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Law & Order


Played By Jeffrey Donovan

Actor Bio

Jeffrey Donovan plays Detective Frank Cosgrove in the 21st season of the NBC drama "Law & Order."

Donovan is perhaps best known for his leading work as former CIA operative Michael Westen on the Emmy Award-nominated USA series "Burn Notice" for seven seasons. Donovan received strong recognition playing North Dakota off-kilter mobster Dodd Gerhardt in the second season of Noah Hawley's critically acclaimed "Fargo" on FX, and was cast as series lead Charlie Haverford, a tarot-reading con-artist, on Hulu's "Shut Eye."

On the film side, Donovan recently filmed a sequence of back-to-back films - "National Champions" for director Ric Roman Waugh starring opposite J.K. Simmons; the western "Surrounded," opposite Letitia Wright and Jamie Bell; the hostage drama "892," opposite John Boyega and Michael Kenneth Williams; and the family drama "First Love," opposite Diane Kruger. Past features include "Wrath of Man" for director Guy Ritchie; "Let Him Go," alongside Kevin Costner and Diane Lane; and Noah Hawley's "Lucy in the Sky," alongside Natalie Portman and Jon Hamm.

His other film credits include "Sicario: Day of the Soldado," opposite Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro; "Villains," opposite Bill Skarsgård and Kyra Sedgwick; "Honest Thief," opposite Liam Neeson; Denis Villeneuve's "Sicario"; Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar," playing Robert F. Kennedy, "The Changeling"; Rob Reiner's "LBJ," playing John F. Kennedy; and Ric Roman Waugh's "Shot Caller."

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