Fast Facts

  • Moved to the U.S. from Germany shortly after his birth.
  • Started acting in college, playing the lead in Othello and appearing in The Elephant Man.
  • Played the recurring role of D'Shawn on Beverly Hills, 90210.
  • Appeared as Miranda Bailey's husband Tucker on Grey's Anatomy.


  • Simbi Khali — Wife


  • Attended Fullerton Coummunity College, Fullerton, CA; University of California, Los Angeles, CA

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  • Birth Name: Cress Williams
  • Birth Place: Heidelberg, Germany
  • Profession: Actor