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April 09, 2020

Billy Dee Williams' Only Son Corey Celebrates His Dad's 83rd Birthday in New Post Amid Pandemic

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Billy Dee Williams' only son Corey shares a picture of him to celebrate his 83rd birthday amid the Coronavirus pandemic

Corey Dee Williams is Billy's only son, and he made sure to celebrate his dad's special day through an Instagram post that he shared with his followers. 

Williams is known for playing the role of Lando Calrissian in "Star Wars," reprising his role in the film's latest installment.

Billy Dee Williams attends a speaking engagement for “Star Wars” | Source: Getty Images/GlobalImagesUkraine

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CELEBRATING BILLY'S HOLLYWOOD CAREER

Instead of focusing on what Billy has done for him as a father, he decided to speak about all the things that he had done for others, especially during his career as a Hollywood actor. 

"During your illustrious career, you have given so much of yourself to everyone. I'm proud of you! Thank you for being you!"

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MORE INTO BILLY'S LIFE

Williams is known for playing the role of Lando Calrissian in "Star Wars," reprising his role in the film's latest installment. He has been married more than once and has two children. 

Corey is the actor's first son child with his first wife, Audrey Sellers. He later on married Teruko Nakagami, with whom he shares a daughter named Hanako Williams. 

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A MISINTERPRETED INTERVIEW

Williams and Nakagami filed for divorce in 1993, but they decided to reconcile and live together again by 1997. Soon after, they welcomed their daughter. 

In December, Billy made headlines after it seemed as if he was coming out as gender fluid. However, he retracted his statements and said that he was widely misinterpreted by the press. 

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REFERRING TO HIS FEMININE SIDE

It all began when he said eh would catch himself saying "himself" or "herself" when identifying himself, because he sees himself as both feminine and masculine. After realizing how many people were praising him for "coming out," he revealed he actually had no clue what they meant. 

"I was talking about men getting in touch with the female side of themselves. I wasn’t talking about sex, I wasn’t talking about being gay or straight."

He then suggested people read up on psychiatrist Carl G. Jung's works to learn more about getting in touch with one's feminine side before clarifying that he identifies as a man and that he is not gay. 

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