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Williams, Billy Dee 1937-

Overview
Works: 315 works in 807 publications in 5 languages and 26,981 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biographical films  Musical films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Psychological fiction  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Billy Dee Williams
Publications by Billy Dee Williams
Most widely held works by Billy Dee Williams
Batman by Tim Burton( visu )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,626 libraries worldwide
Batman faces the Joker for the first time
Star Wars ( visu )
33 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 2,539 libraries worldwide
Darth Vader and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker has sent R2D2 and C3PO to try and free him. Princess Leia, disguised as a bounty hunter, and Chewbacca go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the rebels
Star Wars by Irvin Kershner( visu )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 1,779 libraries worldwide
The battle to save the galaxy from the evil Empire rages on. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca face attack by the Imperial forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millennium Falcon, Luke travels to Dagobah in search of Yoda. Only with the Jedi Master's help will Luke survive when the dark side of the Force beckons him into an ultimate duel with Darth Vader
Star Wars trilogy by George Lucas( visu )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the future, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial Army
Brian's song ( visu )
20 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 1,338 libraries worldwide
A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970
Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,331 libraries worldwide
A new hope: A rebel ship is being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, with his new allies, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2, attempt to rescue rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empires most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star
The Empire strikes back by George Lucas( visu )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
The rebels suffer a devastating attack by an Imperial army using AT-AT Walkers. Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca survive, and fight a running space battle against Imperial ships while Luke Skywalker seeks out Yoda, the ancient Jedi Master, to be trained as a true Jedi Knight. Meanwhile Darth Vader is scheming to lure Luke to the Dark Side of the Force, or kill him in their final showdown in this 5th episode
Lady sings the blues by Diana Ross( visu )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Diana Ross stars in this musical drama charting the life of Billie Holiday, a life tormented by racism and drug abuse
Return of the Jedi by George Lucas( visu )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
After rescuing Han Solo and Princess Leia from certain doom at the hands of crime lord Jabba the Hutt, Luke rejoins Yoda. For only by completing his Jedi training can he become a true Jedi Knight and defeat Darth Vader and the dark side of the Force. Creatures from all over the galaxy rally in an attempt to defy the Galactic Empire in this final chapter of the Star Wars trilogy
LEGO Star wars ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Phantom clone: Yoda and his Padawan students must prevent Darth Sidious from creating a new super weapon--an enhanced Sith clone named Jek-14
Star wars ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Fleeing the evil Galactic Empire, the rebels abandon their new base on Hoth. Princess Leia, Han Solo, R2-D2 and C-3P0 escape in the damaged Millenium Falcon. Later, on Bespin, they are captured by Lord Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, meanwhile, follows Ben Kenobi's posthumous command and receives Jedi training by Yoda on Dagobah
Undercover brother ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Undercover Brother uses gadgets and disguises to steal from the rich and give to the poor. His activities are discovered by the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., a spy organization devoted to subverting The Man and his henchman, Mr. Feather, who use their power over the media to demean black people and destroy racial unity. The spy organization is run by The Chief. When a popular black political figure calls a press conference, presumably to announce his presidential candidacy, he instead announces that he's opening a chain of fried chicken restaurants. The agency rightly suspects foul play
Fanboys by Kyle Newman( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Four diehard Star Wars fans take a road trip to break into the ranch owned by George Lucas to steal a copy of Star Wars: Episode I before it's released, in order to fulfill a dying friend's wish
Martin's big words the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Martin's big words: Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. John Henry: Based on the famous African-American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of family ties, respect for ancestors, commitment to the growth of community and gratitude for life's bounties
Giraffes can't dance by Giles Andreae( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music
Mahogany ( visu )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
A poor girl is a success when she becomes a world-famous fashion model and designer. But at the same time, she yearns for her boyfriend back home
The Bingo Long traveling all-stars & motor kings ( visu )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
A group of independent renegade players travel around the Midwest looking for that big home run while playing baseball in the 1930's Negro League
Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
PSI/Net by Billy Dee Williams( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
"Former Air Force Major Trent Calloway just wants to forget about his past, especially the tragedy that changed his life when he was involved in a government remote-viewing project. With his marriage ruined in the aftermath of his psychic spying, he wanders the Southwest, occasionally guiding river-rafting tours. And then suddenly his painful past returns and threatens to damage him again."--BOOK JACKET. "It seems that he was being drugged during his remote-viewing sessions years ago. Now the drug is causing ever-increasing side effects in him and in the other government psychic spies he worked with - their psychic abilities are still expanding at frightening rates."--BOOK JACKET. "The unknown drug he and the other psychic spies unwittingly took has bound them together in a deadly psychic nexus: a "PSI net." Calloway must fight for his life - and his sanity - as he battles for the security of the United States and its people."--Jacket
Shrinking Violet and more stories for young performers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Stories about self-confidence, tolerance, love and an appreciation for the arts
 
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Alternative Names
Billy Dee Williams acteur américain
Billy Dee Williams aktor amerykański
Billy Dee Williams Amerikaans filmacteur
Billy Dee Williams attore statunitense
Billy Dee Williams Filmschauspieler
Williams, William H.
Билли Ди Уильямс
Біллі Ді Вільямс
בילי דיי ויליאמס
بيلي دي ويليامز
بیلی دی ویلیامز بازیگر و نویسنده آمریکایی
빌리 디 윌리엄스
ビリー・ディー・ウィリアムズ アメリカ合衆国の俳優
Languages
English (281)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
Italian (1)
French (1)
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