William December "Billy Dee" Williams, Jr. and his twin sister Loretta were born on April 6, 1937 in Harlem, New York. His father, William December Williams, Sr. was of Native American and African descent. His mother, Loretta Anne was from the Caribbean Island of Montserrat. Billy Dee Williams graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art in Manhattan.
Maya Soetoro-Ng President Obama hugged his half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, at her December 2003 wedding to Konrad Ng, third from right, in Hawaii. From left, his daughters, Sasha and Malia; his grandmother Madelyne Dunham, seated; Konrad’s parents, Joan and Howard Ng, and brother Perry Ng; and Michelle Obama.