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Jesse Wesley Williams born August 5, 1981 is an American actor, model, and activist, best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series Grey's Anatomy. He also appears in the hit 2013 film Lee Daniels' The Butler as real life civil rights leader Rev. James Lawson. Previous roles include Holden in The Cabin in the Woods (2012... See full bio »

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Known For

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy Dr. Jackson Avery
(2009-2016)
Lee Daniels' The Butler
(2013)
Brooklyn's Finest
Brooklyn's Finest E. Quinlan
(2009)

Filmography

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  Detroit: Become Human (Video Game) (announced)
 2016/I Money
Sean
 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series)
Parker
- The Trip Trap (2015) ... Parker
 2013 They Die by Dawn
John Taylor
 2013 Snake & Mongoose
Don 'The Snake' Prudomme
 2012 Rich Girl Problems (Short)
Peter
 2011 J.A.W. (Short)
Enin
 2010 Seattle Grace: Message of Hope (TV Series)
Jackson Avery
 2010 Dirty Dancing 3: Capoeira Nights (Video short)
Johnny
 2009 Washingtonienne (TV Movie)
Keya
 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)
Kwame
- America, Inc. (2006) ... Kwame
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TV commercial for Dr. Pepper See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

J. Wesley Williams

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I thought that if acting didn't work out, I'd have done law school or medical school: probably law to be honest. See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Leo

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