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10 Famous Truths You Did Not Know About Katt Williams

1. Williams was born Micah Sierra Williams in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 2, 1971.

2. By 1999, Katt had become an established comic, appearing on stage at the likes of The Improv, The Comedy Club, The Icehouse and The Hollywood Park Casino.

3. Williams starred in his first comedy special in 2006 entitled Katt Williams: Live: Let a Playa Play.

4. His second & first HBO stand-up special was 2006’s The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1, with his comedy piece “This Shit Right Here Nigga, This Shit Right Here Nigga”. In 2007 Williams was offered a movie/standup which he entitled American Hustle.

5. The film had critical success and established Williams as a Mainstream Comedian.

6. On December 3, 2012, Williams announced the end of his stand-up comedy career, a day after a bizarre incident in Seattle, Washington that landed him in jail.

7. On August 16, 2014, Williams returned with a new HBO special titled Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife, which was directed by Spike Lee.

8. On September 3, 2015, during an interview, Williams would announce and describe the name of his new upcoming tour entitled “Conspiracy Theory” stating, “The conspiracy conversation is a conversation that we are all familiar with.

9. In 2007, he provided the voice of A Pimp Named Slickback in The Boondocks; he plays himself as an on-stage stand-up comedian in Grand Theft Auto IV; and Williams has appeared in several episodes of My Wife and Kids as character Bobby Shaw.

10. Williams has also played supporting characters in films, such as First Sunday and Norbit, but is more widely recognized for his character Money Mike in Friday After Next.

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