Famous ‘Law & Order’ Cast Members – Where They Are Now? #26 Has Landed Yet Another Big Role.
The ‘Law & Order’ franchise is an iconic series of interrelated television shows. Millions of viewers have watched as the writers develop a case, show how it gets investigated and then provide viewers with a conclusion. Here’s where many of the actors of this epic series can be found today.
1. Sam Waterston
The gravely voiced Waterston spent sixteen seasons on the show, helping solve case after case. He is seen by many as someone who played the part of the District Attorney to perfection. Today, he can be seen on various shows including the Netflix Drama ‘Grace and Frankie’.
2. Benjamin Bratt
Bratt, known for his slim build and delightful good looks, was much adored as one of Law & Order’s detectives. His movie career continues to flourish today with big screen roles in ‘Dr. Strange’ and ‘Ride Along 2’.
3. Jerry Orbach
The multi-talented Orbach had a long career on stage and film before his role as Lennie Briscoe made him even more famous to audiences across the globe. He was on the show until his death from prostate cancer in 2004.
4. Jesse L. Martin
One of the show’s most beloved detectives, Martin was a fan favorite. Today, viewers can see him today on ‘The Flash’, playing yet another detective for his many grateful fans.
5. S. Epatha Merkerson
One of the original cast members, her calming acting was a welcome indication that all would soon be solved to the satisfaction of viewers. She can be seen today on the small screen again in a group of television series focused on Chicago based dramas featuring doctors and lawyers.
6. Chris Noth
Noth was an early hit as detective Logan on the original show. His many roles since then include Mr. Big on ‘Sex and the City’ and more recently during the last few years on intense drama, ‘The Good Wife’, as the less than ideal spouse.
7. Carolyn McCormick
As doctor Elizabeth Olivet on various versions of the show, she was an authority figure viewers could reliably understand and relate to for information about the motivations of the show’s villains. She’s still on the small screen as a doctor on the television drama ‘Madam Secretary’.
8. Jill Hennessy
The pretty Hennessy was prosecutor Claire Kincaid for three seasons where she quickly became a fan favorite as a foil to Sam Waterston. Today, she can be seen via many guest appearances on major network shows.
9. Richard Belzer
The actor has an astonishing 23 years on the show and various spin offs. His graceful performance has been a standard part of the show for viewers over the decade. In his spare time, he takes guest spots on other shows including ‘The Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt’ on Netflix.
10. Fred Dalton Thomas
The late Mr. Thomas combined his love of politics with his love of acting. A real life senator, he turned his attention to the world of acting. He was a District Attorney on Law & Order before his untimely passing at 73.
11. Paul Sorvino
Perhaps better known as Mira Sorvino’s dad, the show sergeant has largely retired but still shows up in roles in television shows now and then. He is till remembered fondly in numerous reruns.
12. Carey Lowell
Playing assistant D.A. Jaime Ross helped this beauty show off her talent. Today, the elegant Lowell has focused her attention more on her social life and her children rather than her career as she pursues new opportunities.
13. Jeremy Sisto
Sisto had a long career in many different television shows including ‘Six Feet Under’ before he played a show detective. He was on Law & Order for a mere two years before moving on to new film and television roles such as the dad on ‘Suburbia’.
14. Kathryn Erbe
The actress was one of the stars of a spin off series, Law & Order: SUV. Since her nine years on the show, she’s picked roles that allow her to use her talents well in small parts she likes while she devotes her time to causes she admires.
15. Angie Harmon
Playing assistant D.A. Abbie Carmichael on this show has been one in a long series of television roles for the beautiful actress. She has devoted her spare time to raising her kids and working on her acting skills. She’s currently seen in another drama ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ on TNT.
16. Vincent D’Onofrio
After his run on a spin off ended, he’s had many big screen roles including the much admired movie ‘The Magnificent Seven’ with other stars.
17. Alana De La Garza
De La Garza played the role of Connie Rubirosa on three different versions of Law & Order, making her one of the show’s most visible characters. She’s been seen on several small screen roles including ‘Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders’.
The rapper played one of the most popular series detectives for several years as a huge fan favorite. Viewers can see him today in many television shows where he appears as himself when not giving concerts.
19. Michael Moriarity
An early cast member of the original Law & Order, he was beloved for his edgy and intense performance on the show. He left to pursue a film career. At 75, he’s been in many films over the years but he’s mostly retired today.
20. Richard Brooks
As an Assistant D.A., he was noted for his low key acting and ability to explain things to viewers well. Today, he can be seen on the BET series ‘Being Mary Jane’.
21. Dennis Farina
Farina came to the show as a replacement for Lennie Briscoe after actor Jerry Orbach passed away in real life. He died later in 2013 after two years on the show.
22. Milena Govich
While only seen for a single season, she made a vivid impression on viewers. Her work can still be seen today on many television shows including ‘Finding Carter’ and ‘The Mentalist’.
23. Christopher Meloni
After his turn on Law & Order: SUV, he’s been quite a busy actor with big screen roles on ‘Man of Steel’ and small screen roles in ‘Veep’. His rugged looks have helped him attract many roles and a continued, active acting career.
24. Linus Roache
Two seasons for this classically trained English actor have led to many guest star roles on various other television shows as he continues to work in his native England.
25. William H. Burns
Burns has been on multiple episodes of Law & Order: SUV for over a decade as a cop. He’s also done many small film roles in other places, allowing him to show off his talents in other kinds of venues such as movies like ‘Cafe Society’.
26. Andrea Navedo
Navedo played detective Ana Cordova for four years straight on Law & Order. Since then, she’s been seen in the widely admired CW show ‘Jane The Virgin’ where her acting skills have earned her several awards.
27. Stephanie March
The actress left the role when the character she played on the show was shot and went into witness protection. Today’s she’s dealing with the fallout from the breakup of her marriage to famous television chef Bobby Flay.
28. Tamara Tunie
Her role as medical examiner on Law & Order: SUV has led to other opportunities including movies and additional television work.
29. Diane Neal
After her role ended on Law & Order: SUV, she’s been seen on several television shows including ‘NCIS’ and the spin off series, ‘NCIS: New Orleans’.
30. Dann Florek
The understated performer was an integral part of the original Law & Order from the very start. He is now semi-retired from his role as the show’s police captain. He can occasionally be seen on television shows such as ‘Under the Dome’.
31. B.D. Wong
After playing a doctor on Law & Order, Wong has turned his attention to other television shows where he has been welcomed including ‘Mr. Robot’.
32. Elisabeth Rohm
Playing assistant D.A. Serena Southerlyn has helped launch her career. She can be seen on many roles on the big screen including ‘American Hustle’.
33. Allison Siko
The young Siko, only in her late twenties, has seen her career continue to climb as a result of her role on Law & Order: SUV over the last four years. A familiar figure to viewers, she hopes to eventually move on to meaty film roles in the future.
34. Leslie Hendrix
Playing the background role of medical examiner Elizabeth Rogers, she has been featured on four separate versions of Law & Order. She’s still continuing to work today with roles in prominent cable television shows such as ‘Divorce’ on HBO with Sarah Jessica Parker.
35. Andy Karl
Karl is featured on Law & Order: SUV. His first love continues to be the theater. In his spare time, he can be seen playing various roles on Broadway productions.