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Jimmy Smits

Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is a Golden Globe and Emmy-winning American actor, primarily in movies, soap operas and television. The Brooklyn born-Smits is perhaps best known for his long-running roles on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law as Richard Dysart's youngest uptight law partner, Victor Sifuentes, who was also the firm's pro-bono lawyer (a role he played from 1986 to 1991), and as Dennis Franz's second partner, Det. Bobby Simone, in NYPD Blue (a role he played from 1994 to 1998), a police officer who was a widower, as well as his role on The West Wing as congressman and presidential candidate Matt Santos, opposite Alan Alda, Martin Sheen and Dule Hill. He will also play Alex Vega, the main character on CBS's prime-time serial, Cane. As an actor, he is noted for his portrayal of earnest, honest men with deep moral convictions. Smits was born in New York City. His father, Cornelis Smits, was a Surinamese immigrant from Dutch Guiana who managed a silk-screening factory. His...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article Jimmy Smits. You should replace/update it...
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