Dann Florek Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 May, 2021
Facts of Dann Florek
Name Dann Florek
Birth Name Ezekial Dann Florek
Father Leonard Florek
Mother Darlene Florek
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Flat Rock, Michigan
Profession Actor, Producer, Director
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $100,000 per episode
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Bald
Face Color Fair
Famous for Law & Order
Married Yes
Married to Karen Elaine Kosinski
Education Eastern Michigan University, The Juilliard School, Flat Rock Community High School
Online Presence Twitter
Movies An Innocent Man, The Flintstones, Hard Rain
TV Show Law & Order, Smart Guy, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Siblings 1
View more / View Less Facts of Dann Florek

Dann Florek is an American actor, director, and producer. He is internationally famous for playing the role of New York City Police Captain Donald Cragen on NBC's Law & Order and its spinoff. Likewise, his other notable works are The Flintstones, Hard Rain, L.A. Law, Hardball, and Smart Guy.

Who Is Dann Florek Wife?

Florek is married to Karen Elaine Kosinski. The couple exchanged wedding rings on July 25, 1983, in an intimate ceremony. 

The duo has been together for the last 38 years years. To date, Dann and his artist wife do not share any child.

How Much Is Dann Florek Worth & Salary?

Florek has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of the Celebrity Net Worth. Likewise, he earns a salary of $100,000 per episode.

Active since 1982, the actor has altogether 62 acting credits, 2 credits as a producer, and 1 as a director under his name. He made his acting debut playing the role of Larry in the television film The Country Girl

After that, Dann appeared in Eddie Macon's Run, Sweet Liberty, Angel Heart, Flight of the Intruder, Hill Street Blues, The Equalizer, Hunter, L.A. Law, and American Playhouse. He got his major break portraying Captain Donald Cragen on NBC's Law & Order (1990–1993, 1995,
2000, 2004)
. In the show, he worked for a total of 69 episodes and shared the screen with George DzundzaChris Noth, and Richard Brooks.

CAPTION: Law & Order star Danny Florek SOURCE: Instagram @mariska_hm

Furthermore, his other notable acting credits are An Innocent Man, Getting Even with Dad, Hard Rain, Beautiful Joe, Law & Order: The Beginning, Copy That, Hardball, Roseanne, Michael Hayes, Smart Guy, The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Under the Dome, and Disillusioned.

Besides that, the millionaire directed 3 episodes of the show Law & Order (1993-1995). Likewise, he worked as a co-executive producer of the film Santorini Blue in 2013. The following year, he again served as an executive producer of the TV film Captain Blackout.


Dann Florek's full name is Ezekial Dann Florek. He was on May 1, 1950, in Flat Rock, Michigan, the United States of America. As of 2021, he is 71 years old and stands at a height of 6 feet or 183 cm tall.

His parents are Darlene Florek and Leonard Florek (a chiropractor). He has a younger brother Dave Florek who is also an actor by profession. 

Dann attended Juilliard School in New York. Likewise, he enrolled at the Eastern Michigan University. In order to pursue an acting career in theatre, he moved to New York City and never earned graduation.