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Jesse L. Martin to Leave 'Law & Order'

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Feb 21, 2008 | 4:40am EST

Jesse L. Martin is to leave hit cop show Law & Order after nine years on the program.

The actor will film one more episode of the long-running drama, in which his character, Det. Ed Green, will be written out.

He will be replaced by Anthony Anderson, who previously appeared in spinoff show Law & Order: SVU

Martin will next be seen portraying singer Marvin Gaye in a forthcoming biopic of his life, which is expected to start shooting later this year.

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