Kelli Williams
Birth name Kelli Renee Williams
Date of birth June 08, 1970
Place of birth Los Angeles, California
Gender Female
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue
Personal Info
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Kelli Renee Williams (born June 08, 1970) is an American actress that plays the role of Dr. Gillian Foster on Lie to Me.

Early lifeEdit

Kelli Williams is the daughter of actress Shannon Wilcox and plastic surgeon John Williams, who divorced when she was 13. She has one brother and two half-brothers.

Williams was only a baby when she starred in a diapers commercial. During the rest of her childhood she already starred in some other commercials. She attended elementary school at Lycée Français, and graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1988. During her school period, she performed in a school play of Romeo and Juliet, in which she was 'discovered' and got herself signed by an agent.


Williams' acting career started soon after she graduated. Starting in 1989 she starred in several television shows and several TV movies.

In 1997, her career got a boost with her role as Lindsay Dole Donnell on the ABC legal drama The Practice.

In August 2008, Williams was cast for her role as Dr. Gillian Foster in Lie to Me.

Personal lifeEdit

Kelli is married to Ajay Sahgal since 1996. They have 3 children: Kiran Ram (born May 1998), Sarame Jane (born 3 February 2001), and Ravi Lyndon (born 11 July 2003).