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Old 12-20-2010, 11:41 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Steve Landesberg, a star of the 1970s and '80s police comedy "Barney Miller," has died after a long battle with cancer, his agent said. He was 65.

"I'm sorry to report the loss of Steve," Landesberg's agent Jeffrey Leavitt told The Hollywood Reporter Monday.

'Barney Miller' star Landesberg dead at 65 - UPI.com
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Old 12-21-2010, 12:01 AM
 
Location: southern born and southern bred
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R.I.P. Steve..........I always enjoyed his dry wit and the way he delivered lines. I also think he was way under rated as an actor.

Steve Landesberg, Sitcom Star and Comedian, Dies - E! Online
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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R.I.P. Mr. Landesberg
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Old 12-21-2010, 08:21 PM
 
Location: The D-M-V area
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R.I.P.

I fell in love with his character on Barney Miller he played him with so much "smooth soulful swagger".
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Old 12-22-2010, 04:15 PM
 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TwD3...layer_embedded
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Old 12-22-2010, 07:31 PM
 
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Very sad - he was young. He will be missed. I loved that show.
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Old 12-22-2010, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I loved him as Detriech on "Barney Miller". That was my show back then. He joins Nick, Levitt and Inspector Lugar. May they all rest in peace.
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Old 12-23-2010, 08:34 AM
 
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I'll never forget his main character: Sgt. Dietrich on "Barney Miller", with his extraordinarily dry, deadpan humor; his comedic timing was impeccable...

BTW, he was actually 74 at his death...
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Old 12-26-2010, 08:49 PM
 
Location: Not where I want to be
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I loved Barney Miller. I loved Sgt. Dietrich almost as much as I loved Fish.

RIP, Steve.
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