American soul singer with the legendary Motown group The Temptations who has become the last surviving member of the group.
He was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.
He was briefly engaged to singer Patti LaBelle.
He was raised by both of his grandmothers and became interested in music when he was a teenager.
He was married to Josephine Rogers from 1961 to 1964, Ann Cain from 1967 to 1973, and Goldie Williams from 1983 to 1997. He has a son named Otis.
- The meaning of the name Williams: Son Or Servant Of William