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Steve Landesberg

Born: 1945-11-23 - Died: 2010-12-20
Cause of Death:
Unknown, but had been battling cancer

Death Summary: Landesberg's death cause hasn't been officially released, though he had been battling cancer for awhile.

Who was Steve Landesberg : Steve Landesberg is an American actor who is known for his performance on the seven season spanning sitcom Barney Miller. He enjoyed a long lasting career, which spanned a number of television and movie appearances.

Landesberg was born in New York City, the son of a hatmaker and a grocery store owner. Landesberg's acting career would begin with his work on an improv group called New York Stickball Team.

In 1975, Barney Miller was aired on ABC. The show was known for a list of eccentric characters, with Landerberg playing Dietrich. The character had a vast wealth of knowledge, and knew the most obscure facts.

After Barney Miller, Landesberg enjoyed a long running career which saw performances on TV shows such as, The Rockford Files, Cosby, Law and Order, and The Golden Girls.

Most recently, Landesberg appeared in the hit comdey Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

His official cause of death hasn't been announced yet, but he is survived by wife Nancy, and their daughter.
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18 Signatures in Steve Landesberg's guestbook

  1. Randy Says:

    THE funniest guy on or off TV.

    “It’s all in ‘ze book.”

    Very sorry for his family’s loss.

    I’ll miss him too.

  2. Dan de Lench Says:

    thanks for all the laughs Steve I will miss the talent that was you. You are in my prayers, and in my heart. Until later xo Danno.

  3. keith westendorf Says:

    he will be missed. so sorry for your loss.

  4. Carol Lockett Says:

    You were the best, and I”ll always remember your dry wit, see you soon.

  5. Lisa Weiner Says:

    To Steve Landesberg,
    I’ve watched you on the sitcom Barney Miller and I thought you were so funny that you cracked me up. God bless you Mr. Landesberg. Lisa Weiner

  6. Lisa Weiner Says:

    To Steve Landesberg,
    I’ve watched you on the sitcom Barney Miller and I thought you were just great. I want to say that you inb prayers anbd thoughts too. God Bless you ?Mr.Landesberg. Lisa Weiner

  7. Walter Bonds Says:

    I love him on the old Barney Miller Show,great man.

  8. M. Lehmann Says:

    To Steve Landesberg, love to wacth Barney Miller show, Steve humor make me laught will miss him, but forever thankful for making me laught, Steve will be on my prayer, thank you. Farwell my friend

  9. Lisa Palmgren Hogg Says:

    He was Much too Young to Pass…So Very sorry to hear of the Loss to the World…God will take good care of them….Their Passing is Never easy…I know..It is never easy..Blessings to the Family…
    Sincerely,Lisa Palmgren Hogg

  10. Lupit Trinidad Says:

    he was a very funny man on tv

  11. Nanci Meek Says:

    had the privilage of working with him briefly as a stand in and we had a ball he was so personable and just a really nice guy Sorry for your loss

  12. LIN Says:

    R.I.P Steve. xxoo

  13. LIN Says:

    As Steve would say”Who will do my sadda”

  14. Craig Says:

    So sad to hear , will never forget the episode of Barney Miller when he asks ” what….. no cruise missiles ? ” RIP Steve

  15. Randy DeBerry Says:

    He was great as a Shrink on the Golden Girls
    He was too funny!!!

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  17. elaine Anderson Says:

    You will be missed. You were the best in Barney Miller. You made me laugh so much. Always keep smiling and telling jokes.

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