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Daniel Sunjata

Highest Rated:   87% The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Lowest Rated:   0% Generation Um... (2013)
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"Sunjata," originally his middle name, is a Guinean word for "hungry lion" and was given to him by his adoptive parents. Played ontwo state championship football teams in high school. Performed in a student play his sophomore year at Florida A&M, which prompted him to switchmajors from business to fine arts. Began making a name for himself on stage in the late 1990s, particularly in Twelfth Night with Helen Hunt, and then on TV, most notably as a sailor attempting to woo Sarah Jessica Parker on a 2002 episode of Sex and the City. In 2003 won a Theater World Award and earned his first Tony nomination for playing a gay baseball player inTake Me Out. In 2003 was named by People magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people of the year. Came to the public's attention asNew Yorkfirefighter Franco Rivera on Rescue Me in 2004 and asNurse Elion Grey's Anatomy in 2010. Has shown support for the 9/11 Truth Movement that wants the 9/11 attacks to be reinvestigated;in a 2009 interview with Russia Today said he believes the 9/11 attacks were an inside job.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Small Town Crime
  • Actor
2017
31% Lullaby
  • Officer Ramirez
2014
0% Generation Um...
  • Charles
2013
87% The Dark Knight Rises
  • Captain Jones
2012
11% Gone
  • Powers
2012
2% One for the Money
  • Ranger
2012
No Score Yet The Front
  • Win Garano
2010
No Score Yet Patricia Cornwell's At Risk
  • Win Garano
2010
No Score Yet Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup
  • Narrator
2009
27% The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
  • Brad
2009
No Score Yet Cyrano De Bergerac
  • Actor
2009
76% The Devil Wears Prada
  • James Holt
2006
53% Melinda and Melinda
  • Billy
2005
76% Brother to Brother
  • Langston
2004
29% Noel
  • Marco
2004
10% Bad Company
  • Carew
2002

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
71% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Eli Nurse Eli
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Performer
  • Christian de Neuvillette
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Kenny Tremont
No Score Yet Independent Lens
1999
  • Langston Hughes
No Score Yet Lie to Me
2009-2011
  • Andrew Jenkins
25% Notorious
2016
  • Jake Gregorian
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
68% Smash
2012-2013
  • Peter
81% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Chris
No Score Yet Rescue Me
2004-2011
  • Franco Rivera
85% Graceland
2013-2015
  • Paul Briggs

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