Evan Williams (actor)

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Evan Williams
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Williams at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival
Born (1984-03-11) 11 March 1984 (age 37)
Years active2006–present

Evan Martin Williams[1] is a Canadian actor and musician. He is known for his roles on Degrassi: The Next Generation, Awkward and Versailles.

Early life[edit]

Williams was born in Swan Hills, Alberta,[2] but raised in Calgary, Alberta.[2] He is a graduate of Henry Wise Wood Senior High School,[2] and studied theatre at Ryerson University.[2]


Williams first major role was Kelly Ashoona in Degrassi: The Next Generation.[2] His other notable television roles are Baxter McNab in Baxter,[2] Luke in Awkward[3] and Chevalier de Lorraine in Versailles,[4][5] a role that gained him a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series.[6]


Williams has worked with the charity buildOn to help build schools in impoverished areas.[2][5]


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Save the Last Dance 2 Shane Direct-to-video
2006 The House Next Door Toby Television film
2009 Grey Gardens Young banker Television film
2009 Degrassi Goes Hollywood Kelly Ashoona Television film
2009 The National Tree Rock Burdock Television film
2010 A Flesh Offering Joe
2010 On Strike for Christmas Mark Robertson Television film
2011 Lloyd the Conqueror Lloyd
2011 Trust Me Todd Short film
2013 The Fortune Theory Morris Swann
2014 Garden of Eden Ben
2014 Fishing Naked Rodney
2014 Ride Brad
2015 Visitors Parking[7] Peter Short film
2015 Farhope Tower Andre
2016 Paradise Club Ben
2017 Escape Room[8] Tyler
2020 Midnight at the Magnolia Jack Netflix film
TBA Blonde Eddy Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Instant Star Cute boy Episode: "Like a Virgin"
2007 Urban Legends N/A Episode: "The Dark Side"
2008 The Border Matt Sharpe Episode: "Family Values"
2008–09 Degrassi: The Next Generation Kelly Ashoona 7 episodes
2009 Being Erica Robin Episode: "A River Runs Through It... It Being Egypt"
2010 Murdoch Mysteries Jake the Magician Episode: "Blood and Circuses"
2010–11 Baxter Baxter McNab Main cast; 13 episodes
2011 Victorious Shawn Becker Episode: "Tori Tortures Teacher"
2014–2016 Awkward Luke 15 episodes
2015–2018 Versailles Chevalier de Lorraine Main cast - 29 Episodes


  1. ^ "Evan Martin Williams' official Soundcloud page". Soundcloud. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Calgary actor Evan Williams having fun in the debauched court of King Louis XIV". Calgary Herald. 18 September 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Interview: Evan Williams Gets In Royal Trouble In 'Versailles'". Hidden Remote. 29 September 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Evan Williams tells us about playing one half of the gay power couple at the centre of Versailles - Gay Times". Gay Times. 6 July 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Exclusive Interview with Versailles' Evan Williams". TalkNerdyWithUs. 12 November 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  6. ^ "2017 TV Nominees - Academy.ca". Academy.ca. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Visitors Parking". Retina Cam Productions. 24 October 2016. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  8. ^ Escape Room, retrieved 2019-02-04

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