Famous Comedian Richard Belzer Dies

Famous Comedian Richard Belzer Dies

Richard Belzer, star of the American crime drama Law Order: Special Victims Unit and famous stand-up comedian, has died at the age of 78.

Richard Belzer, who started his career as a stand-up comedian, is known for productions of “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Law & Order: SVU”. It was learned that the 78-year-old American actor died yesterday in the Beaulieu-sur-Mer region of France.

Detective John Munch, portrayed by Belzer in the TV series “Law & Order: SVU,” was one of television’s most iconic characters.

Belzer was a regular on “SVU” in October 2013 after more than 230 episodes. The character of Munch has appeared in more series than any other fictional character. The character has also appeared in “Gunsmoke’s,” “Cheers,” and “Frasier,” each of which has been on television for 20 seasons since its 1993 debut.

Richard Belzer

Belzer in Munch’s comedies “3rd Rock From the Sun”, “Arrested Development” and “30 Rock”, HBO’s “The Wire”, Fox’s “The X-Files” and UPN’s “The Beat” starred. guest actor.

Belzer’s films to date include “Fame” in the 1980s, “Scarface” in 1983, and “Fletch Lives” in 1989.

Born in Bridgeport in 1944, Richard Jay Belzer worked as a reporter for the Bridgeport Post in the late 1960s and had ambitions to become a leading writer. He attended Dean College in Massachusetts, but was expelled.

After moving to New York in 1972, Belzer began working as a stand-up comedian known for his sarcastic humor.

In 1975, “Saturday Night Live” producer and close friend Lorne Michaels offered Belzer to work on “SNL.” The famous actor worked as a comedian on SNL for a while. Belzer, who is also a radio presenter, has written five books so far.

Belzer had his third marriage to actress Harlee McBride.

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