Actor Jerry Orbach Dies

Jerry Orbach

Many TV viewers knew Orbach from his role on Law and Order. Reuters hide caption

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The Tony-winning actor Jerry Orbach, star for almost half a century on Broadway and television, died Tuesday at age 69 of prostate cancer. He was best known as the seen-it-all detective Lennie Briscoe on Law and Order. NPR's Gloria Hillard reports.

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