Artist Bio

Jacqueline Williams

Jacqueline Williams

(Bio as of September 2014)

Jacqueline Williams returns to the Goodman, where she most recently appeared in Pullman Porter Blues. Other Goodman credits include Camino Real, The Trinity River Plays, The Story, The Dreams of Sarah Breedlove, Crowns, Blues for an Alabama Sky, Oo-Bla-Dee, The Amen Corner, Gertrude Stein: Each One as She May, Richard II and The Skin of Our Teeth. Chicago credits include Head of Passes, The Hot L Baltimore and The Brother/Sister Plays (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Fences, The First Breeze of Summer, Electra and Caroline, or Change (Court Theatre); Gee’s Bend, Po Boy Tango and The Miser (Northlight Theatre); Yellowman and Fabulation (Next Theatre Company) and  The Gospel of Lovingkindness and The Colored Museum (Victory Gardens Theater). Regionally, Ms. Williams has appeared at La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company, A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle), Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Portland Stage Company, Arena Stage and others. She appeared on Broadway in The Young Man from Atlanta and off-Broadway in From the Mississippi Delta, Mill Fire and The Talented Tenth. She has appeared in the national tours of Crowns and Born in the R.S.A. Ms. Williams’ film and television credits include the recurring Officer Becerra on Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D., Turks (series regular), The Chicago Code, Prison Break, ER, The Break-Up, The Lake House, Hardball, Whiteboyz and the recently completed Heartlock. Ms. Williams is a former Lunt-Fontanne fellow (representing the Goodman) and has been recognized with awards and nominations from the Jeff Committee, 3Arts, Helen Hayes, Black Theater Alliance, American Arts Council, Drama Desk, Sarah Siddons, Excellence in the Arts, After Dark Awards and others. She holds a BFA from the Goodman School of Drama/Theatre School.

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