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U.S. Senator Joins LAW & ORDER Cast
U.S. Senator Fred Thompson has joined the cast of NBC’s LAW & ORDER, playing the new chief prosecutor. The show is Thompson’s first television role for the former actor. Thompson has appeared in 18 films, including DIE HARD 2. Thompson will play a newly appointed district attorney assigned to ride herd over assistant DAs Jack McCoy and Serena Southerlyn. He will fill the role abandoned by Dianne Wiest.