About Keith Jefferson

Keith Jefferson was born to Lovie and the late Reverend Edward Jefferson in Houston, Texas. He attended Eisenhower High School, where he was an exceptional athlete, competing in football, basketball and track.
He received a BFA in musical theatre from US International University/Performing Arts in San Diego, then an MFA in Acting from The University of Arizona in Tucson.

He now resides in Los Angeles, California where he is a professional actor, singer, and voiceover and recording artist.

He has performed on the stages of such theatres as The La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Repertory, Thousand Oaks Civic Center, The Shubert, and Southwest Shakespeare.

Keith maintains a successful film and television career that includes roles on the JAMIE FOXX SHOW, Vh-1's ILL-USTRATED, BUFFALO SOLDIERS, THE LAST FREE MAN, BOYS ON THE SIDE, and THE FANTASTIKS.

Keith has now worked with Oscar-winning director and screenwriter Quentin Tarantino three times - as Pudgy Ralph in DJANGO UNCHAINED, as Charly in THE HATEFUL EIGHT and most recently as Land Pirate Keith in the soon to be released ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD. He has also worked alongside stellar actors such as Jamie Foxx, Danny Glover, Angela Lansbury, Christoph Waltz, Kurt Russell, Channing Tatum, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Taraji P. Henson, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Keith is also producing and developing several projects and is starring in the upcoming film, ALL-STAR WEEKEND directed by Jamie Foxx. The film stars Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Gerard Butler, Eva Longoria, and Benecio Del Toro.

His twenty-five year career now encompasses extensive stage, screen, and voiceover work, as well as private coaching for actors, audition preparation, and teaching acting workshops across the country for all ages and skill levels. Keith is a proud member of Actors Equity and the Screen Actors Guild.
 

Height: 6'1"

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: Black

Location: North Hollywood, CA

2010 - present
2010 - present
Film

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Film

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD | Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino

Land Pirate Keith

ALL-STAR WEEKEND | Written and Directed by Jamie Foxx

Xavier's Bodyguard

THE HATEFUL EIGHT | Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino

Charly

DJANGO UNCHAINED | Written and Directed by QuentinTarantino

Pudgy Ralph

BUFFALO SOLDIERS |

Directed by Charles Haid

Private Andre Boyer

Television

THE JAMIE FOXX SHOW | 1999, 1998

C.J. (Mr. Bo Jingles) | Stoney Jackson (Is There a Doctor in the House?)

MURDER, SHE WROTE: The Last Free Man (TNT) | 2001

Jeremiah Jessup

 ILLUSTRATED | (Voiceover) Animated Characters (MTV/VH1)

Stage

 La Jolla Playhouse | HONEY BO AND THE GOLDMINE

Mauby

 San Diego Repertory Theatre | SUPERIOR DONUTS

Officer James Bailey

Southwest Shakespeare | OTHELLO

Othello

3-D Theatricals | ONCE ON THIS ISLAND | 2017

Ton Ton Julian

5-Star Theatricals (FKA Cabrillo Music Theatre) | MEMPHIS

Delray

Moonlight Productions | BIG RIVER

Jim

To see Keith's full resume, please click on the link in his bio.

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