Actress Mariska Hargitay has helped make hip-hop drummer Questlove's dreams come true by casting him as a victim on her hit crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

The Roots star recently revealed it would be his "fantasy" to play a dead body on the popular show and now his hopes have become a reality.

On Friday (21Feb14), show writers took to to show off a picture of the 43 year old on set and announce his cameo, writing, "You'll never guess who's on the slab today."

Show star Ice-T added, "SVU Behind The Scenes: This corpse looks strangely familiar..."

The hip-hop hitmaker will join actor Alec Baldwin in an upcoming episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, which will mark Hargitay's directorial debut.