Williams, Kelli 1970-

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Williams, Kelli 1970-


Full name, Kelli Renee Williams; born June 8, 1970, in Los Angeles (some sources say Beverly Hills), CA; daughter of John Williams (a plastic surgeon) and Shannon Wilcox (an actress); married Ajay Sahgal (a writer, director, and producer); children: Kiran Ram, Sarame Jane, Ravi Lyndon. Education: Attended Beverly Hills High School.


Agent—International Creative Management, 10250 Constellation Way, 9th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Manager—John Carrabino Management, 5900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 406, Los Angeles, CA 90036


Actress and producer. Appeared in television commercials since she was an infant.


Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors:

Q Award nomination, best supporting actress in a quality drama, Viewers for Quality Television, 1998, Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series, 1999, 2000, 2001, and Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a series—drama, International Press Academy, 2000, all for The Practice.


Film Appearances:

Lucy, Zapped Again!, Nelson Entertainment, 1990.

Herself, Teen Vid 1, 1991.

Kelli, Mr. Jones, TriStar, 1993.

Sunshine, There Goes My Baby (also known as The Last Days of Paradise), Orion, 1993.

Claire Higgins, E=mc2 (also known as Wavelength), E=mc2 Productions Limited, 1996.

Anna, It's a Shame about Ray, 2000.

Film Work:

Producer, It's a Shame about Ray, 2000.

Television Appearances; Series:

Ross's girlfriend, Day by Day, NBC, 1989.

Mattie Walker, Elvis, ABC, 1990.

Ellie Molanski (an intern), New York News, CBS, 1995.

Lindsay Susanne Dole Donnell, The Practice, ABC, 1997-2003.

Attorney Monica Crane, The Lyon's Den, CBS, 2003.

Dr. Natalie Durant, Medical Investigation, NBC, 2004-2005.

Julia, Men in Trees, ABC, 2007-2008.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Irisa, Switched at Birth, NBC, 1991.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Margaret Wilson, The Case of the Hillside Strangler (also known as The Hillside Stranglers), NBC, 1989.

Melissa, Out on the Edge, CBS, 1989.

Kate Broderick, AWoman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (also known as Till Murder Do Us Part), CBS, 1992.

Kate Broderick, Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (also known as Till Murder Do Us Part II, A Passion for Innocence, and A Woman Deceived), CBS, 1992.

Erma, For Their Own Good, ABC, 1993.

Rena, Lifepod, Fox, 1993.

Jennifer Stolpa, Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story, CBS, 1994.

Justine, Mary & Tim, CBS, 1996.

Yvonne Shuster, Crimes of Passion: From the Grave (also known as From the Files of Unsolved Mysteries: Voices from the Grave, Unsolved Mysteries: Voices from the Grave, and Voice from the Grave), NBC, 1996.

Cami Carlson, Sweetwater (also known as Sweetwater: A True Rock Story), VH1, 1999.

Katie, After All, 1999.

Alice Kinian, Flowers for Algernon (also known as Charlie), CBS, 2000.

Holly Grant, A Boyfriend for Christmas, Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Deanna Whelen, Murder on Pleasant Drive, Lifetime, 2006.

Joanna, The One That Got Away (also known as Gossip), Lifetime, 2008.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Cassie O'Brian, "But He Loves Me," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1991.

The 13th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, syndicated, 1998.

Presenter, The 1999 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, HBO Plus, 1999.

Presenter, The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

Presenter, The 2nd Annual TV Guide Awards, Fox, 2000.

Elvis Lives, NBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Natalie, Curse of the Corn People, CBS, 1989.

Women in Law, 2006.

Dr. Gillian Foster, Lie to Me, Fox, c. 2008.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Shannon, "Disco Inferno—April 1, 1976," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1989.

Young Lisa, "Arabesque," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1989.

Elisa Bordinet, "Sometimes They're Zebras," Island Son, 1989.

Emily Metcalfe, "The Presence of Mine Enemies," The Young Riders, ABC, 1991.

Maggie, "Sisters of Mercy," Law & Order, NBC, 1992.

Sarah Nolan, "Pandora's Box," Sisters, NBC, 1992.

"Below the Beltway," Civil Wars, ABC, 1992.

Suzie Henderson, Crime & Punishment, NBC, 1993.

Storytime, PBS, 1994.

Annie Alcott, "Thanksgiving," Party of Five, Fox, 1994.

Mary, "Better Living through Morganite: Part 2," Earth 2, NBC, 1995.

Mary, "Moon Cross," Earth 2, NBC, 1995.

Hannah Mary Beiler, "To Forgive Is Divine," Picket Fences, CBS, 1996.

Lindsay Susanne Dole, "The Inmates," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

"Best Live Performer," The List, 1999.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1999, 2000, 2001.

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2000, 2001.

The Martin Short Show, 2000.

The View, ABC, 2000, 2002.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2001.

Kristen Murphy, "My Student," Scrubs, NBC, 2002.

Kristen Murphy, "My Tuscaloosa Heart," Scrubs, NBC, 2002.

The Caroline Rhea Show, 2002.

"My Fare Lady," Hack, CBS, 2003.

Celebrity Poker Showdown, Bravo, 2005.

Dr. Natalie Durant, "In the Family Way," Third Watch, NBC, 2005.

Holly Lauren/Kathleen Shaw, "Renewal," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2007.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as E.T.), syndicated, 2008.

Television Work; Episodic:

"In Good Conscience," The Practice, ABC, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Nurse, Wrong Turn at Lungfish, Los Angeles, CA, 1992, then Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1993.



USA Weekend, October 3, 1999.

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