Danny Nucci is an American actor. He had his career beginnings in the mid-1980s. His first notable role on television was as Gabriel Ortega on Falcon Crest. The following decade, he appeared in the films Book of Love, Rescue Me, Alive, Blind Justice, Crimson Tide, and The Rock, among others. He later played Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Lott on the ABC series Snoops. In the 2000s, he starred on the TV shows Some of My Best Friends and 10-8: Officers on Duty. In the 2010s, he became mostly known for playing Mike Foster on the family drama series The Fosters.