Cress Williams (born July 26, 1970 in Heidelberg, Germany) is an American actor, known for his roles in Prison Break and The CW shows Hart of Dixie and Black Lightning, playing the eponymous protagonist in the latter.
He was married to Simbi Khali and they have two children.
- The Doom Generation (1995) - Peanut
- Fallen (1998) - Detective Joe
- Never Been Kissed (1999) - George
- Little Black Book (2004) - Phil
- In Your Eyes (2014) - Jake
- The Death of Superman (2018) - as John Henry Irons / Steel
- Reign of the Supermen (2019) - John Henry Irons/Steel
- The Violent Heart (2020) - Lee
- Crime Story (2021) - Jimmy
- What Remains (2022) - Marshall
- Living Single (1993-1998) - Terrence 'Scooter' Williams, recurring role
- Beverly Hills, 90210 (1993-1994) - D'Shawn Hardell, recurring role
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1994) - Talak'talan, episode: "The Jem'Hadar"
- NYPD Blue (1995) - Silky, episodes: "A Murder with Teeth in It" & "One Big Happy Family"
- Lois & Clark (1996) - Baron Sunday, 1 episode
- JAG (1996) - Captain Overton, episode: "The Brotherhood"
- Peter Benchley's Creature (1998) - Tall Man, TV mini-series
- ER (1998-2000, 2008) - Officer Reggie Moore, recurring role (seasons 5-6), guest (season 14)
- Becker (1999) - Chris Davis, 1 episode
- Sports Night (2000) - Steve Sarris, episode: Dana, Get Your Gun
- Nash Bridges (2000-2001) - Inspector Antwon Babcock, main role
- Providence (2001-2002) - Dr. Sam Magala, recurring role
- The District (2002) - Dr. Carson
- Touched by an Angel (2003) - Riley
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2004) - Sam Dufoy, episode: "Careless"
- House (2004) - Hospital Attorney, 1 episode
- Veronica Mars (2005-2006) - Nathan Woods, 2 episodes
- The West Wing (2005-2006) - Lester, episodes: "Undecideds" and "Election Day: Part 1"
- Grey's Anatomy (2006-2008) - Tucker Jones, recurring role
- Prison Break (2008) - Wyatt Matthewson, recurring role
- Cold Case (2009) - Jimmy Clarke, 1 episode
- Friday Night Lights (2010-2011) - Ornette Howard, recurring role
- Hart of Dixie (2011-2015) - Lavon Hayes, main cast
- State of Affairs (2015) - Dale Scott, recurring role
- Code Black (2015) - Cole Guthrie, recurring role
- Doubt (2017) - A.D.A. Gates, 1 episodes
- Arrowverse (2018 - 2022) - Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning: