Mykelti Williamson

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Biography

  • Birth Place: St. Louis, MO
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/04/1960, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Mykelti Williamson Fast Facts:
  • At 13, performed on Soul Train with the Lockers, a dance troupe that also included Fred Berry (who went on to play Rerun on What's Happening!!).
  • Landed his first professional acting audition, which was for a guest role on Starsky & Hutch in an episode entitled "Black and Blue."
  • Appeared on Hill Street Blues as Officer Ron Garfield for three seasons.
  • Gained weight and wore prosthetic lips for his breakout role as Bubba in 1994's Forrest Gump.
  • Reunited with his Forrest Gump costar Gary Sinise during a series of guest-starring spots on CSI: NY starting in 2007.
  • Appeared on a 2010 episode of Celebrity Ghost Stories to tell his tale of a mysterious phone call he received in the early 1980s.
  • Mykelti Williamson Relationships:
  • Jacqueline Williamson - Sister
  • Cheryl Chisholm - Ex-wife
  • Nicole Skye Williamson - Daughter
  • Jerry Williamson - Brother
  • Phoenix Williamson - Daughter
  • Maya Williamson - Daughter
  • Olivia Brown - Ex-wife
  • Booker T. Marshall - Stepfather
  • Elaine Marshall - Mother
  • Sondra Spriggs - Wife
  • College:
  • Attended Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA; atttended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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