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Mariska Hargitay Remembers ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Co-Star Richard Belzer: “He Was Family”

Mariska Hargitay is once again remembering Richard Belzer, her late Law & Order: SVU co-star, as a special “heart and soul” who as both an actor and comedian was “brilliant.” While appearing on NBC’s Today to discuss the latest episode of one of TV’s longest-running series as well as celebrate longtime colleague and friend Ice-T’s […]

Dick Wolf, ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Stars Remember the “Warm, Acerbic, Whip-Smart” Richard Belzer

Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Christopher Meloni, Laraine Newman and Billy Crystal were among the Hollywood notables paying tribute to Richard Belzer, longtime Law & Order: SVU star and beloved comedian, who died Sunday at the age of 78. Belzer, who writer and longtime friend Bill Scheft confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter had died at his home […]

Richard Belzer, Extraordinarily Smart-Ass as a Comic and a TV Cop, Dies at 78

Richard Belzer, the beloved comedian who began as an edgy stand-up performer before finding further fame as the cynical but stalwart detective John Munch on Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, has died. He was 78.  Belzer died early Sunday at his home in Bozouls in southwest France, writer Bill Scheft, a […]