Law & Order - Season 12, Episode 6 - Rotten Tomatoes

Formerly Famous


Episode Info

A well-publicized murder case involving a former TV detective-show star was the blatant inspiration for this episode. It all begins when the wife of has-been singer Tommy Vega (Gary Busey) is shot to death a few blocks from the couple's favorite restaurant. Early suspects include Tommy's manager and his estranged, embittered son. But several credibility gaps lead the detectives and the D.A.'s office directly back to Vega himself.


Jerry Orbach
as Det. Lennie Briscoe
Sam Waterston
as ADA Jack McCoy
Jesse L. Martin
as Det. Edward Green
Elisabeth Röhm
as ADA Serena Southerlyn
S. Epatha Merkerson
as Lt. Anita Van Buren
Dianne Wiest
as DA Nora Lewin
Gary Busey
as Tommy Vega
Joe Piscopo
as Art Cahill, Arthur Cahill
Bruce Altman
as Brad Feldman
David Allen Case
as Peter Vega
Jon Sklaroff
as Rick Jordan
Barbara Gulan
as Ms. Boyle
Beatrice Winde
as Mrs. Hawthorne
Joe Piscopo
as Art Cahill
Leslie Lyles
as Karin Ames
Craig Braun
as David Reynolds
Diane Cossa
as Susan Brandees
Jarleth Conroy
as Frank Noonan
Gerard Doyle
as Billy Connelly
Chris Gardner
as Jackson Hawthorne
Chris Gardner
as Jackson Hawthorne
Andrea Navedo
as Det. Ann Cordova
John Boyle
as Dr. Carl Geller
Haynes Thigpen
as Mail Clerk
Jason Furlani
as Policeman
Lillian Langford
as Reporter #1
Bill Kocis
as Reporter #2
Shaheen Vaaz
as Reporter #3
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