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Joseph Williams is a Actor, Producer and Sound American born on 1 september 1960 at Santa Monica (USA)

Joseph Williams

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Birth name Joseph Stanley Williams
Nationality USA
Birth 1 september 1960 (59 years) at Santa Monica (USA)

Joseph Stanley Williams (born September 1, 1960, Santa Monica, California, United States), is an American rock singer and film score composer best known for his work in the rock band Toto. He is the son of film composer John Williams and actress/singer Barbara Ruick and the grandson of jazz drummer Johnny Williams and actors Melville Ruick and Lurene Tuttle.


Il est le fils du compositeur de musiques de films John Williams et de l'actrice Barbara Ruick. En 1986, après le départ de Fergie Frederiksen, il entre dans le groupe de rock Toto, avec lequel il enregistre deux albums, Fahrenheit en 1986 et The Seventh One en 1988. Il quitte le groupe en 1988 pour entamer une carrière solo.

En 1997, il participe avec le bassiste Mike Porcaro et le claviériste Steve Porcaro au projet des « Porcaro Brothers » : il enregistre avec eux la chanson officielle de la Ligue des Champions de 1997, Young at Heart.

Il collabore à nouveau avec le groupe Toto en 2006, sur l'enregistrement de Falling in Between, où il officie en tant que choriste sur le single Bottom of Your Soul. En 2010, il réintègre le groupe après le départ de Bobby Kimball, en participant aux tournées internationales en hommage à Mike Porcaro, atteint d'une sclérose latérale amyotrophique. En 2014, Williams enregistre avec le groupe un nouvel album, Toto XIV, sorti en mars 2015.

Best films

The Lion King (1994)

Usually with

Alyssa Milano
Alyssa Milano
(3 films)
Alan Mruvka
Alan Mruvka
(2 films)
Scott Spiegel
Scott Spiegel
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Joseph Williams (16 films)

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Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse, 1h5
Directed by Burny Mattinson, Roberts Gannaway
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Christmas films, Films about birds, Mise en scène d'un rongeur, Mise en scène d'une souris, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Carlos Alazraqui, Bill Farmer, Jeff Bennett, Russi Taylor
Rating66% 3.34843.34843.34843.34843.3484
A snowstorm leaves everyone in the House of Mouse stranded and "bah-humbug" Donald doesn't have any Christmas spirit. Mickey and all the other guests get hot chocolate and cookies to make Donald feel his Christmas spirit. The fun starts when Minnie gets the Christmas cartoons to watch. Their magical memories see to it that everyone has a holiday spirit, even Donald. At the end, everyone gets together and sings a musical number, "The Best Christmas of All".
The Lion King, 1h29
Directed by Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Films about families, Philosophie, Films about religion, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about lions, Films about apes, Musical films, Political films, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Suricate, Films about royalty
Actors Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Moira Kelly, Joseph Williams
Roles Simba adulte (chant)
Rating84% 4.24794.24794.24794.24794.2479
In the Pride Lands of Africa, a lion rules over the animals as king. The birth of King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi's son Simba creates envy and resentment in Mufasa's younger brother, Scar, who knows his nephew now replaces him as heir to the throne. After Simba has grown into a young cub, Mufasa gives him a tour of the Pride Lands, teaching him the responsibilities of being a king and the circle of life. Later that day, Scar tricks Simba and his best friend Nala into exploring a forbidden elephant graveyard, despite the protests of Mufasa's hornbill majordomo Zazu. At the graveyard, three spotted hyenas named Shenzi, Banzai and Ed attack the cubs before Mufasa, alerted by Zazu, rescues them and forgives Simba for his actions. That night, the hyenas, who are allied with Scar, plot with him to kill Mufasa and Simba.


Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy, Ron White, Heidi Klum, David Alan Grier
Roles Producer
Rating70% 3.5434053.5434053.5434053.5434053.543405
The film features live stand-up performances filmed at Phoenix's Dodge Theater in July 2002 as well as behind-the-scenes sequences highlighting the individual comedians.


