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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 - )

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 - )

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66%

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Series Info

Sexual assaults, domestic disputes and kidnappings are often the primary focus of this crime show, which follows New York City detectives working in a specialized division within the police department. The first spin-off of "Law & Order," this series has featured many high-profile guest stars. Richard Belzer brought his character from "Homicide: Life on the Street," Det. John Munch, to the show after the cancellation of the Baltimore-based series.
Creator: Dick Wolf

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Seasons

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2020, NBC, 19 episodes

80%
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2020, NBC, 20 episodes

100%
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2018, NBC, 24 episodes

80%
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2017, NBC, 24 episodes

100%
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2016, NBC, 22 episodes

71%
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2015, NBC, 34 episodes

78%
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2014, NBC, 22 episodes

71%
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2013, NBC, 22 episodes

Cast

Mariska Hargitay
as Sgt. Olivia Benson
Kelli Giddish
as Det. Amanda Rollins
Ice-T
as Det. Odafin `Fin' Tutuola
Peter Scanavino
as Det. Dominick "Sonny" Carisi
Raul Esparza
as ADA Rafael Barba
Jamie Gray Hyder
as Det. Katriona "Kat" Tamin
Philip Winchester
as ADA Peter Stone
Peter Gallagher
as Deputy Chief William Dodds
Danny Pino
as Det. Nick Amaro
Tamara Tunie
as M.E. Melinda Warner
Dean Winters
as Det. Brian Cassidy
Dann Florek
as Capt. Donald Cragen
Richard Belzer
as Sgt. John Munch
Stephanie March
as ADA Alexandra Cabot
Diane Neal
as ADA Casey Novak
Linus Roache
as Mike Cutter
Christopher Meloni
as Det. Elliot Stabler
B.D. Wong
as George Huang
Melissa Sagemiller
as ADA Gillian "Jill" Hardwicke
Judith Light
as Elizabeth Donnelly
Ron Leibman
as Executive ADA Stan Villani
Michelle Hurd
as Det. Monique Jeffries
Isabel Gillies
as Kathy Stabler
Erin Broderick
as Maureen Stabler
Holiday Segal
as Kathleen Stabler
Allison Siko
as Kathleen Stabler
Jeffrey Scaperrotta
as Dickie Stabler
Patricia Cook
as Elizabeth Stabler
Adam Beach
as Det. Chester Lake
Michaela McManus
as ADA Kim Greylek
J.K. Simmons
as Dr. Emil Skoda
Connie Nielsen
as Det. Dani Beck
Mary Stuart Masterson
as Dr. Rebecca Hendrix
Leslie Hendrix
as M.E. Elizabeth Rodgers
Noel Fisher
as Dale Stuckey
Christine Lahti
as ADA Sonya Paxton
Sharon Stone
as ADA Jo Marlowe
Andy Karl
as Mike Dodds
Robert John Burke
as Sgt. Ed Tucker
Elizabeth Ashley
as Serena Benson
Mike Doyle
as Forensics Tech O'Halloran
Ned Eisenberg
as Russell Rothberg
Elizabeth Marvel
as Rita Calhoun
Delaney Williams
as Counselor John Buchanan
Ernest Waddell
as Ken Randall
Peter Hermann
as Trevor Langan
Bill Irwin
as Dr. Lindstrom
Josh Pais
as Robert Sorenson
Lindsay Pulsipher
