Bio

Tyler James Williams

Owen

Tyler James Williams stars as Owen, who reluctantly joins the support group after a family tragedy, in NBC's new comedy series "Go On." Owen is a non-participant until Ryan (Matthew Perry) joins the group and draws him out of his shell.

Williams is perhaps best known for his starring role on the Emmy and NAACP Image Award-winning series "Everybody Hates Chris" for which he won the 2007 NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

He began acting at the age of four on "Sesame Street" and later co-starred in the animated series "Little Bill." Additional television credits include "House," "Law & Order: SVU" and numerous appearances in sketches on "Saturday Night Live."

Williams can be seen next in Tyler Perry's film "We the Peeples." He also starred in the feature film "Unaccompanied Minors."

In his free time, Williams enjoys playing basketball and watching his favorite team, the Miami Heat. He also plays the drums and guitar.

Born in New York, Williams currently resides in Los Angeles with his mom, dad and brothers Tylen and Tyrel, and their Silky Terrier, Benny "Ruff-Neck" Williams.