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Cesili Williams received her MFA in acting from CalArts. Originally from the South Suburbs of Chicago, she graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University. She is an actress, singer, and voice over artist with an array of performance experiences.

She is known for her work on Hot in Cleveland, How to Get Away with Murder and other TV roles. She has also been nominated for Best Supporting Actress by LA Weekly, for her role as Snow in The Blacks: A Clown Show, at The Evidence Room. In addition, Cesili played the role of Celie in the hit LA musical The Color Purple at Celebration Theater. Cesili received an Ovation Nomination for Best Leading Actress in a musical, won a Scenie Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, and won an Ovation Award for Best Ensemble. She was also nominated for an NAACP Theater award for The Color Purple.

Cesili is a popular Voiceover Artist with both national and regional clients. Her voice can be heard on radio and television commercials, animations like Teenage Euthanasia and video games such as Starfield and World of Warcraft. Cesili is a well-rounded actress and singer with experience singing with bands such as Soft Spoken, a jazz band in Illinois, and Vaud and the Villains, a New Orleans style band in Los Angeles. Cesili is grateful to her parents and her daughter for their continued support.

Cesili Williams
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