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Daniel Sunjata

Actor, Known for the FX TV Series "Rescue Me" & for USA Network's "Graceland"

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 Daniel Sunjata Biography

Daniel Sunjata is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater. He is best known for his role as "Franco Rivera" in the FX television series "Rescue Me" and as "Paul Briggs" in USA Network's series "Graceland."

Sunjata was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He is the adopted son of a police dispatcher and a civil rights worker. He is of mixed black, Irish, and German ancestry.

Sunjata graduated from Mount Carmel High School in Chicago, where he played linebacker for two state championship football teams. He completed his undergraduate studies at Florida A&M University and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He then received a master's degree in fine arts from the Graduate Acting Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

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 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 appeared as a Special Forces Operative in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises." In 2016 he starred in the 10 episode mini-series, Notorious, on ABC.

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.

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Daniel Sunjata

Actor, Known for the FX TV Series "Rescue Me" & for USA Network's "Graceland"

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Daniel Sunjata Biography

Daniel Sunjata is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater. He is best known for his role as "Franco Rivera" in the FX television series "Rescue Me" and as "Paul Briggs" in USA Network's series "Graceland."

Sunjata was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He is the adopted son of a police dispatcher and a civil rights worker. He is of mixed black, Irish, and German ancestry.

Sunjata graduated from Mount Carmel High School in Chicago, where he played linebacker for two state championship football teams. He completed his undergraduate studies at Florida A&M University and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He then received a master's degree in fine arts from the Graduate Acting Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

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 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 appeared as a Special Forces Operative in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises." In 2016 he starred in the 10 episode mini-series, Notorious, on ABC.

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.

Daniel Sunjata Videos

  • Daniel Sunjata On ABC's New Series "Notorious" | BUILD Series
  • Daniel Sunjata: 9/11 was an inside job (part 1) - YouTube
  • Graceland Season 1 Exclusive: Daniel Sunjata and Aaron Tveit ...

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  • How to book Daniel Sunjata?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Daniel Sunjata for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Daniel Sunjata, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Daniel Sunjata or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Daniel Sunjata?

    Booking fees for Daniel Sunjata, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Daniel Sunjata, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Daniel Sunjata?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Daniel Sunjata for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Daniel Sunjata for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Daniel Sunjata or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Daniel Sunjata or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Daniel Sunjata is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Daniel Sunjata for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Daniel Sunjata generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Antwone Fisher, Viola Davis, Victoria Rowell, Rich Sommer and Manny Montana. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Daniel Sunjata for an upcoming event.

Daniel Sunjata Speaker Videos

  • Daniel Sunjata On ABC's New Series "Notorious" | BUILD Series
    Daniel Sunjata: 9/11 was an inside job (part 1) - YouTube
  • Graceland Season 1 Exclusive: Daniel Sunjata and Aaron Tveit ...

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