Creator of the TV series Law & Order Dick Wolf and Actor Robert Downey, Jr. on this edition of Fresh Air. Dick Wolf's Law & Order is the longest running drama on network television. After more than 300 shows and thirteen years the "ripped from the headlines" half cop-half law show is still going strong. It's also inspired two other series: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Also, There's a new large photography book of the show's "crime scenes" called Law & Order: Crime Scenes. There's also a new DVD of the show's first season. Actor Robert Downey, Jr. is starring in the new film The Singing Detective based on the Dennis Potter PBS mini-series. Downey received an Academy Award nomination and won the British Academy Award for best actor for his performance in the title role of Chaplin. He has also starred in Wonder Boys, Two Girls and a Guy, Natural Born Killers and The Pick-Up Artist. He also made his primetime television debut on Ally McBeal. Now in recovery, Downey has struggled with drug addiction for years.