May. 5th, 1959
Elmira, New York, USA
Brian Williams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Lives in Connecticut
- 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).
- Will take over for 'Tom Brokaw' (qv) on the _"NBC Nightly News" (1970)_ (qv) in November 2004 after the elections.
- Worked in the White House during the Carter administration
- Received honorary doctorate from Elmira College in May 1998
- Has appeared three times on _"The Daily Show" (1996)_ (qv) as a celebrity guest and interviewed by 'Jon Stewart' (qv), most recently on Tuesday, August 8th, 2006. A gag involving his head being projected on a screen behind Stewart has been used twice since the show moved to a new set on April 9, 2007; during one of these appearances, the head actually addressed and made fun of Stewart as part of the joke.
- Replaced Maury Povich as host of locally produced Washington D.C chat show Panorama in 1985.
- 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.