Place of Birth: Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany (now Germany)
Date of Birth: July 26, 1970
Cress Williams is an American actor. He played superhero Black Lightning on The CW series of the same name.
Cress was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, to American parents.
Cress is married to Kristen Torrianni. He has two children with his former wife, actress, singer, and songwriter Simbi Khali.