Keith Stanfield Biography
Sun Sign: Leo
Also Known As: Lakeith Lee Stanfield
Born in: San Bernardino, California, USA
Famous as: Actor, Rapper
father: Gary Stanfield
mother: Karen Garrett
Keith Stanfield, also known as Lakeith Lee Stanfield, is an American rapper and actor. He started his career in the entertainment industry after getting trained at the Los Angeles' John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center. Known for performing with the band Moo, he has also done a variety of projects when it comes to acting. On the big screen, Stanfield has appeared in the movies ‘Short Term 12’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, ‘Memoria,’ ‘Miles Ahead’, ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ and ‘War Machine’. He is best recognized for his performance in the films ‘The Purge: Anarchy’, ‘Snowden’, ‘Get Out’, ‘Dope’, and ‘Selma’. The American actor cum rapper has also done theatre and has acted in a number of short films such as ‘The Fires, Howling’, ‘King Ripple’, ‘Tracks’ and ‘Hard World for Small Things.’ Currently, Stanfield is seen starring as Darius on the TV series ‘Atlanta’. Talking about the American star’s awards and achievements, he won Hamptons International Film Festival Award for the Breakthrough Performer for ‘Straight Outta Compton.’ Besides this, he has been nominated multiple times for many prestigious awards including Black Reel Awards, GFCA Awards, BFCC Awards and MTV Movie & TV Awards.
- Keith Stanfield’s first acting role was in the 2009 short film ‘Short Term 12’. He then appeared in its feature-length adaptation in 2013 as well. In 2014, Stanfield appeared in the movies ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ and ‘Selma’ as well as in the short film ‘The Fires, Howling’ in which he played ‘The Staying One’. A year later, he was cast in the movies ‘Dope’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, ‘Miles Ahead’ and ‘Memoria’.
- In the year 2015, he played the roles of King Ripple and Lawrence in the short films ‘King Ripple’ and ‘Tracks’ respectively. Soon after this, he began starring in the series ‘Atlanta’. During that time, the American actor also got featured in the films ‘Live Cargo’ and ‘Snowden’. Then in 2017, Stanfield did a number of movies namely, ‘Get Out’, ‘The Incredible Jessica James’, ‘Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town’, ‘War Machine’ and ‘Death Note’. The same year, he also acted in a music video for Jay-Z.
- Lakeith Lee “Keith” Stanfield, was born on August 12, 1991 in San Bernardino, California, USA to a poor family. He grew up in Riverside and Victorville. Besides this, details about Stanfield’s parents and early education are unknown to the media. Talking about his love life, he has one child with American actress Xosha Roquemore.
- Stanfield, who is present on Twitter, seems to be a private person in real life. It seems he neither likes to disclose his personal details to the media nor is he interested in interacting with his fans. Still, his fans can follow him on Twitter in order to know more about him.
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