People from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Harigtay plays Olivia Benson, the ambitious and emotionally driven detective, a role for which she won the 2006 Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. The role also earned her a Golden Globe Award in 2004, two previous Emmy Nominations, three SAG Award nominations and a Gracie Allen Award for American Women in Radio and Television. "As a woman, it's gratifying to play such a multi-layered part. Olivia i ... more


Christopher Meloni

A native of Washington, D.C., Christopher Meloni plays Detective Elliot Stabler. Meloni was nominated for his first Emmy Award in 2006 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Meloni is recognized as one of the most versatile actors today, taking on challenging and diverse roles in both television and film. He is well known for his portrayal of the duplicitous inmate Chris Keller on HBO's critically praised series O ... more


Dann Florek

As pragmatic Capt. Donald Cragen, Dann Florek reprises the role he originated on the first three seasons of sister series "Law & Order." Prior to the debut of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Florek also got the chance to play Cragen in the "Law & Order" movie "Exiled." Raised in Flat Rock, Michigan, Florek entered Eastern Michigan University as a math and physics major but left with a newfound interest in drama. " ... more



Ice-T stars as detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola. This is his fourth project with executive producer Dick Wolf after the 1997-98 series "Players," NBC's "Exiled: A Law & Order Movie," and several memorable guest-starring appearances on Wolf's gritty cop series "New York Undercover." Ice-T not only invented gangster rap, he has lived it. Ice-T is the original embodiment of LA Hip-Hop. Through his music, his book ("The I ... more


Stephanie March

Stephanie March is an actress noted for her sharply intelligent and sympathetic portrayals of a variety of female characters in television, film and theater. March is reprising her role as Assistant District Attorney Alexandra Cabot on "Law & Order: SVU" beginning this fall. March created the enormously popular role of Alex Cabot in 2000 and continued in that capacity until the end of 2003. She returned to TV in 2006 a ... more


Richard Belzer

After first portraying Det. John Munch on NBC's critically acclaimed drama series "Homicide: Life on the Street" for seven seasons Richard Belzer reprises his role as acerbic Detective John Munch. His character transferred from Baltimore to New York to join the crime unit. "This is one conspiracy in which I was a willing participant," says Belzer, a renowned conspiracy theorist. In fact, Belzer has played Detective M ... more


Tamara Tunie

Tamara Tunie plays Medical Examiner, Dr. Melinda Warner. Tunie has been able to parlay her success on daytime drama into film. She has worked with some of the most respected film directors, including Kasi Lemmons, Emily Baer, Brian De Palma, Mimi Leder, Harold Becker and Oliver Stone. She had the unique opportunity to have scenes with the legendary Al Pacino when she portrayed the possessed wife of a partner in his la ... more


B.D. Wong

B.D. Wong plays Dr. George Huange, a forensic psychiatrist and expert on the criminal mind, whose insight into the minds of the accused, often provides significant clues that lead to the resolution of a case. Wong gained notice as a cast regular on the critically acclaimed series "Oz", playing the resilient prison priest Father Ray for the show's five-season run. Other television credits include a starring role in " ... more