Peter Coyote joins 'Law and Order: L.A.'

Veteran actor will have recurring role as district attorney

Veteran actor Peter Coyote has joined the cast of NBC's "Law and Order: Los Angeles."

Coyote is in a recurring role as the district attorney who oversees the deputy DAs played by Alfred Molina, Terrence Howard, Regina Hall and Megan Boone.

Coyote has appeared as a guest star on "FlashForward," "Brothers & Sisters" and "NCIS," and in movies such as "A Walk to Remember" and "Erin Brockovich."