Victor Williams (actor)

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Victor Williams
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Williams performing in the play Luck of the Irish in 2012
BornVictor L. Williams
(1970-09-19) September 19, 1970 (age 44)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1996–present
 
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Victor Williams
Victor Williams actor.jpg
Williams performing in the play Luck of the Irish in 2012
BornVictor L. Williams
(1970-09-19) September 19, 1970 (age 44)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1996–present

Victor L. Williams (born September 19, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor.

He is best known as Doug Heffernan's best friend Deacon Palmer on The King of Queens. He has also appeared on several other hit TV shows, including Homicide: Life on the Street, Law & Order, ER, New York Undercover, Girlfriends, Fringe and The Jamie Foxx Show.[1] In 2012, Williams was seen and heard as a pitchman for Verizon Fios television commercials.[2]

Early life[edit]

Williams attended Midwood High School, where he utilized his height at 6 feet, 6 inches (1.98 m) by playing power forward on the school basketball team. He went on to attend college at Binghamton University in Upstate New York. Then he received a Masters of Fine Arts degree in acting from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]

YearFilmRoleNotes
1996The Preacher's WifeRobbie(Film)
1997Cop LandRussell(Film)
Law & OrderPoliceman(TV series)
1998The Jamie Foxx ShowLeon(TV series)
1998–2001ERCarla's husband Roger(TV series)
1998–2007The King of QueensDeacon Palmer(TV series)
2000The PracticeOfficer(TV series)
2001Me & Mrs. JonesJersey(Film)
2003The AnimatrixDan(Voice)
With or Without YouKenneth(Film)
2005BewitchedPolice Officer(Film)
2009Flight of the ConchordsPolice Officer West(TV series)
FringePhil(TV series)
2011DelocatedFriend(TV series)
2013The Michael J. Fox ShowTodd (aka Phil)(TV series)
2014Hungry Hearts(Film)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starpulse.com
  2. ^ Carter, Gayle Jo; Truitt, Brian (April 13, 2012). "Whatever happened to the actor who played Deacon Palmer on King of Queens?". USA Today. 
  3. ^ "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni". 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

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