THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER
CLARENCE WILLIAMS III
(Colonel George Fowler) is a veritable icon in the entertainment
industry, whether playing undercover cop Linc Hayes in the classic
television series The Mod Squad or portraying the terrifying elder
statesman, Bub Hewlett, of Harlem's gangster underworld in the
critically praised film HOODLUM. He recently wowed critics and
fans alike with his performance in TNT's award-winning miniseries
Wallace, opposite Gary Sinise, under the direction of John Frankenheimer.
William's resume boasts a wide variety of roles in such feature
films as DUST AND STARDUST, HALF-BAKED, SPRUNG, TALES FROM THE
HOOD, SUGAR HILL, THE IMMORTALS, RITUALS, DEEP COVER, I'M GONNA
GIT YOU SUCKA, TOUGH GUYS DON'T DANCE, 52 PICK UP and PURPLE RAIN.
He also appeared in Johnny Depp's recent directorial debut, THE
BRAVE, which opened at last year's Cannes Film Festival.
His work in television also includes the HBO movies Against the
Wall for John Frankenheimer and Angel in Harlem directed by Eriq
LaSalle. He has appeared in the telefilms The Love Bug and L.A.
Woman, and guest starred on a variety of series including Walker,
Texas Ranger, The Cosby Murder Mysteries, Millenium, Star Trek:
Deep Space 9, Twin Peaks and Gabriel's Fire.
Williams began his acting career on the New York stage, debuting
in Dark of the Moon in 1960. He earned a Tony nomination and a
Theatre World Award for his work in Slow Dance on the Killing
Ground, and has performed in such Broadway productions as The
Long Dream, Walk in Darkness, Doubletalk, The Great Indoors, The
Party on Greenwich Avenue, Suspenders, Tom Stoppard's Night and
Day and in the New York Shakespeare Festival staging of King John.
Most recently Williams completed principal photography on LIFE
starring Eddie Murphy and on the soon to be released THE LEGEND
OF A PIANIST opposite Vincent D'Onofrio.
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