Chris Williams (actor)

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Chris Williams
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Williams in 2016
Christopher James Williams

(1967-11-02) November 2, 1967 (age 52)
OccupationActor, voice actor, comedian
Years active1992–present
RelativesVanessa Williams (sister)
Jillian Hervey (niece)

Christopher James Williams (born November 2, 1967) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian who starred as "Eddie" on the CBS series The Great Indoors. He is the younger brother of Vanessa Williams.


Williams has made appearances on numerous television shows such as CSI, JAG, The Shield, Weeds, Reno 911!, Californication and popularly as fictional rap artist Krazee-Eyez Killa on Curb Your Enthusiasm. In 2007, he guest starred on Monk in the episode "Mr. Monk and the Really, Really Dead Guy". On February 3, 2010, Williams made an appearance on his older sister Vanessa Williams' series Ugly Betty playing Wilhelldiva Hater, a female impersonator of her character Wilhelmina Slater. In 2012, he was featured in an Apple commercial.

Personal life[edit]

Williams is African American and was raised Roman Catholic.[1][2] He is also the great-great-grandson of Republican politician William A. Feilds and a graduate of Georgetown University.



Year Title Role Notes
1994 Blankman Production Manager
1995 Major Payne Marksman
1995 Nothing Lasts Forever Brother at Funeral Television film
1997 Nice Guys Sleep Alone TV Testimonial #2
2000 The Courage to Love Master of Ceremonies Television film
2001 A Kitty Bobo Show Paul Dog (voice) Television film
2001 Octopus 2: River of Fear Payton / X-Ray
2002 Friday After Next Broadway Bill
2003 Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales Assistant Director Television film
2004 Pixel Perfect Daryl Fibbs Television film
2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Dwight
2005 The World's Fastest Indian Tina
2005 Bam Bam and Celeste Malik
2006 Scary Movie 4 Marcus Uncredited
2007 Look George Higgins
2007 Urban Decay 2-Much
2009 Still Waiting... Chuck Direct-to-video
2009 The Joneses Billy
2010 Lottery Ticket Doug
2010 The Confidant Ozzie
2013 Dealin' with Idiots Bengal Bob
2013 The Best Man Holiday Dr. Nelson (voice)
2014 Squatters Detective Direct-to-video
2014 Sex Ed Rev. Hamilton
2014 Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever Lance the Hamster (voice) Television film
2016 Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero ICE Agent


Year Title Role Notes
1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Paramedic #1 Episode: "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way Home from the Forum"
1993 Where I Live Boyfriend Episode: "Opposites Attack"
1994 All-American Girl Waiter Episode: "Loveless in San Francisco"
1995 JAG Helmsman Episode: "Shadow"
1995 Cybill Piano Bar Waiter Episode: "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
1996 Martin Donnie Episode: "The Bodyguard"
1996 Buddies Eddie Episode: "John, I've Been Thinking"
1997 The Pretender Derek Kobey Episode: "Ranger Jarod"
1997 Profiler Attendant Episode: "Shadow of Angels: Part 2"
2000–01 Hype Various 16 episodes
2002, 2017 Curb Your Enthusiasm Krazee-Eyez Killa 2 episodes
2003 Hey Monie! Raekwon Episode: "Getta Life"
2004 The Shield Agent Quigley Episode: "Playing Tight"
2004 Reno 911! Blind Witness Episode: "Security for Kenny Rogers"
2004 Listen Up! Willie Episode: "Cool Jerk"
2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Lt. Reed Owens Episode: "Committed"
2006 Weeds Tyrell Episode: "Cooking with Jesus"
2007 Monk Agent Thorpe Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Really, Really Dead Guy"
2007 The Wedding Bells Ralph Snow 7 episodes
2007–11 Californication Todd Carr 5 episodes
2008 The Boondocks Homo D (voice) Episode: "The Story of Gangstalicious: Part 2"
2008 CSI: Miami Peter Cullen Episode: "Down to the Wire"
2009 WordGirl Judge Episode: "Granny Mayor/Tobey Goes Good"
2009 24 Phil 2 episodes
2009 Sherri Doug Davis Episode: "All in the Timing"
2010 Ugly Betty Wilhediva Hater Robert Episode: "Chica and the Man"
2012 Bones Mike Grassley Episode: "The Suit on the Set"
2012 Animal Practice Hubert Queel Episode: "The Two George Colemans"
2012 Happy Endings Officer Sommers Episode: "Boys II Menorah"
2012–14 Family Time Todd Stallworth 6 episodes
2013 Hot in Cleveland Dr. Greenly Episode: "Corpse Bride"
2014 Satisfaction Lawrence 5 episodes
2015 One Big Happy Roy 6 episodes
2016 2 Broke Girls Perry Tyler Episode: "And the Lost Baggage"
2016 Dice Marvin 2 episodes
2016 Better Things Modi 2 episodes
2016–17 The Great Indoors Eddie 22 episodes
2016–2019 Silicon Valley Hoover 16 episodes
2018 Legends & Lies Bill Baker Documentary

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2002 Minority Report: Everybody Runs Ben Moseley
2005 Crash Tag Team Racing Crunch Bandicoot
2005 Need for Speed: Most Wanted Sergeant Cross
2006 Saints Row Marshall Winslow, Radio Voice
2006 Open Season Boog, Duck #3, Security Guard
2006 Pimp My Ride Various
2007 Spider-Man 3 Additional Voices
2007 Surf's Up Boog
2007 Crash of the Titans Crunch Bandicoot, Tiny Tiger
2008 Crash: Mind Over Mutant Crunch Bandicoot
2012 Syndicate Additional Voices


  1. ^ News, ABC. "Video: Vanessa Williams on Her Faith". ABC News. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
  2. ^ "She's Black and Miss America, but Vanessa Williams Is Most of All Her Own Woman". Retrieved January 4, 2018.

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