Dann Florek Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Education, Family

Dann Florek Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Education, Family

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Biography of Dan Florek

Dann Florek is an American director and actor. On NBC’s Law & Order and its spin-off Law & Order: Special Victims Unit he played NYPD Captain Donald Cragen, and on LA Law he played Dave Meyer (1988–1993).

How old is Dann Florek? – Age

He turns 71 in May 2022. Dann was born Ezekial Dann Florek on May 1, 1950 in Flat Rock, Michigan, United States of America.

Dann Florek Education

He studied math and physics at Eastern Michigan University but never graduated. He later received an Honorary Bachelor of Arts and an Honorary Doctor of Arts from Eastern Michigan University on December 13, 2008 and December 14, 2008, respectively, at the school’s winter commencement ceremony.

Size of Dann Florek

Dann stands at a height of 5′ 11″ (1.82 m).

Dann Florek Family – Parents

Florek was born and raised in Flat Rock, Michigan. He is the son of Leonard Florek, a chiropractor, and Darlene Florek. He has a brother named Dave Florek.

Dann Florek wife

He has been married to Karen Elaine Kosinski since July 25, 1983, both reside in Venice, Los Angeles. Karen works as an artist.

Dann Florek Career

Florek rose through the ranks of supporting cast in films such as Sweet Liberty, Moon Over Parador and Angel Heart in the 1980s. He also appeared in the live-action film adaptation of The Flintstones as Mr. Slate. Florek appeared in 22 episodes of the hit NBC drama LA Law beginning in 1988 as Dave Meyer, the husband of Susan Ruttan’s character Roxanne Melman. Florek also played the high school gym trainer on the WB sitcom Smart Guy and appeared in several episodes of Roseanne. Florek starred as Captain Don Cragen in the NBC police procedural and legal drama television series Law & Order beginning in 1990.

Photo by Dann Florek
Photo by Dann Florek

Dann returned to Los Angeles in the 1980s, where he performed on stage at the La Jolla Playhouse and the Globe Theater (“Big River,” “The Three Cuckolds”) while seeking film and television work. . He eventually found a “working class” niche in television crime dramas, playing down-to-earth, pragmatic civil servants. “Hill Street Blues”, “The Equalizer”, “Matlock”, “21 Jump Street”, Beverly Hills Buntz” and “Almost Grown” are among the credits of his series. Dann also appeared as the husband of secretary Roxanne (series regular Susan Ruttan) on LA Law (1986) He also established himself as a constant supporting actor and a recognizable face in films such as Eddie Macon’s Run (1983) (debut), Sweet Liberty (1986 ), Angel Heart (1987), Sunset (1988) and Moon Over Parador (1989) (1988).

Florek would land a long-term role as Captain Cragen in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1990). He reprized his role in the spin-off series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). He was the supervisor for over two and a half decades. Despite his busy schedule, he found time to appear in a few other shows, including a regular role in the short-lived baseball comedy Hardball (1994) and as goofy Abraham Lincoln in the irreverent comedy The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (1998). He was also cast as a recurring coach on Smart Guy (1997). Since retiring from his role in television, he has been busy with theatrical productions such as “The Front Page” (Broadway revival, 2016) and “The Joy Wheel” (2019),

Dann Florek net worth

Florek has an estimated net worth of $10 million from 2023.

Dann FlorekFilms

  • Law and Order 2022
  • 2018 Disenchanted
  • 2015 Under the Dome
  • Captain Blackout 2014
  • 2002 LA Law: The Movie
  • 2000 Det. of the strange world.
  • 1999–2021 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • 1998 The Pretender
  • 1998 From the Earth to the Moon
  • 1998 The Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer
  • 1998 Little girl flies away
  • 1998 The Pentagon Wars
  • 1998 Exiled: A Law and an Order
  • 1997Michael Hayes
  • 1997 Sabrina, the teenage witch
  • 1997 Total Security
  • 1997 NYPD blue
  • 1997 A Nightmare Come True
  • 1997–1999 Smart Guy
  • Champions 1996
  • 1995 Ellen
  • 1995 The John Larroquette Show
  • 1994 Hardball
  • 1994 Wings
  • 1990 Great
  • 1990–2004 Law & Order