Alec Baldwin to Guest Star on Mariska Hargitay-Directed ‘SVU’ Episode

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The former “30 Rock” star returns to NBC in a March episode of the crime procedural

Alec Baldwin will return to NBC for his first post-“30 Rock” role since the comedy ended last year.

The actor will appear in a March episode of “Law & Order: SVU,” a show representative told TheWrap.

“SVU” producers are keeping Baldwin’s role secret, but we do know that he will appear on “SVU” during star Mariska Hargitay‘s directorial debut.

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Baldwin starred on “30 Rock” for seven seasons, a role that earned him two Emmy awards. Recently, his MSNBC talk show was canceled by the cable news network after the actor made controversial anti-gay statements. His other TV credits include NBC’s “Will & Grace,” “Friends” and CBS’s primetime soap opera “Knot’s Landing.”

His movie credits include “Beetlejuice,” “The Hunt for Red October,” “Glengarry Glen Ross” and “Rock of Ages,” among many others.

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CAA represents Baldwin.

E!Online first reported the casting.