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'Law and Order' Star Jerry Orbach Dies

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'Law and Order' Star Jerry Orbach Dies

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'Law and Order' Star Jerry Orbach Dies

'Law and Order' Star Jerry Orbach Dies

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Actor Jerry Orbach died Tuesday at age 69 of prostate cancer. Orbach spent years on the New York stage as a song man in hit musicals, but he was perhaps best known for his role as acerbic New York homicide detective Lennie Briscoe in the long-running hit series Law and Order.

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