Williams performing in the play Luck of the Irish in 2012
|Born||Victor L. Williams
September 19, 1970
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Victor L. Williams (born September 19, 1970) is an American actor best known as Doug Heffernan's (Kevin James) best friend Deacon Palmer on The King of Queens. He has also appeared on several other hit TV shows, including Homicide: Life on the Street, Law & Order, ER, New York Undercover, Girlfriends, Fringe and The Jamie Foxx Show. In 2012, Williams was seen and heard as a pitchman for Verizon Fios television commercials.
Williams was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Midwood High School, where he utilized his height at 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) by playing power forward on the school basketball team. He went on to attend college at Binghamton University in Upstate New York. Then he received a Masters of Fine Arts degree in acting from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.
|1996||The Preacher's Wife||Robbie||(Film)|
|Law & Order||Policeman||(TV series)|
|1998||The Jamie Foxx Show||Leon||(TV series)|
|1998–2001||ER||Carla's husband Roger||(TV series)|
|1998–2007||The King of Queens||Deacon Palmer||(TV series)|
|2000||The Practice||Officer||(TV series)|
|2001||Me & Mrs. Jones||Jersey||(Film)|
|With or Without You||Kenneth||(Film)|
|2009||Flight of the Conchords||Police Officer West||(TV series)|
|2010||Blue Bloods||Oliver||(TV series)|
|2013||The Michael J. Fox Show||Todd (aka Phil)||(TV series)|
|2014||The Affair||Detective Jeffries||(TV series)|
- Carter, Gayle Jo; Truitt, Brian (April 13, 2012). "Whatever happened to the actor who played Deacon Palmer on King of Queens?". USA Today.
- "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni". 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-08.
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