Born October 20, 1935 in Bronx, New York, Jerome Bernard Orbach, 69 died of prostate cancer.
Orbach is survived by his second wife, Elaine, whom he met doing "Chicago" and married in 1979, and grown sons Chris and Tony from his first marriage.
He is best remembered by millions of fans as Lennie Briscoe on Law & Order. His long career includes work on Broadway in Carnival, 42nd Street and Chicago. He appeared in movies such as Brewster's Millions, FX, Dirty Dancing and many more.
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