May. 5th, 1959
Elmira, New York, USA
Brian Williams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Live From New York!
2014 - #chicagoGirl: The Social Network Takes on a Dictator
2014 - Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me
2013 - The Fifth Estate
2009 - By the People: The Election of Barack Obama
2008 - I.O.U.S.A.
2008 - Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Anchor
Himself - Hosting Republican Debate
Brian Williams (Voiced)
Himself - Newscaster
- Will take over for 'Tom Brokaw' (qv) on the _"NBC Nightly News" (1970)_ (qv) in November 2004 after the elections.
- In "The Head and the Hair" episode of the sitcom _"30 Rock" (2006)_ (qv), Jack and Kenneth are sent to clean up Williams' dressing room while he is apparently at the liquor store - in the room they find underwear filled with bird seed and graffiti on the wall reading "'Katie Couric' (qv) Sucks".
- Has won several Emmys
- Received honorary doctorate from Elmira College in May 1998
- Worked in the White House during the Carter administration
- 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.
- 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.
- A native of both New York and New Jersey