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Every Time Ice T's Wife, Coco Austin, Made a Surprise Appearance on SVU

The model has appeared on the hit drama a number of times, and always as a different character.

By Elizabeth Logan

Ice T's wife Coco Austin has made a few appearances on the long-running procedural Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, and her husband had a pretty funny reaction last time she popped up in a cameo. Read on for information on all of her appearances.

How to Watch

Watch the Season 26 premiere of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Thursday, October 3 at 9/8c on NBC.

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Ice T's wife, Coco Austin, guest stars on SVU

In 2004, two years after she wed rapper and actor Ice T, who plays Detective Fin Tutuola on the show, Austin appeared in the episode "Head" (Season 5, Episode 25) as a character credited as "Porn Queen."

Four years later, she appeared again, this time in the role of Traci Bell. In "Fight" (Season 9, Episode 8), Austin, as Bell, is confronted by Tutuola, who accuses her of being "cold" for seemingly not caring that her fiancé has committed vicious crimes.

Coco Austin in Law and Order SVU Epsiode 525

Austin's most recent appearance was in 2012's "Theatre Tricks" (Season 13, Episode 11), in which a crime occurs during a performance of a Sleep No More-like interactive play. Austin is credited as "Venus," the name of her character in the play-within-a-show. Fun fact: this episode also includes a young Adam Driver.

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"I didn't have a say in what I was going to wear at all," she told The Huffington Post about filming the episode. "I was actually surprised when the wardrobe people called me up and said, 'You need to come in for a fitting.' I thought I was going to be in a rather cutesy outfit, but very regal and classy. When I walked in and on the hanger was this little bikini-style outfit that looked kind of like booty shorts, I was like, 'Wait, hold up! NBC is OK with this?'"

Coco Austin in Law and Order SVU Epsiode

Ice T said in the same article, "I think whenever Coco is on the set, every single crew member somehow makes it to the set. Every light man, every prop person, every electrical, every cook somehow makes it to that set when Coco is going to shoot. We have more people on set when Coco shoots than any time in the history of Law & Order."