Jessica Renee Williams, born on 31 July 1989 in Los Angeles, California, is an American actress and comedian who will portray Eulalie Hicks, an Ilvermorny teacher in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and the upcoming third film.[1][2][3]


Williams was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She attended Nathaniel Narbonne High School, where she flourished in the school's drama department. She made her television debut as a series regular on the Nickelodeon series Just For Kicks in 2006 and in 2012, she became The Daily Show's youngest correspondent. She attended California State University, Long Beach. The results of a DNA test traced her maternal ancestry to the Bamileke people of Cameroon.




Role Notes
Untitled Jessica Williams/Jim Strouse Project Television movie (announced)
2020 Fantastic Beasts 3 Eulalie Hicks Pre-Production
2019 Corporate Animals Jess Post-production
2019 Booksmart (film) Post-production
2018-2019 2 Dope Queens Herself (4 episodes), actress (1 episode), writer, and executive producer Television series
2018 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Eulalie Hicks Completed
2018 Good Morning America Herself (1 episode) Television series
2018 Celebrity Page Herself (1 episode) Television series
2018 CBS This Morning Herself (1 episode) Television series
2017-2018 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Herself (3 episodes) Television series
2012-2018 The Daily Show Various (6 episodes) and herself/correspondent (136 episodes) Television series
2017 The Incredible Jessica James Jessica James and Executive Producer
2017 Dish Nation Herself (1 episode) Television series
2017 WGN Morning News Herself (1 episode) Television series
2017 Made in Hollywood Herself (1 episode) Television series
2015 Tap Shoes and Violins Charlie Short
2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Herself
2015 People Places Things Kat
2015 News Your Own Adventure Herself/Correspondent Television special
2015 Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programmes Herself Television special
2014 Park Bench with Steve Buscemi Herself (1 episode) Television series
2014 Girls (TV series) Karen (4 episodes) Television series
2013 Delivery Man (film) African American Spa Worker
2012 CollegeHumour Originals Movie Girl/Choral Singer (2 episodes) Television series
2011 Herman Cain's 1986 Sexual Harassment Training Short
2011 Crying in Public Coffee Shop Crier Short
2011 Bath Boys Comedy Jamaican Damsel Television movie
2010 This Show Will Get You High Various Television movie
2010 UCB Comedy Originals Serena Williams (5 episodes) Television series short
2006 Just For Kicks (TV series) Vida Atwood (13 episodes) Television series
2006 2006 Kids' Choice Awards Herself Television special

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