Ato Essandoh

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Ato Essandoh
Ato Essandoh 2008.jpg
Born (1972-07-29) July 29, 1972 (age 45)
Schenectady, New York
Education Cornell University
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001–present

Ato Essandoh (born July 29, 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.

Association[edit]

Essandoh joined the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Cornell University, and through that organization, the Irving Literary Society.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2018 X-Men: Dark Phoenix Jones
2016 Jason Bourne Craig Jeffers
2012 Django Unchained D'Artagnan
2010 Get Him to the Greek Smiling African
2007 Falling for Grace Jamal
2006 Blood Diamond Commander Rambo
2006 Brother's Shadow Soy
2005 Dawn's Early Light James
2005 Prime Damien
2005 Hitch Tanis
2004 Saving Face Jay - Neighbor
2004 Salome King Herod
2004 Garden State Titembay
2002 Roger Dodger Bouncer
2001 The Accident Cassius
2001 The Experience Box Daniel
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2018 Altered Carbon Vernon Elliot
2016–present Chicago Med Dr. Isidore Latham
2016 Vinyl Lester Grimes
2012–15 Elementary Alfredo Llamosa
2012–13 Copper Matthew Freeman
2011–16 Blue Bloods Reverend Darnell Potter
2011 White Collar Frederik Bilal
2011 Damages Bomb Tech
2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Hassan
2007 Law & Order Andre Blair

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cornell University Residence Plan of 1966, Schedule I, Appendix A (May 3, 1966)(see sixth page of document noting the relationship between Phi Kappa Psi and the Irving Literary Society)); see also’’, List of Phi Kappa Psi/Irving Literary Society Members (Aug. 18, 2011).

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