Jerry Orbach Net Worth
Jerry Orbach Net Worth: Jerry Orbach was an American actor and singer who had a net worth of $10 million dollars. Jerry Orbach was born on October 20, 1935 in the Bronx. His mother was a Roman Catholic of Polish descent; this influenced Orbach´s religious view, which interestingly was replicated within his character in the series he is most known for: "Law & Order". While his family moved a lot during his childhood, living in six different cities, he concluded his High school studies in Wukegan High School in 1952. During his school life he started learning acting on his speech class. Orbach started his career as a Broadway and Off Broadway actor. He starred in several major plays including "The Fantastiks" which was a show that ran for decades. In 1980, Orbach made full transition to TV shows and movies. Besides his role in "Law & Order" as Lennie Brisco, he is also well remembered by his performance as regular guest star in the hit series "Murder, She wrote" as a private detective. Most of his movie roles were as detective or crime-related. In 1981 he was runner-up for NSFC's Best Supportive Actor Award for his role as Detective Gus Levy in the film "Prince of the City". Orbach was married to Marta Curro from 1958 to 1975. The couple had two sons. In 1979 he married Elaine Cancilla, which was a Broadway dancer. Jerry Orbach died from prostate cancer at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center on December 28, 2004. Today, there is a street intersection in Hell´s Kitchen named in honor of Orbach.