Jesse Williams won TV Actor of the Year at the 2011 Young Hollywood Awards that were held last week in Los Angeles, California. Ellen Pompeo, his co-star, delivered him the statuette. The young actor and model in mostly known for his role in the Golden Globe Award Winning ABC television series Grey’s Anatomy, where he portrays surgeon Dr. Jackson Avery.
Besides being ridiculously hot, Williams is also quite talented. He made his big-screen debut in Warner Bros’ Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants 2, playing the Leo. In 2009 he starred in Brooklyn’a Finest, from director Antoine Fuqua, with Ethan Hawke, Richard Gere and Wesley Snipes. This year, Jesse will appear in The Cabin in the Woods, a horror movie scheduled to premiere this fall in the US.
Other honorees at the 2011 Young Hollywood Awards included Hailee Steinfeld, Avril Lavigne and the cast of ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars. See the complete list of winners below.
Actor of the Year Film – Garrett Hedlund
Actress of the Year Film – Elle Fanning
Star of Tomorrow Male – Armie Hammer
Star of Tomorrow Female – Isabel Lucas
Cast to Watch – Pretty Little Liars
TV Actress of the Year – Aimee Teegarden
TV Actor of the Year – Jesse Williams
Young Hollywood Style Icon – Camilla Belle
Comedian of the Year – Dan Levy
Artist of the Year – Avril Lavigne
If you like Jesse Williams, you should know that he likes to tweet and has a pretty active Facebook page. He also appeared in Rihanna’s Russian Roulette video.
What do you think? Did he really deserve the award? Hit the comments and let us know.
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