|Date of birth:||December 9, 1962|
|Place of birth:||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Role:||Defense Attorney Paul Robinette|
Lieutenant Mike Carey
|Show(s):||Chicago Justice (guest star)|
Chicago P.D. (guest star)
Richard L. Brooks is an actor who played Assistant District Attorney Paul Robinette in the first three seasons of Law & Order. Brooks returned to the series as a Defense Attorney in the episodes "Custody", "Birthright", and "Fear America". He later reprises Robinette in the Chicago Justice episode "Uncertainty Principle". He also played Mike Carey, a Lieutenant handling juvenile cases, in the Chicago P.D. episode "Tender Age".
|“||Lieutenant, good to see you. 30 years. Juvenile cases.||”|
Brooks is also well known by some science fiction fans for his appearance on Joss Whedon's Firefly, as a bounty hunter Jubal Early in the metaphysical series finale Objects in Space. He also appeared in the fifth episode of the series Brimstone.