Gregory Alan Williams | Biography

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  • Full Name Gregory Alan Williams
  • Nickname Gregory Williams
  • Occupation Actor, Writer & Director
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Des Moines, Iowa, USA
  • Birth Date Jun 12, 1956
  • Age 67 Years, 11 Months
  • Net Worth 8 Million USD
Martin Imari on HBO 'The Righteous Gemstones'

Gregory Alan Williams | Biography

Bay Cop Garner Ellerbee on 'Baywatch' From 1989 to 1998

Beginning in 1986, Gregory is still active in the acting field. In his 36 years career in the TV and film industry, he has a combined tally of over 169 acting credits. His most notable works include his appearances in 'Drop Dead Diva' (2009-2014 TV series), 'Necessary Roughness' (2011-2013 TV series), 'Secrets and Lies' (2015 TV series), 'Terminator Genisys' (2015 Film), 'Miracles From Heaven' (2016 Film), 'Greenleaf' (2016-2018 TV series), 'Birdie' (2021 Film), 'The Righteous Gemstones' (2019-2022 TV series), etc.

Gregory Alan Williams is a renowned actor and author. He currently appears as Martin Imari's character in the HBO TV series The Righteous Gemstones.

Who is Gregory Alan Williams?

Gregory Williams is a veteran American actor, director, author, writer, and producer. His rise to worldwide fame began after appearing in the NBC action drama series Baywatch. From 1989 to 1998, he appeared in a total of 92 episodes as the Bay Cop Garner Ellerbee. 

Gregory's first on-screen appearance was with an uncredited role in the 1986 TV series Jack and Mike. It followed his appearance as Agent Halloran in the 1988 film Above the Law. Similarly. In the following years, he portrayed several characters like Bull Pen Guard in the 1989 film Major League, Col. Woods in the 1989 film The Package, Ed Marsh in the TV series Civil Wars (1991-1992), etc.

Beginning in 1986, Gregory is still active in the acting field. In his 36 years career in the TV and film industry, he has a combined tally of over 169 acting credits. His most notable works include his appearances in Drop Dead Diva (2009-2014 TV series), Necessary Roughness (2011-2013 TV series), Secrets and Lies (2015 TV series), Terminator Genisys (2015 Film), Miracles From Heaven (2016 Film), Greenleaf (2016-2018 TV series), Birdie (2021 Film), The Righteous Gemstones (2019-2022 TV series), etc.

'The Righteous Gemstones'

The Righteous Gemstones is an HBO black comedy TV series that follows a family of televangelists, who explore their power for their own good. The series premiered its first episode on the HBO channel on 18 August 2019 and is currently broadcasting its season 2 episodes.

The series stars several famous actors like John Goodman, Danny McBride, Adam Devine, Edi Patterson, Gregory Alan Williams, etc., in leading roles. Gregory has portrayed the character Martin Imari, the right-hand man of the series main cast Eli Gemstone, played by John Goodman.

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Besides acting works, Gregory is also a critically acclaimed author and writer. His writing credits include his works in the 2013 TV series The Colorblind Monologues, followed by the 2015 short film 13 Minutes. In addition, he has authored two books to date. He published his first book 'A Gathering of Heroes' in 1996, which was about the history of the Los Angeles Riot. Then later in 2017, he released his second book 'Heart of A Woman: A Novel.'

Wife and Children

Gregory has been married for a long time with his wife, Renee Williams. However, he is a person of private nature when it comes to his married and family bio. He has not made any formal statements on details of his love life, wife, marriage, or current marital status.

From his marriage with Renee, Gregory is the father to his five children, all sons. Although he has not revealed their names yet, he regularly posts pictures on his Instagram handle @gregalan101. Lately, on 29 September 2021, he shared a series of pictures of his sons with a status that read, "DID SOMEBODY SAY….Sons?"

Gregory Alan Williams with his Sons (Photo: Instagram)

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