richard belzer

Belzer, who also did comedy and authored several books, starred as Detective John Munch in the long-running crime drama.
Leonard Belzer, a former host of radio program 'The Comedy Hour,' jumped from his apartment building on W. 94th St. Wednesday morning. Belzer was the older brother of actor Richard Belzer from 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.'
The moment that David Brenner went on stage, the audience went nuts. As the comedians would say, he killed. His act was flawless, and Brenner soon became a regular performer at the club.
Once upon a time Barry Levinson heard me on the "Howard Stern Show" and brought me in to audition for a role on "Homicide: Life On The Street." He cast me as Detective John Munch! Now after 21 years, Munch has lived over 500 hours of programming and appearances on 10 different shows.