Gary Anthony Williams sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. We talk about the values he looks to instill into his son. After that we talk about his acting career and how much fun he has when it comes to improv. In addition we talk about voice acting and how much he loves to voice many different characters. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
Gary Anthony Williams
Gary Anthony Williams’ film credits include the newly released Block Party, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, The Internship, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Undercover Brother, Soul Plane and The Factory. On television, Williams recently starred in the sitcom The Crew, Reno 911! The Hunt for QAnon, and as Santa in the Disney Channel Original Movie Christmas Again. His additional television credits include I’m Sorry, Boston Legal, Blue Collar TV, The Neighborhood, How I Met Your Mother, Whose Line is it Anyway?, The Soul Man, Raising Hope, Malcolm in the Middle and Weeds. He is also the voice of the award-winning music show Unsung.
An accomplished voice actor, Williams is best known for voicing Uncle Ruckus on The Boondocks. His additional voiceover credits include Disney Channel’s Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, based on Marvel’s hit comic books, Oddballs, Hailey’s On it, The Lion Guard, Star Wars Resistance, Star vs. The Forces of Evil, Puppy Dog Pals, Love, Death & Robots, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Bob’s Burgers, Rick and Morty, Family Guy, American Dad! and Rugrats. He is also a proud member of the all-black improv show, The Black Version. Born in Fayetteville, Georgia, Williams currently resides in Los Angeles with his family. Make sure you follow Gary on Twitter at @GaryAWilliams and at Instagram at @garyanthonywilliams. In addition go to his website at garyawilliams.com.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.