420 Best Multiple Law & Order Franchise Actorsby muybueno16 | created - 16 Jan 2019 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
Anyone who appeared on any of the Dick Wolf-Rebe Balcer-Tom Fontana shows (L&O, SVU, CI, Jo, Chicago PD-Fire-Med, FBI, Homicide, FBI: Most Wanted, Exiled movie, NY Undercover, Trial by Jury, LA, Conviction) playing different characters.
1. Pun Bandhu
Actor | Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Pun Bandhu is an award-winning actor who has worked on Broadway, Off Broadway, in TV and Film. A graduate of the MFA Acting program at the Yale School of Drama, Pun made his Broadway debut in the revival of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Wit" by Margaret Edson starring Cynthia Nixon. He received ...
Actor | ER
Anthony Edwards was born in Santa Barbara, California, on July 19, 1962, to a well-blended family. He is the youngest of five children, and the son of Erika Kem (Weber), a landscape painter and artist, and Peter Edwards, an architect. His mother was of German descent, and his father was of English,...
Actor | John Wick
Lance Reddick was born on June 7, 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Lance Solomon Reddick. He is an actor and producer, known for John Wick (2014), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) and White House Down (2013). He has been married to Stephanie Diane Day since June 2011. He was previously married to ...
6. Joe Morton
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Joe Morton was born on October 18, 1947 in New York, New York, USA. He is a television, film, and theater actor, best known for The Brother from Another Planet (1984), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Eureka (2006), and Scandal (2012). He also writes and directs, and is a singer/songwriter.
Actor | Armageddon
Frederick Weller was born on April 18, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Armageddon (1998), In Plain Sight (2008) and BlacKkKlansman (2018). He has been married to Ali Marsh since September 6, 2003. They have one child.
10. Mary McCormack
Actress | Deep Impact
Mary McCormack began her acting career performing in a stage production of Gian Carlo Menotti's Christmas opera, "Amahl and the Night Visitors". "I was twelve but looked like an eight-year-old boy" she recalls. "As luck would have it, none of the boys in town could sing, so I got the part and wore ...
12. Mike Pniewski
Actor | Hightown
Mike Pniewski was born on April 20, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael A. Pniewski. He is an actor and writer, known for Hightown (2020), Madam Secretary (2014) and The Good Fight (2017). He is married to Jaye Jackson-Pniewski. They have three children.
13. Chris Bauer
Actor | The Wire
Chris Bauer was born on October 28, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mark Christopher Bauer. He is an actor, known for The Wire (2002), True Blood (2008), Third Watch (1999) and The Deuce (2017). He has been married to Laura Bauer since May 12, 1997. They have two children.
Actress | Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens
Jennifer Esposito was born in Brooklyn, New York.
Esposito launched her career with an appearance on Law & Order (1990) in 1996. She went on to play the character of "Stacey Paterno" in 36 episodes on the hit TV series, Spin City (1996), starring alongside Michael J. Fox.
Her first major film was ...
16. Kelli Williams
Actress | Lie to Me
Kelli Williams was born in California on June 8, 1970. Though she had appeared in commercials since she was a baby, she was discovered by her agent at her high school play ("Romeo and Juliet"), in which she starred as Juliet opposite General Hospital (1963)'s Steve Burton. In the early 1990s, she ...
Actress | Dexter
Born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, New York among eight siblings, including her twin sister Lorraine, Lauren Velez dreamed of becoming an actress ever since she played a groundhog in a school play in second grade. Immediately following high school, she received a scholarship from the Alvin Ailey...
20. Eric Balfour
Actor | Country Comfort
Eric Balfour was born on April 24, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eric Salter Balfour. He is an actor and producer, known for Country Comfort (2021), Haven (2010) and Six Feet Under (2001). He has been married to Erin Chiamulon since May 30, 2015. They have one child.
21. Darrell Hammond
Actor | Blues Brothers 2000
Comedian Darrell Hammond was born in Melbourne, Florida, to Margaret Evelyn (Helms) and Max Carey Hammond. A Saturday Night Live (1975) cast member from 1995 to 2009 - the longest tenure of any SNL cast member - Hammond was one of the sketch TV show's strongest and funniest performers. As well as ...
22. Allison Janney
Actress | The Help
Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing (1999).
Entertainment Weekly magazine ...
