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Why did Brent Antonello leave Law and Order?

Why did Brent Antonello leave Law and Order?

BRENT Antonello has left Law and Order after one year on two versions of the show.

But who is Antonello and why did he quit? Here’s everything you need to know. Contains spoilers for Law and Order: Organized Crime season 3.

Brent Antonello has left Law and Order after appearing in just one season


Brent Antonello has left Law and Order after appearing in just one seasonCredit: Getty

Who is Brent Antonello?

Brent Antonello is an actor, best known for his roles in TV drama series.

He was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 25, 1989.

Before joining Law and Order, his major roles included Jude Kinkade in two seasons of sports drama Hit the Floor (2014-18) and Hank Sullivan in two seasons of Dynasty (2018-19).

He also has some prior experience in crime dramas, appearing in an episode of S.W.A.T. in 2017.

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Who did Brent Antonello play in Law and Order?

Antonello joined the cast of NBC hit Law and Order: Organized Crime in 2022.

The show is a spin-off of the original Law and Order series and is part of its multi-programme franchise.

In it, Antonello played Detective Jamie Whelan, an NYPD detective with the Manhattan Organized Crime Control Bureau.

Whelan was the partner of Christopher Meloni’s character Elliot Stabler during season three.

He replaced departing characters Victoria Cho and Carlos Maldonando.

The character also had a criminal past as a street car racer before turning his life around and joining the police.

The actor also appeared in a crossover with Law and Order: Special Victims Unit in 2023.

This was his final episode as a cast member as Whelan was killed off after being shot while chasing a suspect.

Why did Brent Antonello leave Law and Order?

As of May 2023, it is not known why Antonello left the series and the star himself has not commented on the situation publicly.

It has been speculated that his contract simply ran out or that his character was killed off for narrative reasons.

Antonello is listed in the cast for an upcoming show called Citizen Soldiers.

According to IMDb, the programme is set to focus on a US infantry division in Luxembourg in the run-up to the Battle of the Bulge during World War Two.

Antonello is set to play Private First Class Fazio.