Billy Dee Williams turns 83 today. The immensely talented actor was born on 6th April 1937. He is also famous as voice artist.
Known popularly as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise turns 83 today. Born in New York, Billy made his debut as an actor in theatre at the age of seven in The Firebrand of Florence. He did his graduation from The High School of Music & Art.
He is also a successful artist. He is the winner of Hallgarten Prize for painting in 1950. He also went to National Academy of Fine Arts and Design.
The Last Angry Man was his film debut but he is popular for his works in Star Wars Franchise, specially in The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of Jedi.
If you don’t know what ‘Dee’ in his name is, then you will be amused to know it’s ‘December’. His real name is William December Williams Jr which he changed into Billy Dee Williams.