Roger Tate
Name Roger Tate
Title Doctor
Occupation Therapist
Pathology Murderer
Family Ian Alexander Tate (son)
Status Imprisoned
Actor George Segal
First Appearance "Abomination"

Dr. Roger Tate is a therapist based in New York who specializes in "reparative therapy"; he claims to be able to cure homosexuality. He was tried and found guilty of killing one of his patients after learning that the young man was sleeping with his son. (SVU: "Abomination")


  • Tate is likely based on Dr. Charles Socarides, a therapist who claimed that homosexuality could be "cured" but who in fact had a son who was gay.

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