Sarah Hyland (Modern Family)
Appeared in: Season 10, Episode 12 “Hothouse”
The Modern Family star appeared on SVU twice: the 2001 episode “Repression” and 2009’s “Hothouse,” which aired months before the start of her hit ABC sitcom.
In the latter, an 18-year-old Hyland played Jennifer, a manic 14-year-old prodigy who confesses to killing her roommate Elsa (Juliet Brett) out of jealousy. Benson helps Jennifer plead insanity after finding ADHD meds taken to stay awake for days at a time. You’re the Worst’s Aya Cash also appears as Elsa’s physically abused older sister, Katrina.