Harvey Atkin

Canadian actor

Harvey Atkin (December 18, 1942 – July 17, 2017) was a Canadian actor and voice actor. He has worked in feature movies and television. He has also done voice-overs, and has voiced animations. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He was known for his role as Judge Alan Ridenour in a recurring role on the television drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, a role he also played in Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order. He appeared in 95 episodes of Cagney & Lacey as Sergeant Ronald Coleman.[1]

Atkin was also known for voicing Bowser Koopa in several Mario Bros. television series in the late 1980s and 1990s.

Atkin died on July 17, 2017 in Toronto of lung cancer at the age of 74.[2]


  1. TV Data (9 November 1986). "Harvey Wants To Work (And His Wish Is Granted)". Toledo Blade. p. TVT-5. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  2. "Harvey Atkin, 'Cagney and Lacey' and 'Meatballs' Actor, Dies at 74". The Hollywood Reporter. July 18, 2017. Retrieved July 18, 2017.

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