Originally from Jamaica, Dewshane Williams moved to Canada in 1976. He enrolled at the Wexford Collegiate for the Arts and was cast as a lead in his first musical Grease. He went on to star in Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man, and Metamorphosis.
Film and TV credits include Lullaby for Pi (staring Rupert Friend), Jesus Henry Christ (with Toni Collette and Michael Sheen), Flashpoint, Lost Girl and Saving Hope. He is best known for his recurring role as Dr. Fred on Being Erica and Frank in the prison drama Dog Pound.
Besides acting, he enjoys singing, playing with dolls, and writing a diary.