23. Titus Welliver
Actor | The Town
Titus Welliver was born on March 12, 1962 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father was a famous landscape painter, Neil Welliver. His mother was a fashion illustrator, Norma Cripps. He has three brothers, one was killed overseas. He was raised in Philadelphia and New York City, surrounded by poets and...
24. Colm Meaney
Actor | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Colm Meaney was born on May 30, 1953 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor and producer, known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), Layer Cake (2004) and Under Siege (1992). He has been married to Ines Glorian since March 15, 2007. They have one child. He was previously married to Bairbre Dowling.
28. Eric Roberts
Actor | Runaway Train
Roberts is an Academy Award nominee for his role in Runaway Train, and a three-time Golden Globe nominee for Runaway Train, Star 80, and King of the Gypsies.
In addition, Roberts received acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival for his role in A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints and It's My Party. He ...
29. Al Sapienza
Actor | The Sopranos
Al Sapienza was born in New York City. Started studying music at the age of eight. Got hit with the acting bug when he was twelve. Five months after graduating NYU he landed a role in the Broadway musical "Beatlemania". Stayed in that show for five years and headed out to Los Angeles. He studied ...
30. Eric Bogosian
Actor | Talk Radio
Eric Bogosian was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended the University of Chicago and graduated from Oberlin College in 1976, whereupon he moved to New York City. In New York he was hired by the Kitchen as an assistant, established a dance series there and after five years left to devote all ...
31. José Zúñiga
Actor | Twilight
Born in Honduras, José moved to New York City at the age of 7. His first film was RIDING THE RAILS. Jose rode on freight trains and lived in homeless shelters during the 4 months of filming. When he returned to NYC his then agent secured him an audition for ALIVE directed by Frank Marshall.
34. Seth Gilliam
Actor | Starship Troopers
Seth Gilliam was born on November 5, 1968 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009) and Courage Under Fire (1996). He has been married to Leah C. Gardiner since August 24, 2005. They have one child.
35. Keith Szarabajka
Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Keith Szarabajka was born on December 2, 1952 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Argo (2012) and The Dark Knight (2008). He was previously married to Jennifer Jay Stewart.
37. John Heard
Actor | Big
John Heard was a very talented actor who established himself as a respected thespian in the late 1970s and early '80s, though he is perhaps better known for his turn as Peter McCallister, Kevin McCallister's (Macaulay Culkin) father in the Home Alone (1990) movies.
John was born in Washington, D.C.,...
38. Harold Perrineau
Actor | Romeo + Juliet
Harold Perrineau was born on August 7, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Harold Williams. He is an actor and producer, known for Romeo + Juliet (1996), The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Edge (1997). He has been married to Brittany Perrineau since August 27, 2002. They have three children.
39. Michael Massee
Actor | The Crow
Michael Massee was born on September 1, 1952 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Michael Groo Massee. He was an actor, known for The Crow (1994), The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014). He was married to Ellen Sussdorf. He died on October 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California,...
41. Sebastian Roché
Actor | A Walk Among the Tombstones
Sebastian Roché is a Scottish-French actor, known for his roles as Kurt Mendel on Odyssey 5 (2002), Thomas Jerome Newton on Fringe (2008), Martin Heusmann on The Man in the High Castle (2015), Michel Marivaux on The Young Pope (2016), Balthazar on Supernatural (2005), and Mikael on both The Vampire...
42. Andre Braugher
Actor | Homicide: Life on the Street
Andre Braugher was born on July 1, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Andre Keith Braugher. He is an actor and producer, known for Homicide: Life on the Street (1993), Frequency (2000) and The Mist (2007). He has been married to Ami Brabson since December 28, 1991. They have three children.
43. Daniel Sunjata
Actor | One for the Money
Daniel Sunjata (born Daniel Sunjata Condon on December 30, 1971) is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater. He is best known for his role as "Franco Rivera" in the FX television series, Rescue Me (2004). Sunjata also starred as "Paul Briggs" in USA Network's series, Graceland...
44. Frank Grillo
Actor | The Grey
The oldest of three children, Frank Grillo was born in New York City, to an Italian-American family. He grew up in upstate New York, and got his first taste of acting in high school where he was in many plays. Frank was also a gifted athlete and his dream was to play sports professionally. Frank ...
46. Jude Ciccolella
Actor | The Terminal
Jude was born in Burlington Vermont on March 11th, 1947. He spent his first three years in Middlebury Vermont where his father coached Football, Basketball and Baseball at Middlebury College. He then moved to Albany, New York, his hometown, where he would spend his formative years. After grade ...
