Lee Williams is a known model and Welsh actor. He was known to be the face of the American fashion house, Calvin Klein's jeans, French Connection TV, the global fashion brand named " Sisley." He is also known for his work as a model for various designers like Calvin Klein, Vivienne Westwood, etc. He was born in the northwestern part of the Wales in a place called Bangor. At the Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Fashion, which is situated in London, he studied fine art and fashion for some time, and later left it at the age of nineteen, during his 2nd year of study and started his helping in the designer shows of Vivienne Westwood in Paris.
There, Steven Meisel, the photographer boosted Lee Williams to become a model. This way, he started his career as a model and worked for about two and a half years at the time when
popularised the fashion called heroin chic, which was in demand and also used in the advertisements of Calvin Klein. His personality, height and androgynous look were perfectly suitable for modelling. He was a model for Elle, Vogue, Arena, I-D, The Face, L'uomo. He worked with many photographers like Mario Testino, who was a Peruvian fashion and portrait photographer, Bruce Brett Weber, an American fashion photographer and occasional filmmaker, David Bailey, an English fashion and portrait photographer.
He participated in the campaigns of the American fashion house, Calvin Klein and the fashion shows for the Italian luxury fashion companies like Dolce and Gabbana and Versace. He lived in different countries like New York, Japan, and Paris when he used to work as a model. His photograph clicked by Nick Knight is known to be on the cover page of the album of Suede, named 'Coming Up.' Just like his career in modelling started with the encouragement of Steven Meisel, his acting career also started with the encouragement of his drama teacher to become an actor. But he attended an art school which was in London while putting the thought of acting career on hold.
He gave auditions for the famous role of Tom Riddle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Anyways, in the final stages, he lost the chance at the hands of
. He had various parts in many television programmes and films. He acted in films like Still Crazy, The Wolves of Kromer in the year 1998 as Keith and Seth along with a TV program named Macbeth on the Estate. In the year 1999, he acted in Boyz Unlimited, Elephant Juice, Mauvaise passe continuing with five films and a TV show in the year 2000.
He acted in Me Without You and Vallen in 2001 and No Night is Too Long along with the three episodes of The American Embassy in the year 2002. In the year 2003, he acted in TV mini-series named The Forsyte Saga: To Let and
while in 2004, he acted in an episode of Murder in Suburbia and the series 4 of Teachers.
In 2005, he worked as a narrator for Stalking Pete Doherty. In 2008, he acted in Hotel Babylon, The Bride of Ice, and in a TV series named Casualty for 3 years till 2011. He acted in The Tudors, Delhi in a Day, When Calls the Heart and White Settlers in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014 respectively. He also worked in an episode of the TV series named Grantchester as Dominic Taylor.