Daniel Sunjata is an American actor. His acting career started in the late 1990s. He made his debut on the TV movie Twelfth Night, or What You Will. He then starred as Lewis Freeman on the show D.C. He later appeared as Burt Trevor on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He became further known for starring as Franco Rivera on Rescue Me. Simultaneously, he starred as Reggie Jackson on The Bronx is Burning. In the 2010s, he starred as Nurse Eli on Grey’s Anatomy, Peter Gillman on Smash, Paul Briggs on Graceland, and Jake Gregorian on Notorious.