David Lemuel Keith first appeared in TV-series ‘Happy Days’ (1978). He made his feature-film debut in 1979’s drama-films ‘The Great Santini,’ and ‘The Rose.’ He had a supporting role in prison drama-film ‘Brubaker’ (1980), and appeared in 1979 TV-film ‘Friendly Fire’ and miniseries ‘Co-ed Fever.’
Keith’s role as ‘Sid Worley’ in romantic-drama film ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ (1982) brought him recognition and ‘Golden Globe’ nomination. He further starred in ‘The Lords of Discipline’ (1983), drama-film ‘Independence Day’ (1983), sci-fi horror-film based on Stephen King’s novel ‘Firestarter’ (1984), drama-film ‘Gulag’ (1985), horror-thriller film ‘White of the Eye’ (1987) and TV-miniseries ‘If Tomorrow Comes’ (1986), ‘Flesh ‘n’ Blood’ (1991).
Keith made directorial debut with sci-fi horror-film ‘The Curse’ (1987) and directed-starred in adventure-comedy film ‘The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck’ (1988). In comedy-film ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ (1988) he portrayed ‘Elvis Presley.’ He appeared in neo-noir mystery-crime film ‘Off & Running’ (1991), with Brook Shields in ‘Running Wild’ (1992), sports-comedy ‘Major League II’ (1994), as comic take-off on Clint Eastwood, ‘Squint Westwood’ in ‘Earnest Goes to School’ (1994).
Keith’s further starrers were action-thriller ‘Raw Justice’ (1994), family fantasy ‘The Indian in the Cupboard’ (1995), slasher-film ‘Deadly Sins’ (1995), adventure-film ‘Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountains’ (1995), fantasy-adventure film ‘Secrets of the Andes’ (1998).
Keith’s TV-films and miniseries include ‘XXX’s & OOO’s’ (1994), ‘Texas’ (1994), ‘If Looks Could Kill’ (1994), 1995’s ‘Perfect Prey’ and ‘Poodle Springs’, then ‘Sabretooth’ & ‘Carrie’ in 2002, ‘Epoch’ (2001) and sequel ‘Epoch: Evolution’ (2003), and ‘Deep Shock’ (2003).
Keith played a major supporting role in submarine film ‘U-571’ (2000), followed by ‘Men of Honor’ (2000), as ‘Master Chief O’Malley’ in war-film ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ (2001), crime-thriller ‘The Stickup’ (2002), superhero film ‘Daredevil’ (2003), as the lead in horror-suspense film ‘Hangman’s Curse’ (2003).
Next, Keith directed and starred in ‘Waterville’ (2003), then appeared in teen musical drama-film ‘Raise Your Voice’ (2004), zombie-film ‘All Soul’s Day’ (2005), family-drama ‘Come Away Home’ (2005), action-film ‘In Her Line of Fire’ (2006), black-comedy ‘Expiration Date’ (2006), romantic-comedy ‘Bottoms Up’ (2006).
Keith appeared in several TV-series including ‘High Incident,’ ‘Walker, Texas Ranger,’ ‘Martial Law,’ ‘Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit,’ ‘NCIS,’ ‘The Class,’ ‘CSI: Miami,’ ‘Hawaii Five-0’ and others.
Keith’s recent starrers were comedy-drama film ‘Heritage Falls’ (2016), Christian drama-film ‘All Saints’ (2017), and drama-film ‘Finding Grace’ (2019).
Brubaker is a prison drama film which tells the story of a prison warden who infiltrates his facility disguised as a convict, in order to eliminate all the corruption that goes on inside.
Zack Mayo, a loner who grew up without much of a family, joins Navy to become naval aviator. The strict regime of Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley at the Officer Candidate School makes it difficult for Zack to take an easy route through the drill. But Foley’s training teaches him importance of relating with others; while girlfriend Paula enriches his life with romance.
Rose is a passionate 1960s rock star who pours her soul into her every performance, but her manager keeps encouraging her to tour excessively. Her life takes a turn as she succumbs to drug and alcohol abuse.
Inspired by true events, the film chronicles the journey of Carl Brashear, the son of a sharecropper, who joins the recently desegregated US Navy to become the first African American master diver. However, he has to overcome his lack of education and battle against his embittered trainer, Billy Sunday, who has been ordered to ensure that Brashear fails.
Mary is a young woman living in Mercury, New Mexico, where she works as a waitress. However, her true passion is photography. Eventually, she falls for a young mechanic named Jack, and together, they think of going to art school in Los Angeles.
When a Nazi U-boat is severely damaged during World War II, it sends out a distress signal which is intercepted by the US Navy. The US Navy captures the U-boat to recover an Enigma machine. But soon they end up in a battle for survival when a German destroyer arrives and attempts to destroy the captured U-571.
A couple takes part in a mysterious medical experiment as guinea pigs. Eventually, they get married and have a child. When their child shows strange abilities, they start to think that it may be a result of the experiment.
Behind Enemy Lines is a war action drama film which tells the story of Lt Chris Burnett, a US helicopter pilot who is part of the NATO forces observing the peace treaty during the conflict in former Yugoslavia. However, he is spotted and shot down by Serb forces during his flight route. He survives and runs for his life while the Serbs try to hunt him down.
Hooker with a heart of gold, Amy Post, has an encounter with boxer Elmore Pratt who has just been let go of his job. He is unable to pay her for her services. Pratt decides to then punch a plainclothes policeman and the two drive away together to California.
A businessman in Los Angeles named Julius Berman hires a private detective named JJ Gittes to help him, after he suspects his wife of adultery. Eventually, Berman kills the lover of his wife, Mark, who is also his partner in a real estate development company. When Gittes finds out about this, he convinces his old acquaintance LAPD Captain Lou Escobar that he should not be charged as an accomplice with the murder.
After losing her brother in a car accident, Terri thinks of leaving her small town to attend a performing arts school in Los Angeles. Though her father forbids her from going, she leaves for Los Angeles, to spend a summer at the school.
Omri is a young boy living in Brooklyn who receives a mysterious cupboard as a gift on his ninth birthday. He soon discovers that the cupboard is magical and it can make his toy figures come to life.
Cleveland Indians, a professional baseball team, is determined to qualify for the World Series. Despite having a high morale, bad decisions by the new owner threaten to tear apart the team.
A conglomerate sends in young manager, Frank Macklin, to revitalize a brewery in his hometown. Initially, he meets with opposition from his old friends, who all work at the brewery. But he convinces them to ramp up the sales to save their jobs. They are successful but the conglomerate decides to sell the brewery.
Daredevil is the film adaptation of the eponymous Marvel Comics character who is a masked vigilante protecting a New York City neighbourhood from crime but gets embroiled with dangerous criminals like Bullseye and Kingpin. Ben Affleck plays a blind lawyer, Matt Murdock, and his alter ego, Daredevil, in this action film that also features another Marvel Comics character, Elektra.