Benjamin Bratt

Benjamin Bratt

Benjamin Bratt is an American actor and producer. Bratt had supporting roles in the 1990s in such box office hits as Bright Angel (1990), Blood In Blood Out (1993), Demolition Man (1993), Clear and Present Danger (1994), and The River Wild (1994). From 1995 to 1999, he starred as New York City Police Department (NYPD) Detective Rey Curtis on the NBC drama series Law & Order. In 2000, Bratt played supporting roles in Miss Congeniality and Traffic. In 2001, Bratt starred in Piñero. He has also starred in The Great Raid (2005), La Mission (2009), and The Lesser Blessed (2012). Other notable live-action films include Catwoman (2004), The Woodsman (2004), Thumbsucker (2005), Trucker (2008), Snitch (2013), The Infiltrator (2016), and Ride Along 2 (2016). Bratt produced the film Dolores (2017), which explores the life of Dolores Huerta, an American labor leader and civil rights activist. The film received critical acclaim and several awards. Bratt has had voice roles in numerous animated feature films from 2009 through 2013. On television, Bratt portrayed Dr. Jake Reilly on ABC's Private Practice (2011–2013), Steve Navarro on 24: Live Another Day (2014), Jahil Rivera on Star (2016–2018), and is due to star in an HBO series based on the DC comic series DMZ. Bratt appeared as Jonathan Pangborn in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the movie Doctor Strange. Bratt has received a Screen Actors Guild Award and been nominated two other times; received four ALMA Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award nomination, and a Blockbuster Entertainment Award. He is an activist in the American Indian Movement.