Clarence Williams III RIP
Date of Birth: August 21, 1939
Place of Birth: Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: June 4, 2021
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Clarence Williams III was an American actor.
Clarence was born into a family of entertainers. His father, Clarence “Clay” Williams, Jr., was a professional musician. Clarence’s aunt, Irene Williams (born Joy Williams) was a singer and actress.
Clarence’s paternal grandfather was Clarence Williams, a jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, theatrical producer, and publisher (the son of Dennis Williams and Sally). Clarence’s grandfather Clarence was born in Plaquemine, Louisiana. Dennis was a bassist.
Clarence’s paternal grandmother was Eva Taylor (born Irene Joy Gibbons), a blues singer and stage actress, also known as Irene Gibbons. Eva was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
Source: Genealogy and death record of Clarence’s father – http://www.findagrave.com