Benjamin Bratt, born on December 16, 1963, is a well-known American actor. Bratt is a very hard working actor and is best known for his role as Detective Rey Curtis on the legal drama series Law & Order.
He is also widely known for his appearances in the movies called Miss Congeniality, Blood in Blood Out, Demolition Man, Traffic, Despicable Me 2 and many others.
With the successful acting career in hand, he currently has a net worth of $7.5 million.
Bratt was born and raised in San Francisco, California. His mother, she was a nurse and father, Peter Bratt was a sheet metal worker.
His parents divorced while he was at a young age in 1967 and his grandfather, George Cleveland Bratt who was a Broadway actor raised him.
Early in his childhood, Bratt went with his mother and family members to participate in the 1969 Native American occupation of Alcatraz.
Currently, He is an active supporter of such Native American causes. Bratt also narrated a mini-series named We Shall Remain which showed an important part of American history from a series named American Experience.
His brother, Peter Bratt wrote and directed a film named Follow Me Home where Benjamin got the role of Abel in 1996. Peter also wrote other movies and cast Benjamin as the lead role.
Benjamin studied at Lowell High School where he was a member of the Lowell Forensic Society in San Francisco. He graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara in 1986 and joined the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
Later he joined American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco but then left before getting his degree to star in the TV show called Juarez. Bratt was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama series called Law and Order.
Bratt’s more popular films include Miss Congeniality, Blood in Blood our and Traffic. He also appeared on The View to promote The Cleaner.
Bratt also performed in The People Speak which was a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances for everyday Americans.
It was based on the historian Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. Bratt also voiced the popular character El Macho in Despicable Me 2.
His other film works in his early career include Nasty Boys, Bright Angel, One Good Cop, Demolition Man, Shadowhunter, The River Wild, Follow Me Home, The Next Best Thing, Red Planet, and much more.
His later film works are Abandon, The Woodsman, Catwoman, The Great Raid, Trucker, The People Speak, La Mission, Snitch, etc. and currently he is working on a film called Ride Alone 2 that is to be released on 2016.
He has also appeared in many TV shows like Fraiser, E-Ring, The Cleaner, Modern Family, Private Practice, Adventure Time, 24: Live Another, etc.
He has also won many awards in his career including five ALMA Awards, a Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Emma Awards and many other popular awards.
Bratt is a very handsome in person than in his photos. He has a sexy body and looks stunning in his shirtless pictures. He has a tall tower height of 6 feet 2 inch and has a weight of 92 kg.
He is not gay and has a very interesting dating career. He has dated many women including Monika McClure, Julia Roberts, and Jennifer Esposito. He is currently married to Talisa Soto who was his girlfriend for ten years.
They don’t have any children, but one is on the way as her wife is pregnant. For more details on his biography, we can check any wiki sites as well as on IMDb.
He is a regular internet user and has his personal Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.