While this young actor came to prominence when Chris Rock handpicked him to star as the comedian's younger self in the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris
in 2005, Williams was already a veteran of the entertainment industry. At age 4 he won a role on Sesame Street
and later appeared in TV commercials and a handful of series. But Everybody Hates Chris
showcased his superb comic timing and natural charisma. He continues to show up on television and has also voiced the character Firestorm in the animated series Batman: The Brave and the Bold
.Tyler James Williams Fast Facts:
- Started acting at age 4 on Sesame Street.
- Provided the voice of Bobby in Bill Cosby's animated series Little Bill.
- Won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series in 2007 for his lead role on Everybody Hates Chris.
- Tyler James Williams Relationships:
- Tyrel Jackson Williams - Brother
- Le'Roy Williams - Father
- Tylen Jacob Williams - Brother
- Angela Williams - Mother