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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
1 Release of his book, "Climbing Higher" with Lawrence Grobel. [2004]
2 Jackson, Tennessee [March 2009]
3 Release of his book, "Practical Parenting: Giving Your Kids the Tools to Navigate Life's Rough Waters". [2000]
4 Release of his book, "Mountain, Get Out of My Way: Life Lessons and Learned Truths", by Montel with Daniel Paisiner. [1996]
5 Release of his book, "Living Well: 21 Days to Transform Your Life, Supercharge Your Health and Feel Spectacular" by Montel with William Doyle. [2008]
6 Release of his book, "Living Well Emotionally: Break Through to a Life of Happiness" by Montel with 'William Doyle'. [2009]
7 Medical marijuana advocate.
8 Spokesman for Partnership for Presciption Assistance.
9 CEO of "Living Well".
10 Montel'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.
11 Proposed 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.
12 Graduated from Andover High School (now a middle school) in Linthicum, Maryland.
13 Almost bled to death from an undetected congenital birth defect in his face in 1998. Doctors had to revive him.
14 Served 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.
15 Is fluent in Russian.
16 He 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]
17 Is a roller-coaster fanatic.
18 He started shaving his head in 1982. The Montel Williams Show (1991) started in 1991.
19 Revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. [August 1999]
20 He was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1999
21 Daughters with Rochele See: Ashley (born in 1984) and Maressa (born in 1988).
22 Served in the U. S. military, and met his first wife while both were stationed in Guam
23 Met 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".
24 Children, with Grace Morley: son, Montel Brian Hank Williams (born in 1993), and daughter, Wyntergrace (born in 1994).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Golden Shoes 2015 Mr. Mercury
Guiding Light 2008 TV Series Clayton Boudreau
War, Inc. 2008 GuideStar Voice (voice)
My Name Is Earl 2005 TV Series
Second Time Around 2004 TV Series John Paul St. Clair
American Dreams 2003 TV Series Malcolm X
Pauly Shore Is Dead 2003 Montel Williams
Noon Blue Apples 2002 uncredited
JAG 1997-2000 TV Series Lt. Curtis Rivers
Touched by an Angel 1999 TV Series Brother David
The New Adventures of Robin Hood 1997 TV Series Gerard Degas
The Peacekeeper 1997 Lt. Colonel Northrop
Educating Matt Waters 1996 TV Movie Matt Waters
Matt Waters 1996 TV Series Matt Waters
Dave's World 1994 TV Series Bobby
Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host 1993 TV Movie Boomer Kelly
All My Children 1970 TV Series Judge Pearson (2002) / Montel Williams (2003)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Montel Williams Show TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes, 2005 - 2007 producer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008
The Simian Line 2000 executive producer
Matt Waters 1996 TV Series co-executive producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Little Pieces 2000

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016 TV Movie Himself - Co-Host
Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors 2016 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
The Dr. Oz Show 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2015 TV Movie Himself - Host
On the Record w/ Brit Hume 2015 TV Series Himself
Rachael Ray 2007-2015 TV Series Himself
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2014 TV Movie Himself - Co-Host
HuffPost Live Conversations 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Boardwalk Hempire: The Rise and Fall of the Medical Kush Beach Club 2014 Documentary voice
Piers Morgan Tonight 2012-2014 TV Series Himself
Home & Family 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Himself
82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2013 TV Movie Himself - Co-Host
Sea of Change 2013 Documentary Narrator (voice)
Joy Behar: Say Anything! 2013 TV Series Himself - Talk Show Host
Marie 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2011 TV Series Himself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2010 TV Series Himself
The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
The Jeffrey Henderson Show 2010 TV Series Himself
On the Edge: The Poverty Crisis in Africa 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2009 TV Movie Himself
The Doctors 2009 TV Series
Live from the Red Carpet: The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
Make My Day 2009 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2009 TV Series Himself
The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2008 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Live with Kelly and Michael 2008 TV Series Himself
The Montel Williams Show 1991-2008 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself / Himself (Host)
Good Morning America 2008 TV Series Himself
The View 2003-2008 TV Series Himself
4Chosen: The Documentary 2008 Documentary Narrator
Wheel of Fortune 2007 TV Series Himself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet 2007 TV Series Himself
My Name Is Earl 2007 TV Series Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2006 2006 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2006 TV Series Himself
Weekends at the DL 2005 TV Series Himself
The Early Show 2005 TV Series Himself
The Tony Danza Show 2005 TV Series Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
American Candidate 2004 TV Series Host
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2004 TV Series Himself
The Wayne Brady Show 2004 TV Series Himself
Cedric the Entertainer Presents 2003 TV Series Himself
Hollywood Squares 2002 TV Series Himself
The Sopranos 2002 TV Series Himself
Gala Paramount Pictures Celebrates 90th Anniversary with 90 Stars for 90 Years 2002 TV Movie Himself
Good Day Live 2002 TV Series Himself
American Veteran Awards 2002 TV Special Himself - Host
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family' 2002 Documentary Himself
Jenny Jones 2001 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1994-2000 TV Series Himself
The 42nd Annual New York Emmy Awards 1999 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The 13th Annual Genesis Awards 1999 TV Special Himself - Host
The Roseanne Show 1998 TV Series Himself
28th NAACP Image Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
1997 VH1 Fashion Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
The Daily Show 1997 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994-1996 TV Series Himself
Happy New Year, America 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1995 TV Special Himself
John & Leeza from Hollywood 1993 TV Series Himself
25th NAACP Image Awards 1993 TV Special Himself
A Different World 1992 TV Series Himself
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1992 TV Special Himself - Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2014 TV Series Himself
The Cleveland Captives: What Really Happened? 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself
(A)sexual 2011 Documentary Himself - Host of The Montel Williams Show
This Is What Love in Action Looks Like 2011 Documentary Himself The Montel Williams Show
The O'Reilly Factor 2008 TV Series Himself - Obama Supporter

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Talk Show Host The Montel Williams Show (1991)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series The Guiding Light (1952)
2002 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Talk Show Host The Montel Williams Show (1991)
2002 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Talk Show The 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)
2001 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Talk Show The 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)
1997 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Talk Show Host The Montel Williams Show (1991)


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#Quote
1 Mountain, 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
1 His shaved head, goatee and earring

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