Benjamin Bratt





12/16/1963 , San Fransisco, California, USA

Birth Name

Benjamin Bratt




Born in San Francisco, California, Bratt attended Lowell High School, where he developed his dramatic and oratory skills as a member of the Lowell Forensic Society. Bratt went on to earn a B.A. at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a masters at the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, California. His brother Peter Bratt wrote and directed Follow Me Home. Bratt's best-known role was that of Detective Reynaldo Curtis on the television show Law & Order, a role to which he received several award nominations. His more popular films include Miss Congeniality and Traffic. In 2007, Brett headed the cast of the A&E sci-fi miniseries The Andromeda Strain. In 2008, he stars as Williams Banks, a recovering addict who helps others who struggle with their own addiction, on The Cleaner.

On April 13, 2002, he married actress Talisa Soto, whom he met while filming Piñero. Their first child, daughter Sophia Rosalinda Bratt, was born on December 6, 2002. Their second child, son Mateo Bravery Bratt was born on October 3, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.