On the Madam Secretary episode “Lights Out,” while the Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord (Tea Leoni), Chief of Staff Russell Jackson (Zeljkko Ivanek), and consultant Mike B. (Kevin Rahm) try to oust National Security Advisor Craig Sterling (Julian Acosta) from the White House, Director of National Intelligence Ephraim Ware identifies who hacked Air Force One.
Director Ware is portrayed by Clifton Davis. He’s best known for his roles on the TV sitcoms That’s My Momma (barber Clifton Curtis) and Amen (Reverend Ruben Gregory). Before becoming an actor, Davis was a songwriter. His most famous song is The Jackson 5’s “Never Say Goodbye.” After becoming an actor, Davis became a minister. He earned a BA in Theology from Oakwood University and a Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University. Madam Secretary airs Sundays at 8pm on CBS.