Birth Name: LaKeith Lee Stanfield
Place of Birth: San Bernardino, California, United States
Date of Birth: August 12, 1991
LaKeith Stanfield, also credited by his full name, LaKeith Lee Stanfield, or as Keith Stanfield, is an American actor and musician. His roles include the films Short Term 12, The Purge: Anarchy, Selma, Dope, Straight Outta Compton, Miles Ahead, Live Cargo, Snowden, Crown Heights, Get Out, The Incredible Jessica James, War Machine, Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town, Death Note, Sorry to Bother You, Come Sunday, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, Someone Great, Uncut Gems, Knives Out, The Photograph (2020), Judas and the Black Messiah, The Harder They Fall, and Haunted Mansion (2023); and on television’s Atlanta and Yasuke, the latter in voice role. He is a member of the band Moors. As a musician, he is known as Htiekal.
He was born in San Bernardino, California, and grew up in Riverside and Victorville. His mother’s name is Karen (Moore). He has described himself as a “weird kid” in high school, where he did not have many friends, and found his place in drama class.
LaKeith is married to model Kasmere Trice. He has a daughter with his former partner, actress Xosha Roquemore; a daughter with artist Tylor Hurd; and one child with Kasmere.
LaKeith’s paternal grandfather was The Rev. Willie James Stanfield (the son of Smith Stanfield and Idella Morris). The Rev. Willie was born in Texas. Smith was the son of Ben Stanfield and Delilah Sarrell. Idella was the daughter of Perry Morris and Emma Ellison.
LaKeith’s paternal grandmother was Fay Louise Love (the daughter of George Love and Josie Mae Dickson). Fay was born in Texas.
Source: Death record of LaKeith’s paternal great-grandmother, Idella (Morris) Stanfield – https://www.familysearch.org