actor, writer, producer, director
Born November 14, 1962 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Comedian and actor Harland Williams is known the world over for his hilarious movie roles and outlandish stand-up and sketch comedy routines. Williams was born in to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Lorraine Mary (O'Donnell), a social worker, and John Reesor Williams, a lawyer who served in the Ontario legislature. Williams has starred in numerous unforgettable roles such as the pee-drinking cop in "Dumb and Dumber", the loveable horse-killing stoner, Kenny in "Half Baked", the hitchhiking serial killer in "There's Something About Mary", the silent motorcycle stud Slater, in "Superstar", the goof-ball astronaut Fred Z. Randall in "Rocketman," the whale-calling Sonar in "Down Periscope", and Robert/Roberta in the world of "Sorority Boys." Williams is also seen regularly on "Late Night with David Letterman," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," and "Late Night with Conan O'Brian." He has done solo stand-up comedy specials for HBO, Comedy Central, CTV, and CBC. In addition to his on-screen roles, Williams has provided voices for several animated productions including "Robots" and is also an accomplished author and illustrator of his own series of children's books involving a little brontosaurus named Lickety Split.