Jesse L. Martin


Jesse L. Martin  American Actor


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Jesse L. Martin is a 47 year old American Actor. Born Jesse Lamont Watkins on 18th January, 1969 in Rocky Mount, Virginia, USA, he is famous for Rent in a career that spans 1993–present. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Jesse L. Martin has been in an on-screen matchup with Wilson Jermaine Heredia in Rent (2005).

Jesse L. Martin is a member of the following lists: Male Shakespearean actors, American male Shakespearean actors and Male actors from Virginia.


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First Name Jesse
Middle Name L.
Last Name Martin
Full Name at Birth Jesse Lamont Watkins
Age 47 years
Birthday 18th January, 1969
Birthplace Rocky Mount, Virginia, USA
Height 6' 2½" (189 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Rent
Year(s) Active 1993–present

Jesse L. Martin (born Jesse Lamont Watkins; January 18, 1969) is an American actor and singer. He is best known for originating the role of Tom Collins on Broadway in the musical Rent and his role as NYPD Detective Ed Green on Law & Order and Detective Joe West on The Flash.

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The Flash2014Joe WestTV Show
Sofia the First2013KaiTV Show
Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives2013Greg CookeMovie
Joyful Noise2012Marcus HillMovie
Smash2012Scott NicholsTV Show
Puncture2011Daryl KingMovie
Hallelujah2011Jared O'NealTV Movie
Sexual Healing2010Marvin GayeMovie
F--K2010JesseShort Film
Buffalo Bushido2009ShawnMovie
Peter and Vandy2009PaulMovie
The Philanthropist2009Philip MaidstoneTV Show
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa2008Postal WorkerTV Movie
The Cake Eaters2007JuddMovie
Andy Barker, P.I.2007Detective Ed GreenTV Show
The C.O.R.P.S2007Stack CollinsShort Film
Rent2005Tom CollinsMovie
Law & Order: Trial by Jury2005Ed GreenTV Show
A Christmas Carol: The Musical2004Ghost of Christmas PresentTV Movie
Season of Youth2003Roc WilliamsMovie
Burning House of Love2002Andre AndersonShort Film
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2001Ed GreenTV Show
Deep in My Heart1999Don WilliamsTV Movie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Ed GreenTV Show
413 Hope St.1997Antonio CollinsTV Show
Ally McBeal1997Dr. Greg ButtersTV Show
New York Undercover1994Kaylen FosterTV Show
Late Show with David Letterman1993TV Show
The X-Files1993Josh ExleyTV Show
Law & Order1990Ed GreenTV Show
American Masters1985NarratorTV Show
One Life to Live1968Quincy (1995)TV Show
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KarenDec 11, 2011

Hi.....I have been watching Law & Order Order all morning, and are a GREAT ACTOR!!!!!

savannaMay 24, 2011

jesse in real life are you and wilson heredia really close friends

missmary1022Feb 24, 2011

I realize that may be an old picture of you with your dog, but in it you show a tough yet gentle side, the way that you are protrayed with your dog. What is his name, and what type of dog is he?

RennaJun 9, 2010

You are so right Law and Order isn`t the same without Jesse. he left Law and order to do The Philanthropist

DeeJun 6, 2010

The pictures of Jesse rehearsing for Shakespeare in the Park, shows him with a wedding band on. Did he secretly get married?

musicweeklyMay 10, 2010


Patricia A. CornellMar 2, 2010

Law and Order is just not the same with him. Wonder why he left???

danielle majorsDec 19, 2009

I think you are the most Handsome man I`ve ever seen.....

kjkmsw1Nov 30, 2009

I think He is the greatest actor to ever live. My dream is to one day meet him. If that is nit possible I would love to see him on broadway again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

maria cosenSep 2, 2007

whats his next big movie and is he close with his famliy?Does he reside in New York,city?

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