May. 5th, 1959
Elmira, New York, USA
Brian Williams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Live From New York!
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 - Host
Himself - Anchor
Brian Williams (Voiced)
Himself - Newscaster
- 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.
- Currently the longest serving network news anchor with the retirements of 'Tom Brokaw' (qv) and 'Dan Rather' (qv) and the death of 'Peter Jennings (I)' (qv).
- 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
- Has won several Emmys
- Has two children
- 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.
- 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.