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Some Famous People with the surname of Williamson

Henry WilliamsonWiki Henry William Williamson (1 December 1895 ? 13 August 1977) was a prolific English author known for his natural and social history novels.
Jack WilliamsonWiki John Stewart Williamson (April 29, 1908?November 10, 2006), who wrote as Jack Williamson (and occasionally under the pseudonym Will Stewart) was a U.
Joseph WilliamsonWiki Sir Joseph Williamson, FRS (25 July 1633 ? 3 October 1701), English politician, was born at Bridekirk, near Cockermouth, where his father, also called Joseph, was vicar.
Richard WilliamsonWiki Richard Nelson Williamson, SSPX (born 8 March 1940) is an English traditionalist Catholic and a bishop of the Society of St.
David WilliamsonWiki David Keith Williamson AO (born 19 February 1942) is one of Australia's best-known playwrights.
Hugh WilliamsonWiki Hugh Williamson (December 5, 1735?May 22, 1819) was an American politician.
Bobby WilliamsonWiki Robert "Bobby" Williamson (born 13 August 1961 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a former association footballer who is currently manager of the Uganda national football team.
Bree WilliamsonWiki Bree Williamson (born December 28, 1979 in Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian actress.
Brian WilliamsonWiki Brian Williamson (September 4 1945 - June 9 2004) was a Jamaican Gay rights activist and co-founder of the Jamaican forum for lesbians and gays, J-Flag.
Ned WilliamsonWiki Edward Nagle "Ned" Williamson (October 24, 1857 ? March 3, 1894) was an American Major League Baseball player for 13?seasons from 1878 until 1890.
Kevin WilliamsonWiki Kevin Meade Williamson (born March 14, 1965) is an American screenwriter, best known for the horror films "Scream", "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "The Faculty", as well as the popular television series "Dawson's Creek" and more recently "The Vampire Diaries".
Alison WilliamsonWiki Alison Jane Williamson (born 3 November 1971 in Melton Mowbray) is an athlete from Great Britain.
William Crawford WilliamsonWiki William Crawford Williamson (November 24, 1816 ? June 23, 1895) was an English naturalist and palaeobotanist.
Fred WilliamsonWiki Fred ?The Hammer? Williamson (born March 5, 1938) is an American actor, architect, and former professional American football defensive back in the mainly in the American Football League during the 1960s.
Michael Z. WilliamsonWiki Michael Z.
Roger WilliamsonWiki Roger Williamson (2 February 1948, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire ? 29 July 1973, Zandvoort Circuit, Netherlands) was a racing driver from England, who was killed during the 1973 Dutch Grand Prix.
Mykelti WilliamsonWiki Mykelti Williamson (born March 4, 1960) is an American actor, best known for his role in the 1994 film "Forrest Gump".
Al WilliamsonWiki Al Williamson (born March 21, 1931, in New York City) is an American cartoonist, comic book artist and illustrator specializing in adventure, western, and science-fiction/fantasy.
Passmore WilliamsonWiki Passmore Williamson was an abolitionist in Pennsylvania who is best known for a legal episode challenging the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.
Darold WilliamsonWiki Darold Williamson (born February 19, 1983) is an American track athlete.
Matthew WilliamsonWiki Matthew Williamson is an English fashion designer.
Evelyn WilliamsonWiki Evelyn Catherine Laura Williamson (born August 30, 1971 in Hamilton, New Zealand) is an athlete from New Zealand, who competes in triathlon.
Troy WilliamsonWiki Troy Williamson (born April 30, 1983 in Aiken, South Carolina) is an American football wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.
William Price WilliamsonWiki William Price Williamson (August 1884 ? 17 August 1918) was an officer in the United States Navy.
Corliss WilliamsonWiki Corliss Mondari Williamson (born December 4, 1973 in Russellville, Arkansas) is a retired American professional basketball player, who played for four teams during his 12-year NBA career.
Alexander William WilliamsonWiki Alexander William Williamson FRS (1 May 1824 ? 6 May 1904) was an English chemist of Scottish descent.
John WilliamsonWiki John Robert Williamson AM (born 1 November 1945 in Quambatook, Victoria) is an Australian country music singer-songwriter.
Nicol WilliamsonWiki Nicol Williamson (born September 14, 1936) is a Scottish-born British actor who was described by English playwright John Osborne as "the greatest actor since Marlon Brando".
