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Chris Meloni Had the Sweetest SVU Reunion with Stephanie March, a.k.a Cabot

The Law & Order: Special Victims Unit stars posed together with big smiles. 

By Jackie Manno

On January 17, Chris Meloni (Elliot Stabler) had a mega reunion with fellow Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Organized Crime stars. In the reel, the actor posed with Mariska Hargitay (Olivia Benson), Ice T (Fin Tutuola), Ainsley Seiger (Jet Slootmaekers), Kelli Giddish (Amanda Rollins). In a special surprise, he also smiled with a way back co-star, Stephanie March, who played ADA Alex Cabot. 

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"So this happened last note in celebration of SVU25 Beautiful reunion with friends and colleagues @icet @therealmariskahargitay @marchstephanie @ainsleyseiger thank you @nbc @wolfentertainment," Meloni captioned the post. 

"An elite photo dump," the official NBC Instagram account commented. 

See the fun reel down later in this post!

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Stephanie March's journey on SVU

Stephanie March left SVU in Season 5 after her character had to join the witness protection program after faking her own death. However, we saw her temporarily reprise her role as Cabot in Seasons 10, 11, 13, and 19. 

"[Law & Order] was a fantastic work experience, and I really miss the people quite a bit," March told TV Guide in 2004, explaining her character's exit. "But, you know, you get to a point where you feel like, as a character, you kind of said everything you can say...It was my first on-camera job after college. I got really lucky and I thought, I just have to do a couple of more things before I get too comfortable. Perhaps all I need is a long break."

Split of Chris Meloni and Stephanie March

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Fast forward to 2023, and March became a board member of the Panzi Foundation, an organization that is making strides to dismantle the use of rape as a weapon of war. 

"So much of what we were working on and talking about was grounded in real-life problems and real situations," March told TODAY of her efforts. "It's easy enough to be an actor pretending around them, but when you think about the real-life consequences and the people suffering through that, I felt compelled to take more concrete action outside of just my work."

March also opened up about how her friendship with Mariska Hargitay, who founded The Joyful Heart Foundation, has inspired her. "She's an absolute delight to be around. She's one of the funniest people I've ever met in my entire life. She has the best sense of humor and the show is not a great place to showcase that, but she cracks me up. I really believe in the power of female friendship and honesty and being vulnerable to one another and being able to raise each other up."