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Jerry Orbach

Jerry Orbach


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Jerome Bernard Orbach

Birth Date :

October 20, 1935

Birth Place :

Bronx, New York City, USA

Spouse :

Marta Curro (1958 - 1975), Elaine Cancilla (Broadway dancer, 1979 - 2004, his death)

Claim to fame :

As Detective Lennie Briscoe in the series "Law & Order" (1992 - 2004)


Jerremy Bernard Orbach was born in Bronx, New York, USA on October 20th 1935. He is an only child in his family whose father, Leon, worked as vaudevillian actor, while his mother, Emily, was a radio singer. During his childhood, Orbach and his parents frequently moved from one to another places, like Mount Vernon, New York, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton Pennsylvania, Springfield, Massachusetts and Waukegan, Illinois. As he grown up, Orbach went to study at Illinois and Northwestern University and he also learned acting with Lee Strasberg at Actors Studio, New York.


2005 : Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV)
2004 : Law & Order: Justice Is Served
2003 : Mickey's PhilharMagic
2003 : Law & Order II: Double or Nothing
2002 : Law & Order: Dead On the Money
2002 : Manna From Heaven
2001 : House of Mouse (TV)
2000 : Chinese Coffee

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