Dann Florek

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  • Birth Place: Flat Rock, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/01/1950, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Exclusive: USA, Mariska Hargitay Team Up for an SVU Marathon with a Cause

USA Network, the longtime home to those addictive Law & Order: SVU marathons, is teaming up with series star Mariska Hargitay for a new marathon to raise awareness of and to help stop domestic violence and sexual assault, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

To commemorate National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month, and in partnership with ...read more

Exclusive: B.D. Wong Will Return to Law & Order: SVU

After saying goodbye to two of its own earlier this season, Law & Order: SVU is welcoming back a familiar face.

B.D. Wong, who starred on the NBC drama for nine seasons, will reprise his role as Dr. George Huang in the season's penultimate episode, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

15 bubble shows: Which will survive?

In the episode, titled "Thought Criminal," Huang is...read more

Law & Order: SVU's Kelli Giddish: Rollins "Hits Rock Bottom"

Detective Amanda Rollins is about to hit her lowest point yet on Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: SVU (9/8c, NBC), and her portrayer, Kelli Giddish, is bracing for the worst.

"I've decided I'm not even going to check Twitter during it," Giddish tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "I want to see how much [the viewers] cheer for Rollins, how much they're disgusted by the things that she actually...read more

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LAW & ORDER: SVU's Dann Florek talks about going undercover
Law & Order: SVU
Freak Night
A Trail of Blood

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Rapist Anonymous

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Credits

Year Title Description
2001 Beautiful Joe Movie, Actor - Happy
1999 Law & Order TV Show Series, Actor - Capt. Donald Cragen
1998 The Pentagon Wars Movie, Actor - General #1
1998 Hard Rain Movie, Actor - Mr. Mehlor
1998 The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer TV Show Series, Actor - Abraham Lincoln

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Law & Order: SVU Recap: Capt. Cragen Packs Up -- Who Is His Replacement?

[Warning: The following story reveals plot points from Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: SVU. Read at your own risk.]

Capt. Cragen (Dann Florek) didn't go out in the high style of Sgt. Munch's dressy (and boozy) retirement party back in October, but it was a fitting farewell for Law & Order's longest-running character.

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SVU Says Goodbye to Capt. Cragen: Will Olivia Be Put in Charge?

Longtime Law & Order: SVU castmember Dann Florek had one stipulation when discussing his exit from the series with showrunner Warren Leight.

"Dann said, 'I don't like parties. I don't want a party,'" Leight tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "But he does have a nice 'farewell to the troops' moment in this episode."

On Wednesday's episode (9/8c, NBC), Capt. Cragen will retire from the force after 15 seasons of SVU and three seasons on the original flagship series — all of which makes him the longest-running character in Law & Order history. "We set this thing in motion where, for the first time ever, he had a hint of a social life," Leight said in reference to... read more

Dann Florek Confirms Law & Order: SVU Departure

The SVU squad is losing another longtime member.

Dann Florek, who plays Capt. Cragen, is leaving Law & Order: SVU this season after 15 years.

"Friday was the last day 4 Cragen/Florek. It was a sweet send off! But he'll live on in syndication land 4 evah," Florek tweeted on Monday.

Law & Order: SVU boss on Capt. Cragen's impending retirement

Showrunner Warren Leight first told TVGuide.com about... read more

Law & Order: SVU Boss on Tackling Anthony Weiner and Cragen's Impending Retirement

This week, both Law & Order: SVU and Scandal will rip from the headlines of the Anthony Weiner firestorm. So is SVU showrunner Warren Leight worried about any possible — ahem — overexposure?

"No because we go first," Leight tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "They're very different shows. This actually gave us a way to explore Barba and where he comes from and his relationship to his youth that he left far behind. So it was a springboard to a deeper story while allowing us to... read more

Law & Order: SVU Recap: Munch Says Goodbye in Style and Olivia Gets a Big Bump

[Warning: The following story reveals plot points from Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: SVU. Read at your own risk.]

Think the victims on Law & Order have it rough? In the franchise's 24 years on the air, so many of the fans' favorite crime solvers exited under dark circumstances.... read more

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