Steve Landesberg: Barney Miller Actor

December 20, 2010

It’s another sad day today as actor Steve Landesberg has died at the age of 65. Yes, the Barney Miller actor’s untimely death is a result of cancer. Find out more tragic details and see photos and a video right here!

Steve Landesberg, who is most known for his role as Detective Sgt. Dietrich on the hit sitcom, Barney Miller, has passed. Be sure to check out pictures and videos below.

In terms of a biography, Steve Landesberg was born in New York, New York on November 23, 1945, so his age is 65. You may remember him from Barney Miller, playing Detective Sgt. Arthur P. Dietrich. He can also be seen in the following films: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Wild Hogs, and Leader of the Band. On the small screen, Landesberg performed on: The Rockford Files, Law & Order, The Golden Girls, Saturday Night Live, and Head Case.

The incredible actor himself, reportedly was battling cancer and died early this morning, according to reports.

His agent, Jeffrey Leavitt, offered the following statement confirming the late actor’s death:

“It is with great sadness to report the loss of my friend and client Steve Landesberg. Working with Steve was an honor both personally and professionally. My heart goes out to his family. He will be missed.”

Indeed, he will be. There are no specific details about his death, but he leaves behind his wife, Nancy and a daughter named Elizabeth.

Such heartbreaking news for anyone to consume, especially around the holidays. But may Steve Landesberg, the hilarious Barney Miller actor, rest in peace and may his family find comfort in knowing that he is in a better place. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. You may leave your condolences for the late actor in the comment box. Also, be sure to check out photos and a video in his remembrance, and see him at his best in Barney Miller in a clip below.

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4 Responses to “Steve Landesberg: Barney Miller Actor”

  1. 1
    Jeanette Says:

    I grew up watching Barney Miller – Steve Landesberg, you will be missed! RIP…

  2. 2
    Jen Says:

    awww RIP

  3. 3
    Rachelle Says:

    RIP he was so talented.

  4. 4
    Miriam Says:

    Mr. Landesberg, you sure will be missed,