Shanésia Davis-Williams

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Shanésia Davis-Williams
Born (1966-09-30) September 30, 1966 (age 53)
Other namesShanesia Davis or Shane Williams

Shanésia Davis-Williams (born September 30, 1966) is an actress. She is best known for her role as Marissa Clark on Early Edition.


Born in Detroit, Michigan, she was the youngest of seven children, and moved to Chicago, Illinois, where she received a bachelor's degree in acting from The Goodman School of Drama of DePaul University, where she currently teaches a performance workshop course. She also teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago.[1]

She is well known for her role on the television series Early Edition (1996–2000), and her movie contributions include With Honors (1994) and The Weather Man (2005). Davis-Williams worked with a seeing eye dog and did research with the Chicago Guild of the Blind to prepare herself for her role on Early Edition.[1]

She is currently an Adjunct Lecturer in the Theater Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago.[2]



TV Movies

  • Howard Beach: Making The Case For Murder (1989)



  1. ^ a b "Biography for Shanesia Davis-Williams".
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