Reggie Hayes

About Reggie Hayes

Reggie Hayes stars as William, Joan's (Tracee Ellis Ross) good-natured colleague, who has become the girlfriends’ "big brother," in the hit comedy series Girlfriends. The series is a Grammnet and Happy Camper Production in association with Paramount Television Production Division.

Reggie Hayes has portrayed series regular roles on the comedies "Getting Personal" and "Grown Ups." Hayes also appeared in numerous guest roles on episodes of "Will & Grace," "Party of Five," "Pretender," "Roswell," "Married with Children," "Then Came You," "Something So Right," "Space: Above and Beyond" and "Twilight Zone."

Among Hayes' feature film credits are roles in the critically-acclaimed "Being John Malkovich," co-starring John Malkovich, Cameron Diaz, and John Cusack, "A Family Thing," starring James Earl Jones and Robert Duvall, and "Hell Cab."

Hayes' training is rooted in the theater and he has performed in the stage productions of "Bang the Drum Slowly," "Othello," "Less Than Equal," "Richard II," "Chicago Conspiracy Trial," "Hellcab Does Christmas," "Any Place But Here," "Native Speech," "No One Goes Mad" and "Inspecting Carol." As a member of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, he also has performed in countless productions of the Bard's works.

A Chicago native, Hayes graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Acting and Honors in Performance. He considers himself a shop-aholic and a classic car buff, counting a 1963 Cadillac DeVille convertible among his collection.