Favorite Law & Order regular guest starsby rickd24 | created - 09 Dec 2016 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Favorite Law & Order regular guest stars. Mothership, SVU, or Criminal Intent. Must have played at least 3 different memorable characters (or 2 if main characters in both). Some are just minor characters but in lots of different episodes.
Actor | When They See Us
Bruce MacVittie was born in Providence, RI in 1956. He began acting in high school, attended Boston University, studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1976 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1979. He began his career at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1980 in Edward Allen Baker's "...
Actor | Caddyshack
Michael O'Keefe was born on April 24, 1955 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Raymond Peter O'Keefe Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Caddyshack (1980), Michael Clayton (2007) and The Pledge (2001). He has been married to Emily Donahoe since September 18, 2011. They have one child. He was ...
5. Denis O'Hare
Actor | Dallas Buyers Club
Denis O'Hare was born on January 17, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Denis Patrick Seamus O'Hare. He is an actor, known for Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Garden State (2004) and The Proposal (2009). He has been married to Hugo Redwood since July 28, 2011. They have one child.
Actor | Hellboy
David Harbour is an American actor who has performed in film, television, and the theater.
He is known for his role as CIA agent Gregg Beam in Quantum of Solace (2008), Shep Campbell in Revolutionary Road (2008), Van Hauser in End of Watch (2012) and Dexter Tolliver in Suicide Squad (2016). He also ...
Actor | Sleepless in Seattle
Tom Riis Farrell was born in Oceanside, New York. He attended Union College in Schenectady, New York, earning a BA in Theatre in 1981. His first film was Regarding Henry (1991), but he was edited out. Most recently, he appeared off-Broadway in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, starring Al Pacino, ...
Best was as the hired killer that walked his dog as part of the hit. Can a killer with a dog named Pumpkin be all bad? :)
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.
Based on 2 memorable guest roles, I didn't count his being a regular in season 10 of Criminal Intent
10. Jenna Stern
Actress | 16 Blocks
Jenna Stern was born in Los Angeles, California, and is the daughter of British-born, Oscar-nominated actress Samantha Eggar and American producer Tom Stern. Her brother, Nicolas Stern, is a Producer for film and television and lives with his family in Los Angeles.
She graduated U.C. Berkeley in ...
12. Kevin Conway
Actor | Thirteen Days
Kevin Conway was born on May 29, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Kevin John Conway. He was an actor and director, known for Thirteen Days (2000), Gettysburg (1993) and Invincible (2006). He was married to Mila Burnette. He died on February 5, 2020 in Manhattan, New York City.
15. Peter Van Wagner
Actor | The Post
Born in Pittsburgh, raised in Rye, NY, Peter began acting on a dare while a sophomore at St. John's Prep. in Danvers, Mass. During his senior year he appeared as Estragon in Beckett's "Waiting For Godot." He graduated from Arizona State University and pursued an MFA in the Hilberry Repertory Co. at...
16. Paul Hecht
Actor | Private Parts
Paul Hecht was born on August 16, 1941 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Private Parts (1997), The First Wives Club (1996) and Down to Earth (2001). He has been married to Peggy Eisenhauer since 2000. He was previously married to Lynn Vogt and Ingeborg.
17. Jim Gaffigan
Actor | Chappaquiddick
Indiana native Jim Gaffigan arrived in New York City in 1990 at the age of 24. Officially, he had relocated to work in advertising, but his real fascination with New York had a lot more to do with pursuing his dream of making people laugh as an actor and stand-up comic, a dream he would eventually ...
20. Linda Emond
Actress | Lodge 49
Linda Emond works in film, television and theatre, across genres, in roles that are often transformational. She was born in New Jersey but grew up in Southern California. She attended Loara High School (where she was Homecoming Queen) and received her MFA from the University of Washington in ...
21. Scott Sowers
Actor | Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Born in Virginia, Scott Sowers was an American character actor, probably best known for his role as Detective Parker in the late 1990s ABC series Cracker; Scott worked also in others films, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, Dead Man Walking, Erin Brockovich, True Grit in small roles. For Tv in 2009 he...
