T.R. Knight to Portray Suspected Rapist on Law & Order: SVU

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T.R. Knight has booked his first television role since leaving Grey's Anatomy in 2009.

The actor will guest star on an episode of Law & Order: SVU this season, portraying a suspected rapist who stands by his innocence, even in the face of mounting evidence to the contrary.

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Knight played Dr. George O'Malley on Grey's Anatomy for five years, exiting the series a few years after Isaiah Washington made comments disparaging his sexuality in 2006. He has since appeared in a couple stage productions.

No date has been set for Knight's Law & Order: SVU episode, but the series returns on Wednesday, September 21.

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    It's about time! I've wanted to see T.R. Knight make a reappearance on TV ever since his departure from Grey's Anatomy. I'm really excited for this. :D