Dann Florek

Actor, Director
Dann Florek, a bald character player with a penchant for playing perpetually annoyed or annoying characters, has had a handful of film credits, but is perhaps best known for his regular and recurring work in primetime ... Read more »
Born: 04/30/1950 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Actor (41)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1988 - 1996, 1999 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ellen 1987 - 1996, 1999 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

L.A. Law 1987 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1987 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Major Dad 1988 - 1993, 1999 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1987 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The John Larroquette Show 1988 - 1996, 1999 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Practice 1987 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Wings 1988 - 1995, 1999 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ice Loves Coco 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hollywood Unleashed 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

L.A. Law: The Movie 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Hard Rain 1998 (Movie)

Mr Mehlor (Actor)

Michael Hayes 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Total Security 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Roseanne 1990, 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Last Frontier 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Hardball 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Getting Even With Dad 1994 (Movie)

Wayne (Actor)

The Flintstones 1994 (Movie)

Mr Slate (Actor)

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1992 Miss America Pageant 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Flight of the Intruder 1991 (Movie)

Mad Jack (Actor)

The Edge 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Five Corners 1988 (Movie)

Cop (Actor)

Moon Over Parador 1988 (Movie)

Toby (Actor)

Sunset 1988 (Movie)

Marty Goldberg (Actor)

Angel Heart 1987 (Movie)

Winesap (Actor)

The Doctors Wilde 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Sweet Liberty 1986 (Movie)

Jesse (Actor)

A Nightmare Come True (TV Show)

Actor

Alex: The Life of a Child (TV Show)

Actor

Braker (TV Show)

Actor

From the Earth to the Moon (TV Show)

Actor

Gambler (TV Show)

Actor

Little Girl Fly Away (TV Show)

Actor

The Pentagon Wars (TV Show)

Actor

The Trial of Bernhard Goetz (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Dann Florek, a bald character player with a penchant for playing perpetually annoyed or annoying characters, has had a handful of film credits, but is perhaps best known for his regular and recurring work in primetime network television. Raised in Flat Rock, Michigan, Florek discovered acting while pursuing a degree in math and physics at Eastern Michigan University. Following college, the actor moved east and took New York stage roles before a 1970s relocation to San Diego, where he starred in productions for the city's famed La Jolla Playhouse.

Relationships

Karen Florek

Wife

EDUCATION

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti , Michigan
entered as a math and physics major but switched majors to drama when he received a scholarship

Milestones

1999

Reprised his role as Donald Cragen on the spin-off series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

1998

Guest starred on episodes of "The Pretender" (NBC) and "The Practice" (ABC)

1998

Appeared in the action thriller "Hard Rain"

1997

Had featured role as a detective in the CBS drama "A Nightmare Come True"

1994

Played baseball manager 'Happy' Talbot on the Fox sitcom "Hardball"

1994

Offered a supporting turn as Mr Slate in the live-action feature version of "The Flintstones"

1994

Appeared in the Ted Danson/Macaulay Culkin starrer "Getting Even With Dad"

1991

Co-starred in the war drama "Flight of the Intruder"

1990

Played an unreasonable school principal on the ABC sitcom "Roseanne"

1989

Portrayed a strip club owner in the HBO anthology special "The Edge"

1988

Had a recurring role on "L.A. Law" as David Meyer, a businessman in a rocky marriage with legal secretary Roxanne

1988

Portrayed Judge Stephen Crane in the legal transcript based courtroom drama "The Trial of Bernhard Goetz", aired on PBS as an installment of "American Playhouse"

1988

Made guest appearances on "21 Jump Street" (Fox), "Matlock" and "Beverly Hills Buntz" (both NBC)

1988

Appeared in the features "Five Corners", "Sunset", and "Moon Over Parador"

1987

Was featured in Alan Parker's controversial thriller "Angel Heart"

1987

Guest starred on episodes of "Hunter" (NBC) and "Mr. President" (Fox)

1986

Feature film debut in the Alan Alda-helmed comedy "Sweet Liberty"

1986

Played a doctor in the fact-based ABC TV-movie "Alex: The Life of a Child"

1985

Appeared in the detective TV-movie "Braker" (ABC), starring Carl Weathers

Had a recurring role as Coach Gerber on the UPN series "Smart Guy"

Moved to NYC and began landing stage roles

Starred as Captain Cragen on the acclaimed NBC drama "Law & Order"

Headed to San Diego in the 1970s, starring in La Jolla Playhouse productions

Was a frequent guest performer on TV series

Raised in Flat Rock, Michigan

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