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July 29, 1972 |
Schenectady, New York
Ato Essandoh (born 29th of July 1972) is an American television and film actor.
Essandoh, who was born in Schenectady, New York, graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1990. He received a B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University. He is also a playwright, and authored Black Thang which is published in the anthology Plays and Playwrights 2003. He also studied acting at the Acting Studio in New York City. Essandoh is also the co-founder of The Defiant Ones writing and performance group.
His parents are from Ghana, West Africa.
- Django Unchained (2012) .... D'Artagnan
- Copper (TV series) (2012-13) .... Matthew Freeman
- Blue Bloods (TV series) (2011–12) .... Reverend Darnell Potter
- Damages (TV series) (2011) .... Bomb Tech
- Get Him to the Greek (2010) .... Smiling African
- Falling for Grace (2007) .... Jamal
- Blood Diamond (2006) .... Commander Rambo
- Brother's Shadow (2006) .... Soy
- Dawn's Early Light (2005) .... James
- Prime (2005) .... Damien
- Hitch (2005) .... Tanis
- Saving Face (2004) .... Jay - Neighbor
- Salome (2004) .... King Herod
- Garden State (2004) .... Titembay
- Roger Dodger (2002) .... Bouncer
- The Accident (2001) .... Cassius
- The Experience Box (2001) .... Daniel
- Interview with Ato Essandoh at Moniqueblog.net