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Daniel Sunjata played Nurse Eli Lloyd in seasons seven and eight of Grey's Anatomy.

BiographyEdit

In 2009, the fifth season of Rescue Me includes a 9/11 Truth subplot focused through the character of Franco Rivera (played by Sunjata) who stirs up controversy in the firehouse when he announces to a journalist that he firmly believes 9/11 was an inside job.

On April 30, 2009, Daniel Sunjata announced his participation as narrator in Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup, a film directed by Dylan Avery and produced by Korey Rowe and Matthew Brown.

CareerEdit

Sunjata played the role of a sailor on shore leave on the first post-9/11 themed episode of Sex and the City. He has portrayed Langston Hughes in the film Brother to Brother and James Holt, a fictitious fashion designer in The Devil Wears Prada. He starred as firefighter Franco Rivera on the television program Rescue Me. During the summer of 2007, he also starred in the ESPN miniseries The Bronx Is Burning as Reggie Jackson. He was cast by Christopher Nolan for a GPD Forces Operative in The Dark Knight Rises.

In 2003, he won a Theatre World Award for his breakout Broadway performance as a gay Major League Baseball player who comes out to the public in Take Me Out, the Tony award-winning play, which also earned him nominations for a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award.

FilmographyEdit

  • Small Town Crime (2017)
  • Lullaby (2014)
  • The Dark Night Rises (2012)
  • Generations Um… (2012)
  • Gone (2012)
  • One for the Money (2012)
  • Weakness (2010)
  • The Front (2010)
  • At Risk (2010)
  • Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
  • The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
  • Melinda and Melinda (2004)
  • Noel (2004)
  • Brother to Brother (2004)
  • Bad Company (2002)
  • Feast of All Saints (2001)
  • Twelfth Night, or What You Will (1998)

TelevisionEdit

  • Manifest (2018-2019)
  • Animal Kingdom (2017)
  • Notorious (2016)
  • Graceland (2013-2015)
  • Graceland Insider (2014)
  • Smash (2013)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2010-2011)
  • Rescue Me (2004-2011)
  • 30 Rock (2010)
  • Lie to Me (2009)
  • Great Performances (2008)
  • Rescue Me Minisodes (2008)
  • The Bronx Is Burning (mini-series) (2007)
  • Love Monkey (2006)
  • Law & Order (2005)
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2000-2004)
  • Ed (2003)
  • Sex and the City (2002)
  • All My Children (2001)
  • D.C. (2000)

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