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Jimmy Smits

Jimmy Smits
Personal information
Birth dateJuly 9, 1955(age 61)
Place of birthBrooklyn, New York, United States
SpouseBarbara Smits (1981 1987)
PartnerWanda De Jesus (1986 present)
AwardsSupporting Actor - Drama Series
1990 L.A. Law

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Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is an American actor. Smits is perhaps best known for his roles as attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, as NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, and as U.S. Congressman Matt Santos on The West Wing. He is also notable for his portrayal of Bail Organa in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, and Miguel Prado in Dexter. In the fall of 2010, he starred in NBC's short-lived series Outlaw, about a U.S. Supreme Court justice who leaves the bench to return to practicing law.


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