Zelda Williams

Zelda Williams

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Zelda Williams
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Williams in 2011
Born Zelda Rae Williams[1]
(1989-07-31) July 31, 1989 (age 28)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994 (1994)–present

Zelda Rae Williams (born July 31, 1989)[2][3][4] is an American actress and the daughter of late actor Robin Williams and Marsha Garces Williams.

Early life[edit]

Zelda was born in New York City[5] to Robin Williams and his second wife, Marsha.[6] Robin Williams stated that he named her after Princess Zelda of The Legend of Zelda video game series.[7][8][9][10] Her mother is of Filipino and Finnish descent.[11][12] Zelda, the older of Williams’s children by his second wife, has a younger brother, Cody, and an older half-brother, Zachary Pym “Zak” Williams.[13]


She made her acting debut at age 5. At 15, Williams acted in the 2004 film House of D opposite her father and late actor Anton Yelchin as the latter’s young first love, Melissa Loggia.[6]

In June 2011, both Zelda and Robin were featured in a television commercial for the Nintendo 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D.[14] On October 25, 2011, she was the special guest host at the London Zelda Symphony Concert at the Hammersmith Apollo, marking the 25th anniversary of the Zelda Series. On November 17, 2011, subscribers to Nintendo emails received an email of her and her father playing the new game The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for the Wii console. She appears in an interview with Nintendo representatives in which she says that one of her favorite things to do in her free time is play Super Smash Bros. Melee with her friends, always playing as the character Sheik.

She appeared in People magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People issue for 2007.[6] She appears in the Wynter Gordon music video for “Buy My Love” and has a cameo in the Cobra Starship music video “You Make Me Feel“, alongside her father.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Williams has described herself as an avid athlete[16][page needed] and video game player, and a fan of her namesake The Legend of Zelda series. She has stated that The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is her favorite game and had voiced support of its release on the 3DS by supporting Operation Moonfall until Nintendo finally announced the game on November 5, 2014.[17]

Williams is bisexual.[18][19] She dated actor Jackson Heywood from 2013 to 2016.[20]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss Daughter TV film
1995 Nine Months Little Girl #3 in Ballet Class
2004 House of D Melissa
2008 Were the World Mine Frankie
2009 Don’t Look Up Matya
2010 See You on the Other Side Zoey Meola Short film
2010 Jezuz Loves Chaztity Chaztity Short film
2010 Detention Sara
2011 Stupid Questions Lucy Short film
2012 A Beer Tale Kelly
2012 Noobz Rickie
2012 Checked Out Marissa Episodes: “1.1”, “1.2”, “1.3”, “1.4”
2013 Teen Wolf Caitlin 2 episodes
2014 Never Nikki
2014 The Legend of Korra Kuvira (voice) 11 episodes
2015–16 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mona Lisa (voice) 4 episodes
2016 Dead of Summer Drew Reeves Series Regular
2016 Girl In The Box Janice Hooker TV film
2017 Dark/Web Cheshire Upcoming TV series; 2 episodes
2017 Stitchers Zelda 1 episode
2017 Criminal Minds Melissa Miller Episode: “False Flag”
Video games
Year Title Voice role
2016[21] King’s Quest – Chapter III: Once Upon A Climb Amaya Blackstone
Actress (28 credits)
 2018 Dark/Web (TV Series) (post-production)

Zero (2018) … Cheshire
Chapter Three (2018) … Cheshire
 2017 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Melissa Miller

False Flag (2017) … Melissa Miller
 2017 Stitchers (TV Series)

The Gremlin and the Fixer (2017) … Zelda
 2015-2017 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Mona Lisa / Y’Gythgba

When Worlds Collide Part 2 (2017) … Mona Lisa (voice)
When Worlds Collide (2017) … Mona Lisa (voice)
The Evil of Dregg (2016) … Mona Lisa (voice)
The War for Dimension X (2016) … Mona Lisa (voice)
The Moons of Thalos 3 (2015) … Y’Gythgba / Mona Lisa (voice)
 2016 Meet Cute (Video short)
 2016 Girl In the Box
Janice Hooker
 2016 Girl in the Box (TV Movie)
Janice Hooker
 2016 Dead of Summer (TV Series)
Drew Reeves

She Talks to Angels (2016) … Drew Reeves
Home Sweet Home (2016) … Drew Reeves
The Devil Inside (2016) … Drew Reeves
Townie (2016) … Drew Reeves
The Dharma Bums (2016) … Drew Reeves
 2015 King’s Quest (Video Game)
Amaya Blackstone (voice)
 2014 Maddie Moonwater (Short)
 2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)

The Last Stand (2014) … Kuvira (voice)
Day of the Colossus (2014) … Kuvira (voice)
Kuvira’s Gambit (2014) … Kuvira (voice)
Operation Beifong (2014) … Kuvira (voice)
Reunion (2014) … Kuvira (voice)
 2014 Chaotic Awesome (TV Series)

Episode #1.12 (2014)
 2014 Never
 2013-2014 Teen Wolf (TV Series)

Illuminated (2014) … Caitlin
Fireflies (2013) … Caitlin
 2012 Noobz
 2012 A Beer Tale
Kelly Martin
 2012 Checked Out (TV Series)

Episode #1.4 (2012) … Marissa
Episode #1.3 (2012) … Marissa
Episode #1.2 (2012) … Marissa
Episode #1.1 (2012) … Marissa
 2011 Stupid Questions (Short)
 2010 Jezuz Loves Chaztity (Short)
 2010 Luster
 2010 See You on the Other Side (Short)
Zoey Meola
 2010/I Detention
 2009 Don’t Look Up
 2008 Were the World Mine
 2004 House of D
 1995 Nine Months
Little Girl #3 in Ballet Class
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie)

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