Dann Florek departing 'Law and Order: SVU' after years as Capt. Cragen

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- New York City Police Capt. Donald Cragen is retiring -- or to put it another way, actor Dann Florek is departing "Law and Order: SVU" after 14 years.
Richard Belzer leaving 'Law & Order: SVU'

Richard Belzer leaving 'Law & Order: SVU'

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Richard Belzer is leaving "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," the New York police drama on which he has played Sgt. John Munch for 15 years.

Belzer proud of John Munch character

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Actor Richard Belzer says he does not think it's just novelty that his Detective John Munch character has appeared on 10 different U.S. TV series.
Belzer tapped as DGA Honors emcee

Belzer tapped as DGA Honors emcee

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Richard Belzer has agreed to be the host of the 7th Directors Guild of America Honors, the DGA said Monday.

Jerry Lewis guests on 'Law & Order: SVU'

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- Comedic icon Jerry Lewis will play a homeless man who turns out to be the uncle of Richard Belzer's Lt. John Munch on NBC's "Law & Order: SVU."

Richard Belzer has a pet project

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" star Richard Belzer is starring in a public service ad campaign for a New York animal shelter.

Richard Belzer returns to comedy roots

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Actor Richard Belzer, from crime drama "SVU," will return to his comedic roots with an upcoming sketch-style comedy film titled "This is America."