Kellie Williams

Kellie Williams
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 26, 2009

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After eight years of playing Laura Winslow on “Family Matters,” actress Kellie Williams spends her days helping teens tell their stories through her nonprofit arts program.

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Kellie went from performing in commercials and local theater to her first costarring role on “Family Matters,” at age 11.

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The cast of “Family Matters” was instrumental in keeping the image of the strong Black family alive from 1989 to 1998.

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Throughout the series, Steve Urkel, played by Jaleel White, had his eyes set on neighbor Laura Winslow. Kellie admits she was rooting for the two to end up together on the show.

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On the show Laura was the ideal daughter, hardworking and fun.

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Kellie shows a little attitude with her on-screen mother, Jo Marie Payton Noble.

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It’s been more than a decade since “Family Matters” went off the air, and Kellie and Jaleel White are still good friends.

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Though Laura had several suitors on the show, Kellie shares she didn’t have her first real boyfriend until she was 28.

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On the show, Steve Urkel was notorious for his clumsy accidents, which often lead to a big mess.

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Steve Urkel was relentless in his pursuit for Laura. In real life, Kellie has found her perfect match and looks forward to getting married later in the year.

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After the show ended, Kellie enjoyed discover other interest. She traveled the world and attended college.

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