For years until the time of his death, held the record for most musical stage performances of any living actor.
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6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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When I first began in this business I was doing a lot of musical theater but the problem was that people wouldn't hire me outside of that. I wasn't being taken seriously as an actor so I started taking more dramatic roles and serious acting jobs and eventually it got to the point where people were saying, "I really like his stuff. Does he sing?"
On Monday, 20th March 2000 he sued online auctioneer eBay Inc. in Manhattan (New York) Federal Court for displaying his Social Security number on the Internet. The suit alleges that eBay began broadcasting the confidential information on its website on Wednesday, March 15, 2000, when it advertised the sale of two of Orbach's contracts from 1958.
Best known for his role as Detective Lennie Briscoe in Law & Order
(1990) (as well as several spin-offs)