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Jesse L. Martin

Jesse L. Martin is probably best known for his role as passionate Detective Edward Green in NBC's Law & Order. However, he has completed a number of TV, film and theatre roles.

Martin earned critical acclaim for his recurring role on Ally McBeal as Ally's boyfriend, Dr. Greg Butters. Additional television credits include a guest starring role as a disenfranchised alien on The X-Files, a series regular on the series 413 Hope Street, and a guest-starring role on the Wolf Films/Studios USA series New York Undercover.

In 2005, Martin reprised his role of Tom in the film adaptation of award-winning musical Rent, having originated the role in the off-Broadway production at the New York Theatre Workshop and carried it through to the Broadway production.

In addition, Martin's film credits include Season of Youth, Restaurant, and The Cake Eaters. Martin will next be seen in the feature films Peter and Vandy and Buffalo Bushido.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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Jesse L. Martin Facts

Birth NameJesse Lamont Martin
BirthdayJanuary 18, 1969 (54)
BirthplaceRocky Mountain, Virginia, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Jesse L. Martin compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Evan Almighty
Undercover Brother
Joyful Noise
Called Home
Falling in Love
The Darkness and the Light
National Lampoon's Van Wilder
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