Malinda Williams

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Malinda Williams
Malinda Williams
Malinda Williams
Born (1970-09-24) September 24, 1970 (age 45)[1]
Heidelberg, Germany,
Spouse(s) Mekhi Phifer (1999-2003; divorced)
D-Nice (2008-2010; divorced)
Children 1

Malinda Williams (born September 24, 1970)[1] is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Erica Wright in the 1996 movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, as Young Alicia in the 1999 movie The Wood, and as the hair stylist Tracy "Bird" Van Adams in the Showtime acclaimed drama series Soul Food from June 2000 to May 2004.

Early life[edit]

Williams was born in Heidelberg, Germany to her parents Fred and Beverly Williams. She has two sisters Leslie Dunn and Lisa Sorensen. Her family moved to Westfield, New Jersey, and Williams graduated from Westfield High School. [2] She attended Union County College in Elizabeth.


Williams has starred in a number of popular films including The Wood, Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls, and Uninvited Guest (alongside Mekhi Phifer).

Personal life[edit]

Williams was married to actor Mekhi Phifer and the two share a son together named Omikaye.[3] In August 2008, she married D-Nice and divorced in 2010.




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  1. ^ a b "Malinda Williams on Twitter". Retrieved 2014-11-04. 
  2. ^ Paglia, Bernice. "Actress helps out Plainfield students", Courier News (New Jersey), June 6, 2002. Accessed March 5, 2011. "Her family moved to Westfield when she was about 12 she said and she graduated from Westfield High School."
  3. ^ Essence (magazine), June 1999. Accessed June 17, 2007: "The Westfield, New Jersey, native is Mekhi Phifer's tres happy honey."

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