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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 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 >

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 >

- 3009 days ago
Jayson Williams - Free to Booze Before Prison

Jayson Williams - Free to Booze Before Prison

Former NBA star Jayson Williams will have four days to drown his sorrows before heading to prison next week ... because the alcohol monitoring bracelet is coming off. Jayson's lawyer, Linda… READ MORE >

- 3014 days ago
Jayson Williams Robbed, $150K in Stuff Taken

Jayson Williams Robbed, $150K in Stuff Taken

Jayson Williams is allegedly the victim of a crime -- for a change -- after a report says his home was broken into and a slew of sports memorabilia, electronics and jewelry were stolen.Among the… READ MORE >

- 3033 days ago
Jayson Williams Blasted When He Crashed

Jayson Williams Blasted When He Crashed

Jayson Williams' blood alcohol level was .24 -- 3 times the legal limit -- when he crashed his SUV last week ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.Williams was arrested for DWI after his vehicle… READ MORE >

- 3052 days ago
Jayson Williams Cops Plea in Shooting

Jayson Williams Cops Plea in Shooting

Former NBA star Jayson Williams -- who is being retried for allegedly killing his limo driver -- dodged a bullet himself by copping a plea. Williams, who was being retried for reckless… READ MORE >

- 3052 days ago
Jayson Williams -- Ordered to SCRAM

Jayson Williams -- Ordered to SCRAM

Disgraced NBA star Jayson Williams will have a shiny new accessory for the winter season -- an alcohol monitoring anklet. Williams just faced a judge in NY -- via a video conference -- in his DUI… READ MORE >

- 3056 days ago
Witness: Williams Drove into Oncoming Traffic

Witness: Williams Drove into Oncoming Traffic

Jayson Williams drunkenly drove across four lanes of oncoming traffic before smashing his Mercedes into a tree earlier this week -- this according to a witness whose testimony is being used in… READ MORE >

- 3056 days ago
Jayson Willams Arraigned Live from Hospital

Jayson Willams Arraigned Live from Hospital

Jayson Williams will be arraigned Thursday morning -- from his hospital bed, law enforcement sources tell TMZ.Williams is still in Bellevue Hospital's criminal ward recovering from serious… READ MORE >

- 3057 days ago
Jayson Williams -- Caught on Tape

Jayson Williams -- Caught on Tape

Jayson Williams was driving the SUV that crashed early this AM, and there's video to prove it ... this according to law enforcement sources.We're told in addition to video, there are independent… READ MORE >

- 3058 days ago
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