Dick Anthony Williams

Dick Anthony Williams bio

Birth Name: Richard Anthony Williams

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Illinois

Date Of Birth: August 9, 1934

Date Of Death: February 16, 2012

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Dick Anthony Williams was born on the 9th of August, 1934. He was best known for being a Movie Actor. Award-winning star of Hollywood and Broadway who was one of the first prominent black actors. He also played Allen in Edward Scissorhands.

Dick Anthony Williams was born in Illinois. He was in a Chicago-based singing group called the Williams Brothers Quartet before moving to Los Angeles. He played Pretty Tony, a pimp, in the blaxploitation film, The Mack.

Dick Anthony Williams was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Dick Anthony Williams was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Richard Anthony Williams is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Dick’s Richard Anthony Williams attended Hyde Park High School and Herzl Junior College.


Dick Anthony Williams’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Dick Anthony Williams’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Dick Anthony Williams kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Dick Anthony Williams was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Richard Anthony Williams
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Dick Anthony Williams was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Dick Anthony Williams was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Dick Anthony Williams had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Dick Anthony Williams’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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