Samm-Art Williams

Samm-Art Williams (born Samuel Arthur Williams; January 20, 1946) is an American playwright and screenwriter, and a stage and film/TV actor and television producer.

Much of his work concerns the African-American experience. He was nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for his play Home (1979), which moved from the Negro Ensemble Company to a Broadway production in 1980. In the mid-1980s, he received two Emmy nominations for his work for TV series. The Black Rep of St. Louis, Missouri produced the premier of his play The Montford Point Marine (2011).

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
PlaywrightWelcome to Black River 1984-85 Season
PlaywrightThe Dance on Widow’s Row 1999-00 Season
Director Liberty Call 1982-83 Season
Director The Dance on Widow’s Row 1999-00 Season
Actor Birdland 1978-79 Season
Actor Liberty Call 1982-83 Season