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Steve Landesberg



Known for his dry, intelligent wit and flat style of delivery, American comedian and supporting actor Steve Landesberg is best remembered for playing Detective Dietrich on the popular television sitcom Barney Miller (1976-1982). He started out as a standup comic working at the original Improvisation Comedy Club in New York in 1969, where he shared the stage with such aspiring stars as David Brenner, Bette Midler, Robert Klein, Richard Pryor, and Jimmie Walker. In 1971, Landesberg appeared for the first of many times on The Tonight Show with host Johnny Carson. Landesberg made his feature-film debut in Blade in 1972. That summer, he also appeared regularly on the variety series Dean Martin Presents. He was also a co-star on the short-lived series Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (1974-1975). Following the demise of Barney Miller, Landesberg primarily focused on his standup career and an acting career in regional theaters. He also become a popular commercial pitchman for products ranging from Office Depot to Ryder Trucks.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
85% Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Dr. Rosenbaum
2008
14% Wild Hogs
  • Accountant
2007
No Score Yet A Lousy Ten Grand
  • Prosecutor
2004
No Score Yet The Souler Opposite
  • Himself
1998
No Score Yet The Crazysitter
  • Detective Bristol
1995
No Score Yet Sodbusters
  • Gunther
1994
No Score Yet Home for Christmas
  • Harvey
1993
No Score Yet Mission of the Shark
  • Capt. Lipscombe
1991
No Score Yet Leader of the Band
  • Actor
1987
No Score Yet Loose Shoes
  • Duddy Allen
1980
No Score Yet Blade
  • Debaum
1973

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Cahill Howard Cahill
No Score Yet Ghost Whisperer
2005-2010
  • Stan Rosenfield
No Score Yet American Dad (target for inaccurate feed data)
2005
  • Voice
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Guest

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