The Golden Blaze, 1h34
Themes Superhero films, Children's films
Actors Blair Underwood, Michael Clarke Duncan, Neil Patrick Harris, Kym Whitley, Rickey D'Shon Collins, Khleo Thomas
Rating69% 3.479853.479853.479853.479853.47985
The bond between son Jason Fletcher and father Gregory Fletcher, known throughout their town as "The Fletcher Flops", strengthens after an accident with one of Gregory's inventions grants him the superpowers of Jason's comic book hero, The Golden Blaze The golden blazes catchphrase was "let the light of justice show the way"
Category 7: The End of the World, 4h
Directed by Dick Lowry
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes La fin du monde, Météorologie, Politique, Catastrophe climatique, Disaster films, American disaster films, White House in fiction
Actors Randy Quaid, Cameron Daddo, Gina Gershon, Shannen Doherty, Tom Skerritt, Swoosie Kurtz
Rating53% 2.6725252.6725252.6725252.6725252.672525
Following the events in Category 6: Day of Destruction, the superstorm that hit Chicago is continuing to grow in size and strength, with tornadoes hitting Paris and destroying the Eiffel Tower. Judith Carr (Gina Gershon), the new head of FEMA struggles to coordinate efforts to prepare for the aftermath of the storm and provide aid to ravaged areas. She calls in her former college lover, Dr. Ross Duffy (Cameron Daddo), and her father Senator Ryan Carr (Robert Wagner) to help her try to determine what is causing the storms and how to deal with the political issues. Tommy Tornado (Randy Quaid), who survived his seeming death in the previous film, returns to aid in tracking the storm in the United States, assisted by scientist Faith Clavell (Shannen Doherty). Similar storms are developing around the country and an interaction between urban heat islands and "falling chunks of mesosphere" fuels the storms making them more powerful. Hurricane Eduardo strikes toward Florida while the Category 6 storm hits Buffalo and heads towards New York City.
Soccer Dog 2: European Cup, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Association football films, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Nick Moran, Jake Thomas, Lori Heuring, Orson Bean, Scott Cleverdon, Jack McGee
Rating30% 1.511051.511051.511051.511051.51105
The plot is about the dog from the first film who has been reclaimed by his real owners and is taken to Europe to play in the championship, which he eventually wins.
Category 6: Day of Destruction, 2h54
Directed by Dick Lowry
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Disaster, Action, Horror
Themes La fin du monde, Météorologie, Catastrophe climatique, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Nancy McKeon, Thomas Gibson, Chandra West, Randy Quaid, Dianne Wiest, Brian Dennehy
Roles Music
Rating53% 2.6610752.6610752.6610752.6610752.661075
Andy Goodman (Brian Dennehy) is a week away from a forced retirement from his position as chief meteorologist at the National Weather Administration's Severe Weather Center. However, tornadoes level Las Vegas, an area normally not prone to the storms. Concerned and upset that the storm system formed unnoticed and that they were unable to warn the people, Goodman begins closely tracking the system. Goodman receives field reports from his friend "Tornado Tommy" (Randy Quaid) and assistance from new intern Sabrina Rogers (Alicia Johnston). As time passes, he realizes the system is heading towards Chicago, joined by an unusual warm storm coming from the south, which is already causing a record-breaking heat wave in the city, and an abnormally early cold front from the Arctic.
Momentum (2003)
, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Louis Gossett Jr., Teri Hatcher, Grayson McCouch, Michael Massee, Nicki Aycox, Carmen Argenziano
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating47% 2.3634852.3634852.3634852.3634852.363485
Physics professor Zach Shefford (Grayson McCouch) has regarded his telekinetic gifts as a curse rather than a blessing. This sentiment is obviously not shared by ruthless Pentagon agent Raymond Addison (Louis Gossett Jr.), who recruits Shefford for a dangerous mission in which his "second sight" talents will be taxed to the utmost. It seems that, back in 1977, Addison had overseen Project Momentum, wherein dozens of telekinetics were brought together ostensibly for the purpose of benefiting mankind. But the project got out of hand when the participants' powers became too powerful and deadly, forcing Addison to kill them all.
Chain of Command, 1h36
Directed by John Terlesky
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Roy Scheider, Patrick Muldoon, Michael Biehn, María Conchita Alonso, Lee Sung-hi, William R. Moses
Rating46% 2.3136252.3136252.3136252.3136252.313625
New Secret Service agent Mike Connelly, assigned to protect President-elect Jack Cahill, becomes uneasy having to protect a person who is having an affair with a friend's wife. Connelly feels even worse about it after preventing an assassination attempt aboard Cahill's plane where a flight attendant is accidentally killed in the process. Sensing Connelly's discomfort around Cahill, his boss reassigns him to the team that protects the "nuclear football" as soon as Cahill becomes president.
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money, 1h28
