“Law & Order” originally premiered in 1990. The drama-thriller show highlights crimes and the steps needed to convict the criminals. The show also follows the legal and personal dilemmas each characters faces. Although the original “Law & Order,” ended in 2010, it has had multiple spinoff series. See what your favorite crime fighters are up to today.
Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner)
Before she became SVU’s top medical examiner, Dr. Melinda Warner, Tamara Tunie rose to fame as Jessica Griffin in “The World Turns.” Tunie played Dr. Warner on “SVU” from 2000-2015. Since leaving the show she has appeared on TV series “Blue Bloods,” “Billions,” and “Elementary.” While still on the show, in 2010, she directed and produced the movie “See You In September,” and in 2012, she appeared alongside Denzel Washington, in “Flight.”
Chris Noth (Detective Mike Logan)
Detective Mike Logan was portrayed by Chris Noth, from 1990-1995. Since leaving the show, he went one to BIGger things. He reprised the role of Mr. Big, in both “Sex and the City” feature films. He had a reoccurring role of Peter Florrick in “The Good Wife.” Most recently, in 2016, he played General William Cogswell on the TV series “Tyrant.” In 2015, he was named GQ’s International Man of the Year.
Michelle Hurd (Detective Monique Jeffries)
Monique Hurd originally appeared on one episode of “Law & Order,” as Angela Roney, in 1997. However, she was brought back, in 1999, to play Detective Monique Jeffries. Hurd left the show in 2001. She has since been on many TV shows, including “ER,” “Gossip Girl,” “90210,” “The Glades,” “Devious Maids,” “Hawaii Five-O” “Daredevil” and “Ash vs. Evil Dead.” She currently plays Shepherd on the hit TV series “Blindspot.”
Benjamin Bratt (Detective Rey Curtis)
Benjamin Bratt played Det. Rey Curtis from 1995-1999, until his character left to take care of his ailing wife. He reprised his role on one episode in 2009. Since leaving the show, Benjamin Bratt has had a very successful acting career. He had reoccurring roles on TV series “Private Practice,” “24: Live Another Day,” and “Modern Family.” He has done voice acting in “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” and “Despicable Me 2.” In 2016, he also had a role in Marvel’s “Doctor Strange.”
Fred Dalton Thompson (D.A. Arthur Branch)
Simultaneously serving as Tennessee’s Senator, Fred Dalton Thompson played D.A. Arthur Branch. He was the only one on the show who was actually a real life prosecutor. Thompson left the show in 2008 to run for U.S. President. Aside from his political career, Thompson continued acting after “Law & Order.” He has had roles in multiple movies including “Secretariat,” “Sinister,” “90 Minutes in Heaven.” Unfortunately, in late 2015, at the age of 73, Thompson died from a recurrence of lymphoma.
Carey Lowell (D.A. Jamie Ross)
Former model Carey Lowell played A.D.A. Jamie Ross from 1996 to 2001. Jamie Ross originally left the show in season 8 to take care of her daughter. Lowell reprised the role of Ross, in “Law & Order: Trial By Jury,” in 2005. From 2007-2007, Lowell had the reoccurring role of Christine Caseman on “Six Degrees.” Most recently, she had a role in the 2016 film “C Street.” She married Richard Gere in 2002, but they divorced in 2016.
S. Epatha Merkerson (Lt. Anita Van Buren)
S. Epatha Merkerson played Lt. Anita Van Buren, on nearly 400 episodes. Van Buren was a tough, shrewd and hard-working character as she was fighting to prove herself worthy of her position. Merkerson continued her acting career after leaving the show in 2010. She appeared in featured films “The Challenger,” “Year by the Sea,” “Peeples,” and the 2012 critically acclaimed movie “Lincoln.” She currently plays Sharon Goodwin on “Chicago Med.” She also played Sharon Goodwin on “Chicago P.D” and “Chicago Fire.”
Carolyn McCormick (Dr. Elizabeth Olivet)
Dr. Elizabeth Olivet, played by Carolyn McCormick, was a clinical psychologist who worked with the NYPD and District Attorney’s office. She reprised that role in 4 of the “Law & Order” franchises. Her last appearance in the series was in 2013, on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” She has kept on acting, landing roles in TV series and movies like “Elementary,” “Equity,” and “Madam Secretary.” She has also recorded many audio books, including the popular series “The Hunger Games.”