47. Jay O. Sanders
Actor | The Day After Tomorrow
Jay O. Sanders was born on April 16, 1953 in Austin, Texas, USA as Jay Olcutt Sanders. He is known for his work on The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Kiss the Girls (1997) and Edge of Darkness (2010). He has been married to Maryann Plunkett since October 1, 1991. They have one child.
48. James Rebhorn
Actor | Independence Day
James Robert Rebhorn (September 1, 1948 - March 21, 2014) was an American actor who appeared in over 100 films, television series, and plays. At the time of his death, he had recurring roles in the current series White Collar and Homeland.
An early performance was in Butterflies are Free at the ...
Actor | The Hunt for Red October
Courtney B. Vance was born on March 12, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Courtney Bernard Vance. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), Space Cowboys (2000) and Dangerous Minds (1995). He has been married to Angela Bassett since October 12, 1997. They have two ...
51. Steve Harris
Actor | The Practice
Steve Harris is the son of John, a bus driver, and Mattie, a housewife, who stressed his and younger brother, Sherwin's education over his love for football. Steve attended St. Joseph High in Westchester, Illinois, a private school known for developing star athletes such as basketball star Isiah ...
53. Mike Starr
Actor | Ed Wood
Mike Starr was born on July 29, 1950 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Michael Edward Starr. He is an actor and producer, known for Ed Wood (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994) and Uncle Buck (1989). He has been married to Joanne since 1975. They have three children.
54. Robert Knepper
Actor | Prison Break
Robert Knepper, the son of a veterinarian, was born in Fremont, Ohio, and was raised in Maumee (near Toledo). When he was growing up, his mother worked in the props department for the community theater, and because of her involvement, he became interested in acting. Robert began his career in ...
55. Whoopi Goldberg
Actress | Ghost
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in...
56. Elizabeth Reaser
Actress | Twilight
Elizabeth Ann Reaser was born July 2, 1975 in Bloomfield, Michigan, to Karen (Weidman) and John Reaser. As the middle child in a trio of sisters, she grew up in rural Milford, MI. Her mother, a homemaker, and her father, an attorney turned restaurateur turned substitute teacher, divorced, and her ...
58. Larry Miller
Actor | 10 Things I Hate About You
Larry Miller was born on October 15, 1953 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Pretty Woman (1990) and A Mighty Wind (2003). He has been married to Eileen Conn since March 6, 1993. They have two children.
60. Edie Falco
Actress | The Sopranos
Edith Falco, called Edie, was born on July 5, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith Anderson, an actress, and Frank Falco, a jazz drummer. She is of Italian (father) and Swedish, English, and Cornish (mother) descent. Edie grew up on Long Island and attended SUNY Purchase, where she was trained in ...
61. Len Cariou
Actor | About Schmidt
Len Cariou was born on September 30, 1939 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Leonard Joseph Cariou. He is an actor and producer, known for About Schmidt (2002) and Blue Bloods (2010). He has been married to Heather Summerhayes since October 25, 1986. He was previously married to Susan Barbara Kapilow...
Actress | Law & Order
A native of Michigan, S. Epatha Merkerson earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Wayne State University. In 1978, she moved to New York City to apply her craft on stage. Although best known since 1993 as the smart and shrewd Lieutenant Anita Van Buren on the long-running TV crime drama Law &...
63. Tamara Tunie
Actress | Flight
Tamara Tunie was born on March 14, 1959 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA as Tamara Renee Tunie. She is an actress and director, known for Flight (2012), The Devil's Advocate (1997) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). She was previously married to Gregory Generet and Greg Bouquett.
64. J.K. Simmons
Actor | Whiplash
J.K. Simmons is an American actor.
He was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, to Patricia (Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a music teacher. He attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music).
He had ...
66. Kirk Acevedo
Actor | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Born and raised in the Bronx, and spent most of his formative years hanging out in New York City, Kirk Acevedo, who is of Puerto Rican descent, received his BFA from SUNY Purchase and founded a theater company called The Rorschach Group. After guest-starring on several television shows like New ...
68. Michael Medeiros
Actor | Manifest
Known as an actor of range and depth, Michael Medeiros recurred as Gordon Landon on the hit show Manifest. In previous work, he won critical acclaim as Tennessee Williams in Goodman Theatre's bold re-imagining of Camino Real, was the Russian Political Officer in X-Men First Class who accidentally ...
