- 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, California, United States; University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States
- Birth Name: Cress Williams
- Birth Place: Heidelberg, Germany
- Profession: Actor