Ezekial Dann Florek was born on the 1st May 1950 in Flat Rock, Michigan USA, and is an actor and director, most recognized for his appearance as Donald Cragen in the TV series “Law & Order” (1990-2004), and the spin-off of the show “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1999-2015). He has also appeared in numerous other TV series and films, including “LA Law” (1988-1993), “Hard Rain” (1998), and “Santorini Blue” (2011) among others. He has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1982. Have you ever wondered how rich Dann Florek is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Dann`s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount he owes mostly to his role as Donald Cragen, as he earned $100, 000 per episode, but his other roles have also added a substantial amount to his net worth.
Dann Florek Net Worth $10 Million
Dann grew up in his hometown, together with his brother Dave who is also an actor; Dann`s parents were Darlene and Leonard Florek Sr. who worked as a chiropractor. When it comes to his education, Dann attended the Eastern Michigan University, but dropped out of studies in order to pursue an acting career. However, he received an honorary Bachelor of Arts and Doctorate of Arts degrees in 2008. Soon after he left the university, Dann ventured into acting, but didn`t have any success until the early 1980s, an appearance in the film made for television “The Country Girl” (1982). His next appearance was in the film “Eddie Macon`s Run” in 1983, and two years later he featured in the film “Braker”. Until the end of the 1980s, Dann found regular work in films and TV series, which included “Sweet Liberty” (1986) with Michelle Pfeiffer and Alan Alda in lead roles, and the next year he appeared in “Angel Heart”, with Mickey Rourke and Robert De Niro as the stars. In 1988 he was selected for the role of Dave Meyer in the TV series “LA Law”, which only increased his net worth and helped him build his career. His other acting credits during this period include appearances in a few episodes of such TV series as “American Playhouse” (1988), “21 Jump Street” (1988), “The Practice” (1998) and “Hardball” (1994), among others, all of which increased his net worth. Two years into the show, Dann was selected for the role of Donald Cragen in the TV series “Law & Order”, which soon became his signature role, which he repeated in the series` spin-off “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, which increased his net worth to a large degree. While filming the first series, Dann stayed active in finding new roles, and successfully landed a few notable parts in such films and TV series as “The Flintstones” (1994), “The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer” (1998), “The Pentagon Wars” (1998), “Smart Guy” (1997-1999), and “Beautiful Joe” (2000), among others, which also increased his net worth. To speak further of his career, until 2013 he stayed focused on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, when he was cast in the film “Santorini Blue”, and two years later he featured in the film “Captain Blackout”. Most recently, Dann appeared in one episode of the popular TV series “Under The Dome” in 2015. Regarding his personal life, Dann has been married to Karen since 1980, however, there is no information whether the couple has children. In his free time, Dann enjoys playing golf, and is a musician who collects music memorabilia.