as Kim Rollins
Becki Newton
as Colleen Heaton
Robin Williams
as Merritt Rook
Jenna Stern
as ADA Kathleen Eastman
Francie Swift
as ADA Sherri West
Dallas Roberts
as Thomas Mathers
Andre Braugher
as Bayard Ellis
Greg Germann
as Derek Strauss
Donal Logue
as Lt. Declan Murphy
Jefferson Mays
as ME Rudnick
Kevin O'Rourke
as Sam Tiffany
Susie Essman
as Counselor Arlene Heller
Joseph Lyle Taylor
as Jamie Barragon
Callie Thorne
as Nikki Staines
Michael Potts
as IAB Sgt. Cole Draper
Viola Davis
as Donna Emmett
Vincent Spano
as Federal Agent Dean Porter
Brad Garrett
as Gary Munson
Marcia Gay Harden
as Star Morrison
Jeffrey Tambor
as Ben Cohen, Cohen
Marlo Thomas
as Judge Clark
Fred Dalton Thompson
as DA Arthur Branch
Laura Benanti
as Maria Grazie
Robert Sean Leonard
as ADA Kenneth O'Dwyer
Audrie J. Neenan
as Marilyn Haynes
Leslie Odom Jr.
as Rev. Curtis Scott
Gloria Reuben
as Violet Tremain
Jeremy Irons
as Cap Jackson
Jessica Phillips
as ADA Pippa Cox
Michael Gross
as Arthur Esterman
Mili Avital
as Marta Stevens
Jonathan Cake
as Monsignor Mulregan
Karina Logue
as Lisa Munson
Kirk Acevedo
as Det. Hector Salazar, Salazar
Isiah Whitlock Jr.
as NTCC Director
Mariette Hartley
as Lorna Scarry
Sophia Bush
as Erin Lindsay
Megan Murphy
as Laura Knowles
Jason Bowen
as Det. Marcus Perry
Michael Weston
as Simon Marsden
Pablo Schreiber
as William Lewis
Scott William Winters
as Det. Robert "Doom" Dumas
Meredith Travers
as Jennifer Knowles
Paget Brewster
as Sheila Tierney
Daveed Diggs
as Louis Henderson
John Cullum
as Barry Moredock
Harry Connick Jr.
as ADA David Haden
Elizabeth Mitchell
as Andrea Brown
Ryan Buggle
as Noah Porter-Benson
Amy Korb
as Pamela Stone
Jessica Phillips
as ADA Pippa Cox
George Newbern
as Dr. Al Pollack
Craig Bierko
as Dep. Marshal Andy Eckerson
David Thornton
as Lionel Granger
Michael Boatman
as Dave Seaver
Barry Bostwick
as Oliver Gates
Kathryn Erbe
as Lt. Alexandra Eames
Chris Diamantopoulos
as David Willard
Steven Zirnkilton
as Opening Announcer
Charlie Ray
as Belinda `Passion' Holt
Kevin Tighe
as Julian Cooper
Terry Serpico
as Les Cooper
Martin Donovan
as Dr. Archibald Newlands
Robin Weigert
as Heather Stark
Joe Grifasi
as Horowitz
Cathy Moriarty
as Denise Eldridge
Peter Riegert
as Chauncey Zierko
Titus Welliver
as Tom Landricks
Michael Gaston
as Malcolm Field
Mary Bacon
as Susie Frain
John Stamos
as Ken Turner
Michael Kostroff
as Counselor Evan Braun
Abigail Savage
as Nina Kelly
Richard Thomas
as Daniel Varney
Rita Wilson
as Bree Mazelon
Philip Bosco
as Davis Langley
Eddie Hargitay
as Officer Montero
CCH Pounder
as Carolyn Maddox
Geneva Carr
as Margo Sanders
Beverly D'Angelo
as Rebecca Balthus
James Waterston
as Mr. Harvey
Hari Dhillon
as Counselor Varma
Adam Baldwin
as Capt. Steven Harris
Lothaire Bluteau
as Henri Rouseau
David Lipman
as Judge Cohen
Timothy Adams
as Brent Allen Banks
Bob Gunton
as Lawrence Hendricks Sr.
Sarah Wynter
as Dr. Nicole Keller
Lincoln Melcher
as Kyle Turner
Bryce Romero
as Sam Conway
Anthony Edwards
as Sgt. Patrick Griffin
Wyclef Jean
as Vincent Love
Jessie Carter
as Ann Davenport
Virginia Madsen
as Beth Rollins
Christopher Dylan
as Avery Parker
Whoopi Goldberg
as Janette Grayson
Taryn Manning
