Hal Williams

Hal Williams

Dec. 14th, 1938
Born in
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Hal Williams' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Sanford and Son TV Show
Sanford and Son
227 TV Show
Private Benjamin TV Show
Private Benjamin

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


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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