24. Francie Swift
Actress | Two Weeks Notice
Francie Swift was born on March 27, 1969 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Frances Doretta Swift. She is an actress, known for Two Weeks Notice (2002), Cop Out (2010) and All Good Things (2010). She has been married to Bradley Adam Blumenfeld since July 10, 2004.
28. George DiCenzo
Actor | Back to the Future
George DiCenzo was born on April 21, 1940 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as George Ralph DiCenzo. He was an actor and producer, known for Back to the Future (1985), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword (1985). He was married to Donna Artz, Donna ...
29. Victor Argo
Víctor Jiménez was born in Manhattan on November 5, 1934, to Maria L. Jimenez Rosario and Victor Jimenez, both originally from Quebradillas, Puerto Rico. Raised in the South Bronx, Victor's Latin upbringing and proximity to Jewish and Irish cultures gave him the multicultural preparation for a 50 ...
32. Lisa Eichhorn
Actress | The Vanishing
Lisa Eichhorn was born on February 4, 1952 in Glens Falls, New York, USA as Lisa Warren Eichhorn. She is an actress and writer, known for The Vanishing (1993), Cutter's Way (1981) and The Europeans (1979). She has been married to Richard Moxon since August 31, 2005. She was previously married to ...
34. 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, ...
35. Ray Iannicelli
Actor | Joker
With a career that spans over 30 years, and a resume that reads like a book, chances are you have grown up with Ray Iannicelli in your household, and not even known it. His versatility in film, television, and on stage has left audiences alike captivated but also wondering where else do I recognize...
36. Jim Bracchitta
Actor | Divorce
Jim Bracchitta has been a professional actor for more than twenty-five years. He appeared in the HBO mini-series Show Me A Hero. Written by David Simon and directed by Academy-Award winner Paul Haggis, the series is about Yonkers, NY during the racial crisis that enveloped it in the 1980s. Jim ...
39. Karen Young
Actress | Jaws: The Revenge
Karen Young was born in Pequannock, New Jersey, and educated at Rutgers University. She was the eldest of six children; her mother was a homemaker and her father was a stonemason. After college, she went to New York City to pursue a career in acting and has been a New Yorker ever since.
One of her ...
43. Ned Eisenberg
Actor | Limitless
Born in New York, he attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in Manhattan where he studied acting, Ned Eisemberg is a character actor who is remembered for the role of the Italian gangster Fredo Strozzi in action film/western Last Man Standing (1996) with Bruce...
44. Tony Roberts
Versatility and ability to portray a variety of characters over four decades on stage, screen, and television have made Tony Roberts one of the busiest actors in America. He is a graduate of the High School of Music and Arts, which merged with the High School of Performing Arts to become LaGuardia ...
45. Carlos Leon
Actor | The Big Lebowski
Born July 10, 1966. A resident of New York. Former celebrity personal trainer turned accomplished actor. Has also appeared on- and off-Broadway, including "Aunt Dan and Lemon". As of Summer, 2006 he can be seen nightly on Broadway in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of "The Three Penny ...
46. Nick Sandow
Actor | Orange Is the New Black
Nick Sandow is an American actor, writer, producer and director, best known for his role as Joe Caputo in Orange Is the New Black which earned him three SAG Awards. Other director credits include his first feature film and NYTimes Critic pick "Ponies" as well as multiple episodes of "Orange Is The ...
47. Matt Servitto
Actor | Enchanted
Matt Servitto was born on April 7, 1965 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA as Matthew Joseph Servitto. He is an actor and director, known for Enchanted (2007), Compliance (2012) and The Sopranos (1999). He has been married to Anne Lauterbach since September 15, 2001. He was previously married to Charissa ...
49. 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...
51. Frank Converse
Actor | Hour of the Gun
A brawny, firm-jawed, sandy-haired player of 60s and 70s primetime TV, Frank Converse seemed to be one of those handsome tough-guy action figures that could go by the wayside after the demise of their famous series. Instead, this stage-trained actor persevered as a well-respected, all-purpose ...
52. Kevin O'Rourke
Actor | The Aviator
Kevin O'Rourke was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Tacoma, Washington. The fifth of eight children, he left the Pacific Northwest to attend college in Massachusetts in 1974 and has lived on the East Coast ever since. Primarily a stage actor, he has performed in numerous plays in New York ...
54. 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.,...
