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Dann Florek
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Dann Florek

Prior to his debut of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Florek also got the chance to play Cragen in the Law & Order movie Exiled.

Raised in Flat Rock, Michigan, Florek entered Eastern Michigan University as a math and physics major but left with a newfound interest in drama.

Florek went on to join the prestigious Acting Company at the Juilliard School in New York City. His professional theater work includes A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love's Labours Lost, Strange Snow and Death of a Salesman. Later, he headed west to San Diego, where he participated in many La Jolla Playhouse and Old Globe Theatre productions and eventually worked his way to Los Angeles. Florek gained attention for his portrayal of direct-marketing whiz Dave Meyer on the Emmy Award-winning L.A. Law, and recently joined his fellow cast members in the NBC reunion movie L.A. Law: The Movie. Florek's additional television credits include guest-starring roles on NBC's Wings and The Pretender, as well as The Practice, NYPD Blue, Roseanne, Ellen, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Smart Guy. He also starred as Abraham Lincoln on the controversial series The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer. Florek also appeared in the telefilms The Pentagon Wars and the Emmy Award-winning From Earth to the Moon.

Florek has appeared in such feature films as Paul Mazursky's Moon Over Parador, Blake Edward's Sunset, Alan Parker's Angel Heart, Alan Alda's Sweet Liberty, The Flintstones and Hard Rain.

An accomplished guitarist and avid golfer, Florek collects music memorabilia and antique golf clubs. He and his wife, Karen, an artist, divide their time between Los Angeles and New York.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Dann Florek Facts

BirthdayMay 1, 1950 (73)
BirthplaceFlat Rock, Michigan, USA

Selected Filmography

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