Wade Williams 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. He is also a doctor.
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 starred 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 in the music video "Welcome to My Truth" of 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.
He is married to his wife Emma. They have a daughter and reside in Dallas.