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Mykelti Williamson


Perhaps best remembered for his touching performance as "Bubba" opposite Tom Hanks in the Academy Award-winning Forrest Gump (1994), Mykelti Williamson is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood, who has been steadily honing his craft since he first began acting professionally at the age of 18. This past fall Williamson starred as Lt. ... See full bio »
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  You Bury Your Own (post-production)
Detective Goodman
 2015 Convergence (completed)
Captain Saul Miller
 2014 Wild Blue (TV Movie)
Master Chief Donald Bowman
 2014 Nashville (TV Series)
Terry George / Terry
- Two Sides to Every Story (2014) ... Terry
- I'm Coming Home to You (2014) ... Terry George
- Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Easy (2014) ... Terry George
- Road Happy (2014) ... Terry George
 2014 Hollows Grove
F.B.I. Agent Jones
 2014 Scorpion (TV Series)
General Ned Walker
- Plutonium Is Forever (2014) ... General Ned Walker
 2014 Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
Deputy Chief Hammond
- Stepping Stone (2014) ... Deputy Chief Hammond (uncredited)
 2014 Clementine (TV Movie)
Ray
 2013 Lauren (TV Series)
Prince
- Episode #2.12 (2013) ... Prince
 2013 Touch (TV Series)
Detective Lang
- Leviathan (2013) ... Detective Lang
- Fight or Flight (2013) ... Detective Lang
- Accused (2013) ... Detective Lang
- Two of a Kind (2013) ... Detective Lang
 2013 Twist of Faith (TV Movie)
Uncle Moe
 2012 Single Ladies (TV Series)
Pierce
- All or Nothing (2012) ... Pierce
 2011 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
U.S. Marshal Whitmore
- Don't Stop Dancing, Girl (2011) ... U.S. Marshal Whitmore
 2011 Have a Little Faith (TV Movie)
Donnie
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Matthew Wade
- On Tap (2010) ... Matthew Wade
 2010 High School
Paranoid
 2009 The Final Destination
George
 2009 My Summer Friend (Short)
Romell
 2009 Black Dynamite
Chicago Wind
 2008 Spinning Into Butter
Aaron Carmichael
 2008 Vice
Sampson
 2008 Ball Don't Lie
Dallas
 2008 One Hogan Place (TV Movie)
Lt. Dardin
 2007 August Rush
Reverend James
 2006-2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Virgil Hayes
- Resolution (2007) ... Virgil Hayes (credit only)
- Mutiny (2007) ... Virgil Hayes
- Impasse (2007) ... Virgil Hayes
 2006 Justice (TV Series)
Joshua Mortin
- Prior Convictions (2006) ... Joshua Mortin
 2006 ATL
Uncle George
 2006 Fatwa
Grady Frank
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Charlene's Stepfather (uncredited)
 2005 Third Watch (TV Series)
Detective Dante Rice / Detective Rice
- The Other 'L' Word (2005) ... Detective Dante Rice
- The 'L' Word (2005) ... Detective Rice
 2004 Monk (TV Series)
Captain Walter Cage
- Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan (2004) ... Captain Walter Cage
 2004 The Secret Service (TV Movie)
Mike Bradford
 2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Tevis Lockwood
- Ship-In-A-Bottle (2002) ... Tevis Lockwood
 2002 Our America (TV Movie)
Graham Ellis
 2001 Ali
Don King
 2000 Holiday Heart (TV Movie)
Silas
 1999-2000 The Hoop Life (TV Series)
Marvin Buxton
- The Second Chance (2000) ... Marvin Buxton
- The Talented Tenth (2000) ... Marvin Buxton
- The Back Stretch (2000) ... Marvin Buxton
- A Little Yen (2000) ... Marvin Buxton
- Rock, Salt, and Nails (2000) ... Marvin Buxton
 1998 Gideon
Coleman Walker
 1998 Species II
Dennis Gamble
 1998 Primary Colors
Dewayne Smith
 1997 Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie)
Cpl. William Christy
 1997 Double Tap
Agent Hamilton
 1997 12 Angry Men (TV Movie)
Juror #10
 1997 Con Air
Baby-O
 1997 Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Marcus Weans
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
Josh Gibson
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Michael Alders
- The Second Soul (1995) ... Dr. Michael Alders
 1994 Time Trax (TV Series)
Luther Bell
- Cool Hand Darien (1994) ... Luther Bell
 1994 Forrest Gump
Bubba Blue
 1993 Other Women's Children (TV Movie)
Leonard
 1991-1993 The New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Donovan Aderhold
- Chicago Story (1993) ... Donovan Aderhold
- Treasure of Sierra Smith (1993) ... Donovan Aderhold
- Johnny Goes Hollywood (1993) ... Donovan Aderhold
- Fever in the Morning (1993) ... Donovan Aderhold
- Play Razor for Me (1992) ... Donovan Aderhold
 1988-1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Deacon Bridges
- City of Lost Souls: Part 3 (1991) ... Deacon Bridges (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- City of Lost Souls: Part 2 (1991) ... Deacon Bridges (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- City of Lost Souls: Part 1 (1991) ... Deacon Bridges (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- The Leopard (1991) ... Deacon Bridges (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- A Cry in the Night (1991) ... Deacon Bridges (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1990 A Killer Among Us (TV Movie)
