A fact of every New Yorker's life: You are not officially a resident until Law & Order: SVU has filmed on your block (I myself was indoctrinated just over a year ago). Another fact: The rite of passage to Hollywood leads almost directly through SVU's doors. After reminiscing about all of our favorite celebs who've appeared on Gilmore Girls—and in honor of SVU's 16th season premiere tonight—I got to thinking about everyone who's appeared alongside Benson and Stabler (and Benson and Amaro) over the years. The list is like Taylor Swift's roster of exes and besties: Long, chock-full of celebrities, and ever-changing. Check it out below!
Kate Mara: The American Horror Story and House of Cards alum played an ultra-competitive gymnast who may be involved in one of her teammate's murders in the season two episode "Pixies".