71. Otto Sanchez
Actor | Terminator Genisys
Otto Sanchez is a native New Yorker. Growing up in Jackson Heights, Queens, he was raised by his mother, Violeta Carbajal. He is the youngest of four (an older brother and two older sisters). Otto's passion for painting was his first connection into the arts. After pursuing Advertising Design at ...
72. Milena Govich
Director | FBI
Milena Govich is a director, actor, and musician who has most recently served as co-executive producer/producing director for Dick Wolf's CBS series FBI (2018). She has also directed Chicago Fire (2012), multiple episodes of Chicago Med (2015), and the new NBC series The InBetween (2019). Milena ...
73. Molly Price
Actress | How Do You Know
Molly Price was born on December 15, 1966 in North Plainfield, New Jersey, USA as Molly Evan Price. She is an actress, known for How Do You Know (2010), Third Watch (1999) and Sweet and Lowdown (1999). She has been married to Derek Kelly since October 13, 2001. They have one child.
Actor | Air America
David Marshall Grant was born on June 21, 1955 in Westport, Connecticut, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for Air America (1990), The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and Forever Young (1992). He has been married to K.C. Reischerl since March 27, 2009. They have one child.
79. Roscoe Orman
Actor | Follow That Bird
Roscoe Orman was born on June 11, 1944 in Bronx, New York, USA as Roscoe Hunter Orman. He is an actor, known for Follow That Bird (1985), The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999) and Striking Distance (1993). He has been married to Kimberley LaMarque Orman since December 28, 2012.
86. John Doman
Actor | The Trial of the Chicago 7
John Doman was born on January 9, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), Blue Valentine (2010) and Mercury Rising (1998). He has been married to Elizabeth Donnelly since July 12, 2019. He was previously married to Linda Lee Rudloff.
91. Cara Buono
Actress | Stranger Things
As a young girl growing up in New York City, Cara Buono took her family's blue-collar work ethic and began to turn it into an acting career that would later lead not only to starring roles but to screenwriting and directing. With no help from friends, family or mentors, she went out on her own, ...
92. Delissa Reynolds
Actress | Bruised
Delissa Reynolds is a New York based actress whose recent television work includes a recurring role on Hulu's Wu Tang: An American Saga. HBO's Divorce, Netflix's Orange is the New Black and Luke Cage, CBS' Madam Secretary. She has also appeared on NBC's Law and Order, The Beat and Deadline. In film...
93. Michael Gaston
Actor | First Reformed
Gaston has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows, as well as various productions on and off Broadway, including "Lucky Guy," with Tom Hanks, in 2013. He' has a B.A. In History from UC Davis and an M.F.A. From NYU.
He is married to Kate Fodor and has two children.
95. Michael Irby
Actor | Mayans M.C.
Michael Irby is an American actor and producer. He was born November 16, 1972 in Palm Springs, California USA. He is most known for his portrayal of Charles Grey on The Unit (2006-2009). Other credits include HBO's Barry (2108), Seal Team (2017) True Detective (2015), Almost Human (2014), Law ...
96. George Martin
Actor | Dead Poets Society
George Martin was born on August 15, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Nathan Barnert George Martin. He was an actor, known for Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990) and Léon: The Professional (1994). He was married to Katherine Helmond. He died on June 1, 2010 in Providence, ...
97. Nick Chinlund
Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick
Nick Chinlund was born and raised in New York City. He left the city to play basketball at Brown University, but his hoops career was cut short when he suffered an injury during his freshman year. He stayed at Brown and took up acting classes, and realized it was his true calling. He graduated from...
Actor | The Wire
Emmy-nominated actor and producer Michael Kenneth Williams was one of his generation's most respected and acclaimed talents. By bringing complicated and charismatic characters to life--often with surprising tenderness--Williams established himself as a gifted and versatile performer with a unique ...
99. Leslie Nipkow
Actress | Blood Relative
Leslie Nipkow is an actor and writer, daughter of an Auschwitz survivor, and a breast cancer survivor. As a result, she writes characters who battle overwhelming odds, whether it be institutionalized prejudice, a Cat 5 hurricane, or their own rogue cells. Most recently, she won the Black List x ...
100. Gia Galeano
Actress | Law & Order
Gia Galeano is known for her work on several episodes of Law & Order over a period of five seasons in a role that was created and named after her as well as numerous television commercials and national print ads. She has also worked in film and theater most notably The Public Theater, The Eugene ...