Favorite Guest Appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Seasons 1-10by ChrisMIN43211 | created - 4 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Actress | Metropolitan
Isabel Gillies was born on February 9, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA as Isabel Boyer Gillies. She is an actress, known for Metropolitan (1990), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Chocolate for Breakfast (1998). She has been married to Peter Lattman since October 13, 2007. She ...
Actress | Cheers
Beatrice "Bebe" Neuwirth is the daughter of Sydney Anne, an artist, and Lee Paul Neuwirth, a mathematician. Born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, she started out as a dancer. Her New York career started out in "A Chorus Line". She won a Tony Award for her part in "Sweet Charity" and two Emmy ...
Actress | The Shield
Catherine Dent arrested audiences as "Officer Danni Sofer" in The Shield (2002), playing a single woman in a world that understands brutality more than beauty. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts, Dent made her film debut in 1994, playing Paul Newman...
Actor | The Air I Breathe
Stashwick was born in Chicago and raised in the suburbs right outside of the city. As a child, he always loved making people laugh, and he aspired to one day perform at Chicago's famous The Second City. Soon after graduating from Illinois State University with a degree in Theatre, he began ...
6. Damian Young
Actor | Edge of Darkness
Young was raised in Washington DC, and attended Kenyon College in Ohio. In 1984, Young moved to New York where he was a core member of the Cucaracha Theatre Company. Damian Young has performed in numerous on and off-Broadway venues, as well as notable regional theaters including The Vineyard, ...
9. Brad Beyer
Actor | Ford v Ferrari
Brad Beyer was born on September 20, 1973 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA as Bradford G. Beyer Jr. He is an actor, known for Ford v Ferrari (2019), Thank You for Your Service (2017) and 42 (2013). He has been married to Cora Ray since September 20, 2010. They have one child.
15. Tracy Pollan
Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Tracy Pollan was born on June 22, 1960 in Long Island, New York, USA as Tracy Jo Pollan. She is an actress and producer, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), A Stranger Among Us (1992) and 1st to Die (2003). She has been married to Michael J. Fox since July 16, 1988. They have ...
17. Amy Ryan
Actress | Gone Baby Gone
Amy Ryan was born on May 3, 1969 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 ...
19. Peter Rini
Actor | When They See Us
Peter is a New York native, born and raised on Long Island. His love of performing began early and he performed in musicals and plays all throughout high school as well as at college where Peter majored in Theater Arts. Peter then went to NYU's Graduate Acting Program and received his MFA in acting...
22. Jane Alexander
Actress | Kramer vs. Kramer
Angular in features, reserved in demeanor and more-or-less plaintive in appearance, actress Jane Alexander has played down the glamor card for the most part. Her true brilliance has come from the remarkable range and depth of her talent. Heralded as one of the finest 70s actresses to arrive in ...
23. 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.
24. 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 ...
25. 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 ...
26. Nicole Sullivan
Actress | Meet the Robinsons
Nicole Sullivan grew up doing theater in NYC, then went on to study theater at Northwestern University. After moving to LA, her career started in 1995 when she got cast on "MADtv" (1995)_. Nicole then joined the cast of "The King of Queens" (1998)_ for 5 seasons, playing opposite Jerry Stiller. She...
27. Sal Viscuso
Actor | Law & Order True Crime
The dedication of Sal Viscuso to the craft of acting can be dated to a singular evening in 1967. A college freshman, he happened upon a teleplay of Ronald Ribman's CBS Playhouse: The Final War of Olly Winter (1967) and was so inspired by Ivan Dixon's Emmy-winning rendition of the title role that he...
28. Tom McCarthy
Producer | Win Win
Tom McCarthy is an American film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best known for direct and write The Station Agent (2003), The Visitor (2007), Win Win (2011), and Spotlight (2015), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and was nominated for Best Director.
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 ...
Actor | Lincoln
Christopher Evan Welch was born on September 28, 1965 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA. He was an actor, known for Lincoln (2012), The Master (2012) and Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008). He was married to Emma Welch. He died on December 2, 2013 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
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Actor | Rent
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Wilson J Heredia was always surrounded by music. His mother was a seamstress and his father was a super. But they were both very musical. He studied medicine, and thought about advertising, but he realized he had to express himself, so he got into acting. He worked at a...
33. Adam Kaufman
Actor | Taken
Adam is an American actor, who is best known for his roles as Lucas Newsome in the NBC series State Of Affairs, Charlie Keys in the Steven Spielberg produced mini-series Taken (2002), Parker Abrams on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) and Ethan on Dawson's Creek (1998) where his and Kerr Smith's ...
