May. 5th, 1959
Elmira, New York, USA
Brian Williams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2013 - The Fifth Estate
2009 - By the People: The Election of Barack Obama
2008 - Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood
2008 - I.O.U.S.A.
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Will take over for 'Tom Brokaw' (qv) on the _"NBC Nightly News" (1970)_ (qv) in November 2004 after the elections.
- Received an honorary doctorate from the Catholic university of America in May of 2004 although he never graduated from there.
- Attended Mater Dei High School in New Monmouth, New Jersey
- At the 2007 Radio and Television Correspondents' Association dinner, Williams was pulled up on stage by Improv comedians 'Colin Mochrie' (qv) and 'Brad Sherwood' (qv) and made sound effects as the two comedians performed a skit.
- A native of both New York and New Jersey
- Is an occasional guest on _"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992)_ (qv), _"Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993)_ (qv), and _"Late Show with David Letterman" (1993)_ (qv).
- Replaced Maury Povich as host of locally produced Washington D.C chat show Panorama in 1985.
- Appeared on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) September 30, 2006 ready to co- anchor the Weekend Update segment with 'Amy Poehler' (qv), but is told by Poehler that 'Seth Meyers' (qv) will be co-anchoring Weekend Update.