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Ato Essandoh
Ato Essandoh
Date of Birth:
July 29, 1972
Schenectady, New York, USA

Ato Essilfi Bracato Essandoh (born July 29, 1972) is an American television and film actor. He portrays Dr. Isidore Latham on Chicago Med.

Essandoh was born in Schenectady, New York and graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1990. He received a B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University. He first joined theater when he was dared to do so by a girlfriend. He is also a playwright, and authored Black Thang which is published in the anthology Plays and Playwrights 2003. He studied acting at the Acting Studio in New York City. Essandoh is the co-founder of The Defiant Ones writing and performance group.

His parents are from Ghana.

He launched a podcast, Unrelated, together with his childhood friend Chris Cecot.


Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Experience Box Daniel
2001 The Accident Cassius
2002 Roger Dodger Bouncer
2004 Garden State Titembay
2004 Salome King Herod
2004 Saving Face Jay - Neighbor
2005 Hitch Tanis
2005 Prime Damien
2005 Dawn's Early Light James
2006 Brother's Shadow Soy
2006 Blood Diamond Commander Rambo
2007 Falling for Grace Jamal
2010 Get Him to the Greek Smiling African
2012 Django Unchained D'Artagnan
2016 Jason Bourne Craig Jeffers
2019 Dark Phoenix Jones


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Law & Order Andre Blair
2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Hassan
2011 Damages Bomb Tech
2011 White Collar Frederik Bilal
2011–16 Blue Bloods Reverend Darnell Potter
2012–13 Copper Matthew Freeman
2012–15, 2018 Elementary Alfredo Llamosa
2015 Girls D. August
2015 Person of Interest Ray Pratt
2016 Vinyl Lester Grimes
2016–present Chicago Med Dr. Isidore Latham
2018 Altered Carbon Vernon Elliot
2019 The Code Maj. Trey Ferry
2020 Tales from the Loop Gaddis Season 1 Episode 1 and 6
2020 Away Kwesi Weisberg Annan

Scripted podcasts

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Wolverine: The Long Night Agent Tad Marshall

Source: Wikipedia

Notes and Trivia

  • His western zodiac sign is Leo and his Chinese zodiac sign is a Rat.