Fifty-two-year-old Gary Anthony Williams is an American actor and comedian and a voice actor. He is involved with theater, films as well as TV and has contributed a lot to all these three platforms. A look into his bio shows that Gary has been in the entertainment industry for a long time and had officially set his foot into it in 1990. It was in 1988 that he moved to Los Angeles for greener pastures.
Gary Anthony Williams and his early life and early career
Gary was born on 14 March 1966 in Fayetteville, Georgia. There is no information divulged about his parents, siblings, or other family members. Information related to his schooling and college education is also missing from the records. He is an African-American and practices the Jewish religion.
But it is known that Gary had a love for acting from an early age. It is not known how he got inspired by it but he was part of the theater and acting from a young age.
He was a prominent part of the theater and TV world in Atlanta. He used to also do writing work there and was a longtime member of the Atlanta’s longest running improv troupe called Laughing Matters. He also had recurring roles in I’ll Fly Away and In the Heat of the Night both of which were TV series filmed in Atlanta.
Gary Anthony Williams later career
Gary was part of the TV series on Fox Channel called Malcolm in the Middle. He also starred in Nickelodeon’s The Amanda Show. He was a regular cast of WB TV’s comedy series called Blue Collar TV. He also portrayed a small role in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He played a lawyer in Boston Legal. He also worked for Cartoon Network.
He did several voice-acting roles in his career. He voiced Mongol in Batman: The Brave and the Bold and also lend his voice to the character of supervillain Thunderball in The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.
Gary has also done a number of guest appearances in films and TV series such as in How I Met Your Mother and Two and a Half Men. Since 2013, he is a cast member of Whose Line is it anyway? In this, he improvises scenes and songs.
His films include Undercover Brother, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle and Soul Plane. He was cast in the film called The Factory. He enjoyed doing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. He said:
“Honestly it was meeting, first of all bringing those two characters to life, I mean that really is like an honor. When I was a young man, I watched the Turtles from the beginning. So, being able to bring those two characters to life, number 1. And number 2 was working with those people. I mean, it was so much fun Brian Tee who plays Shredder, Brittany Ishibashi who plays Karai, and Sheamus who plays Rocksteady, we hung out all the time together. It was so much fun and like meeting those guys and working with them, and now that the movie is over whenever Sheamus is in LA we hangs out at my place.”
He has also done the narration for some documentary films. He is part of the improvisational comedy and is performs in several of its groups. His net worth is estimated at $ 2 million.
Gary Anthony Williams and his personal life
This 5 feet and 11 inches tall guy is said to be a married person. His wife is Leslie Williams and they have one child. He is a vegetarian.
He personally believes that sadness is contagious and had once said:
“Look not into the eyes of the hungry, for despair is a contagious disease.”
Gary’s Twitter account has over 8.6k followers while he seems to be absent from other social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram.
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