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Jayson Williams

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Jayson Ward Williams, originally a product of Harrisburg, PA, discovered at the age of 8, that acting was to be his lot in life. Even after being discouraged by many, he decided to set forth a course of action, to obtain this dream.After graduating from the Harrisburg Arts Magnet, he was accepted to The Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, where he received a BFA in Acting. Upon graduation, Jayson headed for New York, where he continues to have success as a working actor.His credits include guest starring and supporting roles on HBO's VEEP, White Collar, Law & Order, The Sopranos, NYPD Blue, and the TNT movie Word of Honor. He is soon to begin production on his first big screen role in the upcoming Richard Gere/Dakota Fanning picture "Franny."He has done principal work in numerous national commercials, some of which include Burger King, Subway, Lowes, Fed -Ex and KFC, along with stage work in various places.Jayson has also taught acting at the world renowned Freedom Theater of Philadelphia and at the prestigious Pennsylvania Governors School for the Arts.He has recently begun his journey into the directing realm. Directing a Music Video, a spec commercial for Doritos and The Philadelphia based talk show, "The Hype."Along with these ventures, Jayson has also just finished writing his first sitcom entitled "Paid Parking."  See full bio on IMDb »

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Jayson Williams -- Ex-NBA Star Arrested ... Drunk Driving Crash

Jayson Williams
Ex-NBA Star Arrested ... Drunk Driving Crash

Former NBA star Jayson Williams -- the guy who shot and killed his limo driver in 2002 -- was arrested in Upstate NY last week after cops say he drunkenly crashed his Jeep into a utility… READ MORE >

NBA's Jayson Williams -- We Bet On 'TMZ' In Prison

NBA's Jayson Williams
We Bet On 'TMZ' In Prison

Prison's not just for license plate making and shower rape ... it's also for GAMBLING ... so says ex-NBA star (and ex-con) Jayson Williams ... who says inmates LOVE to bet on the TMZ show. … READ MORE >

- 508 days ago
Jayson Williams -- Our Children Fear He'll KILL Them ... Says Estranged Wife

Jayson Williams
Our Children Fear He'll KILL Them ... Says Estranged Wife

Jayson Williams has threatened to KILL another person ... so says his estranged wife, who claims the ex-NBA star went on a violent tirade in front of their two young daughters, who now fear for… READ MORE >

- 968 days ago
Ex-NBA Star Jayson Williams -- Released from Rikers Island

Ex-NBA Star Jayson Williams
Released from Rikers Island

Disgraced former NBA superstar Jayson Williams is a free man again -- the 44-year-old was officially released from Rikers Island jail this morning. Williams completed 8 months of his 1-year… READ MORE >

- 1570 days ago
Jayson Williams' Estranged Wife Tanya Williams -- OUT of 'Basketball Wives: LA'

Jayson Williams' Estranged Wife
OUT of 'Basketball Wives: LA'

Tanya Williams, the estranged wife of incarcerated former NBA star Jayson Williams, will not be back for season 2 of "Basketball Wives: LA" ... in fact, she wasn't even invited to the reunion… READ MORE >

- 1721 days ago
Jayson Williams' Wife -- He's Loving Prison Life

Jayson Williams' Wife -- He's Loving Prison Life

For former NBA star Jayson Williams, doing hard time is like a trip to Disneyland -- at least that's what his estranged wife thinks of Williams' now extended sentence.Tanya Williams hit up an L.A.… READ MORE >

- 2171 days ago
Jayson Williams -- Another Year Behind Bars for DWI

Jayson Williams -- Another Year Behind Bars for DWI

Former NBA star Jayson Williams just got sentenced to a year behind bars for his DWI case ... but that sentence will have to wait until AFTER he finishes his current 5 years hard time for the… READ MORE >

- 2172 days ago
Jayson Williams -- They Call Me 'Big Daddy'

Jayson Williams -- They Call Me 'Big Daddy'

At 6'10" tall and 260 lbs., Jayson Williams is a big man ... and he has the nickname to go with it. TMZ has obtained Williams' new mug shot from the New Jersey Department of Corrections. In… READ MORE >

- 2330 days ago
Jayson Williams Can Score in Prison

Jayson Williams Can Score in Prison

Former NBA star Jayson Williams was taken to the clink this week after being sentenced to 5 years behind bars -- but there's an upside: The place has a b-ball hoop he can use to get in with the… READ MORE >

- 2348 days ago
Jayson Williams Sentenced - 5 Years Behind Bars

Jayson Williams Sentenced - 5 Years Behind Bars

Former NBA star Jayson Williams was just sentenced to five years in prison for the 2002 shooting death of his limo driver, Costas Christofi, and will be available for parole after 18 months.During… READ MORE >

- 2350 days ago

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