Grant Williams bio

Birth Name: John Grant Williams

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: August 18, 1931

Date Of Death: July 28, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Grant Williams was born on the 18th of August, 1931. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Most well known for his role as Scott Carey in the cult classic science fiction feature The Incredible Shrinking Man, he is also remembered for his early work with the New York City Opera and The Robert Shaw Chorale.

Grant Williams was born in New York. After serving in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, and while singing and playing the piano professionally, he studied at Queens College; the City College of New York; and the Actors Studio. His last two films (both released in 1972) were Doomsday Machine and Brain of Blood.

Grant Williams was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Grant 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.

John Grant 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.


Grant’s John Grant Williams attended Queens College, in Flushing, Queens, New York, University of Illinois, Illinois, City College of New York in New York City.


Grant 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 Grant Williams’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Grant Williams was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Grant Williams
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Grant 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: Grant Williams was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Grant 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.

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

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