Ned Eisenberg was 65 years old
“Law and Order” star succumbed to cancer
During his career, Ned Eisenberg appeared in several series such as “The Equalizer”, “Mare of Eastown” and “Blacklist”. However, his most famous role is that of criminal defense attorney Roger Kressler on Law & Order. The actor passed away at the age of 65.
American actor Ned Eisenberg died Sunday of cancer at his home in New York, at the age of 65. This was confirmed by his spokesperson for “People” magazine. The “law and order” star suffered from two types of cancer: gallbladder cancer and eye melanoma. His wife, Patricia, said her husband “bravely fought both my cancer diagnoses.”
“As Ned said, two extremely rare assassins attacked him.” However, he continued to work in the show business for two years. Eisenberg wanted to make sure that his “health insurance for him and his family” would remain in place. In addition to his wife, Eisenberg left behind their son Leno.
His friend and former manager Craig Dorfman told People that Eisenberg was “one of the best and most talented actors I’ve ever worked with.” “We will miss him,” he added.
Born in New York, he landed his first leading role in the movie “Key Exchange” in 1985. During his later career, he made a name for himself on Broadway and starred in several series such as “The Equalizer” and “Mare Eastown,” The List Black” or “Miami Vice” with. His most famous role since 1997 is that of criminal defense attorney Roger Kressler in the NBC series Law & Order.