May. 5th, 1959
Elmira, New York, USA
Brian Williams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- 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.
- Received honorary doctorate from Elmira College in May 1998
- Will take over for 'Tom Brokaw' (qv) on the _"NBC Nightly News" (1970)_ (qv) in November 2004 after the elections.
- Attended Mater Dei High School in New Monmouth, New Jersey
- Known to have been a big 'Dale Earnhardt' (qv) fan, even visiting Earnhardt a few times (Williams and his son Douglas were at Talladega Super speedway in October 1999 for a race when Williams interviewed Earnhardt for his show.
- A native of both New York and New Jersey
- Has won several Emmys
- He is a big New York Giants fan. On _"Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993)_ (qv), Williams announced he "bleeds Giants blue".