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Billy Dee Williams


Billy Dee Williams was born William December Williams on April 6, 1937 in New York City. Billy Dee has notched up an impressive array of film and television appearances over the past 50+ years. He is easily best known to international film audiences as the roguish Lando Calrissian in the last two episodes of the original Star Wars-trilogy: Star ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Star Wars Rebels (TV Series)
Lando Calrissian (2014) (voice)
 2007-2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Fudge Turnover / Lando Calrissian / Announcer / ...
- Bitch Pudding Special (2014) ... Fudge Turnover (voice)
- Moesha Poppins (2007) ... Lando Calrissian / Announcer / Man (voice)
 2014 Glee (TV Series)
Andy Collins
 2014 Baggage Battles (TV Series)
 2014 The Rebels (TV Series)
Coach Paysinger
- Pilot (2014) ... Coach Paysinger
 2014 The Lego Movie
Lando (voice)
 2013 Modern Family (TV Series)
Billy Dee Williams
- New Year's Eve (2013) ... Billy Dee Williams
 2012/I The Trace
Judge Devi
 2012 This Bitter Earth
Joe Watkins
 2012 Mad (TV Series)
Lando Calrissian / Attorney with a Booger / Casino Guard
- Potions 11/Moves Like Jabba (2012) ... Lando Calrissian / Attorney with a Booger / Casino Guard (voice)
 2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Lando Calrissian
- Back to Cool (2011) ... Lando Calrissian (voice)
 2011 The Most Interesting BLACK Man in the World (TV Series)
The Most Interesting Black Man in the World
- ...on Legalizing Marijuana (2011) ... The Most Interesting Black Man in the World
 2011 White Collar (TV Series)
Ford / Bradford Toman
- Countermeasures (2011) ... Ford / Bradford Toman
 2009-2011 Diary of a Single Mom (TV Series)
Uncle Bo
- Friday (2011) ... Uncle Bo
- Dream Cart (2011) ... Uncle Bo
- In the Meantime (2011) ... Uncle Bo
- Paradox (2010) ... Uncle Bo
- Aplomb (2010) ... Uncle Bo
 2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (TV Movie)
Lando Calrissian / Teacher (voice)
 2010 Barry Munday
Lonnie Green
 2010 3 Ways to Get a Husband (Video)
William
 2009 Titan Maximum (TV Series)
Admiral Bitchface / Admiral Chester Bitchface
- Mercury Falling (2009) ... Admiral Bitchface (voice)
- Megamum Overdrive (2009) ... Admiral Bitchface (voice)
- To Eris, Human (2009) ... Admiral Bitchface (voice)
- Went to Party, Got Crabs (2009) ... Admiral Bitchface (voice)
- Busted (2009) ... Admiral Chester Bitchface (voice)
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll
Ace Millstone
 2008 Private Practice (TV Series)
Henry
- Serving Two Masters (2008) ... Henry
 2008 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (TV Short)
Lando Calrissian / Man (voice)
 2006 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Black Santa
- Episode #4.370 (2006) ... Black Santa
 2006 Hood of Horror
Pastor Charlie
 2005 Weekends at the DL (TV Series)
God
- Episode #1.16 (2005) ... God
 2005 Clubhouse (TV Series)
Billy Beaumont
- Old Timers Day (2005) ... Billy Beaumont
 2005 Constellation
Helms Boxer
 2004 Half & Half (TV Series)
Otis 'Omar Funk' Wright
- The Big Fetish What You Started Episode (2004) ... Otis 'Omar Funk' Wright
 2004 The Maintenance Man (Video)
Melven
 2004 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Pastor Dan
 2004 Oedipus (Short)
Bartender (voice)
 2003 Epoch: Evolution (TV Movie)
Ferguson
 2003 Street Time (TV Series)
Charles White
- Pack of Rats (2003) ... Charles White
- Born to Kill (2003) ... Charles White
 2002 Undercover Brother
Gen. Warren Boutwell
 2001 Good Neighbor
Sgt. Paul Davidson
 2001 Very Heavy Love
Dante Brown
 2000-2001 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
Burton Hardesty
- The Interrogation (2001) ... Burton Hardesty
- Slight of Mind (2001) ... Burton Hardesty
- Revelation (2000) ... Burton Hardesty
- Caged (2000) ... Burton Hardesty
- Legacy of Blood (2000) ... Burton Hardesty
 2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Clark Boies
- Filaments and Ligatures (2001) ... Clark Boies
- The Others (2001) ... Clark Boies
- Prodigal Dad (2001) ... Clark Boies
 1999-2001 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Jerry Rose
- Forty Acres and a Fool (2001) ... Jerry Rose
- Roots: Part 2 (1999) ... Jerry Rose
 2000 The Ladies Man
Lester
 2000 Code Name: Eternity (TV Series)
Dr. Jim Graham
- Never Go Home (2000) ... Dr. Jim Graham
 2000/I The Visit
Henry
 2000 Fear Runs Silent (Video)
Sheriff Hammond
 1999 The Contract
Senator Harmon
 1999 Promised Land (TV Series)
Lennie Trebant
- Darkness Visible (1999) ... Lennie Trebant
 1998 Hard Time (TV Movie)
Leo Barker
 1997 The Fourth King (TV Movie)
Gasparre
 1997 Steel Sharks
Adm. Jim Perry
 1996/I The Prince
Jamie Hicks
 1996 Moving Target
Detective Don Racine
