Wade Williams

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Wade Williams
Wade Williams 2008.jpg
Williams on October 27, 2008
Born Wade Andrew Williams
(1961-12-24) December 24, 1961 (age 52)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, US
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present

Wade Andrew Williams (born December 24, 1961) is an American actor who is best known for his starring role as Brad Bellick on Fox's television series Prison Break.

Life and career[edit]

Williams was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He began his acting career at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman and Tracey Ullman. Williams also had a role with Denzel Washington in Richard III. Williams then continued with performances on and off Broadway and toured nationally in productions such as Guys and Dolls, Les Misérables, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Ragtime, and Show Boat.

His film credits include Flicka, Jarhead, Collateral, Ali, and Erin Brockovich. Additionally, Williams has also appeared on television in series such as Charmed, Over There, Six Feet Under, 24, NYPD Blue, CSI and as Father Cronin on The Bernie Mac Show.

From 2005 to 2009, Williams is well known for his role as Brad Bellick, leader of the correctional officers at Fox River State Penitentiary in Prison Break.

He guest starred on an episode of the 8th and final season of Monk. He also took part at the music video "Welcome to My Truth" of the American singer-songwriter Anastacia.

Williams appeared in The Dark Knight Rises as the warden of Blackgate prison, an ode to his former role in Prison Break.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Route 9 Earl Whitney
Star Trek: Voyager Trajis Lo-Tarik TV episode: "One"
NYPD Blue Arnold Streul TV episode: "Brother's Keeper"
Chicago Hope Jerry Peru TV episode: "The Other Cheek"
1999 Candyman 3: Day of the Dead Lt. Det. Samuel Deacon Kraft
K-911 Devon
2000 Erin Brockovich Ted Daniels
Becker George TV episode: "Sight Unseen"
2001-2005 The Bernie Mac Show Father Cronin Recurring role
2001 Ali Lieutenant Jerome Claridge
Star Trek: Enterprise Garos TV episode: "Civilization"
The X-Files Ray Pearce TV episode: "Salvage"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer General Gregor TV episode: "Spiral"
2002 Ken Park Claude's father
24 Robert Ellis TV episodes:
  • "2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m."
  • "3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m."
2003 CSI: Miami Jack Hawkins TV episode: "Extreme"
2004 Las Vegas Richard Allen Wesley TV episode: "Nevada State"
Collateral Fed #2
Tru Calling Carl Neesan TV episode: "Daddy's Girl"
2005–2009 Prison Break Captain Brad Bellick Series regular (Season 1–4)
2005 Over There Bo Ryder Sr. TV episode: "Roadblock Duty"
Kojak Niko Manos TV episode: "All Bets Off: Part 2"
2006 Flicka Wade
2008 Avatar: The Last Airbender Warden TV episode: "The Boiling Rock", voice
2009 Monk Captain Frank Willis TV episode: "Mr. Monk Goes Camping"
Criminal Minds Detective Andrews TV episode: "Hopeless"
2010 Leverage Nickolas Kusen TV episode: "The Future Job"
Bones Sheriff Gus Abrams TV episode: "The Witch in the Wardrobe"
Batman: Under the Red Hood Black Mask,[1]
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Mantis, Supreme Chairman of Qward Voice
2011 Burn Notice Carter TV episode: "Mind Games"
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Deegan Voice
The Mentalist Jack Lafleur Episode "Sand and Blood"
The Good Doctor Mr. Nixon
2012 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 1 Two-Face voice
That Guy... Who Was in That Thing Himself documentary
The Dark Knight Rises Warden at Blackgate
Vegas Sam Kovacs TV episode: "Legitimate"
Touch Braedan TV episode: "The Road Not Taken"
2013 Superman: Unbound Perry White voice
NCIS Larry Purcell TV Episode: "Under the Radar"

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