Dec. 24th, 1961
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Wade Williams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2013 - Gangster Squad
2012 - The Dark Knight Rises
2011 - The Good Doctor
2006 - Flicka
2004 - Collateral
2003 - I Witness
2002 - Bug
2001 - Ali
2000 - Erin Brockovich
Guest TV Roles
Ernie Croskey (Voiced)
Bo Rider Sr.
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.
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.
- Attended the University of Tulsa. He went on to earn an MFA in acting from Rutgers University