Montel picks up an acting gig


As he wraps up the last season of his daytime talk show, Montel Williams is doing a little acting. He’s been cast as Clayton Boudreau, dean of a fictional Springfield University, in two episodes of the “Guiding Light” on CBS. His appearances will air Friday, August 1st and Tuesday, August 5th. Williams has appeared in a number of movies and TV series, both as scripted characters and as himself. Williams was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1999 and created The Montel Williams MS Foundation to raise money for MS research.