as Larissa Welsh
Melanie Chandra
as Lela Samra
Shohreh Aghdashloo
as Det. Saliyah "Sunni" Qadri
Terrence Howard
as Jonah Dekker
Maria Bello
as Vivian Arliss
Lori Singer
as Dede Aston
Debra Messing
as Alicia Harding
Max Baker
as CSU Tech Colin Bennett
Danny Johnson
as Teddy "Brown Sugar" Hawkins
Rose McGowan
as Cassandra Davina
Charlie Tahan
as Calvin Arliss
Annie Monroe
as Quinn Berris
Tom O'Rourke
as Judge Seligman
Patricia Kalember
as Judge Taten
Carlos Miranda
as Miguel Lopez
Shiri Appleby
as Amelia Albers
Genesis Rodriguez
as Lourdes Vega
Amy Hargreaves
as Jane Wellesley
Kris Eivers
as Gus Yoder
Peter Jacobson
as Bart Ganzel
Jason Beghe
as Sgt. Hank Voight
David Patrick Kelly
as Orville Underwood
Tom Irwin
as Jerry Bullard
Gil Perez-Abraham
as Hector Ramirez
Trieste Kelly Dunn
as Colleen Heaton
Kate Burton
as Annette Cole
Pam Grier
as Claudia Williams
Illeana Douglas
as Gina Bernardo
William Hill
as Allen Cooper
Kim Delaney
as Capt. Julia Millfield
Gary Cole
as Xander Henry
Stefanie Scott
as Clare Wilson
Thomas Sadoski
as Joe Thagard
J.C. MacKenzie
as Brian Ackerman
Mark Moses
as James Grall
Julie White
as Dr. Anne Morella
Myk Watford
as Mr. Davies
Casey Cott
as Lucas Hale
Ariane Rinehart
as Sarah Morrissey
Brit Morgan
as Jenna Miller
Dante Brown
as Darius McCrae
John Magaro
as Keith Musio
Joe Biden
as Himself
Kristen Hager
as Abby Clarke
Ryan Metcalf
as Mickey Reid
Brent Sexton
as Jim Turner
Lauren Cohan
as Avery, Sports Reporter
Bob Saget
as Glenn Cheales
Ryan Devlin
as Pastor Eldon
Corey Cott
as Ellis Griffin
Aaron Sanders
as Luke Keller
Patch Darragh
as Ron Duca
Rachelle Lefevre
as Nadine Lachere
Marin Ireland
as Gina Maylor
Linda Powell
as Lauren White
Jim True-Frost
as Thomas Banks
Judd Hirsch
as Dr. Judah Platner
Jessica Pimentel
as Selma Garcia
Bill Dawes
as Alex Ryan
Ryan Hurst
as Doug Loveless
Cody Lindquist
as Brooke Norwalk
Sterling Beaumon
as Hunter Mazelon
Dashiell Eaves
as Kevin Donlan
Bob Ari
as Ignatius Petty
Tim Hopper
as Desk Clerk Wilde
Ted Sutherland
as Zack Foster
Fionnula Flanagan
as Sheila Baxter
Derek Cecil
as Russell Ramsay
Tyler Elliot Burke
as Mitch Jenkins
Joe Tapper
as Delray Mellott
Jordan Bridges
as Roger Littrell
Rodney Richardson
as Logan Blake
Brian Charles Johnson
as George "G Man" Fortino
David Alpay
as Chad Miller
Sofia Vassilieva
as Sarah Walsh
David Marciano
as Cameraman, Rick
Jon Seda
as Antonio Dawson
Chris Bauer
as Sgt. Tom Cole
Ian Nelson
as Eric Hendricks
Amy Spanger
as Helen Turner
Maureen Mueller
as Susan Janet
Tiffany Robinson
as Micha Green
Willa Fitzgerald
as Ava Parcell
Anna Osceola
as Janie Spears
Kelli Williams
as Melanie Harper
Catherine Bell
as Naomi Cheales
Nazneen Contractor
as Nahla Nasar
Zach McGowan
as Anton Krasnikov
Zoe McLellan
as Dr. Fran Conway
Billy McNamara
as Det. Sam Bishop
William McNamara
as Det. Sam Bishop
Jack McGee
as Lt. Allen James
Stuart Townsend
as Declan Trask
Anne James
as Dr. Larom
Angie Harmon
as ADA Abbie Carmichael
Wass Stevens
as ESU Lieutenant
Erica Bradshaw
as Court Clerk
Jason Cerbone
as Lorenzo Desappio
John Ottavino
as Burt Ferris
Rebecca Luker
as Wendy Campbell
Blair Brown
as Lynne Riff
Henry Ian Cusick
as Erik Weber
Robert Montano
as Mr. Berrara
