Benjamin Bratt (born December 16, 1963) is a Peruvian-American actor, producer, and activist. Bratt gained exposure through his supporting roles in the box office hits, Bright Angel (1990), Demolition Man (1993), Clear and Present Danger (1994) and The River Wild (1994). From 1995, he extended his global recognition with his role of NYPD Detective Rey Curtis on the NBC drama series Law & Order (for which he was nominated for the 1999 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series).
In 2000, Bratt played supporting roles in Miss Congeniality and Traffic, the former earned him a Blockbuster Entertainment award for Favourite Supporting Actor. In 2001, Bratt starred in Piñero, for which he received an ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor. He has also starred in The Great Raid (2005), La Mission (2009), and The Lesser Blessed (2012). Other notable live-action films of Bratt's include Catwoman (2004), The Woodsman (2004), Thumbsucker (2005), Trucker (2008), Snitch (2013), The Infiltrator (2016), and Ride Along 2 (2016). Bratt produced the film Dolores (2017) which follows the life of Dolores Huerta, the civil rights activist. The film received critical acclaim and received several awards.