Curtis Williams (born May 31, 1987) is an American actor. He played Nicholas Peterson on the Warner Brothers 1990s sitcom The Parent Hood. He was a regular guest on the NBC Tonight Show with Jay Leno and has appeared over 12 times on the late night talk show. Too young to drive at the time, Jay Leno gave Curtis his first Go-Kart on live television. He was featured on the "Hottest child stars of TV and movies" cover of Jet Magazine in 1997.
Williams won the Young Artist Award in 1996, Young Artist Award for best performance in a Comedy/Drama in 1997, and was nominated for the best Artist Award for Comedy/Drama in 1998.
In 1997 he signed a deal with Reebok, which included wearing their merchandise and apparel. Williams regularly visits children’s hospitals. He is strong advocate of education and empowering the youth with a message of knowledge equals power.
He graduated from the California State University, Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in Cinema Television with a minor in Business Management. As of 2013[update] Williams lives in Los Angeles California.