Kyle MacLachlan
as Brett Morton, Dr. Brett Morton
Audra McDonald
as Audrey Jackson
Nicholas Gonzalez
as Det. Mike Sandoval, Mike Sandoval
Jack Gwaltney
as Roger Silver
Eva Kaminsky
as Det. Mary Kralik
Stephen Gregory
as Dr. Beresford
Shirley Knight
as Eileen Wharton
Cynthia Ettinger
as Angie Landricks
Christopher Evan Welch
as William Lexner
Ami Brabson
as Trial Judge Karyn Blake
Raphael Sbarge
as Atty. Harold Timmons
Erika Rolfsrud
as Linda Wilson
Lou Diamond Phillips
as Jeremy Paul Wilson
Chris Sarandon
as Wesley Masoner
Cary Elwes
as Sidney Truex
Charles Shaughnessy
as Martin Trenway
Adrienne C. Moore
as Cheryl McCrae
Tracy Pollan
as Harper Anderson
Adriana DeGirolami
as Gloria Ramirez
Will Brill
as Harry Ingram
Tess Soltau
as Caroline Pereira
Anthony Anderson
as Det. Lucius Blaine
Reg Rogers
as Carl Fleming
Roca
as Caleb, Caleb Bryant
Laura Leighton
as Lillian Rice
Brian Dennehy
as Judson Tierney
Colm Feore
as Jordan Hayes
Natia Dune
as Ana Kapic
Debra Jo Rupp
as Debra Hartnell
Ben Cole
as Ray Wilson
Drea de Matteo
as Sandra Roberts
Kip Pardue
as Rev. Gary Langham
Gage Polchlopek
as Ethan Miller
Paula Marshall
as Laura Collett
Kevin Carolan
as Ronald Fleming
Lawrence Clayton
as Matt Wyatt
Blair Underwood
as Miles Sennet
Nedra McClyde
as Ilana Benjamin
Christopher Sieber
as Frank Baker
Erica Sweany
as Kate Tompkins
Zach Appelman
as Ryan Engel
Gary Basaraba
as George Burton
Ann Dowd
as Louise Durning
Paige Turco
as Pam Adler
Tom Mason
as Lawrence Fuller
Samantha Mathis
as Hilary Barclay
Bebe Neuwirth
as Nina Laszlo
Marlee Matlin
as Dr. Amy Solwey
Wentworth Miller
as Off. Nate Kendall
Anne Pitoniak
as Ethel Berry
Robert Vaughn
as Tate Speer
Frank Pando
as Jesse Bleyer
Betty Buckley
as Colette Walsh
John Dossett
as Tom Dayton
Dan Lauria
as Peter Kurtz
Louis Mustillo
as Lou Parks
Sarah Deaver
as Lydia Banks
Marc Damon Johnson
as Agent Dan Conley
Michael Michele
as Valerie Sennet
Leslie Caron
as Lorraine Delmas
A.J. Cook
as Debbie Shields
Victoria Leigh
as Lane Baker
Enid Graham
as Linda Cole
Olympia Dukakis
as Debbie Marsh
Joe Holt
as Major Robert Dantley
Brian Hutchison
as Frank Wilson
Chris Henry Coffey
as James Collett
Akintola Jiboyewa
as Lt. Richard Hill
Sherri Parker Lee
as Denise Johansen
Roxanna Hope Radja
as Alexis Sidnana
Dana Eskelson
as Robin Winnock
Bernadette Peters
as Stella Danquiss
Ken Howard
as Dr. Rieff
Elise Hudson
as Aida Galanis
Emily VanCamp
as Charlotte Truex
Sarah Clarke
as Cynthia Hendricks
Theo Stockman
as Michael Wheeler
Cody Kostro
as Charlie Dobkins
Peyton List
as Margery Evans
Natalie Cole
as Serena Waldron
Beau Gravitte
as Roy Barnett
Sarah Drew
as Becca Rice
John Bolger
as Douglas Lamerly
Neil Maffin
as Kenneth Clearly
Iain Armitage
as Theo Lachere
Sean Patrick Reilly
as Richard Witt
Brian McCarthy
as Malcolm Barnstable
Charles Martin Smith
as Sheriff Bartley
Kal Penn
as Henry
Jesse Lee Soffer
as Det. Jay Halstead
Robert Klein
as Dwight Stanitch
Will Swenson
as Mitch Hampton
William Mapother
as Luke Edmunds
John Doman
as Rod Franklin
Jerry Orbach
as Lennie Briscoe
Marlyne Barrett
as Sarah Miller
Massiel Mordan
as Soledad Ramirez
Paul Wesley (II)
as Danny Burrell
Andy Powers
as Hal Shipley
Jamie McShane
as Luke Davis
