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All My Children Actor, Amir Williams Radio Guest

Westchester Eye on the  Radio guest today is Amir Jamal Williams who has written his second novel, Flame of Retribution. The novel is based on the Sean Bell case. The story became world wide news when Bell was fatally wounded by police in a shooting incident in Queens in 2006.

Williams is an accomplished actor and playwright. Tune into WVOX 1460 AM at 3 pm or listen online at wvox.com. In addition, clinical social worker, Denise Cooney will be on hand to discuss holiday depression and how to spot it in loved ones. Below is a excerpt from the biography of Amir Williams:

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 Amir Jamal Williams is an actor, novelist, playwright, screenwriter and lyricist. He was born in 1981, in Harlem, New York, and raised in Washington Heights. At the age of two, he began his career in acting, appearing in numerous commercials and print. In 1988, at the age of six, he landed the role of J.T. Rallins in the first season of the hit show, A Different World. After a few years of theater, (Black Nativity, Betsey Brown), he took over the role of Jamal Wilson-Cudahy on the soap opera, All My Children, where he remained for several years. He also appeared in numerous television movies such as Daybreak (HBO, 1993) Silent Witness: What A Child Saw (USA, 1994), I’ll Fly Away: The Movie, and The Anisa Ayala Story.

He also appeared on television shows such as New York Undercover and Law and Order. After some more years in off-Broadway theater and opera, (Gianni Schicci, Different Fields), he began the voice-over role of “Mack” MacKenzie in the MTV cartoon, Daria, where he remained until it’s end. He retired in the year 2000, at the age of eighteen to pursue writing and other interests.

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