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William Allen Young


Most widely known for his recurring assignments on Moesha and CSI: Criminal offense Scene Analysis. He grew up in an internal city housing task during the elevation from the Civil Privileges motion. He was the #1 University Speaker in the country for just two consecutive years and led the USC issue team to some national tournament. His mom was a maid-turned-nurse. He was called an Ambassador of Goodwill by previous President Costs Clinton.

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Full Name William Allen Young
Date Of Birth January 24, 1954
Place Of Birth Washington, DC
Profession TV Actor
Education University of Southern California
Nationality American
Spouse Helen Young
Children Jamal Young
Nominations NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Movies District 9, Lock Up, A Soldier's Story, The Day After, Fear X, Jagged Edge, The Waterdance, I Can Make You Love Me, Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, Murder 101, Wisdom, Fielder's Choice, Lies Before Kisses, Almost Dead, Without Her Consent, Primal Doubt, Women of San Quentin, The Cookie Mobster, Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI, My Past Is My Own, Outrage!, The Johnnie Gibson Story, Fast Company
TV Shows Moesha, Code Black, Sins, Mariah
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Attended California State University, Los Angeles and has a degree in Sociolinguistics.
2Attended University of Southern California and has a degree in Rhetoric, Debate & Forensic Sciences.
3Attended Locke High School, Los Angeles.
4Worked for Paradigm Entertainment Incorporated, an LA-based media corporation that develops and produces television and film projects and provides professional services of actor-director.
5Has a son, Jamal, born 1993.
6Is a friend of, and at one point mentored up and coming writer/actor Markus A. Eliance.
7A member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.
8Best remembered for playing Brandy Norwood's father in Moesha (1996).



Code Black2015-2017TV SeriesDr. Rollie Guthrie
Madam Secretary2015TV SeriesDeputy Secretary Of State Steven Cushing
The Cookie Mobster2014TV MovieGrundy
General Hospital2014TV SeriesJudge David Walters
Good Luck Charlie2011-2014TV SeriesHarry Wentz
The Game2013TV SeriesColonel Westbrook
Rock the House2011TV MovieBlu
Fatal Consequences2011Thomas Shaw
Detroit 1-8-72010TV SeriesDr. Jonathan Dozier
Castle2010TV SeriesJerry Camden
Medium2009TV SeriesWesley Judson
District 92009Dirk Michaels
NCIS2009TV SeriesFBI Director Barry Hutchins
The Mentalist2008TV SeriesMatt Etienne
Depth Charge2008TV MovieCapt. Daniel Lewis
Saving Grace2007TV SeriesRobbery Detective
Primal Doubt2007TV MovieDetective Ben Riggs
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2005-2007TV SeriesDuane McWane
CSI: Miami2004-2006TV SeriesChief Judge Joseph Ratner
Nip/Tuck2006TV SeriesMr. Staubeck
Commander in Chief2006TV SeriesSenator Kevin Colby
Murder 1012006TV MovieLt. Dietrich
Fielder's Choice2005TV MovieRoy
Detective2005TV MovieNewbold
JAG2004TV SeriesHenry Kale
The Agency2003TV SeriesPolice Interrogator
The District2003TV SeriesReverend Hamilton
Fear X2003Agent Lawrence
Any Day Now2001-2002TV SeriesClyde 'Turk' Terhune / Turk Terhune
Soul Food2001TV SeriesCoach John Robinson
Moesha1996-2001TV SeriesFrank Mitchell
The Parkers2000TV SeriesFrank Mitchell
Sister, Sister1998TV SeriesT.C. Banks
Murphy Brown1995TV SeriesLawyer #1
Fast Company1995TV MovieDet. Williams
Chicago Hope1995TV SeriesExplosive Expert Sgt. Robb
Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story1995TV Movie
Robin's Hoods1995TV SeriesAgent Sullivan
Babylon 51994-1995TV SeriesJason Ironheart
Sweet Justice1994TV SeriesBilly Wilson
Drop Squad1994George Truelove
Diagnosis Murder1994TV SeriesAlexander Damon
The Sinbad Show1994TV SeriesCurtis
Almost Dead1994Henzes
Love & War1994TV SeriesAndrew
Dave's World1993TV Series
Home Improvement1993TV SeriesGus
Sisters1993TV SeriesDr. Ripley
Renegade1993TV SeriesCalvin
I Can Make You Love Me1993TV MovieChris
Knots Landing1992-1993TV SeriesCliff Templeton Cliff Templeman
American Experience1993TV Series documentaryWilliam Coleman
South of Sunset1993TV Series
Spies Inc.1992Rob
Matlock1990-1992TV SeriesRoy Stevens / Police Lieutenant
The Waterdance1992Les
Lies Before Kisses1991TV MovieDaniel
Father Dowling Mysteries1991TV SeriesElliot Wagner
L.A. Law1991TV SeriesVictor Dune
Cop Rock1990TV Series
The Outsiders1990TV Series
Without Her Consent1990TV MovieKeys (uncredited)
Lock Up1989Braden
CBS Schoolbreak Special1989TV SeriesRev. James Jordan
The Women of Brewster Place1989TV SeriesEugene
Amen1988TV SeriesRoger Holloway
2271988TV SeriesTony Langford
Tour of Duty1988TV SeriesCoyote 2 / CPT J. T. Slaney, USAF
Mariah1987TV SeriesRev. Howard Bouchard
The Twilight Zone1987TV SeriesJohn Parker (segment "The Junction")
Wisdom1987Agent Williamson
Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI1986TV MovieMarvin Gibson
Outrage!1986TV MovieLester Crewe
Blacke's Magic1986TV Series
Sins1986TV Mini-SeriesJacques Danvers
Scarecrow and Mrs. King1985TV SeriesCurt Hollis
Jagged Edge1985Greg Arnold
The Atlanta Child Murders1985TV Mini-SeriesWithers
Hotel1985TV SeriesErrol
Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story1984TV Movie
The Dukes of Hazzard1984TV SeriesMarv
A Soldier's Story1984Private Henson
Boys in Blue1984TV MovieOfficer Carl Johnson
The Day After1983TV MovieAirman Billy McCoy
Women of San Quentin1983TV MovieLarry Jennings
Cagney & Lacey1983TV SeriesBilly
Fame1982TV SeriesRobert Summers
Unit 41981TV MovieDeke Thomas
The Jeffersons1980TV SeriesErnie
Freedom Road1979TV MovieOlder Jeff Jackson



The Parkers2000-2002TV Series 3 episodes
Moesha1999-2000TV Series 3 episodes



Code Black : The Faces of Angels2016ShortHimself
Unsung Hollywood2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview1996TV Movie documentaryHimself

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The Americans2016TV SeriesAirman Billy McCoy

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