Jesse Lamont Martin (born Jesse Lamont Watkins, January 18, 1969) is an American theatre, film, and television actor, best known for originating the role of Tom Collins in Rent and as Det. Ed Green in the NBC series Law & Order.
The pilot for "The Flash" has cast its first non-Barry Allen character. "Law & Order" alumnus Jesse L. Martin will play Detective West, Barry's father figure.West is described as an honest blue-collar cop who has supported Barry (Grant Gustin) for years. more