About Barton C. Williams
Barton C. Williams is an actor/action performer and presenter based in Chicago, Illinois.
Adopted from Saigon, Vietnam, Barton was raised in Adelaide, South Australia where the great outdoors and the Performing Arts featured early in his life. Barton’s first film appearance was at the slender age of eight years old with the South Australian film corporation in a film titled “Come to the Library”. It was not until adult life that Barton trained as an actor in Sydney, New South Wales, at the Actors College Of Theatre and Television (ACTT) and National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
Barton has many TV/FILM and Theatre credits spanning across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Some of his most notable film/tv appearances have been in; Australia’s iconic TV soap “Home n Away”, Jason Statham’s blockbuster “MEG”, “The Bodyguard” with Richard Madden, “Black Narcissus” with Gemma Arterton and Scottish Director, Johnny Barrington’s film “Silent Roar”.
In the Theatre world, Barton has toured Wales (United Kingdom) with West Midland’s Children’s Theatre performing the pantomime “Old King Cole” and performed across Sydney, Australia’s independent theatre scene with “Deadtime” at Redfern’s 107 Project, “How to Lose Sight” at Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres and “A Quiet Night in Rangoon” at Newtown Theatre.
Barton has a vast array of unique action skills, accumulated from his national competition sporting days as a National Barefoot Water Skier, former Surf Life Saver and pogo stick riding enthusiast. In addition to this, Barton has extensive background experience and training with firearms for film and television.
To cap off a well rounded versatile performer, Barton has credited media presenting skills as the key presenter for SERCO training UK and Coles Australia VR training.
When Barton is not performing in front of the camera or an audience he is strumming his acoustic guitar, open-water swimming, surfing, mountain bike riding or enjoying the outdoors with his dog “Darius” (also a performer; @dariusdayout Instagram)