SVU veteran to exit after 15 seasons

By David Knox on December 12, 2013 / Filed Under News 5

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. ms olivia December 12, 2013 at 11:07 pm -

    Will be sadly missed

  2. Ruddeger December 12, 2013 at 10:16 pm -

    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.

  3. deedeedragons December 12, 2013 at 9:49 pm -

    I’d love it if they got Eames as the replacement. She’s already guest stared on SVU a few times.

  4. Sydney2K December 12, 2013 at 9:27 pm -


  5. stevie g December 12, 2013 at 6:28 pm -

    A man of his age writing “ever” as “evah”. Really??

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