Mykelti Williamson

Mykelti Williamson (born March 4, 1957) is an American actor best known for his roles in the films Forrest Gump, Con Air and Ali, and the television shows Boomtown, 24, and Justified. In 2016, he portrayed Gabriel Maxson in Denzel Washington's acclaimed film adaptation of August Wilson's play Fences, reprising his role from the 2010 Broadway revival.

Mykelti Williamson
Williamson in 2016
Born (1957-03-04) March 4, 1957 (age 65)
Other namesMykel T. Williamson
OccupationActor
Years active1978–present
Spouses
    (m. 1983; div. 1985)
      Cheryl Chisholm
      (m. 1989; div. 1991)
        Sondra Spriggs
        (m. 1997)
        Children3

        His other notable roles include Free Willy, Heat, Lucky Number Slevin, Three Kings, Black Dynamite, The Final Destination, ATL, Species II, and The Purge: Election Year.


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