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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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Grey's Anatomy Dr. Jackson Avery
Lee Daniels' The Butler
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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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