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Jessica Williams (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jessica Williams Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth July 31, 1989
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jessica Williams is an American actress, theatre artist, voice artist, comedian, writer, and producer who is known for appearing as a senior correspondent on The Daily Show and as cohost of the podcast 2 Dope Queens. She is also known for having been cast in roles such as Vida Atwood in the Nickelodeon comedy series Just for Kicks, Mia Hines in the HBO Max romantic comedy anthology series Love Life, Gaby in the comedy-drama television series Shrinking, and Lally Hicks in the fantasy films Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. In addition to that, Jessica Williams has been a part of a variety of other projects including Delivery Man, Crying in PublicPeople Places ThingsHot Tub Time Machine 2The Twilight Zone, Tap Shoes & ViolinsGirls, The Incredible Jessica JamesI Heart Arlo, Corporate Animals, Booksmart, Omniboat: A Fast Boat FantasiaEntergalactic, and 2 Dope Queens.

Born Name

Jessica Renee Williams

Nick Name

Jessica

Jessica Williams as seen at the 75th annual Peabody Awards in 2016
Jessica Williams as seen at the 75th annual Peabody Awards in 2016 (Sarah E. Freeman/Grady College / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Los Angeles County, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Jessica Williams studied at Nathaniel Narbonne High School located in the Harbor City area of Los Angeles, California. Later, she attended California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), a public research university in Long Beach, California.

Occupation

Actress, Voice Artist, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Theatre Artist

Family

  • Others – Raymond Reynolds (Maternal Grandfather), Marsha Annette Strickland (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Jessica Williams has been signed with United Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Build

Slim

Jessica Williams posing for a picture in Pasadena, California in August 2022
Jessica Williams posing for a picture in Pasadena, California in August 2022 (Jessica Williams / Instagram)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jessica Williams has dated –

  1. Blaine Spesak (2015-2019) – She was in a relationship with photographer Blaine Spesak from 2015 to 2019. He passed away in 2019.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Jessica Williams is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tall stature

Jessica Williams as seen while taking a selfie in Pasadena, California in January 2023
Jessica Williams as seen while taking a selfie in Pasadena, California in January 2023 (Jessica Williams / Instagram)

Jessica Williams Facts

  1. She made her first TV show appearance as Vida Atwood (a sporty athletic serious girl who has a lot in common with her soccer mate Lauren Zelmer) in the comedy television series Just for Kicks in 2006.
  2. Alongside Jemaine Clement, Regina Hall, Stephanie Allynne, and Michael Chernus, Jessica Williams co-starred as Kat in the 2015 comedy film People Places Things.
  3. She was cast in the titular role in the 2017 romantic comedy film The Incredible Jessica James and the Guardian described her character as “a struggling Brooklyn-based playwright navigating the murky waters of modern romance while waiting impatiently for her big break.”
  4. Jessica Williams brought to life the character of Lally Hicks (a teacher of Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry who contacts Flamel) in the 2018 fantasy film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoë Kravitz, Callum Turner, Claudia Kim, Jude Law, and Johnny Depp.
  5. She started appearing as Mia Hines in the 2nd season of the romantic comedy anthology series Love Life in 2021. Jessica co-starred in the show alongside Anna Kendrick, Zoë Chao, Peter Vack, Sasha Compère, William Jackson Harper, Comedian CP, and Punkie Johnson.
  6. She has frequently performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
  7. In 2023, Jessica Williams started playing the role of Gaby (a fellow therapist working with Jimmy at the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Center) in the Apple TV+ comedy-drama series Shrinking. Her co-stars for the project included Jason Segel, Luke Tennie, Michael Urie, Lukita Maxwell, Christa Miller, and Harrison Ford.

Featured Image by Sarah E. Freeman/Grady College / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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