Victor Williams is an American actor best known for his starring role as Doug Heffernan's best friend Deacon Palmer on the television sitcom The King of Queens, from 1998-2007.
Williams, who had a recurring role in ER, has also appeared in The Practice, Law & Order, Girlfriends, The Flight of the Conchords, Fringe, Mercy, Blue Bloods and NYC 22.
His feature film credits include Cop Land, The Preacher's Wife, the independent films With Or Without You and the award-winning Me and Mrs. Jones.
Williams received a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting from New York University's Graduate Acting Program.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in Los Angeles.