Billy Dee Williams News

 
Date Of Birth:
April 06, 1937 (83)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Williams appeared on Broadway in 1945's The Firebrand of Florence and returned in 1960 in the play version of The Cool Word. He appeared in A Taste of Honey in 1961. A 1976 Broadway production, I Have a Dream, was directed by Robert Greenwald and starrEd Williams as Martin Luther King, Jr. His most ... (read more)
 
Date of Birth: April 06, 1937 (83)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Williams appeared on Broadway in 1945's The Firebrand of Florence and returned in 1960 in the play version of The Cool Word. He appeared in A Taste of Honey in 1961. A 1976 Broadway production, I Have a Dream, was directed by Robert Greenwald and starrEd Williams as Martin Luther King, Jr. His most ... (read more)
Sean Kanan to Host 11th Annual Indie Series Awards; Ceremony to go Virtual Sean Kanan to Host 11th Annual Indie Series Awards; Ceremony to go Virtual
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

Multitalented artist, filmmaker and author Sean Kanan will host the Indie Series Awards, producers announced today. The 11th Annual ISAs ceremony will be held Thursday, June 18, 2020, at 9:00 PM ET. (more...)

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER to Debut on Disney+ Two Months Early STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER to Debut on Disney+ Two Months Early
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

The final chapter of the Skywalker saga, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” will begin streaming two months early on Disney+ in honor of “May the 4th,” affectionately known by fans around the world as “Star Wars Day.” (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the 'Honest Trailers' Take on STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER VIDEO: Watch the 'Honest Trailers' Take on STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2020

Honest Trailers has released their take on the trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker! (more...)

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Releases Early STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Releases Early
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020

According to Engadget, Star Wars: the Rise of Skywalker is now available on Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, and more! (more...)

TEAM MARCO, QT8: THE FIRST EIGHT and More to Play at Garden State Film Festival TEAM MARCO, QT8: THE FIRST EIGHT and More to Play at Garden State Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Celebrating its 18th Anniversary, the artistic philosophy of the Garden State Film Festival is rooted in the celebration of the independent film genre and celebrates this spirit through dramatic screenings and unparalleled film collaborations attracting a diverse audience from around the world. From Wednesday, 25 - Sunday, 29 March 2020 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, GSFF unveils world premieres, Hollywood stars, industry panels, and as a nonprofit enterprise, serves as an added economic engine for Asbury Park's vitality through art, commerce and culture. Make your plans to be a part of intriguing panel discussions and can't miss parties, all held in numerous locations all over the city by the sea.  (more...)

Omaha Symphony Will Bring Tim Burton's BATMAN Film To The Holland Omaha Symphony Will Bring Tim Burton's BATMAN Film To The Holland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

It's the film that cemented Tim Burton's status as a director of graphic novel proportions, the movie that turned Danny Elfman from Oingo Boingo rocker to dramatic film composer, and made a serious superhero out of Michael Keaton. It's 1989's Batman, presented by the Omaha Symphony live in concert, Saturday, February 15, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

VIDEO: Listen to the Song Lin-Manuel Miranda Created for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER! VIDEO: Listen to the Song Lin-Manuel Miranda Created for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER!
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

Disney Music has shared a video from the most recent Star Wars film, The Rise of Skywalker, which features a song that Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote for the film. The clip shows the the Aki Aki's of the planet Pasaana singing Miranda's song a?oeLido Heya?? for the celebration scene in the film. (more...)

Singapore Edits Out Same-Sex STAR WARS Kiss Singapore Edits Out Same-Sex STAR WARS Kiss
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2019

Deadline reports that a scene in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' that depicts a same-sex kiss has been cut out of the film in Singapore. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER? Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER?
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.  (more...)

See the Cast of STAR WARS Pose With a Skywalker-Themed Aircraft See the Cast of STAR WARS Pose With a Skywalker-Themed Aircraft
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Cast and filmmakers from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker pose in front of United Airlines' Star Wars-themed Boeing 737-800 aircraft, created to celebrate the upcoming film—the conclusion of the Skywalker saga. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of STAR WARS Interviewed on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VIDEO: Watch the Cast of STAR WARS Interviewed on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2019

J.J. Abrams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie & Keri Russell talk about the premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, gifts that J.J. gave them, what they stole from set, and they surprise the audience with IMAX movie tickets. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the STAR WARS Cast Play FAMILY FEUD on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VIDEO: Watch the STAR WARS Cast Play FAMILY FEUD on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2019

J.J. Abrams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, Keri Russell & Chewbacca from the cast of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker play #ForceFamilyFeud! (more...)

Adam Sandler, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson and More Will Guest on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Adam Sandler, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson and More Will Guest on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EST and features a diverse lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human-interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. (more...)

Jimmy Kimmel's STAR WARS Special Airs Dec. 16 on ABC Jimmy Kimmel's STAR WARS Special Airs Dec. 16 on ABC
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

ABC's “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is set to welcome the director and cast of the highly anticipated “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” in a special prime-time show airing MONDAY, DEC. 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST). “Jimmy Kimmel Live After Darth: A Star Wars Special” will feature director JJ Abrams and cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Kelly Marie Tran and Keri Russell. (more...)

Billy Porter Reacts to Dwyane Wade's Son Zion's Nails & Billy Dee Williams' Gender Fluidity Billy Porter Reacts to Dwyane Wade's Son Zion's Nails & Billy Dee Williams' Gender Fluidity
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

a?oeExtra'sa?? Billy Bush sat down with Porter, who weighed in on the latest headlines and opened up about his career. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a Special Look at STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER VIDEO: Watch a Special Look at STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2019

Join fans around the world in celebrating the unparalleled legacy of Star Wars by enjoying and sharing the special look that was shown tonight on ABC's “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” in a salute to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the epic conclusion of the Skywalker saga. (more...)

VIDEO: Get a Special Look at STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER VIDEO: Get a Special Look at STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

Take a look back at Star Wars' impact on pop culture over four decades of storytelling in this new STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER special look that aired during The American Music Awards.  (more...)

Photo: Is Lin-Manuel Miranda in the Next STAR WARS Film? Photo: Is Lin-Manuel Miranda in the Next STAR WARS Film?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

A photo has hit Twitter that features Lin-Manuel Miranda suited up in costume on the set of Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker. (more...)

Photo Flash: See the Character Posters for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Photo Flash: See the Character Posters for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Character posters for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER debuted today and are now available. (more...)

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