Billy Dee Williams originated the Dr. Jim Frazier role on "Guiding Light" in 1966. His character was married to Tyson during her tenure on the show. Since then he has played in other soaps, including "Dynasty" and "General Hospital" in 2009. Williams even made a splash with Diana Ross in the film "Mahogany," But all those characters seem to pale in comparison to the role that made him a pop culture icon: Lando Calrissian in the "Star Wars" films.
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