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Cress Williams (born 26 July 1970; age 53) is an actor who played Talak'talan in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine second season episode "The Jem'Hadar".

Williams is perhaps best known for playing Wyatt Matthewson in Prison Break, Lavon Hayes in Hart of Dixie, and Black Lightning / Jefferson Pierce in DC Comics' Black Lightning from 2018 to 2021.

Williams has had recurring roles in Beverly Hills, 90210, ER, Providence, Prison Break (with Wade Andrew Williams), Veronica Mars, Tucker Jones in Gray's Anatomy, Nash Bridges, Friday Night Lights, and Living Single. Williams has guest starred in Becker (with Terry Farrell), The West Wing, Cold Case and Hawthorne.

Williams has appeared in films such as Fallen and Never Been Kissed. [1]

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