Greg Hopkins (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1990 The First Power
Detective Oliver Franklin (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
Rousseau / Jean Jacques Rousseau
- Promised Land (1989) ... Rousseau (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Psywars (1989) ... Jean Jacques Rousseau (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1988 Police Story: Monster Manor (TV Movie)
Officer Don Luntner (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1988 Miracle Mile
Wilson (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1987-1988 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series)
Gus Butterfield
- Unnatural Selection (1988) ... Gus Butterfield
- A Day in the Life (1988) ... Gus Butterfield
- On the Land, on the Sea and in the Halls (1988) ... Gus Butterfield
- Crossroads (1988) ... Gus Butterfield
- When I Paint My Masterpiece (1988) ... Gus Butterfield
 1987 J.J. Starbuck (TV Series)
Calvin
 1987 You Talkin' to Me?
Thatcher Marks (as Mikel T. Williamson)
 1987 Number One with a Bullet
Casey (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1983-1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Off. Ron Garfield / Raymond Hawkins Jr.
- Suitcase (1986) ... Off. Ron Garfield (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Scales of Justice (1986) ... Off. Ron Garfield (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Das Blues (1986) ... Off. Ron Garfield (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Say It as It Plays (1986) ... Off. Ron Garfield (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Two Easy Pieces (1986) ... Off. Ron Garfield (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
James Rusell / James Russell
- Matadors, The/Mrs. Jameson Comes Out/Love's Labors Found/Marry Me, Marry Me: Part 2 (1986) ... James Rusell (as Mykel T. Williamson, credit only)
- Matadors, The/Mrs. Jameson Comes Out/Love's Labors Found/Marry Me, Marry Me: Part 1 (1986) ... James Russell (as Mykel T. Williamson, credit only)
 1986 Wildcats
Levander 'Bird' Williams (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1984-1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Sylvio Romulus / Leon Jefferson
- Tale of the Goat (1985) ... Sylvio Romulus (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Brother's Keeper (1984) ... Leon Jefferson (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1984-1985 Cover Up (TV Series)
Rick
- Who's Trying to Kill Miss Globe? (1985) ... Rick (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Black Widow (1985) ... Rick (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Midnight Highway (1984) ... Rick
- Murder in Malibu (1984) ... Rick (as Michael T. Williamson)
- Writer's Block (1984) ... Rick (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1984 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Waiter
- Nell's Birthday (1984) ... Waiter (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1984 Streets of Fire
B.J. - The Sorels (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1983 Alice (TV Series)
Player #1
- Carrie on the Rebound (1983) ... Player #1 (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1983 Bay City Blues (TV Series)
Deejay Cunningham
- Rocky IV-Eyes (1983) ... Deejay Cunningham (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Play It Again, Milt (1983) ... Deejay Cunningham (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Look Homeward, Hayward (1983) ... Deejay Cunningham (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- Going, Going, Gone (1983) ... Deejay Cunningham (as Mykel T. Williamson)
- I Never Swung with My Father (1983) ... Deejay Cunningham (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1982 Desperate Lives (TV Movie)
Jack (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1981 The Righteous Apples (TV Series)
Charles 'Big Neck' McMorris (as Mykel T. Williamson)
 1981 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Lijah
 1979-1981 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Fred / Malcolm Gruner
- Burnout (1981) ... Fred
- We're in the Money (1979) ... Malcolm Gruner (as Michael T. Williamson)
 1981 Freebie and the Bean (TV Series)
Lemar Washington
- Highway Robbery (1981) ... Lemar Washington
 1979 Sunnyside
Hot Dog (as Michael T. Williamson)
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series)
Eddie
- Golden Orbit: Part 1 (1979) ... Eddie (as Michael T. Williamson)
 1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Bruce
- Black and Blue (1978) ... Bruce (as Michael T. Williamson)
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Alternate Names:

Michael T. Williamson | Mikel T. Williamson | Mykel T. Williamson

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Ex-brother-in-law of Steve Brown. See more »

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