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Saul Williams

Acclaimed New York-based verbal stylist, who has risen to the level of one of the foremost slam poets today. Holds a B.A. in philosophy and acting from Morehouse College, as well as a Masters in Acting from NYU. Was a staple of NYC's Nuyorican Poets Cafe, where he honed his skill, drawing from old-school hip-hop and African griot-style storytelling.... See full bio »
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 2014 FLA (Faire: l'amour)
 2012 True love (TV Movie)
 2012/I Aujourd'hui
 2009 These Vagabond Shoes (Short)
Rap Artist
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Lonnie (War Veteran)
 2003 Girlfriends (TV Series)
- Snoop, There It Is (2003) ... Sivad
- Some Enchanted Evening (2003) ... Sivad
- The Wedding (2003) ... Sivad
- The Fast Track & the Furious (2003) ... Sivad
- Happy Valentine's Day... Baby? (2003) ... Sivad
 2002 Street Time (TV Series)
Greg Cooper
- Rabid Dawg (2002) ... Greg Cooper
 2001 K-PAX
 2001 Sonny's Blues (Short)
 2000 The Chris Rock Show (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 13 October 2000 (2000) ... Saul Williams
 1999 A Gut Feeling (Short)
 1998 One True Thing
Graduate Student (as Saul Stacey Williams)
 1998 Slam
Ray Joshua
 1997 Lesser Prophets
Little Brother (as Saul Stacey Williams)
 1993 Pencil & Graphite (Short)
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Other Works:

CD: "The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust" (, 2007. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

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Saul Stacey Williams


5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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[on 'Aujourd' hui'] This film gave me the level of challenge I really desired. It was just what I needed, headed where I was heading in my idea of performance, which was about ways of communicating without words. For me, words have never been the point. I use words as a tool to say what I feel must be said. But that which I'm trying to say is not only expressed through words, it's through dance ... See more »


Attended Morehouse College with Miles Marshall Lewis. See more »

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