Grant Williams in the Incredible... | 1957
Clip Name: A Mysterious Mist
About this actor
Grant Williams (August 18, 1931 - July 25, 1985) was an American film actor and operatic tenor. He is best remembered for his portrayal of Scott Carey in the seminal science fiction film The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957). The film has become a cult classic. Born John Joseph Williams in New York City to a Scottish father and an Irish mother, Williams began acting in summer stock as a child. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1948 to 1952, before and during the Korean War. He was discharged as an Air Force staff sergeant. He then attended Queens College, in Flushing, Queens, New York, the University of Illinois, Illinois, and finally the City College of New York in New York City. Williams originally was a singer and performed for five seasons with the New York City Opera. In 1959, he portrayed The Tennore Buffo in the world premiere of Hugo Weisgall's Six Characters in Search of an Author. Williams also sang with The Robert Shaw Chorale...