The Cast of Law & Order: Then & Now

The Cast of Law & Order: Then & Now
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One of the television shows that kept people glued to their screens every week for many years is Law and order. The show aired on NBC and if you didn’t get a chance to enjoy it on that channel, other channels air a rerun of the program. Since 1990 through to 2010, Law and Order gained much love and a massive following. The show has been on the screens for an impressive 20 seasons. Not many shows last that long. The show was a great platform for most of the actors to establish their acting career. The 20 years have been graced with some of the actors leaving the show for other platforms as they advance in their career. Some of the names have become veterans in the acting industry. Here is an update on the “then and now” of Law & Order cast.

Sam Waterston as Jack McCoy
Sam Waterston took on the Jack McCoy character for the 16 years he was on the show. He was the NYC district attorney and perhaps one of the biggest reasons the shows managed to last for long while he was on it. Of late he together with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin have made appearances on Grace and Frankie that airs on Netflix.

Jesse L. Martin as Detective Ed Green
If you are a lover of The Flash, then this is a face you must have come across so many times as he is such a prominent character in the show. In Law & Order, he and Lennie Briscoe (Jerry Orbach) were partners and he was one of the first black members of the cast in the show. In The Flash, he still takes on the role of a detective and a father to his daughter and Barry “The Flash”, with the character name Joe West.

Chris Noth as Detective Mike Logan
Christ Noth was yet another cast member taking on the role of a detective. You, also, could see him on Sex and The City taking on the role of Mr. Big. His latest endeavor has been his television series The Good Wife taking on the role of the bad husband. He is aged 61 at the moment.

Anthony Anderson as Detective Kevin Bernard
If you have watched the comedy series called black-ish, then you know just how much this guy can crack you up. He acts on the show alongside Tracy Ellis Ross. That is now. But back when when he was a member of the Law & Order cast, he acted in the last three seasons where he took on the role of a detective.

B.D Wong as Dr. George Huang
B.D Wong appeared on the Special Victims Unit. He plays the role of Dr. George Huang. He, also, does other TV work besides being a TV star. Lately, he has appeared on Gotham and Mr. Robot.

Kathryn Erbe as Detective Alexandra Eames
Kathryn Erbe was on the show from 2001 through to 2010 when she around the same time Vincent D’Onofrio left. Aged 50 now, she takes on small roles in films and repeated her role of a detective on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Vincent D’Onofrio as Detective Robert Goren
For nine straight years, Vincent took on the role of a detective acting as Robert Goren. He has starred in so many movies prior and after Law & Order. Some of the recent shows you can find him on include Daredevil and Magnificent Seven.

S. Epatha Merkerson as Lt. Anita Van Buren
At 63 years of age, S. Epatha Merkerson has been on a number Chicago series shows including PD, Fire and Med where she acts as Sharon Goodwin. She was a member of the Law & Order cast from 1993 to 2010 as NYPD Lt. Anita Van Buren.

Carey Lowell as D.A Jamie Ross
Carey Lowell was one of the most beautiful cast members on the show. She acted as the Assistant District Attorney Jamie Ross. She is 55 years of age and doesn’t act anymore. She was married to Richard Gere with whom she had 2 kids but got divorced.

Carolyn McCormick as Dr. Elizabeth Olivet
Carolyn McCormick played the role of a doctor in the Law & Order series – the tough MD. She still takes on the doctor role for the show Madam Secretary that airs on CBS, alongside Tea Leoni.

Angie Harmon as D.A Abbie Carmichael
Law & Order was one of the shows that marker Angie Harmon’s venture into the screens. She acted as the D.A. Abbie Carmichael. She has since appeared on other TV shows including Rizzoli and Isles. She currently is a mother of 3 and was married to Jason Sehorn up until 2014.

Michael Moriarty as D.A. Ben Stone
Michael last appeared on the screens back in 2012 as Mr. Isaac Hendricks in a film called The Yellow Wallpaper. For 4 years, he took on the role of the Executive Assistant District Attorney on Law & Order as Benjamin Stone. He is aged 75 at the moment.

