Birth Name: Ato Essilfi Bracato Essandoh
Place of Birth: Schenectady, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 29, 1972
Ato Essandoh is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the shows Blue Bloods, Chicago Med, and Away, among others.
His parents are Ghanaian immigrants.
His name mean “Saturday” in Fante, a subgroup of the Akan people.
While two of his characters have been notably Jewish, Ato himself is not Jewish.
His first name mean “Saturday” in Fante, which would seem to imply he’s Fante, a subgroup of the Akan peoples of Ghana.