Benjamin Bratt (born December 16, 1963) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Rey Curtis on the legal/crime drama series Law & Order and his appearances in the movies Miss Congeniality, Demolition Man, Blood in Blood Out, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Traffic, La Mission, Despicable Me 2, Piñero and The Lesser Blessed. He also recently became known for his role of Dr. Jake Riley on the medical drama series Private Practice.
Parallels occur when two planets are at the same declination, both in the north or south. They are considered to have the same effect as conjunctions. Contraparallels are when one star in the north and another in the south are at the same declination. They are considered to have the same effect as oppositions.