Cress Williams

Cress Williams

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1970-07-26 (50 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Heidelberg, Germany

16 Movies · 17 TV shows

Biography

Cress Williams (born July 26, 1970) is an American actor, known for his roles in Prison Break and Close to Home. His most recent roles include Mayor Lavon Hayes on The CW series Hart of Dixie and the title character on The CW's Black Lightning. Williams is also best known for his recurring role as Terrence "Scooter" Williams on Fox's Living Single.

Personal Life

On October 14, 2000, Williams married actress Simbi Khali in Malibu, California. The couple had two children and divorced in 2011. Williams married girlfriend Kristen Torrianni in June 2013.

Early Life

Williams was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany, to American parents. He took courses at Fullerton College and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre from University of California, Los Angeles.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 Movie
The Violent Heart

The Violent Heart

2020
Fifteen years after the murder of his older sister, taciturn Daniel finds himself falling for Cassie, a vivacious high school senior in this southern gothic-inspired Romeo & Juliet story set in the Am...

2019.

2 Movies
Reign of the Supermen

Reign of the Supermen

9
2019
In the wake of The Death of Supermen, the world is still mourning the loss of the Man of Steel following his fatal battle with the monster Doomsday. However, no sooner as his body been laid to rest th...
The Death and Return of Superman

The Death and Return of Superman

2019
There is an over two-hour unabridged and seamless animated feature called The Death of Superman and the Supermen. The battle between the Justice League and the unstoppable alien force known as Doomsda...

2018.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Black Lightning

Black Lightning

7.2
2018
A man is fighting another man. He is a hero to his community because he is the father of two daughters and the principal of a charter high school that serves as a safe haven for young people in a New ...
The Death of Superman

The Death of Superman

6
2018
The monster was stopped by the Justice League. The monster can only be defeated by Superman.

2017.

1 Movie
Lowriders

Lowriders

2017
A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self-expression.

2016.

1 TV show
TV
DC's Legends of Tomorrow

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

6.17
2016
When heroes are not enough. People who are legends are what the world needs. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and vill...

2015.

1 TV show
TV
Code Black

Code Black

6.5
2015
The medical drama is set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation where the staff confront a challenged system in order to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the most.

2014.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Flash

The Flash

6.37
2014
Barry Allen fell into a coma after being struck by lightning. After he awakened with the power of super speed, he was given the ability to move through Central City like a guardian angel. Though initi...
In Your Eyes

In Your Eyes

8
2014
Two souls from different corners of the United States form a telepathy bond that allows them to see, hear and feel each other's experiences.

2011.

1 TV show
TV
Hart of Dixie

Hart of Dixie

6.04
2011
ZOE HART will follow in her father's footsteps and become a cardio-thoracic surgeon after graduating from medical school. ZOE decided to work at a small practice after her dreams fell through.

2005.

2 TV shows
TV
Grey's Anatomy

Grey's Anatomy

6.43
2005
The personal and professional lives of doctors are chronicled.
TV
Close to Home

Close to Home

2005
Warner Bros co-produced Close to Home. CBS has television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television. The series was called American Crime in pre-production. It aired from October 4, 2005 to May 11, 2007. The s...

2004.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Little Black Book

Little Black Book

5
2004
The talk show host becomes a snoop when she learns about her boyfriend's past relationships. With her colleague, Barb, she gets the names ofDerek's ex-lovers and interviews them for a show. She learns...
TV
Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

5.81
2004
In the fictional town of Neptune, California, a student named Veronica Mars progresses from high school to college while working as a private investigator under the guidance of her detective father.
TV
House

House

6.98
2004
Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at a fictional hospital in New Jersey.

2001.

1 Movie
Pursuit of Happiness

Pursuit of Happiness

2001
An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.

2000.

1 Movie
Masquerade

Masquerade

2000
After moving to LA, a young woman starts a romance with a man (Cress Williams) she met on the internet. Trouble brews when she discovers that a friend also is attracted to him.

1999.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

6.06
1999
Sexually-based heinous offenses are considered by the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...
TV
The West Wing

The West Wing

5.66
1999
The West Wing gives a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital, as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. The characters that are interesting...
The Dogwalker

The Dogwalker

1999
Jerry Cooper is The Dogwalker, a Tom Sawyer grown up for the nineties, who having fallen on hard times, is struggling with the reality of having to sleep in his car. When he quite literally stumbles u...
Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed

5.42
1999
A junior at the Chicago Sun-Times has to impersonate a high school student in order to research teenage culture. She joined the group with her brother. She hits a roadblock in her investigation when s...

1998.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Fallen

Fallen

4
1998
A person is watching someone die. Reese's style of killings start again soon after the execution, and they are very similar to it.
TV
Creature

Creature

6.8
1998
Creature is a 1998 made for TV movie starring Craig T. Nelson, Kim Cattrall and Matthew Carey. The movie is based on the 1994 novel White Shark by Jaws author Peter Benchley. The film is about an amph...

1997.

1 Movie

1996.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder

1996
The ex-military unit specializes in non-lethal combat methods.
2 Days in the Valley

2 Days in the Valley

6
1996
In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a ...
TV
Nash Bridges

Nash Bridges

6
1996
Nash Bridges works for the San Francisco Police Department. He uses humor and charm to fight crime. A wisecracking partner comes out of retirement.

1995.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
JAG

JAG

4.4
1995
"Harm" Rabb Jr. is the son of Harmon "Harm" Rabb. The elite legal wing of the military that prosecutes and defends those accused of military-related crimes is known as the JAG (Judge Advocate General)...
The Doom Generation

The Doom Generation

1995
Two troubled teens, Jordan White and Amy Blue, pick up a drifter. The threesome traveled through the United States.

1994.

1 TV show
TV
ER

ER

5.68
1994
Critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of the overburdened emergency room were explored in the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital.

1993.

1 TV show
TV
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

5.68
1993
At Deep Space Nine, a space station located next to a wormhole in the vicinity of a liberated planet of Bajor, Commander Sisko and his crew welcome alien visitors, root out evildoers and solve all typ...

1990.

1 TV show
TV
Beverly Hills, 90210

Beverly Hills, 90210

6.5
1990
Follow the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills, California and attending West Beverly Hills High School and the fictional California University after graduation.
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