SVU Actor dies at 65

“Law & Order: SVU” star Ned Eisenberg has died at the age of 65 after a two-year “private” battle with cancer.

His wife, Patricia, confirmed his death in a statement to TMZ on Monday.

“As Ned said, he was attacked by two rare killers — cholangiocarcinoma [bile duct cancer] and skin cancer in the eye. For two years, he bravely battled cancers solo while continuing to work in the show business to make sure his medical coverage paid for him and his family.”

Actress Jeremy Lehner announce it He died Sunday at his home in New York.

Eisenberg is best known for portraying defense attorney James Granick in “Law & Order” (1997-2009) and defense attorney Roger Kressler “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1999-2019), and most recently played Detective Hauser on the 2021 HBO series “Mare of Easttown.” “.

The prolific actor was born and raised in New York City and studied acting at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music, Arts, and Performing Arts. He was also one of the founders Naked Angels Theater Company.

Ned Eisenberg (far left) appears in a 2011 scene from “Law & Order: SVU” with Rita Wilson and Sterling Beaumont.
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His film credits include Clint Eastwood’s Million Dollar Baby, Oliver Stone’s ‘World Trade Center’, ‘Limitless’, ‘Air America’, ‘Flags of Our Fathers’, ‘The Last Man Standing’ and ‘Primary Colors’. And a “civilian” business.

Eisenberg’s television work includes roles in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, “The Blacklist”, “Elementary”, “Bull”, “Madam Secretary”, “White Collar”, “Blue Bloods”, “The Sopranos” and “30 Rock” “,” The Good Wife” and more.

He also made a name for himself on Broadway, playing an early career role in Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Diaries and then playing Trovaldino in Julie Timor’s Green Bird in 2000.

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Kirk B. R. Waller (left) and Ned Eisenberg are featured in the 2006 film “Flags of Our Fathers.”
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Eisenberg’s other notable theatrical works include the 2014 musical “Rocky” and the revival of “Six Degrees of Class” in 2017.

Eisenberg is survived by his wife and their son Leno.

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