Little is known about his family background except that his father, Clarence “Clay” William Junior, was a professional musician, who was on tour most of the time. He has also had guest roles on several television series including Law & Order, Judging Amy, and Memphis Beat. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. He also played a supporting role as George Wallace's fictional African-American butler and caretaker in the 1997 TNT movie George Wallace. ). Birth Date: Family members linked to this person will appear here. Born in New York City,[4] Williams is the son of a professional musician, Clarence "Clay" Williams Jr.,[5] and grandson of jazz and blues composer/pianist Clarence Williams and his singer-actress wife, Eva Taylor. He had his first acting role as an uncredited extra in 1959. He is also known for being an ex-husband of actress Gloria Foster. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo?

All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. Clarence Williams III (gebore 21 Augustus 1939) is 'n Amerikaanse akteur. In the seventh (Mystery Woman: At First Sight) movie, he reunited with his Mod Squad co-star Michael Cole. The couple did not have any children and remained friends till her death in 2001. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map.

[6] Raised by his paternal grandmother, he became interested in acting after accidentally walking onto a stage at a theater below a Harlem YMCA.

In 1984 they filed for divorce, but remained friends. He played the character "Linc Hayes" in the "hippie" cop show The Mod Squad (1968–1973). Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience.

Please try again later. SP4, US ARMYPERSIAN GULF, AFGHANISTANPURPLE HEARTSpc. The two were also in a movie, The Cool World, in 1964. However, he had to wait for four more years for the role that made him a household name—that of Linc Hayes in the television series, ‘The Mod Squad’. Celebrities and Famous People Who Passed Away Today in History. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. Failed to delete memorial. Clarence is alive and kicking and is currently 81 years old. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. From 1991, he became more regular on big screen, starring in ‘Tales from Hood’ in 1995, ‘Hoodlums’ in 1997, ‘The Legend of 1900’ and ‘Half Baked’ in 1998.

But very soon, he was called for his military service; serving for two years as a paratrooper in 506th Infantry. Try again. Clarence Williams III is still alive! Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project.

Also in 1990s, he appeared in several television series, most important of them being the recurring role of FBI agent Roger Hardy in ‘Twin Peaks’.

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It opened on November 30, 1964 at Plymouth Theatre and closed on February 13, 1965 after 88 performances. Their grandson is Clarence Williams III. Share this memorial using social media sites or email.

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His last film, ‘Snowbird’, in which he starred as Bob, was released in 2016.

Spanning over forty years, his career includes the role of Prince's tormented father, who was also a musician, in Purple Rain (1984), a recurring role in the surreal TV series Twin Peaks (1990), a good cop in Deep Cover (1992), a rioter in the mini-series Against the Wall (1994), and Wesley Snipes' chemically dependent Dad in Sugar Hill (1993).

August 21, 1939.

Celebrities and Notable People Who Have Had Coronavirus. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. He was assigned to the 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas. Please enter location or other information that may help the volunteer in fulfilling this request. The New York Times drama critic Howard Taubman wrote of his performance, "Mr. Williams glides like a dancer, giving his long, fraudulently airy speeches the inner rhythms of fear and showing the nakedness of terror when he ceases to pretend." I thought you might like to see a memorial for SPC Clarence Williams III I found on In 1960, he debuted on Broadway with ‘The Long Dream’, appearing in it in the role of Chris. He first appeared on Broadway in The Long Dream (1960). Aunts/uncles, Chester Mitchell, Betty Herring, Bernice Jenkins, Frank Booker, Alphonso Williams, Junita Dukes, Mytrice Johnson, Shirley Roberts, Carla Woods, Carlette Gordon, Carlene Crawford, Barbara Evans, Cecil Jamerson. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. Sisters: Samantha Williams and Abrill Edwards, Grandparents: Cora Mitchell, Chester Mitchell. He acted alongside John Travolta in the 1999 film, The General's Daughter. When the show ended, he returned to the stage, unwilling to act in typical roles that were available to the African-American actors.