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'Law & Order' celebrity guest stars we can't forget

After swearing off New York City and public life, temperamental actor Alec Baldwin made his "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" debut March 19, 2014, playing none other than a newspaper columnist.

Was it memorable? Definitely.

But these are a few other celebrity guest stars that stuck with us all these years later.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Back in 1991, a then-unknown PSH scored his
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Back in 1991, a then-unknown PSH scored his TV debut as a drug dealer and rapist in the first season of "Law & Order."

Samuel L. Jackson

The already established actor lent his talents to
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The already established actor lent his talents to "Law & Order" in the same 1991 episode as Seymour Hoffman's lawyer.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts was dating
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Julia Roberts was dating "Law & Order" actor Benjamin Bratt back when she guest starred on season 9, and she spent most of the episode seducing his character. It was awesome.

Jennifer Garner

Speaking of seducing Rey Curtis, Jennifer Garner also
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Speaking of seducing Rey Curtis, Jennifer Garner also got her shot, and she made it count -- the detective and graduate student had a steamy affair.

Robin Williams

Robin Williams was so convincingly creepy on
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Robin Williams was so convincingly creepy on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" as an engineer who makes prank phone calls to SVU officials and drives a doctor to suicide that he was nominated for an Emmy for his 2008 performance.

John Stamos

It's hard to believe that someone this adorable
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It's hard to believe that someone this adorable played someone who was obsessed with impregnating women, but his "Law & Order" season 12 character fathered almost 50 children.

Ludacris

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"Law & Order" gave Ludacris the chance to prove he's more than just a rapper -- his role made such an impact he was asked to reprise it in a second episode.

Hayden Panettiere

A young Panettiere is so cute in
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A young Panettiere is so cute in "Law & Order" season 2 as a child of suspected abusive parents, that even Olivia Benson gets attached. The actress then came back to the franchise for season 6 of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" as a rebellious teen.

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