Ato Essandoh is an American actor. He started his acting career in 2001, debuting in the film The Experience Box. He later had roles in other movies, including The Accident, Roger Dodger, Garden State, Saving Face, Hitch, and Prime. He later played the role of Commander Rambo in the film Blood Diamond as well. After this, he acted in the movie Falling for Grace. On television, his first gig was in an episode of Law & Order.
In the 2010s, he played the role of Reverend Darnell Potter in Blue Bloods. He next starred as Matthew Freeman in Copper and Alfredo Llamosa in Elementary. As of 2016, he stars as Dr. Isidore Latham in Chicago Med. Also during this period, he played Lester Grimes in HBO’s Vinyl. Also during this period, he had performances in the films Django Unchained, Jason Bourne, and Dark Phoenix.