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Jesse Williams was born on August 5, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Cabin in the Woods (2012), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013). He has been married to Aryn Drake-Lee since September 1, 2012. They have one child. See full bio »

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 2016 Money (post-production)
 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series)
- The Trip Trap (2015) ... Parker
 2013 They Die by Dawn (Short)
John Taylor
 2013 Snake and Mongoose
Don 'The Snake' Prudomme
 2012 Rich Girl Problems (Short)
 2011 J.A.W. (Short)
 2010 Dirty Dancing 3: Capoeira Nights (Video short)
 2009 Washingtonienne (TV Movie)
 2008 Greek (TV Series)
The Hotness Monster / Drew Collins / Hotness Monster
- Crush Landing (2008) ... The Hotness Monster / Drew Collins
- Spring Broke (2008) ... Hotness Monster
 2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
- America, Inc. (2006) ... Kwame
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opinion/editorial article: "Django, in Chains". See more »

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5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Alternate Names:

J. Wesley Williams


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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There's so much material out there that's unnecessarily racist. It takes a shot at what is 'urban' or demonstrates blackness with some sassy, neck-jiving character that's not even relevant to the plot. I see it time and time again, and it doesn't move the story forward. It just kind of cryogenically freezes us in this old racial paradigm. See more »


His father is African-American, with some Seminole ancestry. His mother is of Swedish descent. See more »

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