A phenomenal American actor and singer, Jesse L. Martin is best recognized for his immense acting skills as NYPD detective, Ed Green in the television sitcom ‘Law & Order’. He is also known for his portrayal of Tom Collins in the Broadway ‘Rent’. The talented actor was born on 18th January, 1969 in Rocky Mount, Virginia, United States of America. Martin completed his high school education from ‘The Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts’. He initiated his acting career with appearing in the stage plays. He has been a part of popular Broadway ‘Rent’. Jesse has also played the important role in the play ‘Romeo and Juliet’. In the year 1995, he started his television career with appearing in the television series ‘New York Undercover’. He was highly appreciated for his performance in the series. In 1997, he appeared as Antonio Collins in the TV series ‘413 Hope St.’. After that, he portrayed the character of Dr. Greg Butters in the television series ‘Ally McBeal’, for which he received wide attention and appreciation from the audiences. Martin made his movie debut with playing the role of Quincy in the movie ‘Restaurant’. From his first movie appearance, he became successful to win the heart of all the audiences. After making first movie appearance, he appeared in other movies ‘Peter and Vandy’, ‘Puncture’ and ‘Joyful Noise’.
Jesse has certainly made his name popular as one of the talented actors of both television and movie world. Currently, he is portraying the character of Detective, Joe West in the television series ‘The Flash’. In addition to his television and movie appearances, he has also supplied his voice for the character of Ed Green in video Game ‘Law & Order: Justice is Served’. As of 2014, he has accumulated total net worth amount of $10 million from his acting career.