Marcia Gay Harden

Oscar-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who received a 2007 Emmy Award nomination for her guest appearance as Federal Agent Dana Lewis on NBC's Law & Order: SVU, is making a return visit to the mean Manhattan streets patrolled by Detectives Stabler (Christopher Meloni) and Benson (Mariska Hargitay).

Last seen in the eighth season premiere, Dana will return in the eighth episode of SVU's upcoming 12th season. Dana, fans may recall, debuted in 2005 under her alias, Star Morrison, in a disturbing case involving a white supremacist group and murdered schoolchildren.

Law & Order: SVU's new season premieres Sept. 22 at 9/8c.

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