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Williamson, Mykelti

Overview
Works: 106 works in 271 publications in 5 languages and 18,317 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Interviews  Fiction  Television series  Thrillers (Television programs)  Action and adventure television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mykelti Williamson
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
August Rush by Kirsten Sheridan ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth
Ali by Michael Mann ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash, motor-mouthed athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him entirely for political reasons, the champ sets about to win back his crown, culminating in a legendary unification bout against George Foreman in Zaire, dubbed the "Rumble in the Jungle."
Heat by Michael Mann ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A career thief and a detective square off to make sure that the other does not succeed. Special features include: additional scenes; audio commentary; documentaries; and more
Three kings by David O Russell ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
Buffalo soldiers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fact-based story about the all-black U.S. Cavalry Troop H, which protected the Western territories in post-Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops' attempts to capture an Apache warrior, Vittorio, who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers, and the truths about the Indian invaders
Justified ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season three introduces a new main villain, Robert Quarles of Detroit. The parent criminal organization connected to the Frankfort mafia has exiled Quarles to Kentucky. Quarles begins to muscle in on the local criminals, successfully supplanting them until Raylan begins investigating. Simultaneously, Dickie Bennett, the lone survivor of the Bennett clan, seeks the aid of the black residents of Noble's Holler and their leader Ellstin Limehouse in recovering his inheritance
After the sunset by Brett Ratner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two master thieves are finally retiring after one last incredibly succesful heist. Moving to the Bahamas to reside in their own tropical paradise, the pair's old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is a ocean liner called the "Diamond Cruise" and Stan is convinced that they're not really retired at all, and that this is just the next set up. While Lola is busy settling into their new life, Max is contemplating whether or not to steal the famous Napoleon diamond
24 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hang on for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as Jack Bauer unveils darker secrets, faces deadlier conspiracies, and is thrust into more extreme action than ever before! As Day Eight unfolds, Bauer races against the clock to prevent the assassination of a Middle Eastern leader on a vital peace-making mission. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist threat against New York City intensifies and builds toward an explosive climax
ATL ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ATL refers to the airport designation for Atlanta. That's where orphaned 17-year-old Rashad lives with his younger brother Anton and uncle George. They're poor like most Southside families, but they're making ends meet, caring for each other and forging life-long friendships with guys like the smart, ambitious Esquire, transplanted New Yorker Brooklyn, and likable homeboy Teddy. On Sunday nights they hang at the Cascade roller rink where the guys try to impress the girls with their latest moves. As these four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives
Final destination by James C. K. K Wong ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While at the races, Nick O'Bannon has a horrific premonition in which a bizarre sequence of events causes multiple race cars to crash, sending flaming debris into the stands, brutally killing his friends and causing the upper deck of the stands to collapse on him. When he comes out of this grisly nightmare Nick panics, persuading his girlfriend, Lori, and their friends to leave. They escape seconds before his vision becomes a reality. Thinking they cheated death, the group moves on. As his premonitions continue and the crash survivors begin to die, Nick must figure out how to cheat death once and for all
Soul of the game ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and French and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film features the story of three famous baseball players of the 40s, when for the first time a black player took the field
Species II mating season begins by Peter Medak ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just when you thought the threat of alien colonization was over ... the deadliest species from deep space is back and more menacing than ever before
Have a little faith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mitch Albom has a pretty great life. He lives in Detroit and is happily married, he's an award-winning sportswriter, a must-read newspaper columnist, a screenwriter, a radio and television broadcaster. Then two men come into his life, and he realizes something's missing. Rabbi Albert Lewis presides over a thriving synagogue in a comfortable New Jersey suburb, and pastor Henry Covington, a recovering drug user and dealer, preaches to the poor and homeless in a crumbling Detroit inner-city church
Spinning into butter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vicious hate crime at an elite New England college thrusts the new dean of students into the investigation. When charged with maintaining order on campus, she is forced to examine her own feelings about race. Based on the critically acclaimed play, a compelling movie that examines the emotional fallout of prejudice within the cloistered walls of academia
Holiday heart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Holiday heart" is a poignant heartfelt drama about how love can overcome addiction and prejudice
Having our say the Delany sisters' first one hundred years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holding dear to their family and faith, Sadie and Bessie survive and surmount segregation. Sadie's quiet determination leads her to become the first African-American home-ec teacher in New York City. The outspoken Bessie becomes the city's second black dentist. An interview with Sadie (103 years old) and Bessie Delaney (101 years old)
The films of Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Zemeckis began making films with an 8mm camera while still in high school. He made his directorial debut in 1978 with I wanna hold your hand, and has since directed films such as Romancing the stone, Back to the future, Who framed Roger Rabbit, Death becomes her, Forrest Gump, Contact, What lies beneath, and Cast away. This film contains interviews with the director and reminiscences by actors and actresses who have worked with Zemeckis. Includes filmography, awards, and Weblink
12 angry men by Reginald Rose ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
High school ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The day after valedictorian Henry Burke (Matt Bush) takes his very first hit of the chronic, his school principal (Michael Chiklis) institutes mandatory drug tests for all students. Henry has two options: fail and lose his college scholarship, or team up with his stoner friend Breaux (Sean Marquette) to beat the system. After all, if everyone fails the drug test, then no one will be expelled, right? What could possibly go wrong when you steal a psycho drug dealer's stash to get the whole school high?"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Williamson, Michael T.
Williamson, Mikel T.
Williamson, Mikel T. 1960-
Williamson, Mykel T.
Williamson, Mykel T. 1960-
Languages
English (142)
German (4)
French (3)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
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