September 30, 2016  

'Ghost Whisperer' Actor Steve Landesberg Died at 65

December 21, 2010 (9:04 am) GMT
The funnyman, who once also appeared on 'The Cosby Show', passed away on Monday, December 20 after reportedly battling cancer.

Actor/comic Steve Landesberg has passed away. He was 65. The funnyman died on Monday, December 20, according to his agent Jeffrey Leavitt. He had reportedly been battling cancer.

Landesberg started his career as a stand-up comedian in New York before landing his most famous role as Detective Arthur Dietrich in hit TV sit-com "Barney Miller" in 1975, with the show running until 1982.

He went on to appear in other TV series such as "The Cosby Show", "Golden Girls" and "", as well as parts in movies including "" and "".

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Ross Landesberg, and a daughter, Elizabeth.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'The Purge' Heading to TV as 'Interwoven Anthology'
  2. Cashmere Cat Releases New Single 'Trust Nobody' Ft. Selena Gomez
  3. Rob Kardashian Regrets Tweeting Kylie Jenner's Number: 'It Was Miscommunication'
  4. Kristen Stewart Spooked by Ghost in 'Personal Shopper' Trailer
  5. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Reach Temporary Custody Deal That Includes Family Counseling
  6. Fifth Harmony's Ally Brooke Falls After Ambushed by Fan on Stage
  7. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Welcome Their Second Child
  8. Producer Says Daniel Craig Is Still the 'First Choice' for Next James Bond Movie