Cast Member

Detective Ed Green

Jesse L. Martin


Jesse L. Martin stars as the compulsive and passionate Detective Ed Green on “Law & Order” Martin received critical acclaim for his recurring role on “Ally McBeal” as Ally's boyfriend, Dr. Greg Butters. He also had a memorable guest-starring role as a disenfranchised alien on “The X-Files.” A New York University graduate and classically trained stage actor, Martin is thrilled to be living and working in New York City where he was an original cast member of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Rent.” His extensive New York theater credits run the gamut from Shakespeare to musical comedy. He starred as Mack the Knife at Williamstown in “Threepenny Opera.” In addition to acting on stage, Martin also produced the one-man off-Broadway show “Fully Committed.” Martin’s additional television credits include a regular role in the series “413 Hope Street” and a guest-starring dual role in “New York Undercover.” He also appeared in the TV movie “Deep in My Heart” and in the ensemble cast of the independent feature film “The Restaurant.” He also performed in the cable special “Rocky Horror 25: Anniversary Special,” singing songs from the cult classic film.