Jerry Orbach’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 20, 1935

Death Date

December 28, 2004

Age of Death

69 years

Cause of Death

Prostate Cancer


Movie Actor

The movie actor Jerry Orbach died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Veteran actor who played Detective Briscoe on Law & Order. He played Billy Flynn in the original production of Chicago and played Lumire in Beauty and the Beast.

His son, Anthony Nicholas Orbach, became The New York Times’ crossword puzzle constructor.



“There’s a pace in TV I like.” (Jerry Orbach)


“It’s a lot more fun for actors to cry and rant and rave, or have a drug problem or a drinking problem.” (Jerry Orbach)


“‘Home Alone’ was a movie, not an alibi.” (Jerry Orbach)


“I used to say when I was working in the theater that if I ever had five seasons of a hit TV show I’d never have to worry about money and wouldn’t have to do anything I didn’t want to do.” (Jerry Orbach)


“I think the choice of actors that we have is a little more varied and rich here in New York than in L.A.” (Jerry Orbach)