Leslie Hendrix (Elizabeth Rodgers)
Medical examiner Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers was played by Leslie Hendrix. She was known for getting frustrated with officers when they bothered her for results when she hadn’t had enough time to complete her work. She is only one of five characters to have appeared on all four of the “Law & Order” franchises. Her last appearance was in 2011, on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” Since leaving the show, Hendrix’s most recently appearance was, in 2016, on the series “Gotham.”
Anthony Anderson (Detective Kevin Bernard)
Anthony Anderson played Detective Kevin Bernard on “Law & Order,” from 2008-2010. However, he also played Detective Lucius Blane on one episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” in 2006. Anderson was very successful before his stint on “Law & Order,” and that only continued after the show. He has had roles in numerous TV shows and movies. He currently stars in the series “Black-ish,” for which he is also the executive producer.
Michael Moriarty (D.A. Ben Stone)
Executive Assistant D.A. Ben Stone was played by Michael Moriarty. He was nominated for multiple Emmys and a Golden Globe award for his performance. He left the show in 1994 and he was replaced by Sam Waterston. Shortly after he left the show, Moriarty declared himself a political exile. He moved to Canada. However, he still acted after the move. He had roles in feature films “Shiloh,” “The Art of Murder,” “Along Came a Spider,” and “Neverwas.”
Melina Govich (Nina Cassaday)
Nina Cassaday was the first and only female detective of the original “Law & Order” series. She was partnered with Detective Ed Green. Since leaving the show in 2006, has had parts in various productions. In 2013, she was in films “Lucky N#mber” and “Pass The Light.” In 2014, she appeared on an episode of “The Mentalist” and had a reoccurring role on “Finding Carter,” from 2014-2015. She also has a singing career. In 2008, she sang the National Anthem at a New Jersey Devils Hockey game, as well as went on tour with famous Chinese pop singer, Fei Xiang.
Jill Hennessy (D.A. Claire Kincaid)
D.A. Claire Kincaid was first introduced to audiences on “Homicide: Life on the Streets,” the predecessor show of “Law & Order.” Jill Hennessy’s character was killed when her car was struck by a drunk driver. Today, Jill continues acting and has also begun singing. She has released two albums, including her most recent in 2015, titled “I Do.” Her most notable acting role was the titular character in TV series “Crossing Jordan,” from 2001 to 2007.
Linus Roache (D.A. Michael Cutter)
Linus Roache played District Attorney Michael Cutter on seasons 18 through 20. Like his predecessor Jack McCoy, Cutter was willing to find loopholes and bend the rules to convict the criminal. In 2012, Roache landed a lead role on the TV mini-series “Titanic.” The show was created to coincide with the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. From 2014-2016 he played King Ecbert on History Channel’s TV series “Vikings.”
Jeremy Sisto (Detective Cyrus Lupo)
Jeremy Sisto played Detective Cyrus Lupo on the last three seasons of “Law & Order.” After leaving the show in 2010, Sisto landed reoccurring roles on multiple popular TV series including “Suburgatory,” “The Returned,” “Wicked City ,” and currently “Ice.” In 2014, he wrote the screen play, produced, and starred in the comedy “Break Point.” In 2016, he had a role in the movie “Girl Flu,” “The Other Side of the Door ,” and “Love Is All You Need?”.
Richard Brooks (D.A. Paul Robinette)
Richard Brooks appeared as D.A. Paul Robinette on the first 3 seasons of “Law & Order.” However, he made appearances on the show in 2005 and 2006. Richard continued to act and opened his own production company called Flat Top Productions. From 2013-2015 he had a reoccurring role on “Being Mary Jane.” In 2016, he had roles in the TV show “The Good Wife,” and TV movie “The Rich & the Ruthless.”
Dennis Farina (Detective Joe Fontana)
Detective Joe Fontana replaced Lennie Briscoe as Senior Detective in 2004. Played by Dennis Farina, Detective Joe Fontana was willing to bend the rules in order to catch the criminal. He left the show in 2006. Farina co-starred in the 2012 HBO horse-race gambling series “Luck,” with Dustin Hoffman. He also had a recurring role in 2013 in the television comedy series “New Girl.” Unfortunately, Farina died in 2013 from a pulmonary embolism.
