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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 23 November 1936New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 20 December 2010Los Angeles, California, USA  (colon cancer)
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Steve Landesberg was born on November 23, 1936 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Barney Miller (1974), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) and Head Case (2007). He was married to Nancy Ross. He died on December 20, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Nancy Ross (July 1986 - 20 December 2010) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Lived with Diana Canova.
In more recent years he has appeared as a voice actor in a host of cartoons.
Was part of the improv group The New York Stickball Team. The company performed several shows that were aired on cable television shortly after "Barney Miller" went off the air.
Mother was a milliner and father a grocery store owner in New York City.
Jewish-American actor, standup comedian and voice actor best known for his dry wit and deadpan delivery which culminated in the role of Arthur P. Dietrich on the popular TV sitcom Barney Miller (1974).
Daughter, Elizabeth Landesberg (born 1987), with Nancy Ross Landesberg.
Actor / comedian.
His agent is Jeffrey Leavitt.
When Steve Landesberg appeared as a stand-up comedian, he would bring out a small tape recorder at the beginning of his act, start it recording, place it on a tall stool next to him on stage, and say, "This is in case I come up with something NEW!".

Personal Quotes (1)

Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.

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