Jimmy Smits is an American actor. Smits played attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, and Matt Santos on The West Wing. He also appeared as Bail Organa in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, and Miguel Prado in Dexter. In 2012, he joined the main cast of Sons of Anarchy as high-level pimp Nero Padilla.
For the third season of Dexter, Smits played the role of Miguel Prado, an assistant district attorney who befriends Dexter. Smits was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for the role.
Smits won 1 Golden Globe Award and nominated 4 times; won 1 Primetime Emmy Award and nominated 12 times; won 1 Satellite Award and nominated 4 times; 1 Screen Actors Guild Award and nominated 11 times (List of awards and nominations). In 1999, he received the HOLA Award for Excellence from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA).