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World's Longest-running Musical To Close

The curtain is to come down on the classic production on 3 May (15) after more than five decades on stage in New York City. The Fantasticks holds a world record for...

Universal Home Video To Release Biggest Box Set Ever

Some analysts have suggested that a principal reason for the recent fall-off in DVD sales is that many consumers have already filled their shelves with product and that they simply have no room left for...

Orbach's First Wife Defends Son's Attack On Widow

LATEST: The first wife of late actor JERRY ORBACH has rushed to the defence of her son after he lashed out at his father's widow over claims she cut him out of a multi-million dollar...

Orbach's Son Lashes Out At Father's Widow

The son of late actor JERRY ORBACH has lashed out at his father's widow after claiming she cut him and his brother out of a $10 million (GBP5million) inheritance. Orbach died after succumbing to prostate...

Orbach Honoured With His Own Street Corner

Beloved Broadway and LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH is set to receive a top New York honour - his own street. The actor will be remembered at the intersection of 53rd Street and Eighth...

Orbach's A Sight For Sore Eyes

Beloved LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH has helped save two New York girls' sight from beyond the grave. The DIRTY DANCING star's wife ELAINE donated Orbach's perfect corneas to the Eye Bank for Sight...

Orbach Took Mob Boss Killer Secret To The Grave

Late LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH took a secret to the grave with him - he knew the identity of a Mafia mob boss killer and refused to tell. The beloved DIRTY DANCING...

Judge Allows Widow To Continue Orbach's Legal Fight

Late LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH's legal battle against Hilton Hotels can continue after a US judge ruled his widow can act as executor of his estate. ELAINE ORBACH is now entitled to...

Stallone's Reality Show Cancelled

LATEST: SYLVESTER STALLONE's new reality TV boxing show has been cancelled after just one season for failing to capture a strong audience. The show, THE CONTENDER, has been dogged by a number of problems...

Stars Pay Tribute To Orbach One Last Time

ANGELA LANSBURY, AL PACINO, RICHARD DREYFUSS and SAM WATERSTON were among the family and friends paying tribute to late LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH on Broadway, New York City last night (24MAR05). Waterston,...

Orbach Put Work Over Health

Late LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH continued to play DETECTIVE LENNIE BRISCOE in the hit TV show right up until cancer claimed his life last year (DEC04), aged 69. Orbach was undergoing chemotherapy...

Sideways Shocks The Sags

Wine-drinking comedy SIDEWAYS stunned Hollywood last night (05FEB05) when it claimed the big prize at the 11th annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS. The film's stars, VIRGINIA MADSEN, PAUL GIAMATTI and THOMAS HADEN CHURCH, were...

Orbach Widow Fumes Over Mortgage Ads

Late LAW AND ORDER star JERRY ORBACH is continuing to advertise mortgages in a television commercial - more than a month after his death. The New York native died on 28 December (04) following...

Orbach Laid To Rest Today

LATEST: American actor JERRY ORBACH will be buried today (31DEC04) at a private funeral service in New York. The acting veteran, 69, died on Tuesday (28DEC04) at New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center during...

Law And Order: Trial By Jury To Continue Without Orbach

Bosses of crime drama LAW AND ORDER: TRIAL BY JURY have vowed to continue the hit show, despite the death of its star JERRY ORBACH. The acting veteran, 69, died on Tuesday (28DEC04) at...

Jerry Orbach Dies

American actor JERRY ORBACH has died of prostate cancer at the age of 69. The star, most famous for his role in TV hit LAW + ORDER, was only revealed to be suffering with...

Law And Order's Orbach Diagnosed With Cancer

LAW AND ORDER TV veteran JERRY ORBACH has been diagnosed with cancer of the prostate. The EMMY-nominated actor, 69, played DETECTIVE LENNIE BRISCOE in twelve seasons of the original Law And Order series, before...

Neuwirth To Join New Law + Order

Former CHEERS and FRASIER actress BEBE NEUWIRTH will be trading comedy for a more serious role by joining the cast of new drama LAW + ORDER: TRIAL BY JURY. The EMMY-winning actress will play...

Orbach To Leave Law + Order?

Veteran LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH is reportedly planning to call it quits, after 12 years on the show. According to sources, Orbach, who plays DETECTIVE LENNIE BRISCOE in the drama, is in...

Law + Order Star Sues Hilton Hotel Chain

LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH is suing the HILTON HOTEL ORGANISATION after learning a one-off tribute film he narrated is being regularly aired to guests and employees. The DIRTY DANCING actor agreed to...

Tv Stars Boost Big Apple Filming Hopes

The casts of SEX AND THE CITY and LAW + ORDER have teamed up to try and persuade movie and TV executives to shoot projects in New York's five boroughs. KRISTIN DAVIS, CYNTHIA NIXON...

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