Jesse Williams

Actor, Model, Teacher
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Born: 08/05/1981 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

America Divided 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Himself

BET Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Himself

Grey's Anatomy 2009 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Himself

Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013 (Movie)

Rev. James Lawson (Actor)

Snake and Mongoo$e 2013 (Movie)

Don "the Snake" Prudhomme (Actor)

The 4th Annual TeenNick HALO Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cabin in the Woods 2012 (Movie)

Holden (Actor)

They Die By Dawn 2012 (Movie)

John Taylor (Actor)

Brooklyn's Finest 2010 (Movie)

Eddie Quinlan (Actor)

The 41st NAACP Image Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Greek 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 2008 (Movie)

Leo (Actor)

Law & Order 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor
Producer (2)

Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Snake and Mongoo$e 2013 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Relationships

Aryn Drake-Lee

Wife
Married Sept. 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

Temple University

Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

Milestones

2016

Joined the cast of the thriller "Money"

2012

Co-starred in the horror thriller "The Cabin in the Woods"

2010

Cast as Eddie Quinlain in the crime drama "Brooklyn's Finest," directed by Antoine Fuqua and starring Don Cheadle, Richard Gere and Ethan Hawke

2009

Joined the sixth season of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" as Mercy West transplant Dr. Jackson Avery

2009

Cast as Keya in the failed HBO pilot "Washingtonienne," executive produced by Sarah Jessica Parker

2008

Starred in the off-Broadway hits "The American Dream" and "The Sandbox," written and directed by playwright Edward Albee at Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City

2008

Made his film debut in "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2" as the love interest to Alexis Bledel

2008

Appeared on two episodes of the ABC Family series "Greek" as Drew Collins

2006

First TV appearance was on an episode of NBC's "Law & Order"

Bonus Trivia

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Taught high school in the Philadelphia public school system for six years.

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Acted in the productions of " The American Dream" and "The Sandbox" at Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village in New York.

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Has served as a guest director for student productions at the Urban Arts Partnership 24 Hour Plays Off-Broadway.

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Is on the board of directors at The Advancement Project, a civil rights think tank and advocacy group.

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