Love At First Sight: ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Star Dann Florek Has Been Happily Married To His Gorgeous Wife Karen For 36 Years

October 2, 2019

Dann Florek is one of the most definable faces in the movie industry. Fans also love and admire him for his role as Donald Cragen on the iconic TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Raised in Michigan, the actor was a math and physics major in the university until a drama scholarship changed the course of his life. He trained at Juilliard and appeared frequently on stage.

His breakthrough in acting came after he got to play pragmatic officials on hit shows such as L.A. Law and Law & Order. His film credits include Eddie Macon's Run, Angel Heart, Moon Over Parador, and Beautiful Joe.

Happily married

The Law & Order: SVU star has been happily married to his wife for 36 years. The couple met in acting class while at the university.

It was love at first sight for the couple as Karen admitted she was smitten by the actor when they met. She is an artist and worked as a waitress to support her husband's career in acting.

She described that period as the best time of their lives, saying: “We are very happy.” After almost four decades, they are still inseparable.

Dann and Karen’s story proves that love, at first sight, is very romantic. And also when two people belong together like the actor and his wife, they will find each other no matter what.

What’s their secret?

Dann and Karen Florek share one hobby, photography. The couple confessed that taking pictures and sending them to each other helps them stay connected.

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May their marriage be always filled with love and happiness!