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Tyler James Williams

Tyler James Williams was born on October 9, 1992 in Westchester County, New York, USA. He is a TV actor, known for Dear White People (2014), most recognizable for having played the title character of the Chris Rock-inspired sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005) and songwriter Cyrus DeBarge in the Disney Channel movie Let It Shine (2012). He became ... See full bio »

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Dear White People
Dear White People Lionel Higgins
Everybody Hates Chris
Let It Shine
Let It Shine Cyrus 'Truth' DeBarge
Unaccompanied Minors
Unaccompanied Minors Charlie Goldfinch


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 2016 RePlay (TV Series)
- Know Your Sound (2016) ... Nate
- No Requests (2016) ... Nate
- Don't Invite Your Ex (2016) ... Nate
- Match Your Beats (2016) ... Nate
 2015 Instant Mom (TV Series)
- Jamal in the Family (2015) ... Jamal
 2015 Ballers (TV Series)
- Heads Will Roll (2015) ... Waterboy
- Raise Up (2015) ... Waterboy
 2014-2015 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
- Spend (2015) ... Noah
- Forget (2015) ... Noah
- Remember (2015) ... Noah
- The Distance (2015) ... Noah
- Them (2015) ... Noah
 2014 Caught a Ghost: Get Your Life (Video short)
 2012-2013 Go On (TV Series)
- Urn-ed Run (2013) ... Owen
- Double Down (2013) ... Owen
- Ring and a Miss (2013) ... Owen
- Go Deep (2013) ... Owen
 2012 Lab Rats (TV Series)
Future Leo
- Back from the Future (2012) ... Future Leo
 2011 House (TV Series)
- Carrot or Stick (2011) ... Landon
 2010 Our Show (TV Movie)
 2009 True Jackson, VP (TV Series)
- Flirting with Fame (2009) ... Justin
 2009 The Cleaner (TV Series)
Kenji Simon
- Last American Casualty (2009) ... Kenji Simon
 2006 The Ant Bully
Blue Teammate #1 (voice)
 2005 Two for the Money
Guest at Party (uncredited)
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Kyle McGovern
- Parts (2005) ... Kyle McGovern (as Tyler J. Williams)
 2004 Judge Mooney (TV Series)
 1999-2003 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Jack Black's Adopted Son / Young Boy / Entari Shakunte
- Jack Black/John Mayer (2003) ... Jack Black's Adopted Son (uncredited)
- John Goodman/Neil Young (2000) ... Young Boy
- Heather Graham/Marc Anthony (1999) ... Entari Shakunte
 2000 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Episode #31.1 (2000) ... Tyler
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Alternate Names:

Tyler J. Williams


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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What I remember most about working on 'Sesame Street' is having fun in the green room with the other kids while waiting for my time to go on camera to work with the puppets. See more »


Older brother of Tylen Jacob Williams. See more »

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