On the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit special two-hour episode “The Manhunt Begins,” the New York SVU team searches for two convicted serial killers who escape from jail. They team up with Chicago PD detectives Erin Lindsay (Sophia Bush) and Antonio Dawson (Jon Seda) to track the two “intelligent and charming” men including Dr. Gregory Yates.
Yates is portrayed by Dallas Roberts. He’s best known for his roles on Unforgettable (Eliot Delson), The Good Wife (Alicia’s brother Owen Cavanaugh), The Walking Dead (Milton Mamet) and The L Word (Angus Partridge). Roberts is also recognized for his roles in the films Dallas Buyers Club, The Grey, 3:10 to Yuma, and Walk the Line. Law & Order: SVU airs Wednesdays at 9pm on NBC.