Andrea Navedo (Detective Ana Cordova)
Andrea Navedo appeared as Detective Ana Cordova for 24 episodes on “Law & Order,” from 2001-2004. However, Navedo also played Cynthia Mancheno on 3 episodes of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” in 2013. In 2014, she landed the role of Xiomara Villanueva in the series “Jane the Virgin.” In 2015, she had a role in the movie “Superfast!”. She is currently credited with having a role, alongside Will Smith, in the film “Bright,” which is currently filming.
Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola)
Detective Odafin “Fin” Tutuola has been on the cast for quite some time, since season 2. Fin has a background in a narcotics unit and always makes sure to do right by the victim. Ice-T, however, also keeps busy off set of “Law & Order.” He has been in a numerous other TV shows and movies. In 2016, he appeared on the series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” It has also been reported he will release new music collaborations, in 2017.
Richard Belzer (Detective John Munch)
Since first appearing in 1993, Belzer has appeared as Detective John Munch not only on “Law & Order,” and “SVU,” but also on “Homicide: Life of the Street,” “Arrested Development,” and “30 Rock.” Although Belzer retired from the show in 2013, he made a guest appearance in 2016. Since playing the cynical, but intelligent Detective, Mucnch has mainly stayed away from Hollywood. In 2015, like his co-star Ice-T, he appeared on an episode on “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”
Peter Gallagher (Deputy Chief William Dodds)
Peter Gallagher had a long and successful career before playing Deputy Chief William Dodd, beginning in 2014, on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” When he left the show in 2016, his career only continued to grow. In 2016, he appeared on TV series and in a TV movie. Less known is Gallagher also has appeared on Broadway. In 2015, he played Oscar in the Broadway production of “On the Twentieth Century.”
Jerry Orbach (Detective Lennie Briscoe)
Jerry Orbach played the popular, witty Detective Lennie Briscoe from 1991-2004. He was nominated for 3 primetime Emmy awards for his performance. Unfortunately, in 2004, Orbach lost his 10 year battle to prostate cancer. However, along with his portrayal of Detective Briscoe, he is remembered for his role of Jack Houseman in “Dirty Dancing,” and voice acting for Lumiere in “Beauty and the Beast.” He was also a published author, including a book of love poems he wrote to his wife titled “Remember How I Love You: Love Letters from an Extraordinary Marriage.”
B.D Wong (Dr. George Huang)
Wong left the show after season 12, however, returned to reprise his role as Dr. George Huang in season 13-15. Huang tends to be type-casted and has played a doctor in many other ventures, including TV series “Awake,” and “Nurse Jackie” and feature film “Jurassic World.” However, in 2016, he appeared as the super villain Hugo Strange in the TV series “Gotham.” Also in 2016, he played the enigmatic role of Whiterose on USA’s “Mr. Robot.”
Dean Winters (Detective Brian Cassidy)
Dean Winters was introduced in the first season of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” However, he left after that season, but returned in 2012 and 2013. During his hiatus from the show, he played the role as Ryan O’Reily on the HBO prison drama, “Oz.” Most recently, in 2016, he appeared in 3 episodes, alongside Sarah Jessica Parker, in the HBO TV series “Divorce.” However, to some he may be most recognizable as the “Mayhem” character in recent Allstate Insurance commercials.
Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen)
Captain Donald Cragen appeared on the original “Law & Order” from 1990-2004, as well as “SVU” from 1999-2014. Florek is credited for directing 3 episodes of “Law & Order,” in the 90s. He returned for one episode of “SVU,” in 2015’s “Perverted Justice.” Captain Cragen kept the team in check and made sure no stone went unturned. After leaving the show, in 2015, Florek appeared in the TV Movie “Captain Blackout,” as well as the TV series “Under the Dome.”
Allison Siko (Kathleen Stabler)
Allison Siko played Detective Elliot Stabler’s daughter, in 16 sporadic episodes, from 2002-2010. Kathleen wasn’t the easiest child to deal with, as she got arrested a few times for crimes like drunk driving and stealing. Siko has only had 3 other acting gigs. She appeared the the TV movie “Cry Baby Lane,” TV series “The Education of Max Bickford,” and film ” Speak.” She received her BFA in Acting from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She also studied at the Globe Theater in London, during her college career.
