Kellie Shanygne Williams

Kellie Shanygne Williams

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Birthday: Mar 22, 1976

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

This young actress played the intelligent Laura Winslow, the eldest daughter, on the long-running sitcom "Family Matters" (ABC, 1989-1997, CBS, 1997-98). Her character functioned within her family unit chiefly to wisecrack her brother, but became part of the focus of the series with the introduction of annoying neighbor Steve Urkel (Jaleel White), whose one mission in life was to win Laura's heart. A Washington, DC native, Williams began as a child model and branched into acting at age six. She made her TV debut on the variety special "An All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr" (NBC, 1986) and had bit roles in the features "Suspect" (1987) and "Men Don't Leave" (1990). In 1989, she landed the role on the ABC sitcom and practically grew up on the series. Her Laura Winslow was the typical teenager, reflecting contemporary tastes by changing her hairstyles and knowing the latest songs and dances. When the character graduated from high school, she was accepted at Harvard, but top retain Williams on the show, she was forced by a lack of finances to attend unspecified local college in Chicago. By the sixth season, Urkel was able to turn himself from nerd into his suave alter ego, Stephan Urquelle, and Laura became romantically involved with Stephan, although the character only made occasional appearances to keep the relationship going.

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Christmas in Carolina Charlotte Saxon (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet 83% Blessed & Cursed Executive Producer - 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet After All Katie (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 72% Ride Tuesday (Character) - 1998

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Matters Unknown (Character) 2019 1989-1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Celebrity Wife Swap Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Army Wives Jackie Clarke (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eve Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Parkers Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
38% No Score Yet What About Joan Alice Adams (Character) 2001-2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Girlfriends Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moesha Unknown (Guest Star) 1998

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