Jerry Orbach bio

Birth Name: Jerome Bernard Orbach

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: The Bronx

Date Of Birth: October 20, 1935

Date Of Death: December 28, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jerry Orbach was born on the 20th of October, 1935. He was famous for being a Movie Actor. 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.

Jerry Orbach was born in The Bronx. He took lessons with Lee Strasberg at the Actors’ Studio during his youth. He portrayed Harry McGraw in Murder, She Wrote.

Jerry Orbach was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Jerry Orbach was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Jerome Bernard Orbach is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Jerry Orbach’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jerry Orbach’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jerry Orbach kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jerry Orbach was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jerome Bernard Orbach
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Jerry Orbach was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jerry Orbach was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Jerry Orbach had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Jerry Orbach’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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