SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

Mykelti Williamson

Full / Real Name: Michael T. Williamson
Born: 04 March 1960 (60 years old)
Gender: Male

Rate:

7.7

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Mykelti Williamson is an American actor best known for his role as Private Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue in the Academy Award-winning 1994 film Forrest Gump.

Aside from numerous notable roles in film, Williamson has an extensive television resume as well. He has been a regular cast member on numerous shows including Cover Up (1984-1985), The Fugitive (2000), Boomtown (2002-2003), Kidnapped (2006) and 24 (2010).

He has also had recurring roles on The Righteous Apples, Bay City Blues, Streets Of Fire, Hill Street Blues, The Bronx Zoo, China Beach, Midnight Caller, The Hoop Life, Third Watch, CSI: NY and Justified.

He has had guest starring roles in the numerous series as well including Starsky And Hutch, The White Shadow, Father Murphy, Alice, Gimme A Break!, Miami Vice, J.J. Starbuck, The New WKRP in Cincinnati, Time Trax, The Outer Limits, Touched by an Angel, Monk, Justice, Raines, Psych, The Good Wife and Rizzoli & Isles.

Williamson has also appeared in the following made-for-TV movies:

Desperate Lives (1982)
Police Story: Monster Manor (1988)
A Killer Among Us (1990)
Other Women's Children (1993)
Soul of the Game (1996)
12 Angry Men (1997)
Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999)
Holiday Heart (2000)
Our America (2002)
The Secret Service (2004)
One Hogan Place (2008)
Have a Little Faith (2011)

Aside from his role in Forrest Gump, Williamson has had notable roles in numerous other feature films including You Talkin' To Me? (1987); Miracle Mile (1988); Free Willy (1993); Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995); How to Make an American Quilt (1995); Heat (1995); Waiting to Exhale (1995); Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997); Con Air (1997); Primary Colors (1998); Three Kings (1999); Ali (2001); The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004); ATL (2006); and The Final Destination (2009).

Williamson was arrested for allegedly stalking his ex-wife and stabbing a friend in January 1998. He was acquitted of attempted manslaughter in September that year.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Brian Hastings

Don King

Deputy Chief Hammond

Denny Woods

Rousseau

Brigadier General Yazee Zwane

Chief Brigham Sinclair

Chief Brigham Sinclair

Chief Brigham Sinclair

Chief Brigham Sinclair

Clay Maxwell

Clay Maxwell

Raymond Hawkins Jr.

Off. Ron Garfield

Off. Ron Garfield

Off. Ron Garfield

Ellstin Limehouse

Ellstin Limehouse

Ellstin Limehouse

Virgil Hayes

Leon Jefferson

Sylvio Romulus

Captain Walter Cage

Terry George

Sammy

Det. Bobby 'Fearless' Smith

U.S. Marshal Whitmore

General Ned Walker

Bruce

Matthew Wade

Dr. Michael Alders

Detective Dante Rice

Tevis Lockwood

LATEST ARTICLES

Soapie Digest: October 2020

Rocktober 2020. Let's make it matter! And watch lots of TV obvs. Your monthly bomb of all teasers on TVSA...


Spotlight On: Hectic Nine-9 (#TBT reload!)

SABC2's youthathon becomes a teenager today (1st). See if you can identify these past presenters in this #ThrowbackThursday...


New on TV today: Thursday 1 October

Mooimaak met Clare Wiese-Wentzel returns to kykNET and Brooklyn Nine-Nine 6 drops on Netflix.


Days of Our Lives Teasers - October 2020

Will the annulment be granted? Also, a double wedding is about to get underway.


Pics! The Crown 4's Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher

Two actresses. Two real life people. See how they mould.


Series Review: Lovecraft Country Episode 7 - I Am

This show just keeps getting better and better. The latest episode zooms in on Hippolyta with a bit of space/time-bending.


Gangaa 2 Teasers - October 2020

The one person both Gangaa and Sagar thought would be on their side, turns against them. Who is it?


Twist of Fate Teasers - October 2020

Pragya comes out of mourning and goes on a mission to avenge her sister's murder.


Legacy Teasers - October 2020

An explosive arrest! Also, Felicity has to fight a hostile takeover.


Zara's Nikah Teasers - October 2020

Zara makes it to the board and presents her case.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.