Ansel WilliamsonWiki Ansel Williamson was an African American thoroughbred horse racing trainerAnsel Williamson was born a slave in Virginia sometime around the middle part of the 19th century.
William D. WilliamsonWiki William Durkee Williamson (July 31, 1779 ? May 27, 1846) was the second governor of the U.
Peter WilliamsonWiki Peter Williamson (1730?1799), or Indian Peter as he became known, was one of the more colourful personalities of 18th century Scotland.
Timothy WilliamsonWiki Timothy Williamson (born Uppsala, Sweden, 6 August 1955) is a distinguished British philosopher whose main research interests are in philosophical logic, philosophy of language, epistemology and metaphysics.
John WilliamsonWiki John Lee Williamson (? November 30, 1996) was an American basketball player.
Tim WilliamsonWiki Reginald Garnet "Tim" Williamson (6 June 1884 in North Ormesby, Middlesbrough ? 1 August 1943 in Redcar) was an English football player who made 602 appearances as a goalkeeper for Middlesbrough, scoring two goals, as well as 7 appearances for England.
J. N. WilliamsonWiki Gerald Neal Williamson (April 17, 1932 - December 8, 2005) wrote and edited horror stories under the name J.
Shaun WilliamsonWiki Shaun Williamson (born 4 November 1965) is an English actor, singer, media personality and occasional presenter, best known for his former role as Barry Evans in soap opera "EastEnders".
Kevin WilliamsonWiki Kevin Williamson (born 1961) is a writer, publisher, and activist originally from Caithness.
Richard WilliamsonWiki Richard Williamson (born on April 13, 1941 in Fort Deposit, Alabama) is the current wide receivers coach for the Carolina Panthers and is the only coach to be with the team since the team was founded in 1995.
William WilliamsonWiki William Williamson (October 7, 1875 ? July 15, 1972) was a U.
Ernest WilliamsonWiki Ernest Clarke Williamson (24 May 1890 ? 30 April 1964) was an English football goalkeeper.
Isaac Halstead WilliamsonWiki Isaac Halstead Williamson (September 27, 1767 July 10, 1844) was an American Democratic Party politician who served as the 8th Governor of New Jersey, from 1817 to 1829.
Mike WilliamsonWiki Michael James "Mike" Williamson (born 8 November 1983) is an English footballer,who plays as a defender for Portsmouth FC.
Harry WilliamsonWiki Harry Williamson (born May 12 1950, Ilfracombe, North Devon, England) is a British musician, producer and inventor.
Robin WilliamsonWiki Robin Williamson (born 24 November 1943, Edinburgh) is a Scottish multi-instrumentalist musician, singer, songwriter and storyteller, who first made his name as a founder member of The Incredible String Band.
Gideon B. WilliamsonWiki Gideon Brooks Williamson (1898-1981) was a minister, president of Eastern Nazarene College (1936-1944), general president of the Nazarene Young People's Society (1932-1940), and general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene (1946-1968).
Astrid WilliamsonWiki Astrid Williamson is a Shetland born musician and songwriter.
Parker T. WilliamsonWiki Parker T.
Lee WilliamsonWiki Lee Trevor Williamson (born 7 June 1982) is an English-born Jamaican footballer who plays for Sheffield United as a Midfielder.
Carlton WilliamsonWiki Carlton Williamson (born June 12, 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia), is a former professional American football player who was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 3rd round of the 1981 NFL Draft.
J. C. WilliamsonWiki James Cassius Williamson (August 26, 1845 - July 6, 1913) was an American actor and later Australia's foremost theatrical manager, founding J.
Kerri Bennett WilliamsonWiki Kerri Bennett Williamson is an American writer.
Kevin WilliamsonWiki Kevin Williamson, creator of English Suitcase Theatre, is a Vancouver-based actor.
J. B. WilliamsonWiki J.
John N. WilliamsonWiki John Newton Williamson (November 8, 1855 ? August 29, 1943) was an American rancher and politician in the state of Oregon.
Brad WilliamsonWiki Brad Williamson (born 27 June 1981 in Brisbane) is an Australian basketball player with the Townsville Crocodiles of the National Basketball League.
Thomas Wilson WilliamsonWiki Thomas Wilson Williamson (4 August 1887-16 November 1974) was a Kansas architect who specialized in designing school buildings in Kansas, Iowa, and Missouri.
