For nearly a decade starting in 1989, week after week, you’d hear the shrill sound of super smart nerd who just happened to live next door, Steve Urkel, call out the name of Kellie S. Williams-Jackson’s characters’ name, “Laura.” Fans of the show, “Family Matters”, watched faithfully each week in order to cheer her and her love life on.
Now, the once young teenager is all grown up. Now she’s living the next chapter of her life and is happier than ever.
After joining the Howard University Children’s Theater, Kellie began acting in commercials and theater. From that point, she’s amassed an impressive list of theater credits, including roles in “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone,” “Butterfinger’s Angel,” “Colored Museum,” “Goin’ Home,” and “The Bacchae,” in which she performed highly acclaimed vocals.
A home video created by her dad won her the role as Laura Winslow on the sitcom “Family Matters” (1989-1998). Through this role Kellie won the hearts of many across America. Over the years Kellie has been nominated for many awards for her performances.
“I had some old-school parents and they kept me grounded and allowed me to have a childhood. Jaleel [White] and I talked about that, because looking back on it, people were living these interesting lives but we had no idea.”
After Family Matters, Kellie continued her career in acting and producing, but her most rewarding role these days is that of a devoted wife and mother. Kellie, now 41-year-old Kellie Jackson, is married to Hannibal Jackson and they have two beautiful children Hannah Belle and…