Artist Bio

James A. Williams

James A. Williams

(Bio as of October 2011)

James A. Williams most recently appeared at the Goodman in Dartmoor Prison during the 2011/2012 Season.  Other Goodman credits include August Wilson’s Radio Golf. He appeared in Radio Golf on Broadway, and his off-Broadway credits include August Wilson’s Jitney and Marion McClinton’s Walkers. His regional credits include multiple roles in August Wilson’s Twentieth-Century Cycle at The Kennedy Center, and appearances at Centerstage, the Guthrie Theater, the Mark Taper Forum, McCarter Theatre Center, Penumbra Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre and Yale Repertory Theatre. He was named Actor of the Year by City Pages in 2003; was a 2005 NAACP Image Award nominee; received an Ivey Award for performance excellence in 2008 and was named Artist of the Year by the Minneapolis StarTribune in 2008.

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  • Radio Golf Production Photos
  • Radio Golf Production Photos

With Goodman Theatre

  • Dartmoor Prison Dartmoor Prison
    New Stages Amplified
    Play by Carlyle Brown
    Directed by Chay Yew
  • Radio Golf Radio Golf
    0607 Season
    Play by August Wilson
    Directed by Kenny Leon