Mike Tyson to play murderer in TV acting debut

Mike Tyson will make his TV acting debut on Law & Order: SVU.

The former boxer will make a guest appearance on the crime procedural playing a character called Reggie Rhodes, who is a murderer on death row.

His case is studied by Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and defence attorney Bayard Ellis (Andre Braugher).

Tyson has appeared on TV previously – in Entourage, Breaking In and Who’s The Boss – but has always played himself.

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