Lakeith Stanfield

Actor

Born: San Bernardino, California, USA

BIOGRAPHY

LaKeith Lee "Keith" Stanfield (born August 12, 1991) is an American actor and rapper. He made his feature film debut in Short Term 12 (2013), for which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. In 2014, he appeared in the horror film The Purge: Anarchy and in the Martin Luther King biopic Selma as civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson. In 2015, Stanfield appeared in the film Dope and the biopic about the hip-hop group N.W.A, Straight Outta Compton, where he portrayed Snoop Dogg. In 2016, he appeared in the Oliver Stone biopic Snowden and began starring on the Donald Glover TV series, Atlanta. In 2017, he appeared in the critically acclaimed film Get Out, which went on to finish first at the box office on its opening weekend.

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