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 Flash appearing and [Iris'] interest in it has really changed the course of her life," Andrew Kreisberg says
Barry Allen's life took a dramatic turn when his mother was killed and his wrongly accused father was imprisoned for her death. Barry went to live with Detective Joe West and his daughter, Iris. Jesse L. Martin and Candice Patton spoke with reporters this more
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