The Boom

Gary Anthony Williams on bringing family and community into his acting

February 9, 2024

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One thing you can’t say about Gary Anthony Williams is that he isn’t staying busy. From voice-acting to live-action, among his 256 (and counting) IMDB credits are “The Boondocks,” “Malcolm in the Middle,” “Doc McStuffins,” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.” Gary shares his acting origin story, going from Fayetteville to Atlanta to Los Angeles, and explains how he incorporates family and community into his role as “Pops” in the animated Disney series “Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.”

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This episode of The Boom was produced by Kevin Rinker and Jewel Wicker. Additional production and editing by Scotty Crowe. Original music by Matt Owen.

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