Zachary Isaiah Williams

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Zachary Isaiah Williams
Born (1994-10-05) October 5, 1994 (age 20)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present

Zachary Isaiah Williams (born October 5, 1994) is an American actor who is best known for his role as Gary in the Nickelodeon series Romeo!. Prior to working with Romeo in the series, he co-starred with him and Jessica Alba in the 2003 film Honey. His other television credits include Becker, Roswell, For Your Love and The Parkers.

Life and career[edit]

What Williams enjoys most about working is having his own dressing room. "I love when I have my own trailer", he says. At age 6, he co-starred with Ted Danson in CBS's Becker as well as CBS's mid-season replacement, Kate Brasher, starring Mary Stuart Masterson, and Hector Elizondo. Zachary is indeed one great actor. He has since added a few more credits to his resume. Filming more commercials, including Hasbro for Monsters, Inc., and co-starring on WB's teen hit, Roswell as well as UPN's hot show, The Parkers with Mo'Nique and Countess Vaughn, in which he portrayed Junie, a miniature hood-rat in the making. Zachary also stars in the first Nickelodeon original movie of the week Maniac McGee with Kyla Pratt and Michael Angarano. It didn't take him long before landing his first television pilot, Romeo! for Nickelodeon.

His most exciting role to play was that of Lil' Romeo's lil' brother, Gary. Gary was the businessman of the family who also happened to be the D.J. in the families band. He also plays as Lil' Romeo's brother again in the 2007 film Crush on U.

Zachary shot his very first feature film lead in 2002; in Universal Studios' Honey. Zachary has received raved reviews for his portrayal of Raymond, a sad - sweet gifted kid from the hood who forms a special friendship with Honey (Jessica Alba); The Toronto Sun writes, "A charismatic child actor, he steals every second of screen time he gets," The Washington Post writes," Williams is authentic and adorable" and The Hollywood Reporter writes, "The most riveting performance...Williams owns every scene he's in." The film also stars Jessica Alba, Mekhi Phifer and Lonette McKee and is directed by music video famed director, Bille Woodruff.

In 2005, he played a young version of rapper 50 Cent in the music video Hate It or Love It by The Game featuring 50 Cent.

When not in front of the camera, Zachary likes to give back to the community; whether it's bowling for AIDS, playing basketball for autism, or speaking to a group of 4th graders at a local school.

At home, Zachary,enjoys art, inventing and has a large collection of hot wheels (over 7,000). He also has fun joking around with his big brother, Oren Williams teasing his cat, and shooting 3-pointers for his traveling basketball team.

Filmography[edit]

  • Calvin and Freddie's Cosmic Encounters (2008) as Freddie
  • Lincoln Heights (2007) as Malik Dobers
  • Hate It or Love It music video by The Game featuring 50 Cent as a "young 50 Cent"
  • Honey (2003) as Raymond
  • Ride or Die (2003) as "Basketball Player"
  • Romeo! (2002) as Gary
  • Pieces of the Puzzle (Pilot, 2002) as Freddie(pilot only)
  • Maniac Magee (2002) as Lester Beale
  • Bloopers (2002) as Juniein episode: "The Parkers: Crazy Love"
  • Roswell (2001) as Zeke in episode: "Samuel Rising"
  • The Parkers (2001) as Junie in episode: "Crazy Love"
  • Kate Brasher (2001) as "Kid" in episode: "Georgia"
  • Becker (2000) as "Kid" in episode: "Dr. Angry Head"
  • Ripe Tomatoes (2000) as Justin in episodes: "Security Cop I & II"
  • For Your Love (1999) as "Classroom Kid" in episode: "The Couples Court"
  • Without Pants (1999) as Adam in episode: "Won't Die"
  • Fox Kids (Promo, 1999)
  • General Hospital (1998)

Commercials[edit]

  • McDonald's - principal as "Football Kid" entitled: "Catch"
  • Hasbro - principal as "Best Friend" entitled: "Monsters, Inc."
  • McDonald's - principal as "schoolmate" entitled: "Who's Crying Now"
  • Fisher Price - principal as "Kid"
  • Carnation - principal as "Son" entitled: "Instant Breakfast"

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