SVU veteran to exit after 15 seasons

2013-12-12_0117Dann Florek, who plays Captain Donald Cragen on Law & Order: SVU, will exit the drama this season.

Florek, who has played Cragen for all 15 seasons tweeted the news.


He first appeared on the original Law & Order from 1990-93.

SVU Showrunner Warren Leight tweeted, “Saluting the Captain at the close of his 401st episode — all respect to @dannflorek.”

Cragen’s final episode is expected to air in the US in January.

His upcoming exit follows the retirement of Richard Belzer’s Detective John Munch earlier this season.

Source: Hollywood Reporter


  1. They should bring in Anita Van Buren [S Epetha Merkerson] as the new captain.
    She replaced Cragen on L&O,now she can replace him again and be promoted to captain.

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