Actress | Duplicity
Kathleen Chalfant was born on January 14, 1945 in San Francisco, California, USA as Kathleen Ann Bishop. She is an actress, known for Duplicity (2009), Junior (1994) and Perfect Stranger (2007). She has been married to Henry Chalfant since November 26, 1966. They have two children.
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 ...
39. Jenna Lamia
Actress | The Fighter
Jenna Lamia is an actress and a writer for film and television. She serves as Co-Executive producer of NBC's Good Girls. She has a gift for accents and is also a renowned Audio Book narrator and has won the Audie award for best female narrator of the year. Some of her most popular titles include ...
40. Derek Cecil
Actor | House of Cards
Derek Cecil was born on January 15, 1973 in Amarillo, Texas. He graduated from the University of Houston and the American Conservatory's Advanced Theater Training Program in San Francisco, California. He is a founding member of New York's Rude Mechanicals Theater Company and has acted and directed ...
42. Zak Orth
Actor | Romeo + Juliet
Zak Orth was born on October 15, 1970 in Libertyville, Illinois, USA as Adam Zakary Orth. He is an actor, known for Romeo + Juliet (1996), Loser (2000) and Wet Hot American Summer (2001). He has been married to Kat Schaufelberger since October 10, 2010. He was previously married to Heidi Neurauter.
Actress | Heroes
Hayden Lesley Panettiere was born on August 21, 1989 in Palisades, New York, to actress Lesley Vogel and fire department captain Skip Panettiere. Her younger brother is actor Jansen Panettiere. Her parents are both of half Italian descent, along with German and English. Her mother got her started ...
44. Dean Nolen
Native of Dallas, Texas. Graduated Yale School of Drama in 2000 He originated the role of Jeffrey in the hit off-Broadway play Tabletop (2000) and won a Drama Desk Award (for Oustanding Ensemble). The next year, he originated the role of Harry Bright on Broadway in the smash hit Mamma Mia.
45. Neko Parham
Actor | Ant-Man
Neko Parham was born on June 20, 1972 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Marty Neko Perez Parham. He is an actor and writer, known for Ant-Man (2015), Sabotage (2014) and Kingpin (2003). He has been married to Onira Tares since April 19, 2014. He was previously married to Khalida Outlaw.
46. Daniel McDonald
Actor | The Ice Storm
Daniel McDonald was born and raised in New York the youngest of seven children. A life member of the Actors Studio, he has also studied with Paul Curtis of the American Mime Company, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and with Sanford Meisner on the island of Bequia, BWI. Daniel has been ...
47. Eric Roberts
Actor | Head Full of Honey
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 ...
51. Andrea Bowen
Actress | Desperate Housewives
Andrea Lauren Bowen began acting at age 6 as "Young Cosette" in the Broadway production of "Les Miserables". She went on to star in the original Broadway casts of "Jane Eyre" (Adele) and "The Sound of Music" (Marta). Other New York stage credits include the role of "Young Dorothy" in a Lincoln ...
Actress | Signs
Patricia was raised in Westport, Connecticut and Louisville, Kentucky. Studied acting at Indiana and Temple Universities after being encouraged by her high-school drama teacher. She finished College with a B.A. degree in theater and immediately started acting in major regional and off-Broadway ...
53. Eddie Cahill
Actor | Miracle
Eddie Cahill was born in New York on January 15, 1978. With Italian and Irish decent, Eddie is the second born to his parents, having one older and one younger sister. He studied acting for a year and a half at New York University with the Atlantic Theater Co. Acting School.
He appeared in Nicky ...
Actress | Red Dragon
Marguerite MacIntyre received her BFA from the University of Southern California, and subsequently trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
She has worked on and off Broadway, regionally, and in television and film. She made her Broadway debut as Avril/Mallory in "City of Angels", ...
56. R.E. Rodgers
Actor | Oz
R.E. Rodgers is known for his role as Robson on HBO's award-winning series Oz (1997). Other work includes Law & Order: SVU (1999), Bad Boys 2 (2003) and Live Free or Die (2006). Born Richard Rodgers in Providence, Rhode Island on October 25th, 1965, He graduated from the Rhode Island School of ...
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58. Margot Kidder
Actress | Superman
Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in ...
59. Chad Lowe
Actor | Unfaithful
Chad Lowe is an American actor, director, and producer.
