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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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Grey's Anatomy
I Want a New Drug (S15, Ep14)
Thu, Feb 21 8:00 PM EST on ABC (1005)
Grey's Anatomy
We Didn't Start the Fire (S15, Ep15)
Thu, Feb 28 8:00 PM EST on ABC (1005)

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Grey's Anatomy Dr. Jackson Avery
(2009-2019)
Brooklyn's Finest Eddie Quinlan
(2009)
The Butler James Lawson
(2013)

Filmography

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 2019 Team Joy (pre-production)
Ted
 2009-2019 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Jackson Avery
- Blood and Water (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- We Didn't Start the Fire (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- I Want a New Drug (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- I Walk The Line (2019) ... Dr. Jackson Avery
- Girlfriend in a Coma (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 Law & Order (TV Series)
Kwame
- America, Inc. (2006) ... Kwame
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Other Works:

Featured in Rihanna's video for "Russian Roulette". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

Twitter

Alternate Names:

J. Wesley Williams

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

You have to be up-front from the very beginning about what your expectations of the other person are, and you can't make any promises you don't intend to keep. See more »

Trivia:

His father is African-American, with some Seminole ancestry. His mother is of Swedish descent. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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