Tyrel Jackson Williams
|Tyrel Jackson Williams|
March 16, 1997 |
Westchester County, New York United States
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Relatives||Tyler James Williams (brother)|
Tyrel Jackson Williams (born March 16, 1997) is an American actor. He starred as Leo Dooley in the Disney XD series Lab Rats. Williams also costarred in the 2014 Disney XD television film Pants on Fire.
Williams had roles in the feature films The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie in 2005, and Failure to Launch in 2006. He has also appeared in national commercials for companies such as Target, Verizon, McDonald's, Chex Mix and General Mills. Williams appeared in two episodes of the television series Everybody Hates Chris starting in 2005, as a younger version of Chris who was played by his older brother Tyler James Williams.
In 2011 Williams was cast in the Disney XD series Lab Rats which premiered in 2012, playing the lead role of Leo who stumbles upon the existence of the titular bionic heroes. He had a starring role in the 2014 Disney XD television film Pants on Fire. He was also a singing actor for Tyrone in the animated television series The Backyardigans.
In 2016 Williams was cast in the role of Charles, an internet whiz who has been hired to be the assistant to a minor league baseball team and its sports announcer (Hank Azaria), in the 2017 IFC comedy series Brockmire.
Williams was born in New York on March 16, 1997.
|2005, 2007||Everybody Hates Chris||Baby Chris/Toddler Chris||Episodes: "Everybody Hates Greg", "Everybody Hates Driving"|
|2005||The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie||Toy Guitar Boy||Film|
|2006||Failure to Launch||Jeffrey||Film|
|2008–2009||The Backyardigans||Tyrone||Singing voice (seasons 3–4); 15 episodes|
|2010||Modern Family||Little Phil||Episode: "Game Changer"|
|2010||Good Luck Charlie||Jasper||Episode: "Study Date"|
|2010, 2012||Community||Jordan Bennett||Episodes: "Basic Genealogy", "Urban Matrimony and the Sandwich Arts" (uncredited)|
|2011||Pair of Kings||Hilo Tutuki||Episode: "The King Beneath My Wings"|
|2011||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Kyle||Episode: "Powerless!"|
|2012–2016||Lab Rats||Leo Dooley||Main role|
|2014||Pants on Fire||Mikey||Television film (Disney XD)|
|2016||Future-Worm!||Presto||Voice role; 3 episodes|
Awards and nominations
|2016||Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite Male TV Star – Kids Show||Leo on Lab Rats||Nominated|||
|2017||Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite Male TV Star||Leo on Lab Rats||Nominated|||
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- "Tyrel Jackson Williams – "Leo" – Lab Rats". Disney XD Medianet. Archived from the original on May 25, 2013.
- Abby West (February 20, 2013). "‘Lab Rats’ returns with one crazy ride: EXCLUSIVE CLIP". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
That’s probably why Tyler has played an older Leo on Lab Rats and Tyrel played a younger Chris on Everybody Hates Chris.
- Jon Weisman (July 12, 2011). "Disney XD experiments with ‘Lab Rats’". Variety. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- Brian Lowry (February 23, 2012). "Review: ‘Lab Rats’". Variety. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- Philiana Ng (June 24, 2014). "Disney XD Greenlights 'Pants on Fire' TV Movie (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- R. Thomas Umstead (October 9, 2014). "Disney XD Sets ‘Pants On Fire’ Original Movie". Multichannel News. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- Denise Petski (June 30, 2016). "Retta Upped To Regular On ‘Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce’; Tyrel Jackson Williams Joins ‘Brockmire’". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- Brockmire. IFC.
- "Disney XD Teams with NBA for "Pranksgiving," Month-Long Programming Event, Beginning Monday, November 4" (Press release). Disney XD. October 1, 2013. Retrieved February 6, 2017 – via The Futon Critic.
"Just Kidding" returns to Disney XD with new hosts Tyrel Jackson Williams ("Lab Rats") and Jason Earles ("Kickin' It").
- Keely Wold (March 13, 2016). "Kids' Choice Awards: Grant Gustin, Rico Rodriguez Reveal What They Watched Growing Up". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
Jackson Tyrel Williams of the nominated Disney series Lab Rats also counted himself a fan of sports movies, saying that for him, Space Jam had held the top spot.
- Nick Romano (March 13, 2016). "2016 Kids Choice Awards winners list: Star Wars, Adele, Jennifer Lawrence win big". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- Dani Levy (February 2, 2017). "Justin Timberlake and Kevin Hart Lead Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards Nominations". Variety. Retrieved February 6, 2017.