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Mykelti Williamson is a Actor American born on 4 march 1957 at St. Louis (USA)

Mykelti Williamson

Mykelti Williamson
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Birth name Michael T. Williamson
Nationality USA
Birth 4 march 1957 (67 years) at St. Louis (USA)

Michael T. "Mykelti" Williamson (born March 4, 1960) is an American actor best known for his role as Benjamin Buford (Bubba) Blue in the 1994 film Forrest Gump, as Detective Bobby "Fearless" Smith in the critically acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful crime drama Boomtown, as Baby-O in the 1997 film Con Air, as Director Brian Hastings in Season 8 of TV-series 24, and recently as Ellstin Limehouse in the critically acclaimed Justified.


Williamson was married to Miami Vice star Olivia Brown from July 2, 1983 – 1985. He later married Cheryl Chisholm in 1989 with whom he had his first child, Phoenix. He has been married to Sondra Spriggs since April 26, 1997; together they have two daughters, Nicole and Maya. In 1998, he was arrested for stabbing his ex-wife Cheryl Chisholm's partner Leroy Edwards, while stalking Chisholm's home. He was acquitted of attempted manslaughter due to a hung jury, but, in his own words, "I lost my home, which I sold to pay my lawyers, my car and basically lost my career,"
He appeared with Sondra Spriggs in the 1998 film Species II. The two were married during the filming of TNT's production of Buffalo Soldiers.

Best films

Forrest Gump (1994)
The Final Destination (2009)

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Filmography of Mykelti Williamson (46 films)

