Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered on September 13, 1990, and completed its 20th and final season on May 24, 2010. At the time of its cancellation, Law & Order was the longest-running crime drama on American primetime television.

The show has been noted for its revolving cast over the years. Among the longest-running main cast members were Steven Hill as District Attorney Adam Schiff (seasons 1–10), Jerry Orbach as Detective Lennie Briscoe (seasons 3–14), S. Epatha Merkerson as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren (seasons 4–20), Sam Waterston as Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy (seasons 5–20; later District Attorney) and Jesse L. Martin as Detective Ed Green (seasons 10–18).

The current spin-off is Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order True Crime (The Menendez Murders) and previous series are Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: LA and Law & Order: Trial by Jury.

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  • George Dzundza
  • Chris Noth
  • Dann Florek
  • Paul Sorvino
  • Jerry Orbach
  • S. Epatha Merkerson
  • Benjamin Bratt
  • Jesse L. Martin
  • Dennis Farina
  • Michael Imperioli
  • Milena Govich
  • Jeremy Sisto
  • Anthony Anderson

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  • Michael Moriarty
  • Richard Brooks
  • Jill Hennessy
  • Sam Waterston
  • Carey Lowell
  • Angie Harmon
  • Dianne Wiest
  • Elisabeth Rohm
  • Fred Thompson
  • Annie Parisse
  • Alana de la Garza
  • Linus Roache

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