“Star Wars” Actor Sells Zen-Inspired Home

Actor Billy Dee Williams who is best known for portraying Lando Calrissian in the "Star Wars" trilogy has just sold his Beverly Hills home for $2.79 million, nearly a year after hoisting it onto the open market. The Los Angeles Times reports that Williams scooped up the modern abode back in 1984 for $553,000. Click through the gallery to take a tour of this actor's former pad.

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Actor Billy Dee Williams who is best known for portraying Lando Calrissian in the "Star Wars" trilogy sold his Beverly Hills home for $2.79 million in April 2012, nearly a year after hoisting it onto the open market. The <a href="http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr/03/business/la-fi-hotprop-billy-dee-williams-20120403" target="_blank">Los Angeles Times</a> reports that Williams scooped up the modern abode back in 1984 for $553,000. Click through the gallery to take a tour of this actor's former pad.
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The "Star Wars" actor's now former home sits on .52 acres of land behind a wrought-iron gate that provides maximum privacy and security.
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The magnificent courtyard entryway leads guests through tropical foliage and across a stunning rock pond.
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After unloading his crib, Williams could've used some time in this tranquil and beautiful courtyard getting in touch with his inner Zen since he didn't fetch anywhere close to his original asking price. Williams originally listed the pad in Spring of 2011 for $4.499 million, but sold it for the majorly discounted price of $2.79 million.
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The stunning foyer is flanked in floor-to-ceiling mirrors.
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Another view of the actor's former elongated entryway. Since making a name for himself in "Star Wars: Episode V" and "Star Wars: Episode VI," Williams has appeared on numerous television shows including "General Hospital" and "White Collar," reports the Los Angeles Times.
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A view of the spacious living room that features French doors that open to the backyard area.
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The contemporary home boasts a very open floor plan and spans about 5,300 square feet.
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A view of the family room that features a wet bar and one of the two fireplaces in the abode.
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The entire home is equipped with central air conditioning and a central furnace.
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This house may be Zen-like, but it sure isn't lacking modern updates. Here's a look at the updated gourmet kitchen that features stainless steel appliances.
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The spacious kitchen boasts wooden cabinetry and tiled countertops.
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A view of the formal dining room that seats eight. Williams' old pad is located in the posh Trousdale Estates area of L.A. where wining and dining in swanky homes is the norm.
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The incredible oversized master bedroom (one of six in the spread) includes his and her walk-in closets and receives ample natural sunlight from the many windows.
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A bright green bathroom? Something tells us the new owner may not keep this vibrant bathroom color.
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The master bath even includes a full sauna.
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A view of the home's elongated hallway.
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A dip in the pool is the perfect remedy to a hot day.
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The expansive property was originally designed in 1961 and features an abundance of lush and tropical foliage.
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A view of the patio area and pool.
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