Willie B. biography
At Writers Theatre: East Texas Hot Links
Willie is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, where he started his acting career at the Karamu House. Chicago credits include Elmina’s Kitchen, Before It Hits Home, A Soldier’s Story (Congo Square Theatre Company), Conversation on a Dirt Road, Father and Son Night, The Last Apple, Riffs, Dream of Ophelia, Checkmates, The Lifting (eta Creative Arts Foundation), Wendell Green, The Horn, Master Harold… and the Boys (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), East Texas Hot Links, Sty of the Blind Pig (Onyx Theatre Ensemble), Of Mice and Men (Organic Theater Company), The State of Mississippi vs Emmett Till, Ghost Gardens (Pegasus Theatre Chicago), Phil Hill and Little Tommy Parker’s Colored Minstrel Show (Chicago Theatre). Television credits include Angel Street (CBS), Early Edition (CBS) and The Playboy Club (NBC). Film credits include Light It Up, Barbershop and Dark Left Over Blessings.
[Bio as of August 2016]