He is so popular that he’s been dubbed a “zaddy,” which is pretty much a hot dad.
Another part of his appeal has been his chemistry with costar Mariska Hargitay, who plays detective Olivia Benson.
“I think because we’ve been together for so long and people have imbued our relationship that was always kind of hinted and teased at,” Meloni said. “So they get to fill in kind of the area, the blanks, the little cracks and crevices of who we are, what we are, what we’ve done and what we will do.”
The two of them together are so arresting!