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



Code Black 2015-2017 TV Series Dr. Rollie Guthrie
Madam Secretary 2015 TV Series Deputy Secretary Of State Steven Cushing
The Cookie Mobster 2014 TV Movie Grundy
General Hospital 2014 TV Series Judge David Walters
Good Luck Charlie 2011-2014 TV Series Harry Wentz
The Game 2013 TV Series Colonel Westbrook
Rock the House 2011 TV Movie Blu
Fatal Consequences 2011 Thomas Shaw
Detroit 1-8-7 2010 TV Series Dr. Jonathan Dozier
Castle 2010 TV Series Jerry Camden
Medium 2009 TV Series Wesley Judson
District 9 2009 Dirk Michaels
NCIS 2009 TV Series FBI Director Barry Hutchins
The Mentalist 2008 TV Series Matt Etienne
Depth Charge 2008 TV Movie Capt. Daniel Lewis
Saving Grace 2007 TV Series Robbery Detective
Primal Doubt 2007 TV Movie Detective Ben Riggs
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2005-2007 TV Series Duane McWane
CSI: Miami 2004-2006 TV Series Chief Judge Joseph Ratner
Nip/Tuck 2006 TV Series Mr. Staubeck
Commander in Chief 2006 TV Series Senator Kevin Colby
Murder 101 2006 TV Movie Lt. Dietrich
Fielder's Choice 2005 TV Movie Roy
Detective 2005 TV Movie Newbold
JAG 2004 TV Series Henry Kale
The Agency 2003 TV Series Police Interrogator
The District 2003 TV Series Reverend Hamilton
Fear X 2003 Agent Lawrence
Any Day Now 2001-2002 TV Series Clyde 'Turk' Terhune / Turk Terhune
Soul Food 2001 TV Series Coach John Robinson
Moesha 1996-2001 TV Series Frank Mitchell
The Parkers 2000 TV Series Frank Mitchell
Sister, Sister 1998 TV Series T.C. Banks
Murphy Brown 1995 TV Series Lawyer #1
Fast Company 1995 TV Movie Det. Williams
Chicago Hope 1995 TV Series Explosive Expert Sgt. Robb
Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story 1995 TV Movie
Robin's Hoods 1995 TV Series Agent Sullivan
Babylon 5 1994-1995 TV Series Jason Ironheart
Sweet Justice 1994 TV Series Billy Wilson
Drop Squad 1994 George Truelove
Diagnosis Murder 1994 TV Series Alexander Damon
The Sinbad Show 1994 TV Series Curtis
Almost Dead 1994 Henzes
Love & War 1994 TV Series Andrew
Dave's World 1993 TV Series
Home Improvement 1993 TV Series Gus
Sisters 1993 TV Series Dr. Ripley
Renegade 1993 TV Series Calvin
I Can Make You Love Me 1993 TV Movie Chris
Knots Landing 1992-1993 TV Series Cliff Templeton Cliff Templeman
American Experience 1993 TV Series documentary William Coleman
South of Sunset 1993 TV Series
Spies Inc. 1992 Rob
Matlock 1990-1992 TV Series Roy Stevens / Police Lieutenant
The Waterdance 1992 Les
Lies Before Kisses 1991 TV Movie Daniel
Father Dowling Mysteries 1991 TV Series Elliot Wagner
L.A. Law 1991 TV Series Victor Dune
Cop Rock 1990 TV Series
The Outsiders 1990 TV Series
Without Her Consent 1990 TV Movie Keys (uncredited)
Lock Up 1989 Braden
CBS Schoolbreak Special 1989 TV Series Rev. James Jordan
The Women of Brewster Place 1989 TV Series Eugene
Amen 1988 TV Series Roger Holloway
227 1988 TV Series Tony Langford
Tour of Duty 1988 TV Series Coyote 2 / CPT J. T. Slaney, USAF
Mariah 1987 TV Series Rev. Howard Bouchard
The Twilight Zone 1987 TV Series John Parker (segment "The Junction")
Wisdom 1987 Agent Williamson
Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI 1986 TV Movie Marvin Gibson
Outrage! 1986 TV Movie Lester Crewe
Blacke's Magic 1986 TV Series
Sins 1986 TV Mini-Series Jacques Danvers
Scarecrow and Mrs. King 1985 TV Series Curt Hollis
Jagged Edge 1985 Greg Arnold
The Atlanta Child Murders 1985 TV Mini-Series Withers
Hotel 1985 TV Series Errol
Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story 1984 TV Movie
The Dukes of Hazzard 1984 TV Series Marv
A Soldier's Story 1984 Private Henson
Boys in Blue 1984 TV Movie Officer Carl Johnson
The Day After 1983 TV Movie Airman Billy McCoy
Women of San Quentin 1983 TV Movie Larry Jennings
Cagney & Lacey 1983 TV Series Billy
Fame 1982 TV Series Robert Summers
Unit 4 1981 TV Movie Deke Thomas
The Jeffersons 1980 TV Series Ernie
Freedom Road 1979 TV Movie Older Jeff Jackson



The Parkers 2000-2002 TV Series 3 episodes
Moesha 1999-2000 TV Series 3 episodes



Code Black : The Faces of Angels 2016 Short Himself
Unsung Hollywood 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
Intimate Portrait 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview 1996 TV Movie documentary Himself

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The Americans 2016 TV Series Airman Billy McCoy

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