Billy Dee Williams

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Billy Dee Williams
Birth name William December Williams
Born April 6, 1937 in New York, New York, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Dynasty Brady Lloyd 1984–1985 5
18 Wheels of Justice Burton Hardesty 2000–2001 1 2
General Hospital: Night Shift Toussaint Dubois 2007–2008 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Nurses Patrolman Cash 3x28 - The Witnesses April 27, 1965
The F.B.I. Ed Tobin 4x15 - Eye of the Storm January 5, 1969
The F.B.I. Nate Phelps 5x10 - The Sanctuary November 16, 1969
The F.B.I. James Borden 6x04 - The Architect October 11, 1970
The Mod Squad Dr. Joe Goodson 4x06 - The Medicine Men October 19, 1971
Mission: Impossible Hank Benton 6x06 - The Miracle October 23, 1971
The Jeffersons Himself 5x07 - Me and Billy Dee November 4, 1978
227 Himself 2x03 - Washington Affair November 1, 1986
227 Himself / Billy Dee Hasbro 4x11 - Play It Again, Stan January 14, 1989
Martin Himself 1x20 - Break Up (3) February 18, 1993
A Different World Langston Paige 6x24 - College Kid unaired
The Hughleys Jerry Rose 2x08 - Roots (2) November 12, 1999
The Hughleys Jerry Rose 3x15 - Forty Acres and a Fool February 19, 2001
That '70s Show Pastor Dan 6x14 - Baby Don't You Do It March 3, 2004
Half & Half Omar Funk Wright 2x22 - The Big Fetish What You Started Episode May 10, 2004
Scrubs Himself 5x10 - Her Story II February 7, 2006
Lost Himself 3x14 - Exposé March 28, 2007
Private Practice Henry 2x06 - Serving Two Masters November 19, 2008
NCIS Leroy Moore 10x05 - Namesake October 30, 2012
Modern Family Himself 4x11 - New Year's Eve January 9, 2013
Glee Andy Collins 5x19 - Old Dog, New Tricks May 6, 2014
NCIS Leroy Moore 11x24 - Honor Thy Father May 13, 2014

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Brian's Song Gale Sayers November 30, 1971 ABC Movie of the Week
Christmas Lilies of the Field Homer Smith December 16, 1979 NBC Sunday Night at the Movies
Eubie Blake: A Century of Music Host May 7, 1983

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
The Empire Strikes Back Lando Calrissian 1980
Return of the Jedi Lando Calrissian 1983

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Hollywood Squares April 1-5, 2002

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (1972)
Brian's Song