Benjamin Bratt

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  • Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Biography

The San Francisco native and popular star of television series such as Law & Order, E-Ring and The Cleaner is also a former paramour of Julia Roberts, though the couple ended their relationship shortly after attending the 2001 Academy Awards together. Now married to his Piñero costar Talisa Soto, Bratt is the father of two children and continues to appear in high-profile television and film projects.

Fast Facts

  • His mother is Peruvian Indian; his father, English-German.
  • At age 5 in 1969, his mother took him and his four siblings to Alcatraz Island for 18 months to participate in demonstrations against government policies related to treaties and land rights with Native Americans.
  • His character on Law & Order had his same mestizo ethnic background.

Awards

  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner

Relationships

  • Peter Bratt — Father
  • Julia Roberts — Ex-significant Other
  • Talisa Soto — Wife
  • Eldy Bratt — Mother
  • Monika McClure — Ex-significant Other
  • George Bratt — Grandfather
  • Mateo Bravery Bratt — Son
  • Nadya — Sister
  • Peter Bratt — Brother
  • Georgia — Sister
  • Sophia Rosalinda Bratt — Daughter

College

  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States (BFA, 1986); attended American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, California, United States

Details

  • Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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