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Dick Anthony Williams

Also Credited As: Dick A. Williams
 
Dick Anthony Williams Headshot
Date of Birth: August 09, 1938 (84)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1976
Bobby Foster
  [Broadway]
1975
Al Seaver
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Alexander
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1976
Bobby Foster

  [Broadway]
1975
Al Seaver

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Alexander

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Performer


Dick Anthony Williams Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Dick Anthony Williams, Black Picture Show
 
Tony Awards - 1974 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Dick Anthony Williams, What the Wine-Sellers Buy

Dick Anthony Williams News

Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre Photo Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021

Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT's newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.

An Evening Conversation With Marla Gibbs and Angela Gibbs Takes Place October 9 Photo An Evening Conversation With Marla Gibbs and Angela Gibbs Takes Place October 9
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2020

The next installment of The Robey Theatre Company's online series of Evening Conversations will be on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. PDT, presented via Zoom.

BWW Exclusive: Woodie King Jr. Discusses the Past, Present and Future of New Federal  Photo BWW Exclusive: Woodie King Jr. Discusses the Past, Present and Future of New Federal Theatre
by BWW Features - Jun 26, 2020

Woodie King Jr., founder of New Federal Theatre has penned an article exclusively for BroadwayWorld, discussing New Federal Theatre's past, present and more.

New Federal Theatre Announces 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

After completing their 40th anniversary year, highlighted by an all-star gala in May, New Federal Theatre will announce its 2011-'12 season.

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Feb 19, 2012

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 19, 2012 - Sunday, February 19, 2012.

Actor Dick Anthony Williams Passes Away
by Jennie Mamary - Feb 19, 2012

Dick Anthony Williams, a veteran actor perhaps best known for his role as Pretty Tony in "The Mack," died Thursday in Los Angeles, said his family and friends. The cause was not announced.

New Federal Theatre Announces 2011-12 Season
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 7, 2011

After completing their 40th anniversary year, highlighted by an all-star gala in May, New Federal Theatre will announce its 2011-'12 season.

Photo Coverage: NFT 40th Reunion Awards Starry Gala Arrivals
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) last night, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event were Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair was Dr. Maya Angelou. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and brings you coverage of the starry arrivals below!

Photo Coverage: Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, et al. Celebrate NFT's 40th Reunion Awards
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) last night, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event were Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair was Dr. Maya Angelou. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and brings you coverage of the event below!

Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, et al. to Present at NFT Gala, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Emmy Award-winner Lynn Whitfield.


Dick Anthony Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dick Anthony Williams been in?
Dick Anthony Williams has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Dick Anthony Williams been in?
Dick Anthony Williams has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Dick Anthony Williams been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Black Picture Show and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for What the Wine-Sellers Buy .