Monday, January 12, 2015

From Guest to Star

S. Epatha Merkerson is best known as playing Lt. Anita Van Buren on Law & Order, but before she took on the longest running role of her career, she played a victim during the first season of the show:

When show producers needed to cast the role of Lt. Van Buren, they remembered how much of a pro Ms. Merkerson was during her guest stint and the rest was history.