55. William Hill
Actor | Gran Torino
William Hill was born and raised in the North Ward of Newark, New Jersey. After doing Theatre in the NJ area, he trained as an actor with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theatre in New York City. In addition to film and television projects he has appeared on Broadway and...
56. Anne Twomey
Actress | Deadly Friend
Anne Twomey was born on June 7, 1951 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Anne Carolyn Twomey. She is an actress, known for Picture Perfect (1997), Deadly Friend (1986), and Rear Window (1998). Daughter of Muriel Descoteaux Twomey and Harry F. Twomey, Jr. of Gladwyne, Pennsylvania. Her brother, John ...
57. Robert Foxworth
Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Robert Foxworth was born on November 1, 1941 in Houston, Texas, USA as Robert Heath Foxworth. He is an actor and director, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers (2007). He has been married to Stacey Thomas since August 2, 1998. He ...
59. Tim Guinee
Actor | 99 Homes
Tim Guinee was born in Los Angeles, California. He is a middle child, with three brothers and two sisters. He was raised in Illinois and Texas. As a teenager, he attended the Houston High School for Performing Arts. He also started a theater company in Houston before moving to New York to study at ...
60. Bradley White
Actor | Pay It Forward
Bradley White has been an actor, writer and director for over 25 years. After graduating from Carnegie-Mellon University with a BFA in acting and directing, Bradley was asked to join New York's prestigious Naked Angels theater company, where he cut his teeth on dozens of productions with fellow ...
61. Frederick Weller
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.
63. Robert Hogan
Actor | Species II
Robert Hogan was born on September 28, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Joseph Hogan. He is an actor, known for Species II (1998), Batman (1966) and The Fall Guy (1981). He has been married to Mary Barbera since December 3, 1983. He was previously married to Sharon Lynn (Shannon) ...
Actor | The Abyss
John Bedford Lloyd's interest in acting began accidentally, while he was a pre-med student at Williams College. A friend convinced him to take a part in a production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," and the experience changed his life. He switched his curriculum to English and began regularly ...
65. 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.
66. Susan Floyd
Actress | Random Hearts
Susan Floyd studied Shakespeare at the National Theatre of Great Britain and with Kenneth Washington. Originally Susan pursued a career in opera. She Lives in New York and works in the theater. She created the character of Suzanne in the hit play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile". Written by Steve Martin...
67. Amy Ryan
Actress | Gone Baby Gone
Amy Ryan was born on May 3, 1968 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski. She is an actress, known for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Gone Baby Gone (2007) and Escape Plan (2013). She has been married to Eric Slovin since August 23, 2011. They ...
69. Harris Yulin
Actor | Ghostbusters II
Another one of those frustratingly nameless but omnipresent and talented faces of stage, film and TV, chameleon-like player Harris Yulin has avoided the severe stereotyping lost to many a prolific actor. Benign, balding and often bearded, Yulin off camera was a stark contrast to the tough, ...
Actor | Instinct
A veteran of New York theater, Danny's performed in many notable Off-Broadway shows and the recent, critically acclaimed Broadway productions of "The Iceman Cometh", starring Denzel Washington, "The Front Page", starring Nathan Lane, "Lucky Guy", starring Tom Hanks and "Golden Boy", starring Tony ...
71. David Pittu
Actor | Elementary
David Pittu is an award-winning actor and two-time Tony Award nominee, for his performance as Bertolt Brecht in LoveMusik (directed by Hal Prince) and for his multiple-role turn in the Mark Twain/David Ives comedy Is He Dead? (directed by Michael Blakemore). His other Broadway credits include The ...
73. Amy Landecker
Actress | Dan in Real Life
Amy Landecker started her career as a theatre actor in Chicago IL, where she worked with the Steppenwolf and Goodman theaters. A Bob Falls directed production of Rebecca Gilman's brought her to NYC and the Public Theatre. While in NYC, she worked at the Barrow St Theater and Second Stage. She won ...
74. David Margulies
Actor | Ghost Busters
David Margulies was born on February 19, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA as David Joseph Margulies. He was an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989) and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994). He was married to Carol Grant. He died on January 11, 2016 in New York City.
