How old was Keith David in his first movie: The Thing?

Keith David was 25 in The Thing when he played the character 'Childs'.

That was over 42 years ago in 1982.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 67, and has starred in 197 movies in total, 193 of those since The Thing was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Thing, I think Keith David looks:

Did you know?

  • Director John Carpenter has worked with Keith David a total of 2 times in his career.
  • Keith David's first movie was as 'Childs' in The Thing, released in 1982 when he was 25
  • The Thing scores 8.03 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of The Thing

Keith David's other movies