Jill Hennessy as D.A Clair Kincaid
Hennessy was yet another beauty that made some of the shows fans never miss an episode. She was the prosecutor, Clair Kincaid, well-known for her stunning looks. She appeared on the first 3 Law & Order seasons before leaving. She is currently 47 and makes regular TV appearance including on The Good Wife and Madame Secretary.

Linus Roache as D.A Michael Cutter
Linus is yet another character who only acted for a short while in Law & Order lasting only between 2008 and 2010. He acted as the District Attorney Michael Cutter in the show. He is 52 at the moment and has played minor roles in a number of TV shows including The Blacklist.

Paul Sorvino as SGT. Phil Cetera
Sarvino took on the role of an NYPD sergeant as Phil Cetera. Besides being a film star, he, also, is a dad to Mira Sorvino; who took on her father’s footsteps and ventured into an acting career. At 77 years of age, he still appears on the screens strong and has appeared on a number of television shows including The Goldberg’s.

Richard Brooks as D.A Paul Robinette
If you watched the 2013 BET series called Being Mary Jane, then you have some idea of another role Richard Brooks has played besides being a D.A in Law & Order. He took on the character of Paul Robinette between 1990 and 1993.

Ice–T as Detective Odafin Tutuola
Ice-T is an actor and rapper and took one of the most famous roles in Law & order. He acted as NYPD Detective Odafin Tutuola and currently takes mostly guest roles on various films. He is married to the famous Coco and they have a daughter together. Their private life is mostly public and they never shy from sharing photos of their lives.

Diane Neal as A.D.A Casey Novak
In the recent years, Diane Neal has taken on a role on the TV series NCIS including NCIS: New Orleans which is its spin-off. In Law & Order, she took on the A.D.A Casey Novak role twice on Law & Order: SVU as a replacement for Stephanie March.

Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler
Christopher Meloni took on the significant role of Detective Elliot Stabler. After the series, he made appearances in Man of Steel, The Diary of a Teenage Girl and Sin City: A Dame To Kill For. Another TV appearance of Christopher Meloni is on True Blood and Veep alongside Julia Dreyfus.

Tamara Tunie as Dr. Melinda Warner
Tamara Tunie was on and off the show on Special Victims Unit for ten years. She played the role of a medical examiner as Dr. Melinda Warner. She has appeared in many other movies besides Law & Order including Zoo, Elementary and most recently Chicago Fire. She is aged 57 at currently.

Stephanie March as A.D.A Alexandra Cabot
Stephanie played the role of A.D.A Alexandra Cabot on Law & Order: SVU for 3 years. Her role came to an end when she got shot and was put under witness protection. She was married to the famous chef Bobby Flay but got divorced in 2015.

Elisabeth Rohm as A.D.A Serena Southerlyn
Elisabeth Rohn acted as the District Attorney on the TV show from 2001 through to 2005. She has since been part of many other film roles with the David O Russell-directed, Joy and American Hustle being the latest of her appearances.

Milena Govich as Nina Cassady
The character of Nina Cassady is one that the show lovers, unfortunately, only enjoyed for just one season. She was among the most beautiful cast members. She has since played minor roles in movies with her most recent appearances being on Finding Carter and The Mentalist. Of course, she is still as hot as she was when in the show, perhaps even better.



Andrea Navedo as Detective Ana Cordova
Andrea Navedo played the role of Detective Ana Cordova on Law & Order for four years. Her recent appearance has been on the famous Jane The Virgin; a role that has seen her winning an award. She, also, is a mother of two and a wife too.

Jeremy Sisto as Detective Cyrus Lupo
Jeremey Sisto played the role detective Cyrus Lupo for only 2 years – between 2008 and 2010. Other than Law & Order, he has been on other TV shows including Suburbia. In movies, he has acted in Robot and Frank and Clueless.