Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 hero
Ash Williams   1981   The Evil Dead  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 hero
Laurey Williams   1930; 1943   Green Grow the Lilacs; Oklahoma!  
Fictional Characters from Song Titles: 1 character
(character) Barry Williams   2002   The Barry Williams Show  
Fictional Characters from Television: 13 characters
Rory Williams   1963   Doctor Who  
Addie Horton (a.k.a. Williams)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Julie Olson Williams   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Doug Williams   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Hope Williams Brady   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Eli Williams   1993   Boy Meets World  
Token Black (a.k.a. Williams)   1997   South Park  
Tara Williams   2002   Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye  
Edie Britt (a.k.a. Williams)   2004   Desperate Housewives  
Dave Williams   2004   Desperate Housewives  
George Williams   2004   Desperate Housewives  
Ed Williams   2005   Close to Home  
Winston Williams   2017   13 Reasons Why  
Grammy Award Winners: 1 record of the year/album of the year
(record of the year/album of the year) Pharrell Williams   2014   Get Lucky; Random Access Memories  
Hall-of-Famers: 4 baseball, 2 basketball, 1 football
(baseball) Ted Williams   1966  
(baseball) Billy Williams   1987  
(baseball) "Smokey" Joe Williams   1999  
(basketball) Roy Williams   2007  
(baseball) Dick Williams   2008  
(basketball) Gary Williams   2014  
(football) Aeneas Williams   2014  
Most Valuable Players: 1 winner
Ted Williams   1946; 1949   baseball  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 peace
(peace) Betty Williams   1976  
(peace) Jody Williams   1997  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 2 activists
(activist) Betty Williams   1943-2020  
(activist) Jody Williams   1950-  
Notable Actors and Entertainers: 22 actors, 2 presenters
Myrna Loy (a.k.a. Williams)   1905-1993  
Guy Williams   1924-1989  
Billy Dee Williams   1937-  
JoBeth Williams   1948-  
Anson Williams   1949-  
Robin Williams   1951-2014  
Treat Williams   1951-2023  
Keith David (a.k.a. Williams)   1956-  
Montel Williams   1956-  
Wade Williams   1961-  
Vanessa L. Williams   1963-  
Wendy Williams   1964-  
Lia Williams   1964-  
Michael K. Williams   1966-2021  
Olivia Williams   1968-  
Kelli Williams   1970-  
Cress Williams   1970-  
Kimberly Williams-Paisley   1971-  
Finty Williams   1972-  
Michelle Williams   1980-  
Jesse Williams   1981-  
Allison Williams   1988-  
Tyler James Williams   1992-  
Maisie Williams   1997-  
Notable Athletes: 5 rugby, 5 soccer, 2 baseball, 2 basketball, 2 tennis
(baseball) Ted Williams   1918-2002  
(baseball) Billy Williams   1938-  
(rugby) Chester Williams   1970-2019  
(basketball) Shammond Williams   1975-  
(tennis) Venus Williams   1980-  
(tennis) Serena Williams   1981-  
(basketball) Deron Williams   1984-  
(soccer) Ashley Williams   1984-  
(rugby) Sonny Bill Williams   1985-  
(soccer) Owain Fôn Williams   1987-  
(soccer) Rhys Williams   1988-  
(rugby) Lloyd Williams   1989-  
(rugby) Scott Williams   1990-  
(rugby) Liam Williams   1991-  
(soccer) Jonny Williams   1993-  
(soccer) George Williams   1995-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Frank Williams   1942-2021  
Notable Journalists: 1 news presenter
(news presenter) Brian Williams   1959-  
Notable Musicians: 7 singers, 4 composers, 2 musicians
Ralph Vaughan Williams   1872-1958  
Hank Williams   1923-1953  
John Williams   1932-  
Deniece Williams   1950-  
Harry Gregson-Williams   1961-  
Vanessa L. Williams   1963-  
Rupert Gregson-Williams   1966-  
Bryan "Birdman" Williams   1969-  
Pharrell Williams   1973-  
Robbie Williams   1974-  
Jason Aldean (a.k.a. Williams)   1977-  
Robert "Meek Mill" Williams   1987-  
Hayley Williams   1988-  
Notable Writers: 1 author, 1 author/poet, 1 playwright
William Carlos Williams   1883-1963  
Jean Rhys (a.k.a. Williams)   1890-1979  
Tennessee Williams   1911-1983  
Olympic Medalists: 13 gold, 9 bronze, 4 gold/silver, 4 silver, 1 silver/bronze
(gold/silver) Robert Williams   1904   archery - American round; archery - team round; archery - York round  
(bronze) Basil Williams   1920   figure skating  
(gold) Percy Williams   1928   100 m; 200 m  
(gold) Archie Williams   1936   400 m  
(gold) Howie Williams   1952   basketball  
(gold) Yvette Williams   1952   long jump  
(gold) Lucinda Williams   1960   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Ulis C. Williams   1964   4x400 m relay  
(gold) John Williams   1972   archery - individual  
(gold/silver) Randy Williams   1972; 1976   long jump  
(bronze) Desai Williams   1984   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Lynn Williams   1984   3000 m  
(bronze) Wendy Williams   1988   diving - platform  
(bronze) Jason Williams   1996   baseball  
(gold) Natalie Williams   2000   basketball  
(gold) Todd Williams   2000   baseball  
(bronze) Christopher Williams   2000   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Buffy-Lynne Williams   2000   rowing  
(gold) Venus Williams   2000; 2008; 2012   tennis  
(bronze) Susan Williams   2004   triathlon  
(silver) Jeff Williams   2004   baseball  
(gold) Tonique Williams-Darling   2004   400 m  
(silver) Glenn Williams   2004   baseball  
(gold/silver) Bernard Williams III   2000; 2004   4x100 m relay; 200 m  
(bronze) Novlene Williams-Mills   2004; 2008; 2012   4x400 m relay  
(silver) Andrae Williams   2008   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Serena Williams   2000; 2008; 2012   tennis  
(gold) Deron Williams   2008; 2012   basketball  
(silver) Rob Williams   2012   rowing  
(silver/bronze) Shericka Williams   2008; 2012   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(gold/silver) Lauryn Williams   2004; 2012; 2014   100 m; 4x100 m relay; bobsleigh  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Robin Williams   1998   Good Will Hunting  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 literature
(literature) Tennessee Williams   1948; 1955   A Streetcar Named Desire; Cat on A Hot Tin Roof  
Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers: 7 musicians
Paul Williams   1989   The Temptations  
Otis Williams   1989   The Temptations  
Tony Williams   1990   The Platters  
Cliff Williams   2003   AC/DC  
Walter Williams   2005   The O'Jays  
Guy Todd "Rahiem" Williams   2007   Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five  
Boris Williams   2019   The Cure  
Shakespearian Characters: 1 character
Michael Williams   Henry V