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Jerry Orbach: Plays Detective Lennie Briscoe (Seasons 3-14)

Birth Name: Jerome Bernard Orbach
Jerry Orbach
Birth Date: October 20, 1935
Died: December 28, 2004 (age 69)
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Education:
  • University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
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Alana De La Garza: Plays A.D.A. Connie Rubirosa on Law & Order (Seasons 17-20)
Alana De La Garza: Plays A.D.A. Connie Rubirosa on Law & Order: Los Angeles

Birth Name: Alana De La Garza Alana De La Garza
Birth Date: June 18, 1976
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio
Education: University of Texas, Austin, TX
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Angie Harmon: Plays ADA Abbie Carmichael on Law & Order (Seasons 9-11)
Angie Harmon: Plays Detective Jane Rizzoli on Rizzoli & Isles

Birth Name: Angela Michelle Harmon
Angie Harmon
Birth Date: August 10, 1972
Astrological Sign: Leo
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas
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Sam Waterston: Plays Exec. A.D.A. Jack McCoy (Seasons 5-17)
Sam Waterston: Plays D.A. Jack McCoy (Seasons 18-20)

Birth Name: Samuel Atkinson Waterston
Sam Waterston
Birth Date: November 15, 1940
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Education: Yale University, New Haven, CT – BA in Drama
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S. Epatha Merkerson: Plays Lt. Van Buren (Seasons 4-20)

Birth Name: Sharon Epatha Merkerson
S. Epatha Merkerson
Birth Date: November 28, 1952
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Saginaw, Michigan
Education: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI – BFA in Theatre
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Jesse L. Martin: Plays Detective “Eddie” Edward Green (Seasons 10-18)

Birth Name: Jesse Lamont Watkins
Jesse L. Martin
Birth Date: January 18, 1969
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: Rocky Mount, Virginia
Education: New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY – BFA in Theater
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Benjamin Bratt: Plays Detective Reynaldo “Rey” Curtis (Seasons 6-9)

Birth Name: Benjamin G. Bratt
Benjamin Bratt
Birth Date: December 16, 1963
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: San Francisco, California
Education:
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, CA – BFA
  • American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, CA
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Dianne Wiest: Plays District Attorney Nora Lewin on Law & Order (Seasons 11-12)
Dianne Wiest: Plays Gina on In Treatment

Birth Name: Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
Birth Date: March 28, 1948
Astrological Sign: Aries
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri
Education: University of Maryland, College Park, MD
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Steven Hill: Plays District Attorney Adam Schiff (Seasons 1-10)

Birth Name: Solomon Krakovsky
Steven Hill
Birth Date: February 24, 1922
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington
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Jill Hennessy: Plays Assistant DA Claire Kincaid (Seasons 4-6)

Birth Name: Jillian Noel Hennessy
Jill Hennessy
Birth Date: November 25, 1968
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Chris Noth: Plays Det. Mike Logan on Law & Order (Seasons 1-5)
Chris Noth: Plays Detective Mike Logan on Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Chris Noth: Plays Peter Florrick on The Good Wife

Full Name: Christopher David Noth Chris Noth
Birth Date: November 13, 1954
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Madison, Wisconsin
Education:
  • Marlboro College, VT
  • Yale School of Drama
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Carey Lowell: Plays A.D.A. Jamie Ross (Seasons 7-8)

Birth Name: Carey Lowell
Carey Lowell
Birth Date: February 11, 1961
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Birth Place: Huntington, New York
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Jeremy Sisto: Plays Det. Cyrus Lupo on Law & Order (Seasons 18-20)
Jeremy Sisto: Plays Billy Chenowith on Six Feet Under

Birth Name: Jeremy Merton Sisto
Jeremy Sisto
Birth Date: October 6, 1974
Astrological Sign: Libra
Birth Place: Grass Valley, California
Education: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
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Carolyn McCormick: Plays Dr. Elizabeth Olivet (Seasons 3-4)

