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J.D. Williams

Full / Real Name: Darnell Williams
Born: 22 May 1978 (43 years old)
Gender: Male

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J.D. Williams is an American actor best known for his starring roles in the HBO television series Oz (1997-2000) and The Wire (2002-2006).

He played inmate Kenny Wangler for the first four seasons of Oz and drug dealer Preston "Bodie" Broadus on four seasons of The Wire.

He had a small guest starring role in The Sopranos episode "46 Long" as Special K, an incompetent stickup man. He also appeared in the pilot episode ("Welcome to Camelot") of Third Watch as Pee Wee, an errant street kid.

In addition he has made guest appearances on New York Undercover, Law & Order, Trinity, Homicide: Life On The Street, Sex And The City, Big Apple and 100 Centre Street.

Williams has acted in the feature films Graffiti Bridge (his screen debut in 1990), Pootie Tang (2001), Popcorn Shrimp (2001), Snipes (2001), Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler (2003), and The Shanghai Hotel (2007).

In 2007 he is slated to appear in the films Nite Tales: The Movie and H.N.I.C.

He has also appeared in the direct-to-video releases Durdy Game (2002), Two Guns (2005) and 4 Life (2007), and lent his voice to the 2005 video game The Warriors.

Williams has also had leading roles or cameo appearances in a number of R&B and hip-hop music videos.






Television Roles

Show

Character

Pup Clemmons

Damon 'Casper' Kelly

Second Kid

Detective Anton Jefferson

Kenny Wangler

Sweet Sauce

Carlos

Dexter Roja

Dexter Roja

Dexter Roja

Cat

Special K

Preston 'Bodie' Broadus

Preston 'Bodie' Broadus

Preston 'Bodie' Broadus

Preston 'Bodie' Broadus

Pee Wee




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