Wade Williams

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Wade Williams
Wade Williams 2008.jpg
Williams on October 27, 2008
BornWade Andrew Williams
(1961-12-24) December 24, 1961 (age 52)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, US
Years active1997–present
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Wade Williams
Wade Williams 2008.jpg
Williams on October 27, 2008
BornWade Andrew Williams
(1961-12-24) December 24, 1961 (age 52)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, US
Years active1997–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.


1998Route 9Earl Whitney
Star Trek: VoyagerTrajis Lo-TarikTV episode: "One"
Star Trek: VoyagerVoice of Alien Captain trapped in Chaotic Space (uncredited)TV episode: "The Fight"
NYPD BlueArnold StreulTV episode: "Brother's Keeper"
Chicago HopeJerry PeruTV episode: "The Other Cheek"
1999Candyman 3: Day of the DeadLt. Det. Samuel Deacon Kraft
2000Erin BrockovichTed Daniels
BeckerGeorgeTV episode: "Sight Unseen"
2001-2005The Bernie Mac ShowFather CroninRecurring role
2001AliLieutenant Jerome Claridge
Star Trek: EnterpriseGarosTV episode: "Civilization"
The X-FilesRay PearceTV episode: "Salvage"
Buffy the Vampire SlayerGeneral GregorTV episode: "Spiral"
2002Ken ParkClaude's father
24Robert EllisTV episodes:
  • "2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m."
  • "3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m."
2003CSI: MiamiJack HawkinsTV episode: "Extreme"
2004Las VegasRichard Allen WesleyTV episode: "Nevada State"
CollateralFed #2
Tru CallingCarl NeesanTV episode: "Daddy's Girl"
2005–2009Prison BreakCaptain Brad BellickSeries regular (Season 1–4)
2005Over ThereBo Ryder Sr.TV episode: "Roadblock Duty"
KojakNiko ManosTV episode: "All Bets Off: Part 2"
2008Avatar: The Last AirbenderWardenTV episode: "The Boiling Rock", voice
2009MonkCaptain Frank WillisTV episode: "Mr. Monk Goes Camping"
Criminal MindsDetective AndrewsTV episode: "Hopeless"
2010LeverageNickolas KusenTV episode: "The Future Job"
BonesSheriff Gus AbramsTV episode: "The Witch in the Wardrobe"
Batman: Under the Red HoodBlack Mask,[1]
Batman: The Brave and the BoldMantis, Supreme Chairman of QwardVoice
2011Burn NoticeCarterTV episode: "Mind Games"
Green Lantern: Emerald KnightsDeeganVoice
The MentalistJack LafleurEpisode "Sand and Blood"
The Good DoctorMr. Nixon
2012Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 1Two-Facevoice
That Guy... Who Was in That ThingHimselfdocumentary
The Dark Knight RisesWarden at Blackgate
VegasSam KovacsTV episode: "Legitimate"
TouchBraedanTV episode: "The Road Not Taken"
2013Superman: UnboundPerry Whitevoice
NCISLarry PurcellTV Episode: "Under the Radar"
2014RevengePrison GuardTV Episode: "Execution"
Draft DayO'Reilly
CrisisBuddy2 Episodes: "Found" & "Best Laid Plans"
Beware the BatmanKiller Croc2 Episodes: "Animal" & "Choices"


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