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Benjamin Bratt returns to “Law & Order”‏


Sources have confirmed to Entertainment Weekly’s Michael Ausiello exclusively that Benjamin Bratt has signed on to reprise his role as Det. Rey Curtis on Law & Order.

Bratt, who vacated the mothership a decade ago, will shoot his one-episode comeback next month. EW was told the actor will figure heavily in a story involving S. Epatha Merkerson’s Van Buren.


Posted Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 1:13pm
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Benjamin Bratt wanted to be a dentist

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Benjamin Bratt turned to acting after giving up on his first career ambition to be a dentist.

The Hollywood star decided to treat teeth when he was in high school, after becoming inspired by a friend’s father.

He explains, “I had a good friend in high school who’s father was a dentist. I was so impressed by him, I thought he had it all together. I thought if I became a dentist I’d be a happening person too.”



Posted Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 at 4:16pm
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Benjamin Bratt’s nephew killed in car accident.


Actor Benjamin Bratt is mourning the loss of his 20-year-old nephew, after he was killed in a tragic car accident. Kristopher Bratt – the son of the Miss Congeniality star’s eldest brother – died early on Tuesday morning when his vehicle was struck by a stolen car being chased by police in San Francisco, California.

The thieves had driven through a red traffic light when they crashed into Bratt’s car, killing the youngster on impact. His passenger also passed away shortly after the incident.

The main suspect, Richard Gosnell, has been charged with a total of seven offenses, including two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and one count of felony hit and run.

His accomplice, Joshua Wilson, is also being held in custody and is facing two charges of theft, reports Both men were treated for minor injuries after the collision before being put behind bars.

Posted Thursday, December 13th, 2007 at 10:10am
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