Benjamin Bratt (born December 16, 1963) is an American actor. Born in San Francisco, California, Bratt attended Lowell High School, earned a B.A. at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a masters at the American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, California. His brother Peter Bratt wrote and directed Follow Me Home.
Bratt's most well-known role was that of Detective Reynaldo Curtis on the television show Law & Order. The character's mestizo ancestry, a mix of Peruvian Quechua and German-English backgrounds, was the same as Bratt's. In 1999 and again in 2000, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work on the series. His more popular films include Miss Congeniality and Traffic.
Bratt dated Julia Roberts for several years. In April 2002 he married Talisa Soto, an actress, whom he met while filming Piñero. On December 6, 2002, Bratt became father to a girl Sophia Rosalinda Bratt.
Had baby boy, Mateo Bravery Bratt, with his wife, Talisa Soto, on October 3, 2005 in Los Angeles. Mateo weighed in at 7lb 7oz.
- E-Ring (2005) (TV series)
- The Great Raid (2005)
- Catwoman (2004)
- The Woodsman (2004)
- Piñero (2001)
- Traffic (2000)
- Miss Congeniality (2000)
- Red Planet (2000)
- Exiled: A Law & Order Movie (1998) (TV)
- Law & Order (1990) (TV series)... (1995-1999)
- Clear and Present Danger (1994)
- Demolition Man (1993)
- Bound by Honor (1993)