Ato Essandor

Ato Essandor is a film and television actor who landed a starring role on the CBS show The Code in 2018.

Date of birth

Ato Essandoh was born on July 29, 1972 in Schenectady, New York.


Not much information about his family is available except that he was born to parents, Ebow and Monica, who hailed from Ghana.


He studied at New Rochelle High School and graduated from there in the year 1990. He then attended the Cornell University, earning his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. Currently, Essandoh is a member of the University’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and also the Irving Literary Society.

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Ato Essandoh began his acting career in 2001 by appearing in the TV show ‘Third Watch’. Then he did the movies ‘Garden State’ and ‘Roger Dodger’.

In 2005, he appeared in the television show titled ‘Commander in Chief’ as well as appeared in the films ‘Hitch’, ‘Prime’ and ‘Saving Face’. A year later, the American actor was cast in the flick ‘Blood Diamond’.

During that time, he also got featured in NBC’s ‘Conviction’.

Soon after this, Essandoh appeared in the flick ‘Falling for Grace’ as well as in the show ‘Law & Order’. In 2008, he acted in the movie ‘Nights in Rodanthe’.

The following year, he was signed for the shows ‘Royal Pains’ and ‘Make My Day’. After this, he was offered the series ‘Damages’, ‘Blue Bloods’, ‘White Collar’ and ‘Tremé’.

In the year 2012, Essandoh appeared in the movie ‘Django Unchained’ and the shows ‘Copper’ and ‘Elementary’.

Two years later, he did a handful of both small and big projects including ‘Believe’, ‘Madam Secretary’, ‘The Experience Box’ and ‘Wish I Was Here’.

After this, he acted in the TV shows ‘Girls’ and ‘Person of Interest’.

Then the American star got the opportunity to act as Lester Grimes in the series ‘Vinyl’ and as Dr. Isidore Latham in ‘Chicago Med’. During this time, Essandoh also appeared in a movie named ‘Jason Bourne’.

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Ato Essandor
First Name Ato
Surname Essandor
Born 29th July, 1972
Home City Schenectady, New York, United States
Current City