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Everybody Loves Tyler

By// Kyra Kyles

Those striped Cosby sweaters. That tiny halo of an Afro. Those wide-as-saucers eyes. It’s been four years since we’ve seen Tyler James Williams, former star of Everybody Hates Chris, on network TV, but his trademark hangdog expressions and on-screen mugging continue to color his career path.

“It was a really important part,” Williams, now 19, shares in a surprising Barry White-level baritone. “I had a great experience working with Chris [Rock] and playing him.”

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