Ato Essandoh

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Ato Essandoh
Born
Ato Essilfi Bracato Essandoh[1]

(1972-07-29) July 29, 1972 (age 47)
EducationCornell University
OccupationActor
Years active2001–present

Ato Essilfi Bracato Essandoh[1] (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.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Experience Box Daniel
The Accident Cassius
2002 Roger Dodger Bouncer
2004 Garden State Titembay
Salome King Herod
Saving Face Jay - Neighbor
2005 Hitch Tanis
Prime Damien
Dawn's Early Light James
2006 Brother's Shadow Soy
Blood Diamond Commander Rambo
2007 Falling for Grace Jamal
2010 Get Him to the Greek Smiling African
2012 Django Unchained D'Artagnan
2016 Jason Bourne Craig Jeffers
2019 Dark Phoenix Jones
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Law & Order Andre Blair
2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Hassan
2011 Damages Bomb Tech
White Collar Frederik Bilal
2011–16 Blue Bloods Reverend Darnell Potter
2012–13 Copper Matthew Freeman
2012–15 Elementary Alfredo Llamosa
2016 Vinyl Lester Grimes
2016–present Chicago Med Dr. Isidore Latham
2018 Altered Carbon Vernon Elliot
2019 The Code Maj. Trey Ferry
Scripted podcasts
Year Title Role Notes
2018 Wolverine: The Long Night Agent Tad Marshall

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography". Ato Essandoh.[non-primary source needed]

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