Stephen Tyrone Williams is an American film, television and stage actor. He is known for such roles as Romeo Ferdinander in CHILDREN OF GOD, Hess Green in DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS and Moses Williams in Cinemax's THE KNICK.
His training is rooted in the Stanislavski system focusing on physical storytelling. He is a nationally recognized competitor in literary interpretation by the American Forensics Association. He earned a BA from the University of Alabama Theatre and Dance Department in performance.
Stephen Tyrone Williams continued his studies in NYC with renowned teacher Terry Schreiber (T. Schrieber Studios) in Meisner technique and the Method where he added emotional recall to his tool-shed.
He continued perfecting his craft off-off Broadway (The Wings Theatre) and in regional theatres across the United States (Seattle Repertory Theatre/Actors Theatre of Louisville).
The Gallery Players' off-off Broadway revival of THE LARAMIE PROJECT (where he portrayed seven different characters) led to Off-Broadway work (Atlantic Theater Company/Rattlestick Playwrights Theater).
He caught another break starring as Thami in The Signature Theatre Company’s Off Broadway revival of Athol Fugard’s MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Stephen made his Broadway debut when four-time Tony Award winning director, George C. Wolfe cast him in LUCKY GUY alongside two-time Oscar Award winner Tom Hanks and Tony Award winner Courtney B. Vance.
Stephen Tyrone Williams has starred in several feature films (Spike Lee/Andrew Dosunmu), currently recurs on major network TV shows (Cinemax’s THE KNICK) and lends his voice for audio-books (A LONG WAY GONE).