|Consider this Law & Order: Criminal Intent case closed. |
Series star Vincent D'Onofrio checked out of a New York hospital on Friday after being treated for exhaustion.
"He is resting at home and is expected to return to work on Law & Order: Criminal Intent this week," an NBC spokesperson said Monday.
The exhaustion diagnosis came after a battery of tests ruled out more serious ailments behind the actor's recent spate of fainting spells.
D'Onofrio, 45, first collapsed on Nov. 10 while rehearsing what a show rep called a "strenuous" stair-climbing scene.
He was hospitalized for two days and remained off the Law & Order: CI set for the rest of that week.
Then, late on Nov. 15, a day before he was set to return to work, D'Onofrio passed out at his New York home, prompting a second visit to the emergency room.
Doctors subjected the otherwise healthy actor to several tests, including an MRI, and didn't find any serious health problems. He was given the all-clear to go home on Friday.
In its fourth season, the Law & Order franchisee has been averaging a solid 12.4 million viewers opposite ABC's monster hit Desperate Housewives.
After a career-making role as a whacked-out soldier in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, D'Onofrio has racked up credits in The Cell and Men in Black. He has starred on Law & Order: CI since its 2001 debut.