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The Purge: Election Year, 1h49
Directed by James DeMonaco
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Politique, Films set in the future, Dystopian films
Actors Elizabeth Mitchell, Frank Grillo, Mykelti Williamson, Edwin Hodge, Raymond J. Barry, Ethan Philips
Roles Joe Dixon
Rating60% 3.008823.008823.008823.008823.00882
En 2022, la jeune Charlie Roan assiste impuissante à la mort de ses parents torturés par un psychopathe le soir de la Purge annuelle, un événement où pendant une période de douze heures consécutives toute activité criminelle est permise.
The Purge: Election Year
Directed by James DeMonaco
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Frank Grillo, Edwin Hodge, Kyle Secor, Joseph Julian Soria, Liza Colón-Zayas, Mykelti Williamson
Roles Joe Dixon
Rating60% 3.008863.008863.008863.008863.00886
Une sénatrice américaine se lance dans la course à l'élection présidentielle en proposant l'arrêt total de la Purge annuelle. Ses opposants profitent alors d'une nouvelle édition de cette journée où tous les crimes sont permis pour la traquer et la tuer...
Fences (2016)
, 2h19
Directed by Denzel Washington
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Sports films, Théâtre, Baseball films, Films based on plays
Actors Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Lesley Boone
Roles Gabriel Maxson
Rating71% 3.596743.596743.596743.596743.59674
Dans les années 1950, à Pittsburgh, Troy Maxson, ancien joueur de la Negro League de baseball est devenu éboueur. Il vit avec son épouse Rose et son fils cadet Cory dans une maison qu'il a pu acheter avec une partie de l'indemnité de blessure de guerre de son frère Gabriel qui, blessé à la tête, est devenu un handicapé mental qui erre dans le quartier et qui est menacé d'internement. Son fils aîné, Lyons, n'arrive pas à se stabiliser, vivant de petits contrats de musique et devant subir les récriminations de son père.
Hollows Grove, 1h21
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Mykelti Williamson, Lance Henriksen, Matthew Carey, Sunkrish Bala, Bresha Webb, Matt Doherty
Roles F.B.I. Agent Jones
Rating48% 2.4079152.4079152.4079152.4079152.407915
Harold (Matthew Carey) is a down-on-his-luck documentary filmmaker that has been given the opportunity to shadow his former college friends, ghost hunters for the popular television show named S.P.I.T.. Intending to use any footage he shoots as a documentary, Harold is disappointed when Tim (Matt Doherty) reveals that a good chunk of the evidence collected during each investigation was planted there by their props director Bill (Lance Henriksen). In fact, everything that is seen in their show is the result of very careful planning and editing designed to get the maximum amount of entertainment per episode. However this time the group is going to investigate Hollows Grove, an abandoned orphanage where several atrocities were committed against their residents and two nurses committed suicide. Initially the group approaches the grounds with the idea that there will be no true threat to their beings, only to discover that Hollows Grove is very haunted and that their lives are very much in danger.
Twist of Faith, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Toni Braxton, David Julian Hirsh, Mykelti Williamson, Kyra Zagorsky
Roles Uncle Moe
Rating64% 3.245653.245653.245653.245653.24565
Quand sa famille est abattue dans un bus, un homme de foi quitte tout pour faire son deuil. Errant alors dans une petite ville, il est recueilli par un prêtre qui le loge dans son église. À côté de ce monument, vit Nina Jones et son fils, dont la rencontre va bouleverser son existence.
Have a Little Faith, 1h40
Directed by Jon Avnet
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Laurence Fishburne, Bradley Whitford, Mykelti Williamson, Martin Landau, Anika Noni Rose
Roles Donnie
Rating68% 3.429413.429413.429413.429413.42941
The film is based on Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom’s best-selling nonfiction book of the same name.
High School, 1h39
Directed by John Stalberg, Jr.
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis, Matt Bush, Adhir Kalyan, Sean Marquette, Colin Hanks
Roles Paranoid
Rating57% 2.850352.850352.850352.850352.85035
High school valedictorian-to-be Henry Burke (Matt Bush) takes his first hit of pot with his ex-best friend Travis (Sean Marquette), only to learn that, due to a spelling bee champion's recent use of marijuana, their high school is conducting a drug test where anyone caught under the influence of anything will be expelled. Travis knows of a psychotic drug dealer, known as Psycho Ed (Adrien Brody), who carries an exclusive kind of pot called "kief", and the two boys steal the stash and intend on getting the whole school high, to invalidate the drug test and save Henry's future. But Psycho Ed is right on their trail and so is Dr. Gordon, the school dean.
Black Dynamite, 1h24
Directed by Scott Sanders
Origin USA
Genres Martial arts, Biography, Comedy, Action, Martial arts
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, Martial arts films, Political films, Kung fu films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Michael Jai White, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Arsenio Hall, Kevin Chapman, Obba Babatundé, Tommy Davidson
Roles Chicago Wind
Rating73% 3.698063.698063.698063.698063.69806
In the 1970s, Black Dynamite, a Vietnam War veteran and former CIA officer, vows to clean up the streets of drug dealers and gangsters after his younger brother Jimmy is killed by a shady organization. O'Leary, Black Dynamite's former army and CIA partner, reinstates him into the agency because they do not want him seeking vengeance by himself. While trying to get to the bottom of Jimmy's murder, he finds out that his brother was actually working undercover for the CIA. Black Dynamite also discovers the shady organization is filling the black orphanages with heroin. He declares war on local drug dealers and successfully cleans up the streets, earning him the affection of Gloria, a black power activist who works at the local orphanage.
The Final Destination, 1h21
Directed by David Richard Ellis
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Serial killer films, Road movies
Actors Bobby Campo, Shantel VanSanten, Mykelti Williamson, Nick Zano, Haley Webb, Richard T. Jones
Roles George Lanter
Rating51% 2.5566752.5566752.5566752.5566752.556675
College student Nick O'Bannon watches a race at McKinley Speedway for a study break with his girlfriend Lori Milligan, and their friends Janet Cunningham and Hunt Wynorski. While watching the race, Nick has a premonition that a race car crash will send debris into the stands, causing the stadium to collapse, and killing numerous people. When Nick panics, a fight breaks out, and several people leave before Nick's vision becomes a reality including Lori, Janet, Hunt; security guard George Lanter; mechanic Andy Kewzer; mother Samantha Lane; tow truck driver Carter Daniels; and Andy's girlfriend Nadia Monroy. Nadia gets angry and yells at them when she is suddenly obliterated by a stray tire that flies out of the stadium.
Ball Don't Lie, 1h42
Origin USA
Themes Sports films, Basketball films
Actors Rosanna Arquette, Emilie de Ravin, Cody Longo, Nicholas Cannon, Ludacris, Nick Chinlund
Roles Dallas
Rating42% 2.1319352.1319352.1319352.1319352.131935
Ball Don't Lie plays out over one day in the life of Sticky (Boucher), a skinny high school sophomore and basketball prodigy from Venice, California. Burdened with emotional scars from a traumatic childhood, a callous foster care system, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, Sticky manages to transcend his limitations whenever he has a ball in his hands.
Vice (2008)
, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah, Mykelti Williamson, Mark Boone Junior, Nicholas Lea, John Cassini
Roles Sampson
Rating49% 2.4557752.4557752.4557752.4557752.455775
An undercover drug deal goes wrong and Max (Madsen) sees the other cops involved start dropping. While trying to investigate the murders, he must deal with his own personal demons.
August Rush, 1h53
Directed by Kirsten Sheridan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Robin Williams, Terrence Howard, William Sadler
Roles Reverend James
Rating73% 3.6998853.6998853.6998853.6998853.699885
In 1995, Lyla Novacek (Keri Russell) is a cellist living under strict rule of her father (William Sadler). Louis Connelly (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) is the lead singer of "The Connelly Brothers", an Irish rock band. Lyla and Louis meet and sleep together. The day after, they separate in a hurry, and are unable to maintain contact as Lyla leaves for Chicago. Lyla realizes she is pregnant. After an argument with her father, she is struck by a car. Due to the accident trauma, she gives birth prematurely, and her father secretly puts her son up for adoption, allowing her to believe that the baby died.
Spinning Into Butter
Genres Drama
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Miranda Richardson, Beau Bridges, Mykelti Williamson, Victor Rasuk, James Rebhorn
Roles Aaron Carmichael
Rating44% 2.2134752.2134752.2134752.2134752.213475
When a New England liberal arts college experiences a hate crime against one of its few black students, the school's dean of students (Parker) must respond publicly to the incident while privately confronting her own latent racism and prejudice.
Lucky Number Slevin, 1h48
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu, Stanley Tucci, Bruce Willis
Roles Sloe
Rating76% 3.848763.848763.848763.848763.84876
During the film's opening credits, two bookies are separately ambushed and murdered by their unseen killers, and, elsewhere, a young man is killed by a sniper. In a bus terminal, a young man is approached by Goodkat (Bruce Willis), who tells the story of Max and the Kansas City Shuffle: two decades earlier, Max borrowed money from the mob to bet on a fixed horse race, only for the horse to die mid-race. To set an example to make sure nobody else would try to bet on a fixed race, the mob killed Max, his wife and young son Henry. Goodkat concludes that a "Kansas City Shuffle" is a misleading double bluff, and so tricks and kills the young man, before loading his body into a truck.
Fatwa (2006)
, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Political films
Actors Lauren Holly, Lacey Chabert, John Doman, Angus Macfadyen, Rachel Miner, Roger Guenveur Smith
Roles Grady Frank
Rating38% 1.925761.925761.925761.925761.92576
Junior Senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) faces a personal crisis. She creates a false terrorist plot to cover up her problem.