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Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY, Williams was the youngest of 10 children and the only person in his family to have a career in entertainment. Though supportive, Williams' family was at first skeptical of his decision to go into showbiz - they expected him to be more practical, to learn a trade or go into the U.S. Army. He always had talent as a dancer, but never pursued it as a career until his early 20s. At the time, he had been working at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and attending school for business management, when he saw Janet Jackson's video for "Rhythm Nation" - a video that inspired him to take his dancing seriously. In the early 1990s, he began taking classes in New York and promoting ... Continue Bio >>
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