Steven Zirnkilton

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Steve Zirnkilton
Citizenship United States
Occupation Voice actor
Agent William Morris Endeavor
Known for Law & Order
Spouse(s) Stephanie Zirnkilton
Children 2

Steve Zirnkilton is an American voice-over actor, known for providing the opening narration of all US shows in the Law & Order franchise.[1] He received the job after he was originally hired by series creator Dick Wolf for a small part on Law & Order.[2]

Zirnkilton has also provided voices for Family Guy and The Rugrats Movie. He was a narrator for Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox.[3] He also provided the voice-over for a Sky One advertisement for the channel's Law & Order airings. He was the narrator for TLC's Code Blue and the syndicated series Arrest & Trial. He has been the announcer for the Kennedy Center Honors. And for the past thirteen years he has been the onstage announcer for the Top Cops Awards in Washington, D.C.

Zirnkilton is a resident of Maine.[4] Zirnkilton received a Legislative Sentiment for his work, from Maine State Representative Chris Greeley.


  1. ^ "'Law & Order' reunion salutes 20th season". Today. Associated Press. September 23, 2009. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ask the Editors". TV Guide. April 19, 2010. p. 6. 
  3. ^ O'Neill, Bill (March 28, 2005). "Rave of the Week: "Idiots on film"". Cape Cod Times (Hyannis, MA: Dow Jones Local Media Group). Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Biography". Steve Zirnkilton Voiceovers. Retrieved December 11, 2007. 

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