Jerry Orbach

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Jerome Bernard "Jerry" Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor and singer, well known for his starring role as Detective Lennie Briscoe in the Law & Order television series and as the voice of Lumière in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, as well as for being a noted musical theatre star; his prominent roles included originating the character of El Gallo in The Fantasticks, the longest-running musical play in history, as Chuck Baxter in the original production of Promises, Promises (for which he won a Tony Award), Julian Marsh in 42nd Street, and Billy Flynn in the original production of Chicago.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Jerome Bernard "Jerry" Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor and singer, well known for his starring role as Detective Lennie Briscoe in the Law & Order television series and as the voice of Lumière in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, as well as for being a noted musical theatre star; his prominent roles included originating the character of El Gallo in The Fantasticks, the longest-running musical play in history, as Chuck Baxter in the original production of Promises, Promises (for which he won a Tony Award), Julian Marsh in 42nd Street, and Billy Flynn in the original production of Chicago.

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Gender -

Known Credits 69

Birthday 1935-10-20

Day of Death 2004-12-28

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2005 Broadway's Lost Treasures III - The Best of the Tony Awards
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury(16 episodes)
2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II as Jerry Orbach
2003 Broadway's Lost Treasures as Self
2003 Try to Remember: The Fantasticks as Himself
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age as Himself
2002 Corruption Empire
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 Disney's House of Mouse(57 episodes) as Lumiere
2001 Disney's House of Mouse(8 episodes)
2000 Prince of Central Park
2000 Chinese Coffee as Jake Manheim
2000 Encounters With the Unexplained(53 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(3 episodes)
1999 Belle's Tales of Friendship as Lumiere
1999 Where Are They Now?(1 episode)
1999 Serial Killers: Profiling the Criminal Mind as Narrator
1998 Exiled as Detective Lennie Briscoe
1998 Belle's Magical World as Lumiere
1997 Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas as Lumiere
1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves as Sa'luk (voice)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1993 Frasier(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(3 episodes)
1992 Mr. Saturday Night as Phil Gussman
1992 Universal Soldier as Dr. Christopher Gregor
1992 Straight Talk as Milo Jacoby
1992 Quiet Killer as Dr. Vincent Califano
1991 Beauty and the Beast as Lumiere (voice)
1991 Delirious as Lou Sherwood
1991 Delusion as Larry
1991 Toy Soldiers as Albert Trotta
1991 Out for Justice as Capt Ronnie Donziger
1991 Dead Women in Lingerie as Bartoli
1991 California Casanova as Constantin Rominoffski
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1990 Law & Order(281 episodes) as Detective Lennie Briscoe
1990 A Gnome Named Gnorm as Stan Walton
1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors as Jack Rosenthal
1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn as Boyce
1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder as Blaine Counter
1987 Someone to Watch Over Me as Lt. Garber
1987 The Law & Harry McGraw(16 episodes)
1987 Dirty Dancing as Dr. Jake Houseman
1987 Out on a Limb as Mort Viner
1986 The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers(65 episodes)
1986 F/X as Nicholas DeFranco
1986 The Imagemaker as Byron Caine
1985 The Golden Girls(1 episode)
1985 Brewster's Millions as Charley Pegler
1984 Murder, She Wrote(5 episodes)
1984 Hunter(1 episode)
1983 The Hitchhiker(1 episode)
1983 The Magic of Herself the Elf as King Thorn (voice)
1981 Simon & Simon(1 episode)
1981 Prince of the City as Gus Levy
1979 Trapper John, M.D.(1 episode)
1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century(1 episode)
1977 The Sentinel as Michael Dayton
1975 Fore Play as Jerry Lorsey
1973 Kojak(2 episodes)
1972 A Fan's Notes
1971 The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight as Kid Sally
1969 Love, American Style(1 episode)
1969 Medical Center(1 episode)
1961 Mad Dog Coll as Joe
1958 Cop Hater as Gang Leader - Mumzer
1955 Marty as Ballroom Extra (uncredited)
1947 Tony Awards(1 episode)
1900 Broadway Bound(0 episodes)

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