Directed by Scott Spiegel
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films
Actors Robert Patrick, Bo Hopkins, Duane Whitaker, Muse Watson, Danny Trejo, Raymond Cruz
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating41% 2.0547052.0547052.0547052.0547052.054705
Une ancienne bande de braqueurs se reforme après plusieurs années pour braquer la banque de la frontière Sud des États-Unis. Mais ils vont rencontrer des vampires assoiffés de sang qui vont les contrarier…
Butter (1998)
, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Ernie Hudson, Shemar Moore, Nia Long, Donnie Wahlberg, Tony Todd, Tom Lister, Jr.
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating40% 2.0340752.0340752.0340752.0340752.034075
Judgment Day, 1h39
Directed by John Terlesky
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Ice-T, Suzy Amis, Mario Van Peebles, Coolio, Tom Lister, Jr., Linden Ashby
Rating44% 2.2139452.2139452.2139452.2139452.213945
Cultists with an enigmatic leader (Van Peebles) seize the only man capable of devising a way to stop a giant meteor from hitting the Earth. A female agent (Amis) teams up with a prisoner (Ice-T), who together have three days to rescue the scientist (Ashby) and save the planet from extinction.
Embrace of the Vampire, 1h32
Directed by Anne Goursaud
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Vampires in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Alyssa Milano, Martin Kemp, Martin Kemp, Jennifer Tilly, Rebecca Ferratti, Charlotte Lewis
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating44% 2.204772.204772.204772.204772.20477
Charlotte is a "chaste" good girl, who is having some very bad dreams about sex. Her dreams are the only place where her dream lover is a dark, handsome vampire; however, that is a bit of a dilemma for her real-life boyfriend, who is not quite as fascinating as the vampire dream boy. Charlotte is given the choice between staying with her life as she knows it, or becoming a part of the vampire's world. There is also the usual struggle between such opposing entities, as Charlotte sees that not only does she have to choose between her boyfriend and her mysterious nighttime visitor, but also between light and dark, and good and evil. In the end, after briefly kissing Milo and being interrupted by Eliza, the campus slut (who was killed by the vampire by banging her head against the wall, then licking the blood from the wall), she ends up having the dream one last time. This time, the vampire is telling her to come to him, as he believes there is nothing left for her here (on earth). After some dream scenes, finally, Charlotte is in the tower with the vampire. Chris (her boyfriend) is there, but the vampire pushes Chris away, and is about to put the bite on her when she utters Chris's name; he at first tells her not to think of Chris and instead think of himself and her as a couple. Then, after Charlotte utters Chris's name again, the vampire then says that she cannot take his life to the eternal life, and disappears. Charlotte and Chris wake up in the morning and kiss, and the vampire is destroyed while laying in a sunbeam.
Below Utopia, 1h28
Directed by Kurt Voss
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Alyssa Milano, Justin Theroux, Ice-T, Tom Lister, Jr., Robert Pine, Marta Kristen
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating50% 2.512182.512182.512182.512182.51218
Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live up to his brother's potential. However, this quickly becomes inconsequential, as blood-thirsty killers soon show up to steal the artwork, and whatever else they can find in the house. As the family members are killed, Daniel flees with Susanne in the basement, hoping for survival. The plot twist is that Daniel not only knows the blood-thirsty killers and is in on the whole thing, but was also responsible for the death of his brother. Daniel kills all the "art thieves" and starts to stage the scene when one of his siblings "rises from the dead" to foil his plan. He is caught in the act of trying to strangle him by Susanne and what ensues is a battle not only for her life, but the life of his last-surviving family member.
Phat Beach
Phat Beach (1996)
, 1h28
Directed by Doug Ellin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about music and musicians, Le thème des vacances, Hip hop films, Musical films, Films about school violence
Actors Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Coolio, Brian Hooks, Eric Fleeks, Tom Lister, Jr.
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating40% 2.026142.026142.026142.026142.02614
During a glorious Southern California summer, high school student Benny King (Hopkins) is doing time flipping burgers. Benny's father wants him to learn the work ethic, rather than have him sit around the house all summer, dreaming and writing. It's not surprising, then, that when his old friend Durrell (Brian Hooks) comes by with a more attractive alternative, Benny jumps at it. When his family goes on vacation, Benny borrows his father's Mercedes and heads on down to the beach with Durrell. They have told themselves that they are there to sell beach-goers cheap sunglasses, but they are really there to show off their 'phat' box and attract the finest girls with portable beats on the beach.