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Edward Green is a fictional character on the NBC crime drama Law & Order, created by René Balcer and portrayed by Jesse L. Martin.wikipedia
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Edward Green is a fictional character on the NBC crime drama Law & Order, created by René Balcer and portrayed by Jesse L. Martin.
Among the longest-running main cast members were Steven Hill as District Attorney Adam Schiff (seasons 1–10), Jerry Orbach as Detective Lennie Briscoe (seasons 3–14), S. Epatha Merkerson as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren (seasons 4–20), Sam Waterston as Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy (seasons 5–20; later District Attorney) and Jesse L. Martin as Detective Ed Green (seasons 10–18).

Jesse L. Martin

Edward Green is a fictional character on the NBC crime drama Law & Order, created by René Balcer and portrayed by Jesse L. Martin.
He is best known for originating the role of Tom Collins on Broadway in the musical Rent and his television roles as NYPD Detective Ed Green on Law & Order and Captain Joe West on The Flash.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

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He appeared in 202 episodes (198 episodes of Law & Order, two episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, one episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and one episode of Law & Order: Trial by Jury).
Wolf loved the idea, but had already cast Jesse L. Martin as Briscoe's new partner, Detective Ed Green.

Joe Fontana (Law & Order)

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It takes him a while to warm up to his next partner, Joe Fontana (Dennis Farina), whose style is more abrasive than Briscoe's.
Fontana—portrayed by Dennis Farina—is partnered with Det. Ed Green and, for a brief time, with Det. Nick Falco while Green recovers from a gunshot wound.

Lennie Briscoe

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Ed Green is introduced as senior detective Lennie Briscoe's (Jerry Orbach) new junior partner, succeeding Rey Curtis (Benjamin Bratt).
Four years later, Curtis goes into early retirement to take care of his multiple sclerosis–stricken wife, and he is replaced by Det. Ed Green (Jesse L. Martin) in 1999.

Anita Van Buren

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However, Ed eventually deflates some of the tension between Fontana and their lieutenant, Anita Van Buren (S. Epatha Merkerson).
Throughout her run on the show, she oversees the work of detectives such as Lennie Briscoe (Jerry Orbach), Mike Logan (Chris Noth), Rey Curtis (Benjamin Bratt), Ed Green (Jesse L. Martin), Joe Fontana (Dennis Farina), Nick Falco (Michael Imperioli), Nina Cassady (Milena Govich), Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto), and Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson).

Rey Curtis

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Ed Green is introduced as senior detective Lennie Briscoe's (Jerry Orbach) new junior partner, succeeding Rey Curtis (Benjamin Bratt).
Curtis takes early retirement to care for her, and is succeeded by Det. Ed Green (Jesse L. Martin).

Nick Falco

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During his absence, he is replaced by Nick Falco (Michael Imperioli).
Falco appears as the junior partner of Det. Joe Fontana at the end of season 15 after Fontana's partner, Ed Green (Jesse L. Martin), was shot in the line of duty.

Nina Cassady

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He is partnered with Nina Cassady (Milena Govich), over the objections of Van Buren, who thinks Cassady is too inexperienced to be a homicide detective.
The show portrays Cassady partnered with Det. Ed Green (Jesse L. Martin).

Law & Order (season 15)

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Near the end of Season 15, Ed is shot in the line of duty and hospitalized for several weeks.
Days prior to the news of Annie Parisse joining the cast, it was announced that Jesse L. Martin (Detective Ed Green) would be departing the cast to film Rent.

Kevin Bernard

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Lupo is given Ed's position of senior partner, and Detective Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) of the Internal Affairs Bureau, who investigated Ed, becomes Lupo's new partner.
The show makes room for Detective Bernard in its ensemble cast when he first appears in the episode "Burn Card" as an Internal Affairs Bureau (IAB) detective, investigating a shooting in which long-time Detective Ed Green is involved.

Cyrus Lupo

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After Cassady's departure, Ed is next partnered with Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto).
Lupo then partners with Ed Green in order to solve the assisted suicide death of his brother Thomas.

Jeremy Sisto

After Cassady's departure, Ed is next partnered with Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto).
In 2008, Sisto joined the cast of the NBC crime drama series Law & Order, as Detective Cyrus Lupo, replacing Milena Govich's Detective Nina Cassady as the partner of Jesse L. Martin's Ed Green.

Milena Govich

He is partnered with Nina Cassady (Milena Govich), over the objections of Van Buren, who thinks Cassady is too inexperienced to be a homicide detective.
Govich played Det. Nina Cassady, who joined the cast as the junior partner when Jesse L. Martin's character, Det. Ed Green, was elevated to senior partner upon the retirement of Det. Joe Fontana, who was portrayed by Dennis Farina.

List of Law & Order episodes

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He has at least some family living in New York; in the episode "Deadlock", Van Buren recommends that Ed’s family be protected from an escaped convict, and he responds, "Way ahead of you. They're already upstate."

Law & Order (season 16)

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Jesse L. Martin returned to his role of Detective Ed Green in the season premiere episode, he left at the end of last season to act in the movie Rent.

Law & Order (season 10)

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Ed Green (played by Jesse L. Martin) replaced season 9's Rey Curtis (Benjamin Bratt) in the role of junior detective.

Burn Card

It marks the resignation of the principal character, Detective Ed Green (Jesse L. Martin), and the introduction of a new principal, Detective Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson).

Law & Order (season 17)

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Jesse L. Martin's character (Ed Green) was promoted to senior detective to replace Farina's character.

Law & Order (season 18)

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Mid-way through Season 18, Ed is involved in a shooting that leads to his being indicted and tried, though all charges are subsequently dropped.
She was replaced by Jeremy Sisto, who had guest starred as a defense attorney in the 17th season finale, as Detective Ed Green's new partner Cyrus Lupo.

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Edward Green is a fictional character on the NBC crime drama Law & Order, created by René Balcer and portrayed by Jesse L. Martin.