Birth Name: Carolyn Inez McCormick
Carolyn McCormick
Birth Date: September 19, 1959
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Birth Place: Midland, Texas
Education:
  • Williams College – B.F.A.
  • American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco – M.F.A.
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Annie Parisse: Plays A.D.A. Alexandra Borgia (Seasons 15-16)

Birth Name: Anne Marie Cancelmi
Annie Parisse
Birth Date: July 31, 1975
Astrological Sign: Leo
Birth Place: Anchorage, Alaska
Education: Fordham University, New York, NY
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Dann Florek: Plays Capt. Don Cragen on Law & Order (Seasons 1-3)
Dann Florek: Plays Capt. Donald Cragen on Law & Order: SVU

Full Name: Ezekial Dann Florek
Dann Florek
Birth Date: May 1, 1950
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Flat Rock, MI
Education: Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
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Dennis Farina: Plays Det. Joe Fontana (Seasons 15-16)

Birth Name: Dennis Farina
Dennis Farina
Birth Date: February 29, 1944
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Education: Truman Junior College, Chicago, IL
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Milena Govich: Plays Det. Nina Cassady on Law & Order (Season 17)
Milena Govich: Plays Candy on Rescue Me

Birth Name: Milena Govich
Milena Govich
Birth Date: October 29, 1976
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Norman, Oklahoma
Education: University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK – Degrees in Vocal Performance and Pre-Med
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Michael Moriarty: Plays Exec. A.D.A. Ben Stone (Seasons 1-4)

Birth Name: Michael Moriarty
Michael Moriarty
Birth Date: April 5, 1941
Astrological Sign: Aries
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan
Education:
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • University: Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, England
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Elisabeth Röhm: Plays A.D.A. Serena Southerlyn (Seasons 12-15)

Birth Name: Elisabeth Röhm
Elisabeth Röhm
Birth Date: April 28, 1973
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Düsseldorf, Germany
Education: Sarah Lawrence College
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Anthony Anderson: Plays Det. Kevin Bernard (Seasons 18-20)

Birth Name: Anthony Anderson
Anthony Anderson
Birth Date: August 15, 1970
Astrological Sign: Leo
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Education: Howard University, Washington, DC, BA Fine Arts
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Paul Sorvino: Plays Det. Sgt. Phil Cerreta (Seasons 2-3)

Birth Name: Paul Sorvino
Paul Sorvino
Birth Date: April 13, 1939
Astrological Sign: Aries
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York
Education: American Musical and Dramatic Academy
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Richard Brooks: Plays A.D.A. Paul Robinette (Seasons 1-3)

Birth Name: Richard Brooks
Richard Brooks
Birth Date: December 9, 1962
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio
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Michael Imperioli: Plays Det. Nick Falco on Law & Order (Season 15)
Michael Imperioli: Plays Det. Louis Fitch on Detroit 1-8-7

Birth Name: James Michael Imperioli
Michael Imperioli
Birth Date: March 26, 1966
Astrological Sign: Aries
Birth Place: Mount Vernon, New York
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George Dzundza: Plays Det. Sgt. Max Greevey (Season 1)

Birth Name: George F. Dzundza
George Dzundza
Birth Date: July 19, 1945
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Birth Place: Rosenheim, Germany
Education: St. John’s University
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Fred Thompson: Plays D.A. Arthur Branch (Seasons 13-17)

Birth Name: Freddie Dalton Thompson
Fred Thompson
Birth Date: August 19, 1942
Astrological Sign: Leo
Birth Place: Sheffield, Alabama
Education:
  • University: Florence State College
  • University: BA Philosophy and Political Science, Memphis State University
  • Law School: JD, Vanderbilt University
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Linus Roache: Plays Exec. A.D.A. Michael Cutter (Seasons 18-20)

Birth Name: Linus William Roache
Linus Roache
Birth Date: February 1, 1964
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Birth Place: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Education: Studied acting at The Central School of Speech and Drama
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