Omar Benson Miller is an American actor. He has portrayed Walter Simmons on the crime drama series CSI: Miami from 2009 to 2012.

Early life[]

Miller was raised in Anaheim, California, and graduated from San Jose State University.


Miller's biggest role was in the 2008 movie Miracle at St. Anna. He also has played minor roles in various television shows and movies, including Sex, Love & SecretsAmerican Pie Presents: Band CampGet Rich Or Die Tryin'8 MileThe ExpressTransformers, and Shall We Dance. He was a CSI: Miami regular. Starting on October 5, 2009, he appeared on the crime drama as Walter Simmons, a Louisiana native and art theft specialist.


  • 8 Mile (2002) as Sol George
  • Lose Yourself music video (2002) as Sol George
  • The West Wing (2002) as Orlando Kettles
  • Sorority Boys (2002) as Big Johnson
  • Shall We Dance? (2004) as Vern
  • Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005) as Keryl
  • American Pie Presents: Band Camp (2005) as Oscar (uncredited)
  • Sex, Love & Secrets (2005) as Coop
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2006) as Rudi Bixton (Episode Fat)
  • Things We Lost in the Fire (2007) as Neal
  • Transformers (2007) as Glen's cousin (uncredited)
  • Gordon Glass (2007) as Gordon. Also wrote and directed
  • Miracle at St. Anna (2008) as Private First Class Samuel "Sam" Train
  • The Express (2008) as Jack Buckley
  • Eleventh Hour (2009) as Special Agent Felix Lee
  • CSI: Miami (2009–2012) as CSI Walter Simmons
  • The Bro Code (2009) as Omar
  • Liquor Store Cactus (2009) as Mr. Noyes
  • Blood Done Sign My Name (2010) as Herman Cozart
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) as Bennet Zurrow
  • Beastly (2011) as Daniel Thomas
  • The Lion of Judah (2011) as Horace
  • Homefront (2013) as Teedo
  • House of Lies (2014) as Slim Walters
  • Ballers (2015) as Charles