Leslie-Hendrix
Leslie Hendrix | Biography

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  • Full Name Leslie Hendrix
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace San Francisco, California, USA
  • Birth Date Jun 05, 1960
  • Age 62 Years, 3 Months
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
Elizabeth Rodgers in the TV Series 'Law and Order'

Leslie Hendrix | Biography

Famous for TV shows like 'The Blacklist' and 'Gotham'

Hendrix holds the record of most appearances in the 'Law & Order' franchise. She had prominent roles in 263 episodes in four parts of the series. She has acted in four series of 'Law and Order' franchise including 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,' 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent,' 'Law and Order: Trial By Jury,' and the original series.


Leslie Hendrix is a well-renowned actress best known for portraying M.E. Elizabeth Rodgers in Law & Order (1999-2011 TV series).

Who is Leslie Hendrix?

Leslie Hendrix is an American television and film actress. At the age of 32, Hendrix began her acting journey as Blanche Dubois in her Broadway debut play A Streetcar Named Desire in 1992. 

Later, in 1998, she landed her first film role as the minor character Bearded Lady in the film Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God…Be Back by Five. She was cast in the popular NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit the following year. It marked her prominence in the TV and acting industry.

Hendrix's acting career spans over three decades, acting in over 30 different TV series and films. Her most notable appearances include Made for Each Other (2009 film), Arthur (2011 film), The Blacklist (2016 TV series), Gotham (2016-2017 TV series), and Sleeping With Danger (2020 TV movie).

Early Bio and Parents

Leslie Hendrix was born in San Francisco, California, on 5 June 1960. Although she has not given out her parents' names to the public, she regularly mentions them and posts their pictures on Instagram.

On 31 October 2021, Hendrix shared a picture of her parents' marriage day. According to the post, her parents tied knots in 1959. Similarly, as per her 21 June 2020 post on Instagram, her parents have passed away. While her father died in 2015, her mother died a year later.

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Leslie Hendrix's Parents (Photo: Instagram)

'Law and Order'

Hendrix has acted in four series of Law and Order franchise. She first appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as M.E. Elizabeth Rodgers in 1999. She was part of 9 episodes of the show from 1999 to 2000.

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She then became the regular cast of the original Law & Order series in 1992. She revived her character, Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers, in 143 episodes through 2010. At the same time, she made contributions in 110 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent from 2001 to 2011. Moreover, she was also part of the series' spin-off show Law and Order: Trial By Jury in 2005.

Thus, Hendrix holds the record of most appearances in the Law & Order franchise. She had prominent roles in 263 episodes in four parts of the series.

According to a September 2021 report on Hollywood Reporter, the Law & Order series is set to make a comeback on NBC in 2022, after about 11 years. 

The series last aired on the channel on 26 June 2011. Moreover, the same source suggests that some former cast members will also return to the show. But again, we need to wait for an official announcement from the series' production unit to see if Hendrix is one of them.

Personal Life

Hendrix appears to be a secretive person regarding her personal life. She has shared no information about her relationship status in the media. In addition, her social media does not have any posts that can relate to her love life, marriage, or husband. However, according to Hendrix's bio on IMDb, she has a son (name not disclosed).

Hendrix's Instagram handle suggests she is a cat lover. She has at least two cats by the name Caesar and Dorothy. Both her cats regularly feature on her Instagram posts.

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