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Jesse Williams

Born: 05 August 1981 (40 years old)
Gender: Male

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Jesse Williams is an American actor and model best known for his role as Lena's boyfriend Leo in the film sequel The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008) and as Dr. Jackson Avery on the medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, since 2009.

In film, he starred in MGM's single-camera thriller, Cabin in the Woods, from producer Joss Whedon, in 2011.

Williams made his big-screen debut in Warner Brothers' Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, playing Leo, the love interest to Alexis Bledel. He also starred in Overture's Brooklyn's Finest from award-winning director Antoine Fuqua, opposite Ethan Hawke, Richard Gere and Don Cheadle.

Past television credits include Greek and Law & Order.

Williams starred in award-winning playwright Edward Albee's The American Dreambox and The Sandbox at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

Williams currently splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.






Television Roles

Show

Character

The Hotness Monster

The Hotness Monster

Dr. Jackson Avery

Dr. Jackson Avery

Dr. Jackson Avery

Dr. Jackson Avery

Dr. Jackson Avery

Dr. Jackson Avery

Dr. Jackson Avery

Dr. Jackson Avery

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