Many actors from The Wire
(2002) have also appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
(1999): -Kevin Jiggetts
, who played Frommers in season 2 of "The Wire" had a recurring role on SVU (during seasons 5 & 6) as Officer Green; -Callie Thorne
, who played Elena McNulty on "The Wire" had a recurring role as defense attorney Nikki Staines on season 5 of SVU; -Peter Gerety
had a recurring role as Judge Daniel Phelan in "The Wire" and also had a recurring role as Judge Harrison in season 5 of SVU; -Frankie Faison
, who played Comissioner Ervin Burrell in "The Wire" had a recurring role as FBI Agent Tom Nickerson in seasons 8 & 9 of SVU; -Ernest Waddell
, who played Dante in seasons 2 & 3 of "The Wire", played Terrell in the SVU episode " Risk" (season 4) as well as a recurring role as Ken Randall (Det. Tutuola's soon) during seasons 6-8 on SVU; -Isiah Whitlock Jr.
, who played corrupt senator Clay Davis on "The Wire", played Robbery Division Captain on the "Limitations" SVU episode (season 1); Toddy Smythe on the "Paranoia" SVU episode (season 2); & NTCC Rep. on the "Parts" SVU episode (season 6); -Michael Kenneth Williams
, who played Omar Little on "The Wire", played Double-D Gamble on the "Escape" episode of SVU (season 5), as well as Victor Bodine on the "Underbelly" SVU episode (season 8); -Lance Reddick
, who played ascendant police commissioner Cedric Daniels on "The Wire", had a recurring role as Dr. Taylor during seasons 1-3 of SVU; -Jamie Hector
, who played Marlo Stanfield on "The Wire", played Doc on the SVU episode "Justice" (season 3); -Andre Royo
, who played Bubbles on "The Wire", played Felix Santos on the SVU episode "Loss" (season 5); -Pablo Schreiber
who played Nick Sobotka on "The Wire", played Dan Kozlowski on the SVU episode " Haystack" (season 8), as well as William Lewis (Det. Benson's "nightmare") during seasons 14 & 15; -Method Man
, who played Melvin "Cheese" Wagstaff on "The Wire", played Dennis King on the SVU episode " Snitch" (season 9). See more
Det. Olivia Benson
Your one night as a bachelor and you go to the grocery store? That's lame.
Det. Elliot Stabler
A grocery store with strippers.
From the second episode of the second season (2000-2001), the opening credits break the pattern followed by the earlier episodes of SVU, the original Law & Order, and Criminal Intent. Instead of the credits ending with a shot of the cast walking towards the camera, they instead are shown sitting around a desk. See more