 1996 Mask of Death
Agent Jeffries
 1995 Triplecross (TV Movie)
Oscar
 1995 Falling for You (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Frank Lazaro
 1994 Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (TV Mini-Series)
Francis Cardozo
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Francis Cardozo (credit only)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Francis Cardozo (credit only)
 1994 Lonesome Dove: The Series (TV Series)
Aaron Grayson
- O Western Wind: Part 1 (1994) ... Aaron Grayson
- Down Come Rain: Part 2 (1994) ... Aaron Grayson
 1993 Message from Nam (TV Movie)
Felix
 1993 Percy & Thunder (TV Movie)
Ralph Tate
 1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Langston Paige
- College Kid (1993) ... Langston Paige
 1993 Alien Intruder (Video)
Cmdr. Skyler
 1993 Marked for Murder (TV Movie)
Capt. Jack Reilly
 1992 Giant Steps
Slate Thompson
 1990 Dangerous Passion (TV Movie)
Lou
 1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Jesse Hains
- Changing Houses (1990) ... Jesse Hains
 1989 227 (TV Series)
Billy Dee Hasbro
- Play It Again, Stan (1989) ... Billy Dee Hasbro
 1988 The Return of Desperado (TV Movie)
Daniel Lancaster
 1987 Deadly Illusion
Hamberger
 1987 Number One with a Bullet
Det. Hazeltine
 1986 Courage (TV Movie)
Bobby Jay
 1986 Oceans of Fire (TV Movie)
Jim McKinley
 1986 The Right of the People (TV Movie)
Mike Trainor
 1985 Double Dare (TV Series)
Billy Diamond
 1984-1985 Dynasty (TV Series)
Brady Lloyd
- Triangles (1985) ... Brady Lloyd
- The Avenger (1985) ... Brady Lloyd
- Amanda (1984) ... Brady Lloyd
- The Mortgage (1984) ... Brady Lloyd
- Disappearance (1984) ... Brady Lloyd
 1984 The Impostor (TV Movie)
Matthew Raines
 1984 Fear City
Al Wheeler
 1984 Time Bomb (TV Movie)
Wes Tanner
 1983 Marvin & Tige
Richard Davis
 1983 Chiefs (TV Mini-Series)
Tyler Watts (aka Joshua Cole)
- Part 3 (1983) ... Tyler Watts (aka Joshua Cole)
- Part 2 (1983) ... Tyler Watts (aka Joshua Cole) (credit only)
- Part 1 (1983) ... Tyler Watts (aka Joshua Cole) (credit only)
 1983 Shooting Stars (TV Movie)
Douglas Hawk
 1981 Nighthawks
Sgt. Matthew Fox
 1980 Children of Divorce (TV Movie)
Walter Williams
 1977 Scott Joplin (TV Movie)
Scott Joplin
 1976 Lola! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1976)
 1975 Mahogany
Brian Walker
 1974 The Take
Sneed
 1974 The Conversation
Man in Yellow Hat (uncredited)
 1973 Hit!
Nick Allen
 1972 Lady Sings the Blues
Louis McKay
 1972 The Final Comedown
Johnny Johnson
 1972 The Glass House (TV Movie)
Lennox
 1971 Brian's Song (TV Movie)
Gale Sayers
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Hank Benton
- The Miracle (1971) ... Hank Benton
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Dr. Goodson
- The Medicine Men (1971) ... Dr. Goodson
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Steve MacAdams
- The Manufactured Man (1971) ... Steve MacAdams
 1970 The Most Deadly Game (TV Series)
Claude Miles
- War Games (1970) ... Claude Miles
 1969-1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
James Borden / Nate Phelps / Edward Tobin
- The Architect (1970) ... James Borden
- The Sanctuary (1969) ... Nate Phelps
- Eye of the Storm (1969) ... Edward Tobin
 1970 Lost Flight (TV Movie)
Merle Barnaby
 1970 The Out of Towners
Lost & Found - Boston
 1970 Carter's Army (TV Movie)
Pvt. Lewis
 1969 The New People (TV Series)
Heath
- The Prisoner of Bomano (1969) ... Heath
 1969 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
- Big Sur (1969)
 1968 Premiere (TV Series)
Dan Gardner / David Arnold
- Crisis (1968) ... Dan Gardner
- Higher and Higher (1968) ... David Arnold
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
The Second Technician
- Six Months to Mars (1967) ... The Second Technician
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Patrolman Cash
- The Witnesses (1965) ... Patrolman Cash
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Private Austin George
- Survival (1964) ... Private Austin George
 1959 The Last Angry Man
Josh Quincy
 1959 Look Up and Live (TV Series)
- A Study in Death (1959)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Dr. Jim Frazier #1 (1966)
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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Defending his appearance Colt 45 advertising] I drink, you drink. Hell, if marijuana was legal, I'd appear in a commercial for that too. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of three actors, along with Anthony Daniels and Mark Hamill, to reprise their same roles from the original Star Wars trilogy in the NPR radio dramatizations of the trilogy. See more »

Trademark:

Deep smooth voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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