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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 2 November 1967Westchester, New York, USA
Birth NameChristopher James Williams
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

An extremely versatile performer in film, television and on stage, Chris is no stranger to the entertainment arena both on and off camera in both comedy and drama.

Film credits include the "The World's Fastest Indian" playing Tina, a transvestite opposite Sir Anthony Hopkins "The Joneses" opposite Demi Moore as well as a lead in the classic comedy "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story". Other credits include "The Lottery Ticket" "Friday After Next", "Best Man Holiday" and the upcoming "Sex Ed".

As for television, Chris can now be seen in multiple episodes on the new series "Satisfaction", and is a series regular in the upcoming NBC sitcom "One Big Happy" produced by Ellen Degeneres. He recurred on "Californication" starred on David E. Kelley's series "The Wedding Bells" and is best known as 'Krazee Eyez Killa' on "Curb Your Enthusiasm". The episode, named after his original character, won an Emmy Award. He has guest starred on CSI: Miami, Hot in Cleveland, Monk, Weeds, The Shield and several others. Chris has also appeared numerous times on Late Night with David Letterman as the angry audience member and has also lent his vocal talents to such animated series as The Boondocks and Word Girl and can be heard on several video games including multiple characters in Crash Bandicoot.

Chris is a successful stand-up, he has performed at several top comedy clubs around the world including: Caesar's Palace, The Improv, The Comedy Store and The Venetian. His innovative routines are included in his character-rich one-man show "Old Blue Eyes Is Black" while also having studied with the Groundlings.

Chris has been coaching other professional actors the craft of scene work as well as improvisation for over 15 years and speaks to children across the nation about the art of performing.

A graduate of Georgetown University, he is a magician's member of the Academy of Magical Arts (The Magic Castle) and when not practicing as a 3rd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do or running marathons to raise money for the American Diabetes Association and Eye Bank of New York, Chris divides his time between Los Angeles and New York.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jonathan Strum

Trivia (4)

Younger brother of Vanessa Williams.
Ex-brother-in-law of Rick Fox and Ramon Hervey.

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