Ada Luz Pla-Williams
hails to us from Puerto Rico, Cuba y la Republica Dominicana with her parents, who uprooted and planted seeds in the Bronx. She is a theatre graduate of SUNY Binghamton and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in N.Y. and has performed in theatre throughout the N.Y. Tri-State area, Los Angeles, and Europe. She has appeared on FX, HBO, BET, Telemundo, and in such films as “El Matador” and “My Back Yard Was a Mountain” to name a few. She has produced and penned several plays and several screen plays. Ada has also written and performed sketches with the highly acclaimed variety show “Hot Tamales Live” back when Eva Longoria was a producer and member of the troop. She also wrote and performed a solo show with N.Y.’s hit comedy ensemble, “Latinas Don’t PMS” to a sold out west coast premiere at the Comedy Store. Ada has guest starred on “The Shield”, on FX, costarred in the upcoming Indie film “Reservation” and “Shrink” with Kevin Spacey, Robin Williams and Keke Palmer. Ada is the 2006 Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival “Rainbow” award recipient where she was recognized for her work in theater with at risk youths. She has performed her most recent and endearing one woman show "Tracing My Lineage...a story of a Puerto Rican spitfire" in the 2008 “Los Angeles Women’s Theater Festival” at the El Portal Theater and at the “NAACP Theater Awards solo show festival.” Ada guest starred on a segmented cable show presented by “LAWTF: On the Air!” where she was interviewed by host Marla Gibbs, actress of “The Jefferson’s” and “227” for her poignant solo show. She has recently completed shooting a pilot made for Spanish Television, "Bella Fama" and the indie drama suspense film, "Den of Darkness" in spring of 2011. In late summer of 2011 she began shooting the indie film, "Wheels" currently in production. She is in pre-production as a lead ensemble in the indie film "Done Deal." Ada is the co-founder and executive producer of DNA media production along with her husband Doug Williams. She and her husband are currently co-producing the comedy variety show "Runnin Da Streetz wit Doug Williams" as well as "Humor Mill TV" an urban Hollywood entertainment show. Now a residence of Los Angeles, Ada lives with her husband and two sons, Doug and Adan, with whom she has planted seeds of her own.