Oprah worked here, but Montel Williams was born here!
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Talk-show host Montel Brian Anthony Williams was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1956. The son of a fire chief, Williams went on to have a successful military career before leaving the armed services for full-time work as a motivational speaker. In 1991, The Montel Williams Show debuted. The program ran for 17 seasons and made Williams a household name.