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Cress Williams as Black Lightning from the Black Lightning episode "Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder"

Cress Williams (b. July 26, 1970) portrays Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce on the series Black Lightning. He also portrayed Baron Sunday on the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and voiced John Henry Irons/Steel in the animated movies The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen.

(External Links: The actor's entries on IMDb and Wikipedia)

Selected Filmography

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1993-1997 Baron Sunday
     "Never on Sunday" January 7, 1996 Baron Sunday
     "Oedipus Wrecks" March 24, 1996 Baron Sunday (Archive footage)
Black Lightning 2018- Black Lightning
     "The Resurrection" January 16, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "Lawanda: The Book of Hope" January 23, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "Lawanda: The Book of Burial" January 30, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "Black Jesus" February 6, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "And Then the Devil Brought the Plague: The Book of Green Light" February 13, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder" February 27, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "Equinox: The Book of Fate" March 6, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Revelations" March 13, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Little Black Lies" March 20, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption" March 27, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion" April 3, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain" April 10, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "Shadow of Death: The Book of War" April 17, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies" October 9, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues" October 16, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry" October 23, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Consequences: Chapter Four: Translucent Freak" October 30, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Blood: Chapter One: Requiem" November 13, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Blood: Chapter Two: The Perdi" November 20, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Blood: Chapter Three: The Sange" November 27, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Rebellion: Chapter One: Exodus" December 4, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Rebellion: Chapter Two: Gift of the Magi" December 11, 2018 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Rebellion: Chapter Three: Angelitos Negros" January 21, 2019 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Secrets: Chapter One: Prodigal Son" January 28, 2019 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Secrets: Chapter Two: Just and Unjust" February 4, 2019 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Secrets: Chapter Three: Pillar of Fire" February 11, 2019 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of Secrets: Chapter Four: Original Sin" March 4, 2019 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Book of the Apocalypse: Chapter One: The Alpha" March 11, 2019 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
     "The Omega" March 18, 2019 Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce
The Death of SupermanJuly 24, 2018 John Henry Irons[1]
Reign of the SupermenJanuary 13, 2019 Steel

  1. Williams took over the role from Khary Payton, who had voiced John Henry Irons for Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.
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