Jesse L. Martin


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Jesse Martin was born Jesse Lamont Watkins in Virginia's Blue Ridge mountain range. His mother, Virginia Price, was a college career counselor. His father, Jesse Reed Watkins, was a truck driver. His parents divorced when he was very young. His mother then moved his family to Buffalo, New York. He and his four brothers took the surname of his ... See full bio »

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Rent Tom Collins
(2005)
Law & Order Ed Green
(1999-2008)
The Flash Joe West / Digsy Foss / Joseph West
(2014-2019)
Ally McBeal Dr. Greg Butters
(1998-1999)

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  Silent Rhythm (pre-production)
Reverend James
  Sexual Healing (post-production)
Marvin Gaye
 2014-2019 The Flash (TV Series)
Joe West / Digsy Foss / Joseph West
- Legacy (2019) ... Joe West
- The Girl with the Red Lightning (2019) ... Joe West
- Gone Rogue (2019) ... Joe West
- Snow Pack (2019) ... Joe West
- Godspeed (2019) ... Joe West
 2019 Rent: Live (TV Movie)
The Original Broadway Cast of RENT
 2017 Supergirl (TV Series)
Joe West
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 1 (2017) ... Joe West
 2016-2017 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Kai
- The Mystic Isles: The Falcon's Eye (2017) ... Kai (voice)
- The Bamboo Kite (2016) ... Kai (voice)
 2013 Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives (TV Movie)
Greg Cooke
 2013 Smash (TV Series)
Scott Nichols
- The Phenomenon (2013) ... Scott Nichols
- The Producers (2013) ... Scott Nichols
- Opening Night (2013) ... Scott Nichols
- The Dress Rehearsal (2013) ... Scott Nichols
- The Surprise Party (2013) ... Scott Nichols
 2012 Joyful Noise
Marcus Hill
 2011 Hallelujah (TV Movie)
Jared O'Neal
 2011 Puncture
Daryl King
 2010 F--K (Short)
Jesse
 2009 Buffalo Bushido
Shawn
 2009 The Philanthropist (TV Series)
Philip Maidstone
- Haiti (2009) ... Philip Maidstone
- Kashmir (2009) ... Philip Maidstone
- San Diego (2009) ... Philip Maidstone
- Kosovo (2009) ... Philip Maidstone
- Nigeria Part II (2009) ... Philip Maidstone
 2009 Peter and Vandy
Paul
 2008 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Marvin Gaye: What's Going On (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
 1999-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Ed Green
- Burn Card (2008) ... Ed Green
- Angelgrove (2008) ... Ed Green
- Submission (2008) ... Ed Green
- Betrayal (2008) ... Ed Green
- Tango (2008) ... Ed Green
 2007 The C.O.R.P.S (Short)
Stack Collins
 2007 The Cake Eaters
Judd
 2007 Andy Barker, P.I. (TV Series)
Detective Ed Green
- The Big No Sleep (2007) ... Detective Ed Green
 2005 Rent
Tom Collins
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Ed Green
- Skeleton (2005) ... Ed Green
 2004 A Christmas Carol: The Musical (TV Movie)
Ghost of Christmas Present / Ticket Seller
 2004 Law & Order: Justice Is Served (Video Game)
Detective Ed Green (voice)
 2003 Season of Youth
Roc Williams
 2002 Burning House of Love (Short)
Andre Anderson
 2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Ed Green
- Poison (2001) ... Ed Green
 1999-2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Ed Green
- Entitled (2000) ... Ed Green
- ...Or Just Look Like One (1999) ... Ed Green
 1998-1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Dr. Greg Butters
- The Green Monster (1999) ... Dr. Greg Butters
- Only the Lonely (1999) ... Dr. Greg Butters
- Civil War (1999) ... Dr. Greg Butters
- Sex, Lies and Politics (1999) ... Dr. Greg Butters
- Sideshow (1999) ... Dr. Greg Butters
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Josh Exley
- The Unnatural (1999) ... Josh Exley
 1999 Deep in My Heart (TV Movie)
Don Williams
 1995-1998 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Kaylen Foster / Mustafa Hawkins
- Going Native (1998) ... Kaylen Foster
- All in the Family (1995) ... Mustafa Hawkins
 1998 Restaurant
Quincy
 1997-1998 413 Hope St. (TV Series)
Antonio Collins
- Falling (1998) ... Antonio Collins
- Thanksgiving (1997) ... Antonio Collins
- Lost Boys and Gothic Girls (1997) ... Antonio Collins
- Quentin Goes Home (1997) ... Antonio Collins
- Hate Crimes (1997) ... Antonio Collins
 1992 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Keith
- Episode #1.11482 (1992) ... Keith
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Quincy (1995)
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Other Works:

Performed in an Off Broadway production of Bright lights Big City with Patrick Wilson. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I honestly believe there are good things happening in this world, and I'll spend most of my time trying to find them and bring them to light. See more »

Trivia:

Along with Jerry Orbach, Fred Dalton Thompson, Carolyn McCormick and Leslie Hendrix, he is one of only five actors to play the same character (Detective Ed Green) on all four New York City-based "Law & Order" series: Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), and Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005). See more »

Trademark:

Deep rolling voice

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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