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Billy Dee Williams

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Billy Dee Williams was born William December Williams on April 6, 1937 in New York City. Billy Dee has notched up an impressive array of film and television appearances over the past 50+ years. He is easily best known to international film audiences as the roguish Lando Calrissian in the last two episodes of the original Star Wars-trilogy: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi. Williams can also be seen on screen in Lady Sings the Blues, Nighthawks, Batman, Moving Target and Undercover Brother. A regular performer also in many fine quality television movies and television series.  See full bio on IMDb »

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'Star Wars' Episode VII -- Billy Dee Williams Open to Return

Billy Dee Williams
I'll Do the Next 'Star Wars' ... If They Ask

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Billy Dee Williams
Fender Bender Blunder KIDS THESE DAYS!!!

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Billy Dee Williams -- Hell Yeah, I Wanna Be in the Next 'Star Wars'

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Hell Yeah, I Wanna Be in the Next 'Star Wars'

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- 1321 days ago
Lando Calrissian & Han Solo Reunited

Lando Calrissian & Han Solo
Reunited

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