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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.

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  • 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 clarifies he is not gender fluid
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-12-07 23:20:19
The 82-year-old actor says comments he made during an interview with Esquire were misunderstood.

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Variety, 2019-12-05 15:30:08
A long time ago (1980) in a galaxy far, far away (where a movie ticket cost about $5), Billy Dee Williams first played Lando Calrissian, the smooth-talking smuggler-turned-administrator of Cloud City in “The Empire Strikes Back.” Despite having about 15 minutes of total screen time in “Empire” and “Return of ...

‘Star Wars’ Star Billy Dee Williams Uses Gender-Fluid Pronouns
NY Times Movies, 2019-12-04 23:37:00
“I say ‘himself’ and ‘herself,’ because I also see myself as feminine as well as masculine,” the actor told Esquire magazine.

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