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Tonya Williams is an award-winning actress and advocate with British, Canadian and American citizenship. Born in London, England she is an only child of Justice G. Williams Q.C (deceased) and Korah Williams a retired Registered Nurse and Midwife who are both Jamaican. When she was almost one her parents emigrated to New York for six months before ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Young and the Restless Dr. Olivia Barber Winters / Dr. Olivia Barber Hastings / Dr. Olivia Barber / Dr. Olivia Hastings
(1990-2012)
My Name Is Khan TV Host (Helen Miranda)
(2010)
Poor Boy's Game Ruth Carvery
(2007)
Falcon Crest Chase's Secretary / Lois
(1987)

Filmography

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 2016 LAPD African Cops
Mama Erica (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2014 The Truth About Rainbows (Short)
Des' Mom (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2013 Incident at Elysian Fields (Short)
Deena (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2013 Empire of Dirt
Sandra (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2013 Prosecuting Casey Anthony (TV Movie)
Paula Roberts (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2012 Elijah the Prophet (Short)
Cst. Jackie (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2012 Cybergeddon (TV Series)
Donna Berg
- Chapter 3: The Rabbit Hole (2012) ... Donna Berg (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Chapter 6: Look at Me Now (2012) ... Donna Berg (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1990-2012 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Dr. Olivia Barber Winters / Dr. Olivia Barber Hastings / Dr. Olivia Barber / ...
- Episode #1.9844 (2012) ... Dr. Olivia Barber Winters (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Episode #1.9843 (2012) ... Dr. Olivia Barber Winters (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Episode #1.9842 (2012) ... Dr. Olivia Barber Winters (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Episode #1.9783 (2011) ... Dr. Olivia Barber Winters (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Episode #1.9784 (2011) ... Dr. Olivia Barber Winters (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2011 She's the Mayor (TV Series)
Maxine Williams
- The Return of Frank Crumb (2011) ... Maxine Williams (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Strange Bedfellows (2011) ... Maxine Williams (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Sex in the City (2011) ... Maxine Williams (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Heart and Hope (2011) ... Maxine Williams (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Fairfax Got Talent (2011) ... Maxine Williams (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2011 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Dr. Olivia Barber
- Episode #1.5997 (2011) ... Dr. Olivia Barber (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Episode #1.5996 (2011) ... Dr. Olivia Barber (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2010 Double Wedding (TV Movie) (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2010 My Name Is Khan
TV Host (Helen Miranda)
 2009-2010 The Border (TV Series)
Octavia Jones
- No Refuge (2010) ... Octavia Jones (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Credible Threat (2010) ... Octavia Jones (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Dark Ride (2009) ... Octavia Jones (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Missing in Action (2009) ... Octavia Jones (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Broken (2009) ... Octavia Jones (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2007 Finding Father's Toe (Short)
Carole (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2007 Poor Boy's Game
Ruth Carvery (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2005 A Perfect Note (TV Movie)
Jasmine (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 2000 Seventeen Again (TV Movie)
Monique (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1998 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
Carole Sanderson
- Bad Dreams (1998) ... Carole Sanderson (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1989-1995 A Peaceable Kingdom (TV Series)
Colleen
- Chimp (1995) ... Colleen (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Snake Bite (1989) ... Colleen (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Pilot (1989) ... (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1994 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Loretta Cole
- The Last Campaign (1994) ... Loretta Cole (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1993 Getting By (TV Series)
Janet
- Shop till You Drop (1993) ... Janet (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1993 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Denise
- The Contender (1993) ... Denise (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1990 Dragnet (TV Series)
Carly Colman
- Leg Up (1990) ... Carly Colman (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1990 Piece of Cake (TV Movie)
Tanya (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1990 Spaced Invaders
Ernestine (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1989 The Borrower
Desk Nurse (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1989 Nasty Boys (TV Movie)
Sadie McGowan (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1989 Generations (TV Series)
Linda Dukes
- Episode #1.31 (1989) ... Linda Dukes (credit only)
- Episode #1.30 (1989) ... Linda Dukes (credit only)
- Episode #1.28 (1989) ... Linda Dukes
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Linda Dukes
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Linda Dukes
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Dana Williams
- The Starlet (1989) ... Dana Williams (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1988 A Very Brady Christmas (TV Movie)
Belinda (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1988 T and T (TV Series)
Anita
- A Victim of Fashion (1988) ... Anita (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1987 Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (TV Series)
Chelsea Chandler
- And Study War No More (1987) ... Chelsea Chandler (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1987 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Chase's Secretary / Lois
- Redemption (1987) ... Chase's Secretary (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Battle Lines (1987) ... Lois (as Tonya Maxine Williams)
- Hat Trick (1987) ... Chase's Secretary (as Tonya Maxine Williams)
 1987 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Michelle
- The New Employee (1987) ... Michelle (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1987 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Shirley
- It Ain't Over Till It's Over (1987) ... Shirley (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1987 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Judy Mitchell
- Parents' Week: Part 2 (1987) ... Judy Mitchell (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Parents' Week: Part 1 (1987) ... Judy Mitchell (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1987 Street Legal (TV Series)
Belinda / Reporter
- Tango Bellarosa (1987) ... Belinda (as Tonya Williams)
- A Little Knowledge (1987) ... Reporter (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1987 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Jenny
- The Liberators (1987) ... Jenny (as Tonya Williams)
 1986 As Is (TV Movie)
TV Commentator (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1985-1986 Check It Out (TV Series)
Jennifer Woods
- Sex Appeal (1986) ... Jennifer Woods (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Jack Be Numbskull (1986) ... Jennifer Woods (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Edna's New Friend (1986) ... Jennifer Woods (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- My Darling Serpentine (1986) ... Jennifer Woods (as Tonya Lee Williams)
- Banzai! (1986) ... Jennifer Woods (as Tonya Lee Williams)
 1984 Seeing Things (TV Series)
- Second Sight (1984)
 1983 Skullduggery (uncredited)
 1971 Polka Dot Door (TV Series)
Host (as Tonya Lee Williams)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Founder of ReelWorld Film Festival, an annual multicultural event in Toronto See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook Fan Page | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tonya Lee Williams | Tonya Maxine Williams

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

2017 recipient of the Women in Film and Television Toronto Crystal Award. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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