Actors/Actresses who have played multiple roles on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

by kellyfink10 | created - 20 Jul 2013 | updated - 20 Jul 2013 | Public

A list of actors and actresses who have played at least two roles on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

1. Gloria Reuben

Actress | Lincoln

Gloria Elizabeth Reuben is a Canadian born actress and singer who has amassed impressive credentials in television, film, theater, and music.

Reuben was born in Toronto, Ontario and started classical piano lessons at the age of five. It was the beginning of a lifelong love of music.

Gloria's career ...

Violet Tremain ("Dolls", 2002) and Christine Danielson ("Snitch" 2007, "Merchandise" 2010, "Dirty" 2011)

2. Diane Neal

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Diane Neal was born in Alexandria, Virginia. She moved to Littleton, Colorado, when her father was promoted to the position of federal attorney in Denver. She is the youngest of three daughters. Diane was a pre-med major in University, before leaving to pursue modeling, thus allowing her to travel ...

Amelia Chase ("Ridicule" 2001) and Assistant District Attorney Casey Novak 2003-2008, 2011-2012.

3. Austin Lysy

Actor | Garden State

Austin Lysy was born on April 19, 1977 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA as Austin Randall Lysy. He is an actor, known for Garden State (2004), Everybody's Fine (2009) and Hitch (2005).

Mike D. ("Uncivilized" 1999) and Russell Hunter (Defense Attorney 2007-2011, appearances in 7 episodes).

4. Hayden Panettiere

Actress | Heroes

Hayden Lesley Panettiere was born on August 21, 1989 in Palisades, New York, to actress Lesley Vogel and fire department captain Skip Panettiere. Her younger brother is actor Jansen Panettiere. Her parents are both of half Italian descent, along with German and English. Her mother got her started ...

Ashley Austin Black ("Abuse" 2001) and Angela Agnelli ("Hooked" 2005).

5. Spencer Treat Clark

Actor | Animal Kingdom

Spencer Treat Clark is from the New York City suburbs. He began acting at an early age, appearing in films like Gladiator and Unbreakable. He attended Columbia University in New York City where he studied political science and economics. His older sister, Eliza Clark, is a playwright and ...

Brian Coyle ("Families" 2004) and Greg Engels ("Spectacle" 2011).

6. Nestor Serrano

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Nestor Serrano was born on November 5, 1955, in The Bronx, N.Y. He was born to father, Nestor Serrano and mother Regina Rosario who both arrived from Puerto Rico and consequently met in The Bronx. Nestor worked for The Bank of New York for two years as a computer operator from the age of eighteen ...

Sergeant Lloyd Andrews ("Asunder" 2000) and Franco Marquez ("Obscene" 2004).

7. Noelle Beck

Actress | As the World Turns

Noelle Beck was born on December 14, 1968 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She is an actress, known for As the World Turns (1956), Fletch Lives (1989) and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010). She was previously married to Eric Petterson.

Stephanie Mulroney ("Entitled" 2000) and Dr. Audrey Shelton ("Bang 2011).

8. Elizabeth Mitchell

Actress | Lost

Elizabeth Mitchell was born in Los Angeles in 1970. Shortly after her birth, her parents moved to Dallas, Texas. She was graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas. Later, she earned a BFA degree in acting from ...

Andrea Brown ("Mercy" 2003) and June Frye ("Totem" 2011)

9. Kyle MacLachlan

Actor | Twin Peaks

The "boy next door, if that boy spent lots of time alone in the basement", is how Rich Cohen described Kyle MacLachlan in a 1994 article for "Rolling Stone" magazine. That distinctly askew wholesomeness made MacLachlan a natural to become famous as the alter ego of twisted director David Lynch.


Dr. Bret Morton ("Conscience" 2004) and Andrew Raines ("Blood Brothers" 2011).

10. Dan Lauria

Actor | The Spirit

Dan Lauria was born on April 12, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Spirit (2008), The Wonder Years (1988) and 9½ Weeks (1986). He was previously married to Eileen Cregg.

Peter Kurtz ("Damaged" 2003) and Coach Ray Masters ("Personal Fouls" 2011)

11. Blythe Auffarth

Actress | Keeping the Faith

Blythe Auffarth was born in Poughkeepsie, New York. As a child, she spent countless hours watching her mother, a musical theatre actress, perform. Blythe fell in love with the stage. When she was finally old enough, Blythe was allowed her first theatre audition. The show was Annie and Blythe beat ...

Amanda ("Pixies" 2001) and Jody Ramsey ("Repression" 2001).

12. Sprague Grayden

Actress | Paranormal Activity 2

The daughter of two school teachers, Grayden was born and raised in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, and began performing at age five. After graduating cum laude from Barnard College where she majored in American Studies, she worked as a performing member of the 'Drama Department' in New York ...

Mia Kessler ("Popular" 2002) and Pam Galliano ("Liberties" 2009).

13. Peyton List

Actress | The Tomorrow People

Peyton List was born on August 8, 1986, in Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up with her older sister Brittany, who works as a model in Germany, and her parents Sherri Anderson and Douglas "Doug" List. Peyton studied at the School of American Ballet in New York City and also played there on stage.


