Williams to appear on 'SVU'


Oscar winner Robin Williams will make a rare TV appearance on NBC's crime drama "Law & Order: SVU."

On an episode slated to air April 29, he will play a law-abiding engineer whose life takes a tragic turn, he becomes an ardent believer in the necessity of challenging authority.

"We are thrilled that one of the most talented and versatile actors around will be starring in this powerful and complex special 200th episode," executive producer Neal Baer said. "We can't imagine anyone else doing this role."