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Ted Williams

Ted Williams (born September 22, 1957) is an American voice-over artist. Williams gained widespread media attention when an interview made during a period when he was homeless went viral after being posted to YouTube in early January 2011. Williams has since received numerous job offers. He is the author of A Golden Voice: How Faith, Hard Work, and Humility Brought Me from the Streets to Salvation (Gotham Books, May 10, 2012). Williams was born and raised in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. He served three years in the United States Army, was honorably discharged, and attended school for voice acting. His inspiration to become a radio announcer came from a field trip at age 14, when he found that a radio announcer whom he had heard looked nothing like he had imagined. Williams later worked overnight shifts for WVKO (AM) in Columbus when the station played soul music. According to Williams, his life started falling apart in 1986 with a combination of drug and alcohol abuse plus a loss of interest in his career. During this period Williams was arrested at least seven times on charges including theft, drug possession, escape, and robbery. He was also issued misdemeanor

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'Golden Voice' Ted Williams Bails on Rehab

'Golden Voice' Ted Williams Bails on Rehab

Ted Williams -- the homeless man with the "Golden Voice" -- has left rehab against medical advice, less than two weeks after checking in for drug and alcohol dependency ... TMZ has learned.Our… READ MORE >

Ted Williams Rehab Center -- Security Lockdown

Ted Williams Rehab Center -- Security Lockdown

The rehab center where "Golden Voice" Ted Williams is seeking treatment has already gone into lockdown mode -- bringing in extra security to make sure their most famous patient can stay focused.… READ MORE >

- 1190 days ago
Ted Williams to Enter Rehab for Drugs & Alcohol

Ted Williams to Enter Rehab for Drugs & Alcohol

The "golden-voiced" homeless man Ted Williams is going into rehab for drugs and alcohol dependency.Williams made the decision during a taping for the "Dr. Phil Show" today -- two days after the… READ MORE >

- 1192 days ago
Ted Williams Detained By LAPD

Ted Williams Detained By LAPD

UPDATE: Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the argument between Ted and his daughter was over money. Williams has gotten several job offers and made numerous tv appearances since last week.Ted… READ MORE >

- 1194 days ago
'Golden Voice' Guy -- I've Got NINE Kids!!!

'Golden Voice' Guy -- I've Got NINE Kids!!!

The homeless man with the golden radio voice revealed another shocking fact about his life this morning -- dude has NINE kids!!!Ted Williams just appeared on the "Today" show -- and when Matt… READ MORE >

- 1199 days ago
'Golden Radio Voice' Guy -- Grounded in Ohio By No ID

'Golden Radio Voice' Guy -- Grounded in Ohio By No ID

The 'Golden Radio Voice' guy -- who went from homeless to overnight Internet sensation -- is struggling to board a flight to NYC because he doesn't have ID ... according to his rep (yep, he's got… READ MORE >

- 1199 days ago

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