Richard Belzer - comedian and Law & Order: SVU star - dies aged 78

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For the past 20 years, Belzer lived mostly in France, in homes he bought partially from the proceeds of a lawsuit with Hulk Hogan.

RICHARD BELZER, THE veteran stand-up comedian who became one of TV’s most indelible detectives as John Munch in Homicide: Life On The Street and Law & Order: SVU has died aged 78.Scheft, a writer who had been working on a documentary about Belzer, said there was no known cause of death but Belzer had been dealing with circulatory and respiratory issues.

“I would never be a detective. But if I were, that’s how I’d be,” Belzer once said. “They write to all my paranoia and anti-establishment dissidence and conspiracy theories. So it’s been a lot of fun for me. A dream, really.” Highs and Lows… After one of the most amazing weeks of my life. I wake up to the news I lost my friend today. Belz is gone.. Damn it! But remember this..’When you ARE having real fun and are Truly Happy. ENJOY it to the fullest! Cause Pain is inevitably coming.’ I’ll miss you…“My kitchen was the toughest room I ever worked,” Belzer told People magazine in 1993.

Belzer would later write an irreverent self-help book titled How To Be A Stand-Up Comic with advice on things like how to to apologise to Frank Sinatra when you made fun of him onstage or how to deal with hecklers.

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