Law & Order Vet Dann Florek to Exit SVU

Law & Order: SVU Dann FlorekThe Law & Order: SVU ranks continue to thin.

Dann Florek, who plays Captain Donald Cragen, is leaving the veteran NBC drama this season.

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The actor announced via Twitter that last Friday was his final day of filming after 15 seasons on the L&O spin-off. He originated the role on the flagship series.

Showrunner Warren Leight also marked Florek’s final episode on Twitter with a series of photos.

Earlier this season, Richard Belzer’s Sgt. John Munch retired, with the actor being downgraded from series regular status to recurring player.