Jesse L. Martin (Detective Ed Green)
Lennie Briscoe’s partner and confidant, until his retirement in 2004, was Detective Ed Green. Detective Green was played by Jesse L. Martin. Detective Green retired from his position after he was accused of murder. Although it was ruled the murder was self-defense. During his time on the show, he also appeared in the movie adaptation of the musical, “Rent.” However, he has returned to his roots of policing and now plays Detective Joe West on “The Flash.”
Sam Waterston (Jack McCoy)
A fan favorite, D.A. Jack McCoy, was perfectly played by Sam Waterston. McCoy was known to bend trial rules to try and get convictions. Many times, McCoy was held in contempt of court for such practices. After leaving the show in 2010, Waterston played Charlie Skinner on “The Newsroom,” from 2012-2014. He currently plays Sol Bergstein on “Grace and Frankie,” which is about two women who find out their husbands have been romantically involved for 20 years. The show also stars Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Martin Sheen.
Stephanie March (A.D.A Alexandra Cabbot)
A.D.A Alexandra Cabot originally left “SVU” after 1 season, but like many other cast members she returned, for season 10-13. Since leaving the show, she has appeared in shows “Made in Jersey,” “Real Actors Read Yelp,” and “Happy Endings.” She also had a role in the 2014 film “Innocence.” She married celebrity chef Bobby Flay in 2005, however after 10 years of marriage they split in April 2015. It was rumored that Flay was cheating on her with a young hostesses at one of his restaurants.
Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro)
In 2011, Detective Nick Amaro replaced fan favorite, Detective Elliot Stabler. The charasmatic and charming detective was played by Danny Pino. He left “Law & Order: Special Victimes Unit,” in 2015. Pino also portrayed Nick Amaro on 2 crossover episodes of “Chicago P.D.” Since leaving, Pino had reoccurring roles, in 2016, on “Scandal” and “Braindead.” He has been married to his wife, Lily, since 2002 and they have 2 sons.
Christopher Meloni (Detective Elliot Stabler)
Due to contract negotiation, Christopher Meloni decided to leave “Law & Order.” in 2011. Viewers remember Detective Stabler as the partner of Detective Olivia Benson and the short-tempered guy, who always caught the criminal. However, after he left the showed Meloni’s career thrived. Shortly after leaving, he portrayed the vampire Roman on the HBO series “True Blood.” He also landed a role on Netflix’s “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.” He will also appear alongside Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, in the comedy movie “Snatch,” which is currently in post-production.
Elisabeth Röhm (A.D.A Serena Southerlyn)
German born, Elisabeth Röhm played A.D.A. Serena Southerlyn from 2001-2005. A.D.A Southerlyn was known to play by the rules of strict legal enforcement. Röhm’s career continued to flourish after she left the show. She had reoccurring roles on “Heroes,” “The Client List,” and “Stalker.” 2017 looks like it will be a big year for her, as she is credited with roles in 5 different movies.
John Cariani (Julian Beck)
Julian Beck was a forensics technician. The fingerprint analysis expert was played by John Cariani. He appeared on 26 episodes from 2002-2007. Since his days on the series, Cariani has had a stable acting career. He had a reoccurring roles in TV series “Num3ers” and “The Onion News Network.” He also has appeared in films such as “Elephant Sighs,” “Sleeping with the Fishes,” “Deliver Us from Evil,” and “Child of Grace.”
George Dzundza (Sgt. Max Greevey)
Viewers only saw Sgt. Max Greevey on the very first season of “Law & Order.” In 1991, Greevey was shot to death outside his home by a man who wanted to silence his grand jury testimony on construction industry corruption. George Dzundza has had a successful career since his policing days. He had reoccurring roles in “Superman,” “Jesse,” “Hack,” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” He also had roles in movies such as “Crimson Tide,” “Dangerous Minds,” and “Instinct.”
Diane Neal (A.D.A Casey Novak)
Diane Neal played the longest serving A.D.A on the show, Casey Novak. Neal was on the show for 13 years. Her character left after being censured by the New York State Bar. Since leaving “Law & Order” Neal has kept on acting. She had reoccurring roles in TV series “Suits,” “Power,” “NCIS,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” and “The Following.” Her most recent gig, was a role on one episode of “Blue Bloods,” in 2015.
Paul Sorvino (Sgt. Phil Cerreta)
Sergeant Phil Cerreta joined the 27th precinct after Max Greevey was shot and killed. In 1992, Cerreta was shot in the spine by a black-market guns dealer. This led him to decision to transfer to a desk job, which exited his character. In 2015, he directed and starred in the film “The Trouble with Cali.” Unfortunately, no distribution deal was made and was not shown in theaters. However, in 2016 in had roles in multiple movies such as “The Brooklyn Banker,” “The Red Maple Leaf,” and “A Winter Rose.”
