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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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Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go) (S7, Ep13)
Tue, Mar 26 3:00 PM EDT on LIFE (211)
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P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) (S7, Ep14)
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Grey's Anatomy Dr. Jackson Avery
(2009-2019)
Brooklyn's Finest Eddie Quinlan
(2009)

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 2019 Team Joy (pre-production)
Ted
 2009-2019 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Jackson Avery
- Episode #15.23 (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- The Good Shepherd (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- The Whole Package (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- Silent All These Years (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- Add It Up (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
 2018 Detroit: Become Human (Video Game)
Markus (voice)
 2017 Demi Lovato: Tell Me You Love Me (Video short)
 2017 A Magical Holiday (Short)
 2017 Jay-Z: Legacy (Short)
Troy
 2017/III Versus (Short)
 2017 Band Aid
Skyler
 2016 Money
Sean
 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series)
Parker
- The Trip Trap (2015) ... Parker
 2013 They Die by Dawn
John Taylor
 2013 Snake & Mongoose
Don 'The Snake' Prudhomme
 2013/I The Butler
James Lawson
 2012 Rich Girl Problems (Short)
Peter
 2011 J.A.W. (Short)
Enin
 2011 The Cabin in the Woods
Holden
 2010 Seattle Grace: Message of Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Jackson Avery
- The Sizzle (2010) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- Nerves (2010) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- The Face (2010) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
 2010 Dirty Dancing 3: Capoeira Nights (Video short)
Johnny
 2009 Beyond the Break (TV Series)
Eric Medina
- Wronged (2009) ... Eric Medina
- Would I Lie to You? (2009) ... Eric Medina
- All Riled Up (2009) ... Eric Medina
- Bailed (2009) ... Eric Medina
- Cast Away (2009) ... Eric Medina
 2009 Washingtonienne (TV Movie)
Keya
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
Eddie Quinlan
 2008 Greek (TV Series)
The Hotness Monster / Drew Collins / Hotness Monster
- Crush Landing (2008) ... The Hotness Monster / Drew Collins
- Spring Broke (2008) ... Hotness Monster
 2006 When Your Heart Stops Beating (Video short)
Actor
 2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Kwame
- America, Inc. (2006) ... Kwame
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5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Alternate Names:

J. Wesley Williams

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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There's so much material out there that's unnecessarily racist. It takes a shot at what is 'urban' or demonstrates blackness with some sassy, neck-jiving character that's not even relevant to the plot. I see it time and time again, and it doesn't move the story forward. It just kind of cryogenically freezes us in this old racial paradigm. See more »

Trivia:

A former high school teacher. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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