Mykelti Williamson was born on March 4, 1957, in St. Louis, Missouri. He became interested in acting at the age of nine and his family relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his dream. His first acting credits as a child include appearances on the PBS show The Righteous…more
Mykelti is pronounced like Michael Tee.
Mykelti has two daughters with his current wife, Sondra Spriggs, named Nicole and Maya. He has another daughter, Phoenix is from his past marriage with Cheryl Chisholm.
Mykelti is currently married to Sandra Spriggs. The couple was married on April 26, 1997. They have two children.
Mykelti has been twice divorced. His first wife was actress Olivia Brown. That marriage lasted from 1983 to 1985. His second wife was Cheryl Chisholm. That marriage lasted from 1989 to 1994.
On January 5, 1998, jurors acquitted him of attempted manslaughter for allegedly stalking his ex-wife and stabbing her friend. He was released on $180,000 bail next day.
Mykelti Williamson is 6' 1½".
Mykelti Williamson: (on Muhammad Ali) He was my hero from the time I was a little bitty potato.