Evan Martin Williams is a Canadian actor and musician. He is known for his roles on Degrassi: The Next Generation, Awkward and Versailles.
|March 11, 1984,
|Swan Hills, Alberta, Canada
|Henry Wise Wood Senior High School
Evan Williams’s Family And Early Life
Not much know about his father and mother details, Evan has been secretive towards his sibling’s information is also not available in the public till now. His dad was an engineer and his mom was a professional artist. Williams holds a Canadian identity whereas his ethnicity is Canadian
Regarding education, the actor graduated from Henry Wise Senior High School. Later, he studied theatre at Ryerson University.
Evan Williams’s Career
Evan Williams’s first major role was Kelly Ashoona in Degrassi: The Next Generation. His other notable television roles are Bacter McNab in Baxter, Luke In Awkward, and Chevalier de Lorraine in Versailles, a role that gained him a Canadian Screen Award nomination for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series.
Evan began to think seriously about a career in acting after being cast in the title role in ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ in high school. He then joined the Summerstock Conservatory where he performed a number of musicals downtown Calgary and was recipient of the Phyllis Pope Award for Best Performance for his portrayal of the eccentric Rabbi in ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ in 2004.
Evan graduated from Ryerson Theatre School in 2008. He says “I was very lucky to have been able to continue on to Grad school. It was a dream come true! The training I received at Ryerson was WONDERFUL and has served me so well.”
Evan is also a percussionist and he enjoys playing drums and the djembe. He has performed with ‘Bashar’ (who plays instruments with his hands and mouth) on ‘The David Suzuki Show’.
Evan starred as Baxter McNab in the series ‘Baxter’ which is set in a performing arts high school, allowing Evan to display some of his musical ability both vocally and on the piano/guitar. Evan was also the lead in Hallmark Channel’s “The National Tree” appearing opposite Andrew McCarthy. On the stage, Evan has most recently starred as Chet in Sam Shepard’s “Cowboys #2” with the Candles Are For Burning Co-op. Evan currently resides in Los Angeles.
From 2006 To 2013
Evan Williams has done many shows during starting off his career Like Save the Last Dance 2, The House Next Door, Grey Gardens as Young Banker, Degrassi Goes Hollywood, The National Tree, A Flesh Offering, On Strike for Christmas, Lloyd the Conqueror as Llyod, Trust Me, The Fortune Theory as Morris Swann.
From 2014 and going on. . .
Garden of Eden, Fishing Naked, Ride, Visitors Parking, Fairhope Tower, Paradise Club, Escape Room as Tyler, Midnight at the Magnolia, Blonde as Eddy.