Law & Order Returns: Meet The Cast
The original Law & Order returned to primetime with a combination of fresh and familiar faces.
“Very few casting announcements have ever given me this much pleasure,” explained Dick Wolf. “The 21st season is merely a continuation of where we left off.”
Before the series returns on February 24, meet the cast of Law & Order Season 21.
District Attorney Jack McCoy
Portrayed by: Sam Waterston
The beloved District Attorney, who was first added to the series in 1994, returns to the courtroom, serving as “the ultimate conscience of the show.”
Detective Kevin Bernard
Portrayed by: Anthony Anderson
Self-described as “husky and handsome,” the tenacious detective returns to the 27th Precinct to investigate crimes.
Lieutenant Kate Dixon
Portrayed by: Camryn Manheim
Manheim plays a new character who follows in the footsteps of S. Epatha Merkerson’s original role, Lt. Anita Van Buren.
Detective Frank Cosgrove
Portrayed by: Jeffrey Donovan
Assisting Detective Bernard and Lt. Dixon, Donovan’s new character completes Law & Order’s NYPD triumvirate.
Assistant District Attorney Samantha Maroun
Portrayed by: Odelya Halevi
Halevi joins the Season 21 cast of Law & Order as a newcomer, fulfilling Wolf Entertainment’s long-held tradition of casting strong women in the role of ADA.
Senior Prosecutorial Assistant Nolan Price
Portrayed by: Hugh Dancy
Dancy, another new face, is the final addition to DA McCoy’s legal team.