Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is an American actor. Smits is perhaps best known for his roles in L.A. Law, NYPD Blue, and as Matt Santos on The West Wing. He is also notable for his portrayal of Bail Organa in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, and Miguel Prado in Dexter. In the fall of 2010, In 2012, he joined the cast of Sons of Anarchy as high-level pimp Nero Padilla. Smits was born in Brooklyn, NY by his Puerto Rican mother & he identifies himself as a Puerto Rican.