Patsy ("Pixies" 2001) and Chloe Dutton ("Soulless" 2003)

14. Dennis Boutsikaris

Actor | Better Call Saul

Dennis Boutsikaris was born on December 21, 1952 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Better Call Saul (2015), *batteries not included (1987) and The Bourne Legacy (2012). He was previously married to Deborah Hedwall.

Dr. Mark Daniels ("A Single Life" 1999) and Nate Hartman ("Shadow" 2010).

15. John Dossett

Actor | Man on a Ledge

John Dossett was born on April 15, 1958 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as John Edward Dossett. He is an actor, known for Man on a Ledge (2012), That Night (1992) and JAG (1995). He has been married to Michele Pawk since February 14, 2004. They have one child.

Tom Dayton ("Wanderlust" 1999) and Dr. Trainer ("Goliath" 2005).

16. Peter Marx

Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation

Peter grew up in Morristown, New Jersey and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan School of Music as a piano performance major. He competed in piano competitions before attending the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre in New York City, where he studied with Sanford ...

Tom Burgess ("...Or Just Look Like One" 1999) and David Schwartz ("Hate" 2004).

17. Todd Stashwick

Actor | The Air I Breathe

Stashwick was born in Chicago and raised in the suburbs right outside of the city. As a child, he always loved making people laugh, and he aspired to one day perform at Chicago's famous The Second City. Soon after graduating from Illinois State University with a degree in Theatre, he began ...

Ricky Blaine ("...Or Just Look Like One" 1999) and Matthew Parker ("Undercover" 2008).

18. Ned Eisenberg

Actor | Limitless

Born in New York, he attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in Manhattan where he studied acting, Ned Eisemberg is a character actor who is remembered for the role of the Italian gangster Fredo Strozzi in action film/western Last Man Standing (1996) with Bruce...

Jerry Kleinert ("Payback" 1999), Rothberg ("Closure: Part 2" 2000), and Roger Kressler (Defense Attorney 2001-2013, 19 total episodes).

19. Mike Doyle

Actor | The Invitation

Mike Doyle is an actor and director, known for The Invitation (2015), Jersey Boys (2014) and Green Lantern (2011).

Assistant M.E. Karlan ("Prodigy" 2002) and Forensics Tech Ryan O'Halloran (52 episodes from 2003-2009).

20. Kelli Giddish

Actress | Chase

Kelli Giddish was born on April 13, 1980 in Cumming, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Chase (2010), All My Children (1970) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). She has been married to Lawrence Faulborn since June 20, 2015. They have two children.

Kara Bawson ("Outsider" 2007) and Detective Amanda Rollins (47 episodes from 2011-present)

21. Caren Browning

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Caren Browning is an actress, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Law & Order (1990) and Miles from Nowhere (2002).

Linda Davies ("Uncivilized" 1999), Dr. Sheila Queen ("Mercy" 2003), and CSU Captain Judith Siper (41 episodes from 2003-2011).

22. Audrie Neenan

Actress | Sudden Impact

Audrie Neenan made her Broadway debut opposite Faye Dunaway in William Alfred's "Curse of an Aching Heart", directed by Gerald Gutierrez. She has also appeared in such shows as "The Odd Couple" (as "Florence Unger" in the female version) at the Broadhurst and, as "Irma Kronkite" in "Picnic" with ...

Judge Marilyn Haynes ("Rooftop" 2001 and "Monogamy" 2002) and Judge Lois Preston (20 episodes from 2003-2011).

23. Tom O'Rourke

Actor | United 93

Thomas O'Rourke was a war baby, born in New York City in Greenwich Village. He was raised in Indiana,until his parents divorced and he returned to New York City's Upper Westside to live with his grandparents. He was ambitious and hardworking even at this young age. To help out with expenses, he ...

Campus Security Officer Anthony Schlasser ("Sophomore Jinx" 1999) and Judge Mark Seligman (19 episodes from 2000-2006).

24. Daniel Sunjata

Actor | One for the Money

Daniel Sunjata (born Daniel Sunjata Condon on December 30, 1971) is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater. He is best known for his role as "Franco Rivera" in the FX television series, Rescue Me (2004). Sunjata also starred as "Paul Briggs" in USA Network's series, Graceland...

Bomb Squad Officer ("Remorse" 2000) and CSU Technician Burt Trevor (15 episodes from 2002-2004).

25. Melissa Sagemiller

Actress | The Guardian

Born into a political family, Melissa Sagemiller started her path to the performing arts at a very young age. At age three, she began to study dance - tap, ballet, jazz and modern. After responding to an ad in the Washington Post, she made her stage debut at 9 as "Dill" in "To Kill a Mockingbird". ...

Becky Sorenson ("Russian Love Poem" 2000) and A.D.A. Gillian Hardwicke (10 episodes from 2010-2011).

26. Patricia Kalember

Actress | Signs

Patricia was raised in Westport, Connecticut and Louisville, Kentucky. Studied acting at Indiana and Temple Universities after being encouraged by her high-school drama teacher. She finished College with a B.A. degree in theater and immediately started acting in major regional and off-Broadway ...

