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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 22 March 1976Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Kellie Shanygne Williams was born on March 22, 1976, in Washington, D.C. She started her career as a children's fashion model. She made many appearances on stage (e.g., "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," "The Colored Museum," "Butterfingers Angel," and "Goin' Home") as well as in TV commercials. She is best known as Laura Lee Winslow on Family Matters (1989). Kellie spends a lot of her time working with projects such as "The Starlight Foundation International Youth Ambassador," "Famous Phone Friends," "Great Beginnings for Black Babies," and "Hollywood for Children." She enjoys dancing and singing and has attended the University of California in Los Angeles, where she resides.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Hannibal Jackson (5 September 2009 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (9)

Didn't talk as a toddler, so her father enrolled her into a theater program, where she came out of her shell.
Ate lunch with her co-star Jaleel White every day, and they shared the same tutor on set.
When Family Matters (1989) was on hiatus and Kellie went back to her home town, all her friends would ask questions about Jaleel White such as, "Is that boy really a nerd?" She was upset about it at first but later got used to it.
Oldest of three children. She has a sister (Marti) and a brother (Donte).
Though their characters had a love-hate relationship on Family Matters (1989), in real life she and Jaleel White were good friends during the taping of the show.
In June 2010 she gave birth to a daughter named Hannah Belle Jackson.
In July 2012, she gave birth to a son named John Ervin Jackson.
Kellie has moved back to Washington, DC, where she has just launched a new fine arts program for youth at Howard University's Children's Theater. [November 2006]
Majoring in psychology at UCLA (June 2000)

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