Birthplace and date: Los Angeles, July 28, 1951.
Marital status: Married.
Mayor Anthony A. Williams (D) puffs on a cigar during an annual fight night benefit for children. Williams says he wants to change the impression held by some "that I sit around eating Grey Poupon with the rich and famous."
(Rich Lipski -- The Washington Post)
Children: Asantewa, adult daughter.
College: Yale and Harvard Law School.
Pets: As a child, I had a dog named Ranger.
Nobody knows I: Love to cook and bake bread.
Favorite Movie: "Casablanca."
Best book I've ever read: The works of Shakespeare.
Favorite TV show of all time: "The Twilight Zone."
Restaurant where my constituents would most likely run into me: Ben's Chili Bowl.
Birthday cake: Coconut.
Car I drive: Before I became mayor, I drove a Toyota 4Runner.
Best car I've ever had: Checker station wagon.
Favorite president: Abraham Lincoln.
Person in history I would most want to meet: Malcolm X.
Most important influence in my life: My father.
Favorite place to vacation: Harpers Ferry, W.Wa.
Most interesting place I ever visited: China.
Pet peeve: People using the word "impact" as a verb.
Impression people have of me that I would most like to change: That I sit around eating Grey Poupon with the rich and famous.
Impression people have of the District that I would most like to change: That the city is fully funded by the federal government and that it has full representation.