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Jayne Houdyshell
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Characters
Law & Order:
Forewoman
Marge Littleton
Madelyn Roberts
Law & Order: CI:
Ruth Pear
Law & Order: SVU:
Judge Ruth Linden
Date of birth
(born 25 September 1953; age 65)
Place of birth
Topeka, Kansas
IMDb profile

Jayne Houdyshell (born on September 25, 1953) is an actress from Topeka, Kansas who portrays the role of Judge Ruth Linden on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

She has also appeared on Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Conviction.

Appearances

Law & Order

  • "Denial" (1997) as Forewoman
  • "Shield" (1999) as Marge Littleton
  • "Dazzled" (2002) as Madelyn Roberts

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Judge Ruth Linden

Conviction

  • "Denial" (2006) as Judge Roberta Palski