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‘Law & Order’ Star Richard Belzer’s Brother Commits Suicide

Barbara DeFranco | July 30, 2014 - 2:23 pm

Law & Order: SVU star Richard Belzer’s older brother Leonard Belzer, 73, leapt to his death today in Manhattan.

The New York Daily News says the actor’s sibling had been suffering from health issues and was distraught over the 2012 death of his wife, Emmy Award-winning Sesame Street director Emily Squires. … More »

Richard Belzer is Leaving ‘Law & Order: SVU’

Robert Kessler | October 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Richard Belzer, who has been on Law & Order: SVU since 1999, is leaving the show. On last night’s episode Detective John Munch, his character, announced his retirement. Next week’s episode will feature Munch’s retirement party as well as, ostensibly, a sex crime of some sort. … More »