Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 5, 1981
*African-American, possibly Seminole Native American (father)
Jesse Williams is an American actor, model, and activist of mixed heritage. He is known for his role on the TV series Grey’s Anatomy. He has been an activist for the Black Lives Matter movement and made an impassioned speech at the 2016 BET awards regarding Black civil rights.
Jesse’s father is African-American. Jesse has stated that his father also has Seminole Native American ancestry. Jesse’s mother, who is Caucasian, has Swedish ancestry.
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