Jesse Williams

Jesse Wesley Williams born August 5, 1981 is an American actor, model, and activist, best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series Grey's Anatomy. He also appears in the hit 2013 film Lee Daniels' The Butler as real life civil rights leader Rev. James Lawson. Previous roles include Holden in The Cabin in the Woods (2012), Officer Eddie Quinlan in Brooklyn's Finest (2009) and as Leo, Lena's boyfriend, in the film sequel The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008).

Known For


Cast Credits

The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale (2018)
Guest starring as Jesse Williams
America Divided (2016)
Starring as Jesse Williams
The Spoils Before Dying (2015)
Starring as Parker
House of Cards (2013)
Guest starring as US Congressman
GREEK (2007)
Guest starring as Drew Collins (2 episodes)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Starring as Dr. Jackson Avery (179 episodes)
Guest starring as Dr. Jackson Avery (19 episodes)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Jesse Williams