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Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community.

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Series Cast

  1. Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning

    Cress Williams

    Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning

    58 Episodes

  2. Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce / Thunder / Blackbird

    Nafessa Williams

    Anissa Pierce / Thunder / Blackbird

    58 Episodes

  3. China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce / Lightning

    China Anne McClain

    Jennifer Pierce / Lightning

    58 Episodes

  4. Christine Adams as Lynn Pierce

    Christine Adams

    Lynn Pierce

    58 Episodes

  5. Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III as Tobias Whale

    Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III

    Tobias Whale

    58 Episodes

  6. James Remar as Peter Gambi

    James Remar

    Peter Gambi

    58 Episodes

  7. Jordan Calloway as Khalil Payne / Painkiller

    Jordan Calloway

    Khalil Payne / Painkiller

    58 Episodes

  8. Damon Gupton as Bill Henderson and Bill Henderson (voice)

    Damon Gupton

    Bill Henderson, Bill Henderson (voice)

    46 Episodes

  9. Chantal Thuy as Grace Choi

    Chantal Thuy

    Grace Choi

    35 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 4

2021 • 13 Episodes

Season 4 of Black Lightning premiered on February 8, 2021.

The Book of Resurrection: Chapter Two: Closure

(4x13, May 24, 2021) Season Finale

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Black Lightning
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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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