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Montel Williams

Biography

Emmy-winning talk display sponsor and a crusader against multiple sclerosis. He became well-known for The Montel Williams Display, which went from 1991 to 2008. He offered in america Sea Corps. He was once a rodeo clown in Switzerland. He was wedded to Rochele Observe from 1982 to 1989. Then married Elegance Morley on June 6, 1992 and Tara Fowler on Oct 6, 2007. He offers four children called Maressa, Wyntergrace, Ashley and Montel Jr. He made an appearance on an bout of The Oprah Winfrey Display.

Quick Facts


Full Name Montel Williams
Date Of Birth July 3, 1956
Place Of Birth Baltimore, MD
Height 1.87 m
Profession TV Show Host
Education United States Naval Academy
Nationality American
Spouse Tara Fowler, Grace Morley, Rochele See
Children Maressa Williams, Montel Williams Jr, Wyntergrace Williams, Ashley Williams
Parents Marjorie Williams, Herman Williams Jr.
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series
Movies Golden Shoes, War, Inc., The Peacekeeper, Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host
TV Shows Guiding Light, The Montel Williams Show, American Candidate, Matt Waters
Star Sign Cancer

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Release of his book, "Climbing Higher" with Lawrence Grobel. [2004]
2Jackson, Tennessee [March 2009]
3Release of his book, "Practical Parenting: Giving Your Kids the Tools to Navigate Life's Rough Waters". [2000]
4Release of his book, "Mountain, Get Out of My Way: Life Lessons and Learned Truths", by Montel with Daniel Paisiner. [1996]
5Release of his book, "Living Well: 21 Days to Transform Your Life, Supercharge Your Health and Feel Spectacular" by Montel with William Doyle. [2008]
6Release of his book, "Living Well Emotionally: Break Through to a Life of Happiness" by Montel with 'William Doyle'. [2009]
7Medical marijuana advocate.
8Spokesman for Partnership for Presciption Assistance.
9CEO of "Living Well".
10Montel's father, Herman Williams served for over 40 years with the Baltimore Fire Department, rising to the rank of Chief of Department before retiring in 2000.
11Proposed to Tara Fowler, an American Airlines flight attendant, at Manhattan's Tavern on the Green on 12 July 2006. Williams disclosed to People Magazine that the pair married in Bermuda on 6 October 2007 before 60 witnesses including the couple's parents and siblings. The bride is 36; the groom is 51. His cat, Max, served as ring-bearer.
12Graduated from Andover High School (now a middle school) in Linthicum, Maryland.
13Almost bled to death from an undetected congenital birth defect in his face in 1998. Doctors had to revive him.
14Served in the United States Marine Corps, where he was a 'mustang' (an enlisted service member who becomes an officer); he accomplished this by going to the Naval Academy Preparatory School, and then to the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. He then completed a career in the Navy.
15Is fluent in Russian.
16He helped save 16-year-old from being burned following a car accident. Montel and his driver happened to be nearby as the teen's pickup truck spun out of control and hit a tree. He stopped and pulled the boy from the truck just as it caught on fire, pulling the boy on his back to a safe distance. [August 2000]
17Is a roller-coaster fanatic.
18He started shaving his head in 1982. The Montel Williams Show (1991) started in 1991.
19Revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. [August 1999]
20He was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1999
21Daughters with Rochele See: Ashley (born in 1984) and Maressa (born in 1988).
22Served in the U. S. military, and met his first wife while both were stationed in Guam
23Met his ex-wife, Grace Morley, when she and her mother appeared on his talk show. The episode was about mother and daughter showgirls. Grace had previously danced topless in Las Vegas under the name "Bambi Jr".
24Children, with Grace Morley: son, Montel Brian Hank Williams (born in 1993), and daughter, Wyntergrace (born in 1994).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Golden Shoes2015Mr. Mercury
Guiding Light2008TV SeriesClayton Boudreau
War, Inc.2008GuideStar Voice (voice)
My Name Is Earl2005TV Series
Second Time Around2004TV SeriesJohn Paul St. Clair
American Dreams2003TV SeriesMalcolm X
Pauly Shore Is Dead2003Montel Williams
Noon Blue Apples2002uncredited
JAG1997-2000TV SeriesLt. Curtis Rivers
Touched by an Angel1999TV SeriesBrother David
The New Adventures of Robin Hood1997TV SeriesGerard Degas
The Peacekeeper1997Lt. Colonel Northrop
Educating Matt Waters1996TV MovieMatt Waters
Matt Waters1996TV SeriesMatt Waters
Dave's World1994TV SeriesBobby
Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host1993TV MovieBoomer Kelly
All My Children1970TV SeriesJudge Pearson (2002) / Montel Williams (2003)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Montel Williams ShowTV Series executive producer - 5 episodes, 2005 - 2007 producer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008
The Simian Line2000executive producer
Matt Waters1996TV Series co-executive producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Little Pieces2000