Leslie DeSantis ("Folly" 2001) and Judge Taten (9 episodes from 2004-2010).

27. Amir Arison

Actor | The Blacklist

Amir Arison was born on March 24, 1978 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Blacklist (2013), Billions (2016) and Ramy (2019).

Dr. Ghupta ("Parts" 2005) and Dr. Manning (8 episodes from 2009-2011).

28. Linda Powell

Actress | Morning Glory

After a free-roaming army brat childhood and four years in Williamsburg at The College of William and Mary (where she earned her first acting paycheck playing a colonial "free woman of color" in addition to a degree in English with a theater minor) Linda moved to NYC which she still calls home ...

Armstrong ("Stalked" 1999), CSU Tech Brice ("Misleader" 2000), Julie White ("Grief" 2003), and Lauren White (6 episodes from 2003-2010).

29. Jordan Gelber

Actor | The Taking of Pelham 123

Jordan Gelber is an actor, known for The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009), Dark Horse (2011) and The Warriors (2005).

Fritz Kestler ("Tangled" 2001) and CSU Tech Layton (8 episodes from 2002-2003).

30. Tonye Patano

Actress | Weeds

Tonye Patano was born on October 16, 1961. She is an actress and producer, known for Weeds (2005), The Company Men (2010) and The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009).

Ann ("Closure: Part 2" 2000), Sally ("Tragedy" 2003), and Judge Maskin (6 episodes from 2009-2012).

31. Philip Bosco

Actor | The Savages

Philip Michael Bosco was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Margaret Raymond (Thek), a policewoman, and Philip Lupo Bosco, a carnival worker. He was of Italian and German descent. Bosco graduated from Saint Peter's Prep School, 1948, and from the Catholic University of America, A.B. 1957. He ...

Davis Langley ("Waste" 2002) and Judge Joseph P. Terhune (5 episodes from 2004-2006).

32. Jenna Stern

Actress | 16 Blocks

Jenna Stern was born in Los Angeles, California, and is the daughter of British-born, Oscar-nominated actress Samantha Eggar and American producer Tom Stern. Her brother, Nicolas Stern, is a Producer for film and television and lives with his family in Los Angeles.

She graduated U.C. Berkeley in ...

A.D.A. Kathleen Eastman ("Chat Room" and "Limitations" 2000) and Judge Elana Barth ("Scorched Earth" 2011, "Valentine's Day" 2012, and "Legitimate Rape" 2013).

33. Reg E. Cathey

Actor | Fantastic Four

Born into a military family in Huntsville, Alabama -- his father was an army vet who had served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, while his mother held a somewhat mysterious job in the Department of Defence -- Reg E. Cathey spent much of his early childhood living on a rural farmhouse in Germany....

Victor Tybor ("Wildlife" 2008) and Barry Querns ("Rhodium Nights," "Lost Reputation," "Above Suspicion" 2012, and "Undercover Blue" 2013).

34. Dominic Fumusa

Actor | 13 Hours

Dominic Fumusa is best known for playing "Kevin Peyton" opposite Edie Falco on Showtime's acclaimed show "Nurse Jackie" which ran for seven seasons from 2009-2015. Fumusa's film work includes playing the real life hero John "Tig" Tiegen in "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" directed by ...

Detective Lopez ("Stalked" 1999), Lieutenant Coates ("Paranoia" 2001), Lt. Gary Rosten ("PTSD" 2008), and Captain Jason Harris ("Spiraling Down" 2011 and "Street Revenge" 2012).

35. Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Actor | BlacKkKlansman

Isiah Whitlock Jr. was born on September 13, 1954 in South Bend, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for BlacKkKlansman (2018), Cedar Rapids (2011) and Pete's Dragon (2016).

Robbery Division Captain ("Limitations" 2000), Todd Smythe ("Paranoia" 2001), NTCC Representative ("Parts" 2005), Sergeant Reede ("Home Invasions" 2012), and Captain Reese ("Deadly Ambition" 2013).

36. John Doman

Actor | Blue Valentine

John Doman was born on January 9, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Blue Valentine (2010), Mystic River (2003) and Mercury Rising (1998). He has been married to Elizabeth Donnelly since July 12, 2019. He was previously married to Linda Lee Rudloff.

Dan Latimer ("Limitations" 2000), Munch's Informant ("Wrong Is Right" 2000), Special Agent Rod Franklin ("Wrath" 2001), Mike Mollinax ("Scheherazade" 2007), William Rand ("Official Story" 2012).

37. Sean Cullen

Actor | Mindhunter

Sean Cullen has appeared in the Oscar-nominated "Michael Clayton" (with George Clooney) and Lincoln Center's Tony-Award-Winning "Rogers and Hammerstein's South Pacific" (with Kelli O'Hara). Sean is currently recurring as "FBI Director William Webster" in season two of "Mindhunter" (Netflix). Later ...

Arthur Pruitt ("Entitled" 2000), Pete Campbell ("Poison" 2004), Brett Trask ("Hell" 2009, "Witness" 2010, "Ace" 2010).

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