Jeremy Ratchford ,was born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, is a Canadian actor. He starred as Nick Vera on the TV series Cold Case.
While in Canada, Ratchford played Marvel Comic book character Banshee in the live action TV super hero filmGeneration X. Ratchford also starred in a series of Canadian Crispy Crunch candy bar commercials.
When he relocated to Hollywood, California, he played a sexual predator on an episode of NYPD Blue and two episodes of The Practice, as well as the vampire Lyle Gorch in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes "Bad Eggs" and "Homecoming" before being cast on Cold Case. On Cold Case, he played detective Nick Vera.