75. Pamela Gray
Actress | Sons of Anarchy
Pamela attended the Yale School of Drama. On Broadway, she played the comic vixen Joanna Lippiat opposite Victor Garber in Nicholas Martin's 2010 Production of Present Laughter at the Roundabout Theatre. Also on Broadway, she played Anne Butley in Simon Gray's play Butley starring Nathan Lane at ...
76. John Cunningham
Actor | Starship Troopers
John Cunningham was born on June 22, 1932 in Auburn, New York, USA as John Waldo Cunningham. He is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), In & Out (1997) and Mystic Pizza (1988). He has been married to Carolyn Duke Cotton since August 24, 1956. They have three children.
77. 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 ...
78. J. Smith-Cameron
Actress | Margaret
Actress J. Smith-Cameron was born Jean Isabel Smith in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, the daughter of an architect. She was known simply as J. Smith by her fellow students at Florida State University School of Theatre program in the mid-1970s. Despite her age, she ...
Actor | Twelve Monkeys
Bruce Kirkpatrick, a forty-year veteran American film, television and stage actor who grew up in Parsippany, New Jersey, has worked on numerous projects in each genre with many of the most prevalent names in the business. After his graduation from Parsippany Hills High School he studied at Syracuse...
81. Jerry Adler
Actor | Manhattan Murder Mystery
Jerry Adler was born on February 4, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Jerome Elliott Adler. He is known for his work on Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993), In Her Shoes (2005) and Prime (2005). He has been married to Joan Laxman since July 3, 1994. He was previously married to Dolores ...
82. 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, ...
83. Michael Rispoli
Actor | The Rum Diary
Michael Rispoli was born on November 27, 1960 in Tappan, New York, USA as Michael Vincent Rispoli. He is an actor and writer, known for The Rum Diary (2011), Kick-Ass (2010) and While You Were Sleeping (1995). He is married to Madeline L Crawford. They have three children.
84. Ron Leibman
Actor | Garden State
Ron Leibman was born on October 11, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Garden State (2004), Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981) and Kaz (1978). He was married to Jessica Walter and Linda Lavin. He died on December 6, 2019 in New York City.
86. Bill Raymond
Actor | Twelve Monkeys
Bill Raymond was born on September 9, 1938 in San Francisco, California, USA as William Joseph Raymond. He is known for his work on 12 Monkeys (1995), Lincoln (2012) and Michael Clayton (2007). He has been married to Linda Ruth Hartinian since 1991. He was previously married to Peggy A Critchett.
87. Lauren Ambrose
Actress | Six Feet Under
Lauren Ambrose was born on February 20, 1978 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso. She is an actress, known for Six Feet Under (2001), Psycho Beach Party (2000) and Where the Wild Things Are (2009). She has been married to Sam Handel since September 2001. They have two children.
88. Roger Rees
Actor | Frida
Like a number of British actors of the same generation (John Hurt and Alan Rickman, to name two), Roger Rees originally trained for the visual arts. He was born on May 5 1944 in Aberystwyth, Wales, and acted in church and Boy Scouts stage productions while growing up in South London, but studied ...
90. Roy Thinnes
Actor | Airport 1975
Roy was born on April 6, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois. During his formative years, he had wanted to become a doctor or football player - or, if one wants to believe his early press releases, both. He started in show business at a radio station, where he did everything: engineering, DJ shows, news and...
91. Dan Moran
Actor | Happiness
Dan Moran began his acting career with a three-year stint in the New Shakespeare Company of San Francisco, a touring group that traveled the U.S., averaging 60,000 miles a year by car. In 1997 Moran moved to New York to attend NYU School of the Arts before graduating in 1980. A founding member of ...
Actress | Michael Clayton
Jennifer Van Dyck was born in St. Andrews, Scotland and raised in Princeton, NJ. She graduated from Brown University with a double major in Religious Studies and Theatre Arts. She began her career at Trinity Rep under the leadership of Adrian Hall. Richard Jenkins directed her there in Arthur ...
97. John Pankow
Actor | To Live and Die in L.A.
Born and raised in Chicago, John is the sixth of nine children. He dabbled in drama during high school, but didn't become serious about acting until enrolled at Northeastern Illinois University, where he majored in theater arts.
He left the university in his junior year after he attended a ...