Edi Gathegi is a Kenyan-American actor. In 2006, he made his film debut in Crank. The following year, he had his first television role as Dr. Jeffrey Cole in House. He also appeared in 3 episodes of Lincoln Heights. The rest of the 2000s saw him perform in such films as Gone Baby Gone, The Fifth Patient, Death Sentence, and My Bloody Valentine 3D. He then played the role of Laurent in Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon. In 2011, he portrayed Armando Muñoz / Darwin in X-Men: First Class and Eddie Willers in Atlas Shrugged. In 2013, he starred as Darren Poynton in the short-lived series The Family Tools. Since 2015, he plays the recurring role of Matias Solomon in The Blacklist. Also, he currently stars as Ronald Dacey in the web series StartUp.