Michaela McManus (Kim Greylek)
Michaela McManus joined the cast of “Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit” as A.D.A. Kim Greylek, in the show’s tenth season. Her character left the show to return to Washington, D.C. Since the show, McManus has landed reoccurring roles on multiple TV series such as “The Vampire Diaries,” “Awake,” “Necessary Roughness,” and most recently, “Aquarius.” She also had roles in movies “Funeral Kings” and “Into the Grizzly Maze.” She married producer Mike Daniels in 2011 and they have one child.
John Fiore (Detective Tony Profaci)
John Fiore portrayed homicide Detective Tony Profaci, from 1990-1998. Profaci last appeared in “Exiled: A Law & Order Movie.” His partner was investigated for giving information to the mafia. It was also discovered Profaci, himself, was receiving bribes from the mafia. Since 1998, Fiore has appeared in “The Sopranos,” “Brotherhood,” “Person of Interest,” and much more. In 2016, he appeared in the film “Patriots Day,” alongside Mark Wahlberg.
Steven Hill (D.A. Adam Schiff)
Between 1990-2000, Steven Hill played Adam Schiff on 229 episodes in “Law & Order,” and appeared once on “SVU.” As he was already in his late 70’s, after he left the show, Hill did not appear on camera. Unfortunately, Hill lost his battle to cancer in August 2016. He may also be remembered for his role as Daniel Briggs, the leader of an elite covert-operations unit, in the 1960’s TV series “Mission: Impossible.”
William H. Burns (Officer Robbins)
William H. Burns has appeared on the “Law & order” series since 2000. His most recent prominent character was Officer Robbins on “SVU.” However, he has also played Officer Sanchez and Sergeant O’Hara, among other smaller parts. He last appeared on “SVU,” in the 2011 episode “Personal Fouls.” He hasn’t strayed far from his background, as he was most recently seen in the film “Café Society,” as a police officer.
Anna De La Garza (Connie Rubirosa)
Connie Rubirosa, played by Alana De La Garza, appeared on 3 different Law and Order series: “Law & Order,” “SVU,” and “Law & Order: LA.” Rubirosa worked as Assistant District Attorney to Michael Cutter. Since last appearing on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” in 2014, she had recurring roles on the TV shows “Forever” and “Scorpion.” Most recently, in 2016, De La Garza appeared alongside Gary Sinise, as Clara Seger in “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.”
Andy Karl (Sgt. Mike Dodds)
Second in command, at the Special Victims Unit, was Sergeant Michael Dodds. He was transferred to SVU by his father, Deputy Chief William Dodds, after Olivia Benson was promoted. Mike Dodds is played by Andy Karl. Karl’s character was killed on “SVU” at the end of season 17. No longer working on the show, Karl is expected to make a return to the stage. He will appear on Broadway, in 2017, as the starring role in “Groundhog Hog.”
Selenis Leyva (Detective Mariluz Rivera)
Selenis Leyva played Detective Mariluz Rivers on “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” Detective Rivera worked in the homicide department and usually assisted the over main detectives by passing on information to them. Since her last appearance on “Criminal Intent,” in 2011, Leyva has done pretty well for herself in Hollywood. Her most recent, and most popular performance is on the hit Netflix series “Orange in the New Black,” as Gloria Mendoza.
Larry Clarke (Detective Morris LaMotte)
Tony Profaci’s partner, Detective Morris LaMotte was played by Larry Clarke from 1997-2000 on seasons 9 and 10. However, he is mentioned in season 20 during a conversation of Rey Curtis to Anita Van Buren. “Law & Order,” was only the beginning for Larry Clarke. His career took off from the show. He has appeared in other various crime thrillers such as “Cold Case,” “CSI,” and “Criminal Minds.” In 2017, he is expected to appear in the rom-com “You & Me,” as well as on an episode of “Twin Peaks.”
J.K. Simmons (Dr. Emil Skoda)
The insulting psychiatrist, Dr. Emil Skoda, was played by J.K. Simmons. He normally testified as an expert witness. J.K. Simmons is more well-known now, than he was during his “Law & Order” days. He has had many, many roles, including his part of J. Jonah Jameson in multiple Marvel movies and Bill, in the critically acclaimed movie “La La Land,” with Emma Stone. However, he recently made headlines for buffing up for his performance in the upcoming “Justice League.”
