|Place of birth||Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany|
|Date of birth||July 26, 1970|
Cress Williams is a German-born American actor. He plays Steve Sarris in the ABC series Sports Night. He guest stars in the second season episode "Dana Get Your Gun". Sports Night creator Aaron Sorkin also cast him in his subsequent series The West Wing. He is also known for his roles in Never Been Kissed, Fallen and The Doom Generation. He has appeared in the series Hart of Dixie, Prison Break, Friday Night Lights, Grey's Anatomy, ER, Close to Home, Veronica Mars, and Nash Bridges.