He was born Charles Davis Lowe II in Dayton, Ohio, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a school teacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a trial lawyer. He is the younger brother of actor Rob Lowe. Chad first appeared opposite Rob in the movie Oxford Blues (1984)...
60. Amy Irving
Actress | Traffic
Naturally brunette/blue-eyed beauty Amy Davis Irving was born in Palo Alto, California. She is the youngest of three children, and the daughter of influential theatrical/television director and producer Jules Irving, and actress Priscilla Pointer. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent, and her ...
61. Brian Kerwin
Actor | Jack
Kerwin grew up in the Chicago suburb of Flossmoor, Illinois. After graduating from USC's Film School in 1972, he moved to New York City to pursue acting on the stage. After several off-off Broadway productions, he was cast for a brief stint on "The Young and the Restless", in Los Angeles. He ended ...
62. Shirley Knight
Actress | Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Two time Academy Award® nominee, Golden Globe® Winner (3 time nominee), 3 time Emmy winner (7 time nominee); As Good as It Gets (1997), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Grandma's Boy (2006)
Miss Knight was born in Gossell, Kansas the 5th of July 1936.
She spent her young life in Mitchell, Kansas and ...
63. Justin Kirk
Actor | Angels in America
Born in Salem, Oregon, Justin Kirk spent his childhood in Union, Washington, where he attended grade school on a Native American reservation. Kirk knew from the age of 3 that he wanted to perform, and he made his acting debut at seven in a local college play. At 12, he moved with his mother to ...
64. Liza Weil
Actress | Gilmore Girls
Liza Weil's childhood was spent traveling around the world with her parents, who were members of The Mad House of London, a prestigious comedy troupe known throughout Europe. At the age of 7, Liza's family settled in a small town in Pennsylvania, and soon after, she began performing in local ...
Actor | Franklin & Bash
Mark-Paul Gosselaar was born March 1, 1974 in Panorama City, California. His father, Hans Gosselaar, who is from the Netherlands, is of German and Dutch Jewish descent, and was a plant supervisor at Anheuser-Busch. His mother, Paula (van den Brink), is of Dutch-Indonesian background; she worked as ...
66. Elizabeth Banks
Actress | The Hunger Games
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as ...
67. Kevin Geer
Actor | The Pelican Brief
Kevin Geer's celebrated acting career includes appearances in feature film, on television, Broadway, Off-Broadway and London's West End. He recently completed one of the lead roles in the independent feature film Bunker Hill, from director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). Geer ...
68. Paige Turco
Paige Turco was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 17, 1965. When she was a year old her father passed away and her mother moved them to Springfield, Massachusetts. As a child she studied to become a ballerina. She performed as a soloist with the New England Dance Conservatory, The Amherst Ballet...
70. CCH Pounder
Actress | The Shield
The CCH stands for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name. Most of her characters are enriched with positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that she continues on such a high plane in a four-decade career.
Born on Christmas Day 1952 in Guyana, she was raised on a sugar ...
71. John Ritter
Actor | Sling Blade
Jonathan Southworth Ritter was born in Burbank, California, on September 17, 1948. He was the son of legendary country singer/actor Tex Ritter and his wife, actress Dorothy Fay. The couple married in 1941 and had their first child, Tom Ritter, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. John was ...
72. Bobby Cannavale
Actor | The Station Agent
In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying money but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite ...
73. Michael Pitt
Actor | Funny Games
Michael Carmen Pitt (born April 10, 1981) is an American actor, model and musician. A casting agent, whom Pitt mistook as a police officer attempting to arrest him, noticed him and recommended him for a guest role on the television series Dawson's Creek (1998) (he played Henry Parker in 15 episodes...
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74. Michael O'Keefe
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 Keith (2008). He has been married to Emily Donahoe since September 18, 2011. They have one child. He was ...
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75. 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...
"Execution", Season 3, Episode 15
76. Emily Deschanel
Actress | Bones
Emily Erin Deschanel (born October 11, 1976) is an American actress and producer. She is best known for starring in the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones as Dr. Temperance Brennan since 2005.
Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, to cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel ...
"Surveillance", Season 3, Episode 17
77. Kay Lenz
Actress | House
Kay came from an L.A. showbiz family. Her father was producer/commentator Ted Lenz and her mother model/radio engineer Kay Miller Lenz. At the ripe old age of eight weeks, Kay appeared on her first TV show produced by her dad as a baby being held up and sung to. She continued on in her father's TV ...
