Tyler James Williams is an American actor best known for his starring role as the title character in the television sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, from 2005-2009.
He currently has a starring role as Owen, who reluctantly joins the support group after a family tragedy, in the television sitcom Go On, since 2012.
Williams began his acting career at the age of 4 on Sesame Street, appearing as a season regular for several years. Later, he co-starred in Bill Cosby's animated series Little Bill, in which he voiced the character of Bobby.
His other television credits include numerous appearances in comedic skits on Saturday Night Live, and guest roles in Law & Order: SVU and House, among others. In addition, Williams has appeared in a number of commercials, including Corvette and Fruit by the Foot.
Williams can be seen in Tyler Perry's film Peeples. He also starred in the feature film Unaccompanied Minors.
Aside from acting, Williams enjoys basketball (especially the Miami Heat), piano, macaroni and cheese and history. He lives in New York with his mom, dad, brothers Tylan and Tyrel, and their Silky Terrier, Benny 'Ruff-neck' Williams.