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2016TV MovieHimself - Co-Host
Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors2016TV MovieHimself - Presenter
The Dr. Oz Show2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2015TV MovieHimself - Host
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2015TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2007-2015TV SeriesHimself
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2014TV MovieHimself - Co-Host
HuffPost Live Conversations2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Boardwalk Hempire: The Rise and Fall of the Medical Kush Beach Club2014Documentary voice
Piers Morgan Tonight2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2013TV MovieHimself - Co-Host
Sea of Change2013DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
Joy Behar: Say Anything!2013TV SeriesHimself - Talk Show Host
Marie2012TV Series documentaryHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The Jeffrey Henderson Show2010TV SeriesHimself
On the Edge: The Poverty Crisis in Africa2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2009TV MovieHimself
The Doctors2009TV Series
Live from the Red Carpet: The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Make My Day2009TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2009TV SeriesHimself
The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Live with Kelly and Michael2008TV SeriesHimself
The Montel Williams Show1991-2008TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself / Himself (Host)
Good Morning America2008TV SeriesHimself
The View2003-2008TV SeriesHimself
4Chosen: The Documentary2008DocumentaryNarrator
Wheel of Fortune2007TV SeriesHimself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2007TV SeriesHimself
My Name Is Earl2007TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2006TV SeriesHimself
Weekends at the DL2005TV SeriesHimself
The Early Show2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2004TV Series documentaryHimself
American Candidate2004TV SeriesHost
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Cedric the Entertainer Presents2003TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2002TV SeriesHimself
The Sopranos2002TV SeriesHimself
Gala Paramount Pictures Celebrates 90th Anniversary with 90 Stars for 90 Years2002TV MovieHimself
Good Day Live2002TV SeriesHimself
American Veteran Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Host
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family'2002DocumentaryHimself
Jenny Jones2001TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994-2000TV SeriesHimself
The 42nd Annual New York Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 13th Annual Genesis Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHimself
28th NAACP Image Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
1997 VH1 Fashion Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
The Daily Show1997TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-1996TV SeriesHimself
Happy New Year, America1995TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHimself
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHimself
25th NAACP Image Awards1993TV SpecialHimself
A Different World1992TV SeriesHimself
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver2014TV SeriesHimself
The Cleveland Captives: What Really Happened?2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
(A)sexual2011DocumentaryHimself - Host of The Montel Williams Show
This Is What Love in Action Looks Like2011DocumentaryHimself The Montel Williams Show
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - Obama Supporter

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostThe Montel Williams Show (1991)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama SeriesThe Guiding Light (1952)
2002Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostThe Montel Williams Show (1991)
2002Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk ShowThe Montel Williams Show (1991)· Diane Rappaport (executive producer)
· Liz Frillici (senior supervising producer)
· Anne Victoria Deshazo (senior supervising producer)
· Jennifer Anastasi (producer)
· Pamela P. Hadden (producer)
· Susan Henry (producer)
· Robin Hommel-Tenenbaum (producer)
· Kimberly Forman-Brechka (producer)
· Christine Pacey (producer)
2001Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk ShowThe Montel Williams Show (1991)· Diane Rappaport (executive producer)
· Liz Frillici (senior supervising producer)
· Anne Victoria Deshazo (senior supervising producer)
· Jennifer Anastasi (producer)
· Pamela P. Hadden (producer)
· Susan Henry (producer)
· Robin Hommel-Tenenbaum (producer)
· Kimberly Forman-Brechka (producer)
· Neila Nuzzi (producer)
· Christine Pacey (producer)
· Adrienne M. Wheeler (producer)
1997Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostThe Montel Williams Show (1991)


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#Quote
1Mountain, get out of my way!
2[In August of 1999, upon announcing that he had multiple sclerosis] This disease is not going to stop me. We don't know how long I've had it for, but I've been misdiagnosed for 10 years.

#Trademark
1His shaved head, goatee and earring

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