Wade Williams

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Wade Williams
Wade Williams 2008.jpg
Williams in October 2008.
Born Wade Andrew Williams
(1961-12-24) December 24, 1961 (age 56)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Residence Dallas, Texas
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Emma
Children 1

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 studied theatre at the University of Tulsa. 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. He is also a doctor.

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 2008, Williams starred 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 in the music video "Welcome to My Truth" of 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.

He is married to his wife Emma. They have a daughter and reside in Dallas.


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Route 9 Earl Whitney
Star Trek: Voyager Trajis Lo-Tarik TV episode: "One"
Star Trek: Voyager Voice of Alien Captain trapped in Chaotic Spaclĺ (uncredited) TV episode: "The Fight"
Zuma must fall Arnold Streul TV episode: "Brother's Keeper"
Chicago Hope Jerry Peru TV episode: "The Other Cheek"
Candyman Day of the Dead Lt. Det. Samuel Deacon Kraft
K-911 Devon
NYPD Blue Arnold Struel
2000 Erin Brockovich Ted Daniels
Becker George TV episode: "Sight Unseen"
2001–05 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"
Charmed The Seeker TV episode: "Death Take a Halliwell"
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"
2005–08 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 Voice
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Mantis, Supreme Chairman of Qward Voice; Episode: "Cry Freedom Fighters"
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"
2014 Revenge Prison Guard Mostrowski 2 Episodes: "Execution" & "Renaissance"
Draft Day O'Reilly
Crisis Buddy 2 Episodes: "Found" & "Best Laid Plans"
Beware the Batman Killer Croc Voice; 2 Episodes: "Animal" & "Choices"
2015 Scorpion (TV series) Warden TV Episode: "Fish Fillet"[1]
2016 Grimm Mark Holloway Sr. TV Episode: "Star-Crossed"
Mercy Street Silas Bullen [2]
The Loud House Coach, Public Address Announcer Episode: "The Loudest Yard"
Westworld (TV series) Captain Norris TV Episode: "Contrapasso"
2017 The Blacklist (TV series) The Debt Collector/Edgar TV Episode: "The Debt Collector (No. 46)"


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