R.I.P., Lennie

by Joey deVilla on December 29, 2004

The guy who wrote the book on opening sequences in Law and Order passed away yesterday.

Photo: Jerry Orbach.

Only Jerry could put Baby in the corner.

Here’s the ABC News story, here’s Gothamist’s coverage with plenty of links and here are some Lennie Briscoe snappy remarks.

Photo: Desk-top nameplate reading 'Det. Leonard W. Briscoe.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Anonymous January 2, 2005 at 10:04 pm

Does Law & Order have ANY appeal now that Briscoe’s gone?

Anonymous January 4, 2005 at 12:20 pm

Random fact that blew my mind:

Jerry Orbach did the voice of Lumiere, the talking candlestick in Beauty and the Beast.

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