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Chester "Chet" Sulloway is the secondary antagonist of the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode "Ballerina". He is the adoptive nephew, lover, and accomplice of black widow serial killer Bridget "Birdie" Sulloway, who helps her kill her wealthy husbands so they can inherit the dead men's fortunes.
He was portrayed by Matthew Lillard, who also portrayed Stu Macher in Scream.
Chet was orphaned at a young age, and informally adopted by Bridget "Birdie" Sulloway, a friend of his late mother's. Birdie, a con artist and serial killer who married and murdered wealthy men, made Chet her accomplice in her crimes, often killing the men for her.
Chet and Birdie have a deeply dysfunctional relationship, as Birdie is Chet's surrogate mother and occasional lover, and Chet is completely dependent upon her and pathologically jealous of any other man in her life.
Chet and Birdie first meet Special Victims Unit detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler when Birdie's current husband, strip club owner Marv Sulloway, is suspected of the rape and murder of one of the dancers in his club. Chet calls Marv "a pig" and tells the detectives that he has abused several women.
Later that night, Benson and Stabler respond to a distress call at Birdie's house, where Chet also lives, and find that Marv has fallen to his death. Chet at first claims that Marv committed suicide, but eventually says that Birdie killed him. He begs Birdie to forgive him as Benson and Stabler arrest her, only for Birdie to fix him with an icy stare.
Benson and Stabler investigate further, they discover that Chet in fact pushed Marv out of the window because he wanted him out of his and Birdie's life, and that he had killed three of her late husbands at her instigation. Birdie, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, agrees to incriminate Chet in return for being allowed to live her last few months as a free woman.
Chet visits Birdie in the hospital and once again begs for her forgiveness, which she appears to grant. Chet tries to have sex with her one last time, but not before she gets him to admit to killing her husbands. Benson and Stabler burst in and arrest Chet, who asks Birdie why she betrayed him; she replies that he should learned not to cross her.