Gary Anthony Williams
- March 14, 1966 (age 55)
- Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian, Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
- Leslie Williams
Gary Anthony Williams (born March 14, 1966) is an American actor known for the television series Weeds and Boston Legal. Additionally, he is known for his recurring role on Fox's Malcolm in the Middle as "Abe" Kenarban. He has also been known for the comedy series Blue Collar TV as a regular cast member, and has done voice roles in a number of Adult Swim's animated series including an appearance on the Adult Swim's first live-action show, Saul of the Mole Men. Williams co-founded and is Artistic Director of the L.A. Comedy Shorts film festival in Hollywood, California. Williams was also voice actor of Yancy Westridge in the video game Alpha Protocol, he also voiced Horace Warfield in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.
Williams was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 1998, Williams was involved in theatre, comedy and television in Atlanta, where his credits include acting with the Georgia Shakespeare Festival, performing and writing for Agatha's: A Taste of Mystery and being a longtime member of Atlanta’s longest running improv troupe, Laughing Matters. Williams had recurring roles in the television series I'll Fly Away and In the Heat of the Night, both filmed in the Atlanta area.
Williams' past roles include Abraham "Abe" Kenarban (Stevie's dad) in the Fox TV sitcom Malcolm in the Middle and as Judge Trudy's Bailiff on Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show. Williams was a series regular on the WB Television Network sketch comedy series, Blue Collar TV.
Williams has appeared in films such as Undercover Brother, appearing as Smart Brother (having previously voiced the Undercover Brother character in the original internet animated series), Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, and Soul Plane.