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Darnell Williams Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Darnell Williams
Place Of Birth
London, UK
68 years old
Birth Date
March 3 1955

Darnell Williams Facts

Child Star?
Actor, Film Director
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth

About Darnell Williams

Darnell Williams was born in England, UK on March 3, 1955.

Darnell Williams is an actor who has appeared in soap operas and is particularly recognized for the ABC soap opera 'All My Children'. He played the character of Jesse Hubbard between 1981-1988 and 2008-2011.

Darnell Williams' acting skills earned him two Daytime Emmy awards. He achieved fame as a dancer in the 'Soul Train' series. And he shares a good friendship with his co-stars Debbi Morgan and Michael E. Knight.

Darnell Williams' Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Darnell Williams' net worth?

The net worth of Darnell Williams is estimated to be around $2 million as of 2022.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Darnell Williams?

Darnell Williams is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) tall.

How old is Darnell Williams?

Darnell Williams turned 67 years old in 2022. He was born in 1955 in England. Darnell Williams celebrates his birthday every year on March 3.

Childhood And Education

Darnell Williams was born on March 3, 1955 in London, England, UK. Not much information is available about the children, parents, siblings, or education of the actor, Darnell Williams. He has dual nationality, British and American.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Darnell Williams' partner?

During the '70s, Darnell Williams regularly danced on 'Soul Train', the musical variety show. He was married to Jackie Lowe but is now single as of 2022.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 1981, Darnell Williams, got his first big break with 'All My Children' as Jesse Hubbard. The character was shown to be involved in a romantic relationship with Angie Baxter, played by Debbi Morgan. The characters got married eventually and were known as the super couple. During the '80s, Debbie and Darnell Williams were the co-hosts of 'New York Hot Tracks', a TV dance series that featured music videos.

In 1988, Darnell departed from 'All My Children'. However, it didn't stop him from being an actor, as he returned as Jack Durban in 1994 with the soap opera 'As The World Turns'. Later, Darnell Williams got the role of Jacob Foster in 'The City' and 'Loving', two other TV series.

He appeared in a recurring role in the drama 'Felicity' as a counselor and served as the acting coach and director for 'All My Children'. Moving on, in May 2007, the cast of 'Guiding Light', an American radio and television soap opera, was joined by Darnell Williams for the recurring role of a person called Griggs, a villainous role.

Darnell made an appearance in 2007 in 'Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell'. He was a co-director with Gregory J. Martin of 'Manhattanites' in 2008, whose stars were Aiden Turner, Forbes March, and Ilene Kristen.

In January 2008, Darnell Williams returned to 'All My Children' as Jesse Hubbard with his partner, Angie Hubbard, played by none other than Debbie Morgan. With Debbie and Michael, Williams was seen on 'Oprah-The Last Season' in 2011.

'All My Children' was canceled in September 2011, and Darnell appeared as the oldest male actor and the second oldest actor after Susan Lucci, among the cast members.

Darnell Williams reunited with Debbie Morgan in the soap opera 'The Young And The Restless' in January 2012.

Some of Williams' films include 'Simone', 'Short Cuts', and 'Sidewalk Stories'. 

What awards has Darnell Williams won?

Darnell Williams has received and been nominated for several awards on different occasions. His character portrayal of Jesse Hubbard in 'All My Children' has won him the Daytime Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series' in 1983 and 'Outstanding Actor In A Drama Series' in 1985.

His work in 'Short Cuts' earned him a Golden Globe Award in 1994, and his work in 'Loving' earned him the Soap Opera Digest Award in 1996. He was again honored with an NAACP Image Award in 2011 for his work in 'All My Children'. His performances in 'The City', 'Short Cuts', and 'All My Children' have also earned him several award nominations.

Darnell Williams' Hobbies And Interests

Darnell Williams' hobbies and interests include photography, reading, internet surfing, traveling, learning, and others.

Other Interesting Darnell Williams Facts And Trivia

  • Darnell Williams' zodiac sign is a Pisces.
  • Darnell Williams got his big break in his acting career with the portrayal of the character of Jesse Hubbard in 'All My Children' opposite Debbie Morgan.
  • Darnell Williams has lived a nomadic life and lives in the USA as of 2022.
  • The British-born soap opera actor has served as a director in several episodes of 'All My Children' and as a co-director of 'The Manhattanites'.
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