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80. Lee Pace
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
In 2003, Lee Grinner Pace starred in the Sundance hit, Soldier's Girl (2003), an extraordinary telefilm created for Showtime. The film was based on the true story of a transgender nightclub performer in love with a soldier who is brutally murdered for their relationship. His breakthrough ...
81. Henry Winkler
Actor | The Waterboy
Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, in Manhattan, New York. His parents, Ilse Anna Maria (Hadra) and Harry Irving Winkler, were German Jewish immigrants who escaped the Holocaust by moving to the US in 1939. His father was the president of an international lumber company while his ...
82. Mary Beth Hurt
Actress | Lady in the Water
Mary Beth Hurt was born on September 26, 1946 in Marshalltown, Iowa, USA as Mary Beth Supinger. She is an actress, known for Lady in the Water (2006), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) and The Age of Innocence (1993). She has been married to Paul Schrader since August 6, 1983. They have two ...
84. Mary Steenburgen
Actress | Last Vegas
Mary Steenburgen is an Academy Award-winning American actress.
She was born February 8, 1953, in Newport, Arkansas, USA. Her mother, Nellie May (Wall) Steenburgen, was a school-board secretary, and her father, Maurice H. Steenburgen, was a freight-train conductor. Her surname comes from distant ...
85. Martha Plimpton
Actress | The Goonies
She has show biz in her blood. Martha Plimpton was born November 16, 1970, in New York City to two actors: Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Martha began her career at age 8, when her mom had a friend of hers, composer Elizabeth Swados, enroll her in an actors' workshop. At age 10, she got a ...
88. Sharon Lawrence
Actress | NYPD Blue
You may know her from multiple nominated and SAG Award winning portrayal of ADA Sylvia Costas Sipowitz in NYPD Blue, as a stay-at-home prostitute in Desperate Housewives and a murderous realtor on Monk, as a serial killer on Law and Order:SVU, coming to terms with her long lost daughter on Rizzoli ...
89. Sherilyn Fenn
Actress | Wild at Heart
The sultry, versatile, petite (5' 4") beauty Sherilyn Fenn was born Sheryl Ann Fenn in Detroit, Michigan, into a family of musicians. The youngest of three children, her mother, Arlene Quatro, played keyboard in rock bands, her aunt is rock-star Suzi Quatro, and her grandfather, Art Quatro, was a ...
90. Jonathan Bennett
Self | Cake Wars
Jonathan David Bennett was born in Rossford, Ohio, to RuthAnne (Mason) and Dr. David Paul Bennett. He headed straight to New York to pursue acting after graduating from the theater program at Otterbein. He was actually discovered by an agent while sitting on a train. Six months later he signed on ...
91. 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 ...
92. John Heard
Actor | The Guardian
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 (Macaulay Culkin')s father in the Home Alone (1990) movies.
John was born in Washington, D.C.,...
93. Pam Grier
Actress | Jackie Brown
Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...
94. Tom Guiry
Actor | The Sandlot
Thomas Guiry was born October 12, 1981, in Trenton, New Jersey. His acting debut in a movie was in The Sandlot (1993), in 1993, when he was 11. This led to other films such as Lassie (1994), The Last Home Run (1996), Wrestling with Alligators (1998), Black Hawk Down (2001), and Justice (2003).
Actress | Practical Magic
Caprice Benedetti was born on August 1, 1965 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Caprice Stella Benedetti. She is known for her work on Practical Magic (1998), The Devil's Advocate (1997) and Hitch (2005). She has been married to Eric Buechel since July 31, 2016.
96. Michael Hayden
Actor | Murder One
Michael Hayden has won multiple honors for his stage work. For his portrayal of Billy Bigelow both on Broadway and in the London production of "Carousel", he received a Theatre World Award as well as Laurence Olivier and Drama Desk Award nominations. After graduating from St. John 's University, ...
98. Patrick Cassidy
Actor | Smallville
Patrick Cassidy was born on January 4, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Patrick William Cassidy. He is an actor, known for Smallville (2001), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and Hitler's Daughter (1990). He has been married to Melissa Hurley since February 12, 1994. ...
99. Will Arnett
Actor | The Lego Movie
Will Arnett is a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, and comedian. He played George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II in the Fox series, Arrested Development (2003). He also appeared in films, such as The Lego Movie (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows ...
100. Gloria Reuben
Actress | Lincoln
Gloria Elizabeth Reuben is a Canadian born actress and singer who has amassed impressive credentials in television, film, theater, and music.
Reuben was born in Toronto, Ontario and started classical piano lessons at the age of five. It was the beginning of a lifelong love of music.
Gloria's career ...