Daveed Diggs (black-ish)
Appeared in: Season 17, Episode 4 “Community Policing”
Known for his roles on black-ish
and in Broadway’s Hamilton: An American Musical
, Diggs stopped by the procedural in 2015 as civil rights attorney Louis Henderson in an episode that also featured recurring SVU
guest star and Diggs’ Hamilton
costar Leslie Odom, Jr. as Reverend Curtis Scott. The two champion the rights of an unarmed young black man who is shot to death by New York cops in a highly traumatic case.
Diggs also returned as Henderson in 2016 with another Hamilton co-star, Anthony Ramos, in “Forty-One Witnesses.”