David has blue eyes.
He made his television debut on Happy Days in the episode "Richie Gets Framed". He made his TV-movie debut in Friendly Fire. He made his debut as a series regular on Co-Ed Fever. He made his feature film debut in The Rose. He made his feature film directorial debut with The Curse. His first credit as song performer came in the film White of the Eye.
David composed and performed the theme song for Local Heroes.
David used to smoke.
While attending the University of Tennessee, David was a member of school's Clarence Brown Theater Company.
After David graduated from college he moved from Knoxville, Tennessee to New York City.
David was a member of the theater group Goodspeed Opera House.
David worked as a stunt man on the film Nightmare Circus.
David portrayed his boyhood idol Elvis Presley in Heartbreak Hotel.
David is on the national advisory board for the National Association to Protect Children.
David has a daughter, Presley.
David is 6' (1.83 m).
David is often confused with being Patrick Swayze.
David's name often causes confusion with the African-American actor Keith David.
David's nickname is "The Deek."
David has appeared in the following plays:
-The Music Man
-Red Bluegrass Western Flyer Show
David has appeared in the following music videos:
-"Blame It on Your Heart", by Patty Loveless
-"I'm Just a Country Boy", by Ricky Skaggs
David Keith: I think I've always been sort of a character actor that's slightly better-looking than what you think of as a character actor. So I'm not all the way to movie star, but I'm somewhere in between, and that keeps me working regularly.
David Keith: I think I've played a pretty wide variety of characters. I mean, to play Elvis Presley and Oliver North back-to-back, that's pretty much the gamut.