Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


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Summary

As acting commander of the SVU, Sergeant Olivia Benson is a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all. She leads with empathy and professionalism, all the while dealing with her difficult past as a product of rape, and her future as mother to a young child, both of which influence the way she relates to each victim in need of help.

Information

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Rating: 8.4 (83 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Continuing
  • Years: 1999 - 2018
  • Episodes per season: 25
  • Network: NBC

Seasons

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 1

Season 1 (1999)

Rating: 7.3
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 2

Season 2 (2000)

Rating: 7.5
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 3

Season 3 (2001)

Rating: 7.7
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 4

Season 4 (2002)

Rating: 7.5
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 5

Season 5 (2003)

Rating: 7.7
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 6

Season 6 (2004)

Rating: 7.9
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 7

Season 7 (2005)

Rating: 8.0
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 8

Season 8 (2006)

Rating: 7.5
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 9

Season 9 (2007)

Rating: 7.5
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 10

Season 10 (2008)

Rating: 7.5
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 11

Season 11 (2009)

Rating: 7.5
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 12

Season 12 (2010)

Rating: 7.6
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 13

Season 13 (2011)

Rating: 7.6
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 14

Season 14 (2012)

Rating: 7.7
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 15

Season 15 (2013)

Rating: 7.3
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 16

Season 16 (2014)

Rating: 7.8
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 17

Season 17 (2015)

Rating: 8.8
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 18

Season 18 (2016)

Rating: 7.9
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 19

Season 19 (2017)

Rating: 6.9
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - season 20

Season 20 (2018)

Rating: 5.4

Characters and Actors

Mariska Hargitay as Olivia Benson in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Olivia Benson

Actor: Mariska Hargitay
Philip Winchester as Peter Stone in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Peter Stone

Actor: Philip Winchester
Also in: Strike Back, Chicago P.D.
Kelli Giddish as Amanda Rollins in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Amanda Rollins

Actor: Kelli Giddish
Peter Scanavino as Dominick "Sonny" Carisi, Jr in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Dominick "Sonny" Carisi, Jr

Actor: Peter Scanavino
Ice-T as Fin Tutuola in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Fin Tutuola

Actor: Ice-T
Robert John Burke as Ed Tucker in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Ed Tucker

Actor: Robert John Burke
Joanna Merlin as Lena Petrovsky in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Lena Petrovsky

Actor: Joanna Merlin
Judith Light as Elizabeth Donelly in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Elizabeth Donelly

Actor: Judith Light
Also in: Transparent, Who's the Boss?
Marc Damon Johnson as Dan Conley in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Dan Conley

Actor: Marc Damon Johnson
Peter Gallagher as William Dodds in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

William Dodds

Actor: Peter Gallagher
Also in: The O.C., Grace and Frankie
Elizabeth Marvel as Rita Calhoun in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Rita Calhoun

Actor: Elizabeth Marvel
Also in: House of Cards (US), Homeland
Dean Winters as Brian Cassidy in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Brian Cassidy

Actor: Dean Winters
Also in: Oz, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Adam Beach as Chester Lake in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Chester Lake

Actor: Adam Beach
Tamara Tunie as Melinda Warner in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Melinda Warner

Actor: Tamara Tunie
Michaela McManus as Kim Greylek in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Kim Greylek

Actor: Michaela McManus
Also in: The Last Ship
Stephanie March as Alexandra Cabot in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Alexandra Cabot

Actor: Stephanie March
Richard Belzer as John Munch in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

John Munch

Actor: Richard Belzer
Also in: The Flash
B.D. Wong as George Huang in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

George Huang

Actor: B.D. Wong
Also in: Oz, Gotham
Dann Florek as Donald Cragen in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Donald Cragen

Actor: Dann Florek
Diane Neal as Casey Novak in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Casey Novak

Actor: Diane Neal
Michelle Hurd as Monique Jefferies in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Monique Jefferies

Actor: Michelle Hurd
Also in: Marvel's Daredevil, Blindspot, Ash vs Evil Dead
Andy Karl as Mike Dodds in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Mike Dodds

Actor: Andy Karl
Sophia Bush as Erin Lindsey in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Erin Lindsey

Actor: Sophia Bush
Also in: Chicago P.D.
Raúl Esparza as Rafael Barba in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Rafael Barba

Actor: Raúl Esparza
Also in: Hannibal, BoJack Horseman, The Path
Christopher Meloni as Elliot Stabler in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Elliot Stabler

Actor: Christopher Meloni
Also in: True Blood, Oz
Danny Pino as Nick Amaro in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Nick Amaro

Actor: Danny Pino
Also in: BrainDead, Cold Case
Jason Beghe as Hank Voight in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Hank Voight

Actor: Jason Beghe
Also in: Californication, Chicago P.D.