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Billy Dee Williams

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Biography

Billy Dee Williams at the Florida SuperCon, June 2015

Source: Wikipedia

William December "Billy Dee" Williams, Jr. (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor, artist, singer, and writer best known for his role as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars film franchise, as well as acting in the movies Brian's Song, Lady Sings the Blues, and for playing Harvey Dent in Tim Burton's Batman.

Fact file

  • Born: William December Williams, Jr. April 6, 1937 (age 78) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, artist, singer, writer
  • Years active: 1957-present

Read more about Billy Dee Williams at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Billy Dee Williams -- Good Genes or Good Docs?
TMZ, 2018-05-27 07:10:00
Billy Dee Williams' good looks aren't forced! Heres a 33-year-old version of the 'Star Wars' actor back in 1970 (left) and 48 years later ... the now 81-year-old father of two was photographed at the 'Solo' premiere in Hollywood this month…

Martin Lawrence, Tichina Arnold, Tisha Campbell-Martin and Carl PayneABFF Honors, Show, Los Angeles, USA - 25 Feb 2018American Black Film Festival Honors
Variety, 2018-02-26 16:24:10
Billy Dee Williams proved to be the man of the hour as he received the Hollywood Legacy Award at the 2018 ABFF Honors, presented by the American Black Film Festival, Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton. His role in the original “Star Wars” trilogy was given special mention in a ...

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Variety, 2017-12-01 02:39:15
In today’s film news roundup, Billy Dee Williams will receive a Hollywood legacy award, the Art Directors Guild taps three for lifetime achievement, and fan-owned Legion M invests in a Nicolas Cage movie. HONORS The American Black Film Festival will honor Billy Dee Williams with the Hollywood legacy award, actor ...

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