Taylor Spreitler
as Chloe Sellers
Mitch Pileggi
as Agent Jack Hammond
Brian Geraghty
as Peter Butler
Michael Mastro
as Arraignment Judge D. Serani
Austin Lysy
as Mike D.
Adam LeFevre
as Chief Darryl Walker
Griffin Matthews
as Leslie Connolly
Sprague Grayden
as Mia Kessler
Pamela Stewart
as Sonya Purcell
Harvey Atkin
as Alan Ridenour
Annie Potts
as Sophie Devere
Bruce Kirkpatrick
as Richard White
Brian Kerwin
as Evan Ramsey
Caris Vujcec
as Detective Louise Campesi
Sheila Tousey
as Judge Larsen
Laura Gómez
as Selena Cruz
Sara Ramirez
as Mrs. Berrara
Kelly Deadmon
as Stephanie Buckley
Conor Proft
as Justin Collett
Alexis Collins
as Ashley Harper
Will Estes
as Adam Halder
Sabel Gonzales
as Eva Carson
Hunter Parrish
as Jordan Owens
Hadi Tabbal
as Masud Faraj
Michael Kelly
as Luke Dixon
Chris Elliott
as Pete Matthews
James Carpinello
as Joe Gilbert
Frankie G
as Jose Marquez
Ben Cook
as Adam Turner
Rooney Mara
as Jessica DeLay
Anastasia Barzee
as Jeanne Howell
Tiffany Evans
as Tessa Sennet
Rafael Benoit
as Oscar Ramirez
Jared Zirilli
as Rodney Marsh
Stephen Park
as Eugene Lee
Dave Navarro
as Ferrari, Himself
Jack Vignone
as Jake Winnock
Kelly McAndrew
as Diane Griffin
Dalton Harrod
as Will Stein
James Colby
as Jeremy Ostilow
Nestor Serrano
as Lloyd Carlson
Carlos León
as Nicky Crow (Machete)
Stephen C. Bradbury
as Judge Colin McNamara
Marianne Hagan
as Erin Sena
P.J. Brown
as Billy Turner
Michele Pawk
as Valentina Bilescu
Perez Hilton
as Himself
Tricia Paoluccio
as Nicole Manning
Lisa Emery
as Mary Ellen Lesinski
Matthew Modine
as Gordon Rickett
Jonathan Silverman
as Josh Galloway
Stevie Lynn Jones
as Tensley Evans
Dana Delany
as Carolyn Spencer
Mallory Bechtel
as Hadley Sadler
Alexis Dziena
as Mia Van Wagner
Brian Sheppard
as Soren West
Fiona Robert
as Avery Capshaw
Max Weinstein
as Tommy Hoffman
Winston Duke
as Cedric Jones
Jake O'Connor
as Gavin Baker
Sara Flanigan
as Lilah Finch
Sasha Alexander
as Anne Mill
Luke Kirby
as Andrew Liebowitz
Matt Landers
as Glen Portney
Jana Robbins
as Sean Darringer
Victoria Wyndham
as Rita Colino
Elizabeth A. Davis
as Alessandra Bay
Otto Sanchez
as Delfino Melendez
Jackie Debatin
as Sue Ann Daly
Gia Crovatin
as Samantha Chapman
Omar Benson Miller
as Rudi Bixton
Domenica Feraud
as Maria Ortoli
Leven Rambin
as Reagan Michels
Jon Budinoff
as Tracy Briggs
Peter Francis James
as Judge Kevin Beck
Benton Greene
as Charles Franklin
Mathew St. Patrick
as Roddy Franklin
Gavin-Keith Umeh
as Little Tino
Sebastian Beacon
as Gabriel Norton
Bret Lada
as Jack Price
Leslie Lyles
as Sylvia Williams
Darnell Williams
as Steven Stansfield
Lily Rabe
as Nikki
Danny Burstein
as Eric Parker
Karl Kenzler
as Father Denis
Mouzam Makkar
as Raina Punjabi
Nikki Estridge
as Det. Delano
Jennifer Van Dyck
as Ann Ostilow
Emily Shaffer
as Jessica Walcott
Harry Zittel
as Jason King
Curt Bouril
as Det. Carlson
Rita Gardner
as Doris Harrington
Emily Dorsch
as Grace Weber
Paula Garcés
as Millie Vizcarrondo
Sean Cullen
as Arthur Pruitt
Daniel Cosgrove
as Dr. Daniel Keller
Craig McEldowney
as Calvin Portney
Kate Mulgrew
as AUSA Donna Geysen
Eleanor Hutchins
as Elizabeth Hassenback
Bjorn Thornstad
as Atty. Mitch Jackson
Perry Yung
as Master Randy Lui