Todd Williams is an American actor best known for his starring role as Detective Robert Dershowitz in the television drama series In Plain Sight, from 2008-2009.
In 2011 he starred in the short-lived police procedural television series The Chicago Code.
Born and raised in New York City, Williams began the pursuit of his acting career straight out of high school. Concerned about having a backup plan, he opted to earn a degree in communications while continuing to audition.
Not happy with his initial selection of major, he chose to explore another artistic passion of his and went on to study Music Business at New York University.
Still not satisfied, Williams subsequently left NYU to focus on his acting career full time.
After booking several national commercial and voice-over spots, he made his film debut starring opposite Kerry Washington in the critically acclaimed feature Lift.
Multiple television appearances followed on shows such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, the CSI franchise, The Game and The Twilight Zone.
In 2004, while recurring on Third Watch, Williams landed a role starring alongside Michael Madsen in the highly praised ESPN original series Tilt.
After moving to Los Angeles in 2005, he hit the ground running and secured numerous guest leads on such series as CSI, CSI: Miami and the The Game.
In addition, he landed another lead role starring with Anthony Anderson in The Last Stand.