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Child Actor Plays Psychopath on ‘Law & Order: SVU’

March 13, 2013

Ethan Cutkosky, the St. Charles youth who stepped into acting and now is starring in Showtime’s comedy-drama Shameless, has been tapped to star in an episode of Law & Order: SVU, according to an exclusive by TVGuide.com.

The online magazine reports that Cutkosky will play Henry Messner, a troubled youth who, despite a “normal and supportive upbringing, and various diagnoses and prescriptions … has become increasingly antisocial and his capacity for violence is escalating.”

The crime drama will examine the question of whether Henry was born a psychopath, and what happens to kids in trouble who go without help, according to TVGuide.com. Read More