Dec. 14th, 1938
Columbus, Ohio, USA
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A veteran professional actor who has co-starred as a television series regular in NINE, prime time, HIT series, and has established himself solidly in both the areas of comedy and drama. Hal's latest projects include Disney Family Channel's "Snow 2: Brain Freeze" and Hallmark's "Generation Gap" - both released 2008.
His 25 year professional career has seen him firmly plant both feet in such dramas as "Root II, The Next Generation," "The Waltons," "Harry-O," and "L.A.Law," while displaying his comedic genius in "the Sinbad Show," "227," "Private Benjamin" and "Sandford and Son."
Williams works tirelessly to maintain a versatility that enables his career to remain both constant and current. His movie accomplishments continue to be displayed in co-starring roles in feature films like "Guess Who?" with Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac, "Private Benjamin" with Goldie Hawn and "TheRookie" with Clint Eastwood.
- Originally from Columbus Ohio, he started out in community theater in Ohio in the 1960s while working for the Ohio Youth Commission.
- Works on behalf of the Sickle Cell Anemia foundation, appering as host of the annual Baton Rouge, LA telethon.
- Moved to Hollywood in 1968 and worked a regular job with the California Youth Authority to support his family while going out for auditions.
- He was controversially fired from _"The Jimmy Stewart Show" (1971)_ (qv) by its star, 'James Stewart (I)' (qv).
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