Tom WilliamsonWiki Tom Williamson (born 24 December 1984 in Leicester, England) is an English footballer, currently playing for Basingstoke Town.
Donald I. WilliamsonWiki Donald Irving Williamson is a British planktologist and carcinologist, born 8 January 1922, Alnham, Northumberland, England.
Danny WilliamsonWiki Daniel 'Danny' Williamson (born 5 December 1973 in West Ham, London) is a retired English professional footballer who was a product of the West Ham United academy and played for West Ham United and Everton in the 1990s.
Ernie WilliamsonWiki Ernest Warriner Williamson (September 9, 1922 ? March 6, 2002) was an American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and New York Giants.
Marjorie WilliamsonWiki Dame Elsie Marjorie Williamson, DBE (b.
John Leon WilliamsonWiki John Leon Williamson was born 5 November 1921 in Ash, North Carolina.
Kenya D. WilliamsonWiki Kenya D.
Trish WilliamsonWiki Patricia 'Trish' Williamson (3 January 1955 ? 9 November 2007) was an English TV presenter, producer, and filmmaker, best known for her stint as a "weathergirl" on the ITV breakfast television programme "Good Morning Britain" on TV-am throughout the 1980s.
Harold WilliamsonWiki Harold Williamson (28 December 1922 ? 11 March 2001) was a British journalist.
Robbie WilliamsonWiki Robert "Robbie" Williamson (born 25 April 1969) is a Scottish former footballer, and former manager of Scottish League Third Division club Elgin City.
Mark WilliamsonWiki Mark Alan Williamson (July 21, 1959 in Corpus Christi, Texas, is a retired professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1987-1994.
Robert S. WilliamsonWiki Robert Stockton Williamson (January 21, 1825?November 10, 1882) was an American soldier and engineer, noted for conducting surveys for the transcontinental railroad in California and Oregon.
Ric WilliamsonWiki Richard F.
David WilliamsonWiki David Williamson (1752-1814) was a Colonel in the Pennsylvania militia during the American Revolutionary War.
Sam WilliamsonWiki Samuel James "Sam" Williamson (born 15 October, 1987) is an English footballer who plays for Wrexham as a defender.
Kane WilliamsonWiki Kane Williamson (b.
Richard T. WilliamsonWiki Richard T.
Don W. WilliamsonWiki Donald Wayne Williamson, usually known as Don Williamson (born October 5, 1927), is a semiretired American businessman in Shreveport, the seat of Caddo Parish and the largest city in north Louisiana, who served in both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature between 1968 and 1980.
Earl WilliamsonWiki Earl Guyton Williamson, Sr.
Tedford WilliamsonWiki Tedford Fielden Williamson, known as Ted Williamson (born December 11, 1957), is a Texas businessman who is the scion of a politically-connected family from North Louisiana and himself a former member of the Round Rock, Texas, City Council.
Skip WilliamsonWiki Skip Williamson (born August 19, 1944) is an American underground cartoonist and central figure in the underground comix movement.
Bruce WilliamsonWiki Bruce Williamson (born April 7, 1964) is an American R&B and soul singer; currently a lead singer for The Temptations.
Billy WilliamsonWiki William Davidson 'Billy' Williamson from Dumfries was a Scottish professional footballer who played for Kirkconnel F.
Joseph WilliamsonWiki Joseph Williamson (10 March 1769?1 May 1840) was an eccentric, businessman, property owner, and a philanthropist who is best known for the tunnels which were constructed under his direction in the Edge Hill area of Liverpool, England.
Lionel WilliamsonWiki Lionel Williamson (born Innisfail, Queensland) is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1960s and 70s.
Cecil WilliamsonWiki Cecil Williamson (18 September 1909 ? 9 December 1999) was an influential English Neopagan Witch.
James Whitfield WilliamsonWiki James Whitfield Williamson (June 12, 1925?November 15, 2008) was a businessman and politician from north Caddo Parish in northwestern Louisiana, the scion of a prominent political family.
John WilliamsonWiki John Williamson (19031974) was a Scottish-born radical who was an important leader of the Communist youth movement in the 1920s in the United States.
Marco WilliamsonWiki Marco Williamson is an English actor born in 1981 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.
Dan WilliamsonWiki Daniel Alan Williamson is an American Sportscaster, currently based out of Bismarck, North Dakota where he holds the title of Sports Anchor/Director at KXMB-TV.
Andrew WilliamsonWiki Brigadier-General Andrew Williamson (c.