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Jerry Orbach
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Actor
    (October 20, 1935-December 28, 2004)
    Appeared in 'The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971),' 'The Sentinel (1977),' 'Prince of the City (1981),' 'F/X (1986),' 'Dirty Dancing (1987),' 'Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989),' 'Mr. Saturday Night (1992)' and 'Chinese Coffee (2000)'
    Starred on Broadway in 'Promises Promises,' '6 Rms Riv Vu,' 'Guys and Dolls,' 'Chicago,' and '42nd Street'
    Portrayed Detective Lennie Briscoe on 'Law and Order' (1992-2004)
    He was typecast as either cops or gangsters.
    He always seems pissed off about something.
    He came from a show business family.
    He read for two other roles on 'Law and Order' before being cast as Lennie Briscoe.
    He was close friends with mobster Joey Gallo and was seen partying with him hours before Gallo was shot dead.
    His father was Jewish but he was raised strict Roman Catholic.
    He was Mae West's chauffer.
    He sued eBay for displaying his Social Security number on the Internet.
    He created the role of El Gallo in the original production of the musical 'The Fantasticks,' which ran for over 17,000 performances.
    He supplied the voice of Lumiere, the candelabra, in the Disney version of 'Beauty and the Beast.'
    He won a Tony Award for 'Promises, Promises.'
    He portrayed Lenny Briscoe on five different TV series ('Homocide Life on the Street' and all four 'Law and Orders').

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    In 2015, Out of 19 Votes: 26.32% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 103 Votes: 43.69% Annoying
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    In 2009, Out of 257 Votes: 36.19% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 1091 Votes: 30.80% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 319 Votes: 43.26% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 702 Votes: 39.74% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 2474 Votes: 42.60% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 789 Votes: 41.06% Annoying
 
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