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Jerry Orbach

American actor and singer

Jerome Bernard "Jerry" Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor and singer. He was best known as Lennie Briscoe in the Law & Order television series.

Jerry Orbach
Jerry Orbach 1965 press photo.JPG
Orbach in May 1965
Born
Jerome Bernard Orbach

(1935-10-20)October 20, 1935
DiedDecember 28, 2004(2004-12-28) (aged 69)
Manhattan, New York City, United States
Cause of deathProstate cancer
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Years active1955–2004
Spouse(s)Marta Curro (1958–1975; divorced: 2 children)
Elaine Cancilla
(m. 1979–2004; [his death])
Children2 sons
AwardsTony Award

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