Annie Parisse (A.D.A. Alexandra Borgia)
Before A.D.A. Alexandra Borgia saw her tragic end, on the show, she was played by Annie Parisse. She was on “Law & Order,” from 2004-2006. However, the character met her death, in the episode “Invaders,” after she was kidnapped and brutally beaten. Since her days as an A.D.A. Annie has had recurring roles on TV series such as “The Following,” “Vinyl,” and “Person of Interest.”
Peter McRobbie (Judge Walter Bradley)
New York City judge, Walter Bradley, was played by Peter McRobbie. The Judge appeared in “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Law & Order: Trial by Jury,” and “Conviction.” Since his last ruling on “Law & Order,” in 2012, Peter McRobbie has kept himself busy. He had the recurring role of Frederick Elliot on “Boardwalk Empire,” and Father Lantom on “Daredevil.” He is set to appear in a post-apocalyptic drama in 2017, titled “Ambition’s Debt.”
Kathryn Erbe (Detective Alexandra Eames)
Detective Alexandra Eames was Robert Goren’s partner. She was promoted to Lieutenant in charge of the Major Case Squad. Kathryn Erbe played Det. Eames from 2001-2011 on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” However, she reprised the role for an appearance, in 2012 and 2013, on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” Since the show, Erbe has had various acting roles. She had appearances on TV series “Blue Bloods,” “Elementary,” “Billions,” and “Conviction.”
Emmy Rossum (Alison Martin)
Emmy Rossum who is best known for her role in the 2004 film The Phantom Of the Opera is an American actress and singer/songwriter. She has also starred in movies like Mystic River and Poseidon. After her role in The Phantom Of The Opera Rossum was offered several deals to record classic albums but ended up turning down the offer.
Vincent D’Onofrio (Detective Robert Goren)
Detective Robert Goren may also be considered one of the most popular characters on the series. Goren, played by Vincent D’Onofrio, was an intelligent and intense man. He used his insight to slowly pick apart criminals. He appeared on the show from 2001-2011. D’Onofrio’s career only flourished after “Law & Order.” He has appeared in numerous movies such as “Run All Night,” “Jurassic World,” and “The Magnificent Seven.” He is currently credited with playing the role of the Wizard, in the TV series, “Emerald City,” which is in post-production.
Jamie Bamber (Matt Devlin)
Jamie Bamber played Police Sergeant Matt Devlin in”Law & Order: UK”. Devlin was known for his amazing policing instinct and his strict definition of the law. Bamber left “Law & Order: UK” in 2011. He has since gone on to have recurring roles on series such as “Monday Mornings”, “The Smoke”, “NCIS” and “Marcella”. His most recent role was in the 2017 action film “Crystal Inferno”.
Vera Farmiga played the role of Lindsay Carson, the daughter of a murderer who was convicted and decides to go on her very own killing spree. Vera went on to play a supporting role along with Vince Vaughn and Joaquin Phoenix. Farming started in films like The Opportunists and the action thriller 15 minutes. One of her biggest roles is her part in the film Snow White: The Fairest Of All Time.
Mariska Hargitay (Detective Olivia Benson)
Since season one, Mariska Hargitay has been playing Olivia Benson. When we were first introduced to Olivia, she was a detective, she has since been promoted to sergeant. Mariska has also done crossovers, and played Olivia in “Law & Order,” “Chicago Fire,” and “Chicago P.D.” Taylor Swift has said her cat, Olivia, was named after Mariska’s character, and she had Mariska appear in her 2015 music video “Bad Blood.” Mariska is the only cast member that has been on the show for every season thus far.
Angie Harmon (A.D.A. Abbie Carmichael)
Angie Harmon played A.D.A. Abbie Carmichael from 1998-2001. In 2001, Carmichael was hired by the U.S Attorney’s Office and she was replaced by A.D.A. Serene Southerly. Harmon’s acting work has been small but stable since she left the show. She had reoccurring roles on TV series “Inconceivable,” “Women’s Murder Club,” and most recently from 2010-2016, she starred in “Rizzoli & Isles.” She also has done lots of charity work, most recently, in 2016, campaigning to end human trafficking.