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Benjamin Bratt Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 16 December 1963San Francisco, California, USA
Birth NameBenjamin George Bratt
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, a Peruvian Indian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Talisa Soto (13 April 2002 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (14)

Attended Lowell High School in San Francisco, California.
His mother is a native American activist. She took her five children along when she was part of the Alcatraz prison takeover in 1970.
Younger brother of Peter Bratt.
Benjamin studied at the University of California at Santa Barbara and at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
Was nicknamed "Scarecrow" by high school classmates because he was so thin.
He is of English, German, and Austrian descent on his father's side, and of Peruvian (Qechua) descent on his mother's side.
Engaged to Talisa Soto (April 2002), whom he met while filming Piñero (2001) in 2001.
Had baby girl, Sophia Rosalinda Bratt, with wife, actress Talisa Soto, on December 6, 2002 in New York City.
Received a B.F.A. in Theatre (acting) from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Has a home in San Francisco
Had baby boy, Mateo Bravery Bratt, with his wife, Talisa Soto, on October 3, 2005 in Los Angeles. Mateo weighed in at 7lb 7oz.
Wore a Calvin Klein suit in his April 2002 wedding to Talisa Soto.
He is friends with Sandra Bullock. He costarred with her in Demolition Man (1993) and Miss Congeniality (2000).

Personal Quotes (2)

My family is like a sanctuary to me. I always turn to them for support and strength. I take comfort in knowing no matter which path I choose, my family stands behind me.
It takes some kind of fortitude for someone like my mom to single-handedly raise five children, get them through college, and keep them out of jail.

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