Rhasaan Orange (born August 25, 1975 in New York City, NY) is an American actor. Orange portrayed police officer Thomas Edward 'Tek' Kramer on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives. As a child, he made regular appearances on the PBS children's series Sesame Street. Several times Orange was taken off contract at DAYS and then put back on in lieu of more airtime. He trains at Eddie Bravo's 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu in Hollywood.