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Tyler James Williams

Tyler James Williams is an American actor. He began his career as a child actor, making several appearances on Saturday Night Live, Little Bill, and Sesame Street. Williams later rose to prominence for playing the role of Chris Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. Following this, he starred as songwriter Cyrus DeBarge in the Disney Channel original movie Let It Shine, and Noah on AMC horror television series The Walking Dead.

He currently stars as Gregory Eddie on the ABC sitcom Abbott Elementary, for which he has received critical acclaim and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nomination.

Additionally, Williams has also appeared in films such as Detroit and The United States vs. Billie Holiday.

Known For


Cast Credits

History of the World, Part II (2023)
Guest starring as Private Mason Dixon (3 episodes)
  • Episode 1x06: VI (Mar 8, 2023)
  • Episode 1x05: V (Mar 8, 2023)
  • Episode 1x03: III (Mar 7, 2023)
Abbott Elementary (2021)
Starring as Gregory Eddie (32 episodes)
Harley Quinn (2019)
Guest starring as Hawkman
A Black Lady Sketch Show (2019)
Guest starring as Rome
Whiskey Cavalier (2019)
Starring as Edgar Standish (13 episodes)
Dear White People (2017)
Guest starring as Carson Rhodes (2 episodes)
RePlay (2016)
Starring as Nate
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Starring as Russ "Monty" Montgomery (26 episodes)
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2015)
Guest starring as Tyler James Williams
Go On (2012)
Starring as Owen (18 episodes)
Lab Rats (2012)
Guest starring as Future Leo
Talking Dead (2011)
Guest starring as Tyler James Williams (2 episodes)
  • Episode 4x14: Spend (Mar 15, 2015)
  • Episode 4x06: Consumed (Nov 16, 2014)
The Walking Dead (2010)
Guest starring as Noah (10 episodes)
True Jackson, VP (2008)
Guest starring as Justin (2 episodes)
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Starring as Chris Rock (2 episodes)
Criminal Minds (2005)
Guest starring as Russ Montgomery
House (2004)
Guest starring as Park Landon
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Tyler James Williams
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards (1987)
Guest starring as Tyler James Williams (2 episodes)
The Emmy Awards (1949)
Guest starring as Tyler James Wiliams
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