.
David Keith Age | How Old Is David Keith?
Keith was born on May 8, 1954 in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1954-05-08]
David Keith Family
David was born to Hilda Earle, a worker for the Knox County Board of Education, and Lemuel Grady, Jr., a personnel division worker for the Tennessee Valley Authority. He has a cousin, Mike Keith, play-by-play announcer for the Tennessee Titans NFL football team.
Nancy Clark David Keith | David Keith Wife
He married Nancy Clark, a realtor, in 2000 and they reside in Knoxville, Tennessee. The couple has two children.
David Keith Actor
David had an early supporting role in the prison film Brubaker. He also had supporting roles in The Rose, starring Bette Midler, and An Officer and a Gentleman, with Richard Gere.
He played a local thug in The Great Santini, starred in The Lords of Discipline and White of the Eye, and also held a prominent supporting role in U-571 opposite Matthew McCaughey.
Keith played opposite child-star Drew Barrymore in the 1984 hit Fire starter and Brooke Shields in 1992’s Running Wild. David is also well known for his role as Jack Parkman in Major League II starring Charlie Sheen and also Tom Berenger.
He played Elvis Presley in the 1988 film Heartbreak Hotel. He also directed The Curse and The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck (in which he also starred).
David appeared in Ernest Goes to School as Squint Westwood (a spoof of Clint Eastwood) and also in The Indian in the Cupboard as the cowboy “Boo-Hoo” Boone. He also played the leading role of Nate Springfield in the 2003 film Hangman’s Curse.
He then co-starred in The Class, an American sitcom, as Yonk Allen, who is a retired professional football player. His other roles include parts in Daredevil and in the 2002 television film Carrie. David appeared in the 2004 film Raise Your Voice starring Hilary Duff, and also the 2006 film Expiration Date.
Keith has also appeared on many television series, including NCIS, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, CSI: Miami, High Incident and Hawaii Five-0. He co-starred as John Allen, father of Robert Allen (James Wolk) in the short-lived television drama Lone Star in 2010.
David Keith Net Worth
The An Officer and a Gentleman star has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
Is David Keith Related To Brian Keith
There is no available proof that David and Brian are related in any way.
David Keith Height
He stands at a height of 1.83 m.