Law & Order: SVU star Ned Eisenberg dies at 65 after private two-year battle with cancer
- Actor Ned Eisenberg has died at the age of 65 after a battle with cancer
- His wife confirmed the news in a statement on Monday
- Secretly fighting bile duct cancer and eye melanoma
- She recently played Detective Hauser in the popular HBO drama Mare of Easttown
- He also starred as Lou Rabinovich in The Marvelous Mrs.Masel
Actor Ned Eisenberg has died at the age of 65 after a battle with cancer.
Law and Order: The SUV and Mare of Easttown star has been privately battling cholangiocarcinoma and eye melanoma for the past two years, and he passed away Sunday at his New York home.
His wife confirmed the news in a statement TMZ on Monday.
“As Ned said, he was attacked by two very rare killers – cholangiocarcinoma and eye melanoma,” his wife Patricia said.
Law & Order: SVU star Ned Eisenberg dies at 65 after a two-year private battle with cancer (pictured above in 2012)
“For two years, he bravely fought cancers in private while continuing to work in the show business to make sure his medical coverage paid for him and his family.”
His representative, Jeremy Lehner of Nicolosi & Co. The Hollywood Reporter He passed away on Sunday at his home in New York.
The character actor is survived by his wife Patricia and son Leno.
Eisenberg was born in New York and attended the famous Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music, Arts and Performing Arts in Manhattan where he studied acting.
Character Actor: Most recently played Detective Hauser in the hit HBO drama Mare of Easttown, starring Academy Award winner Kate Winslet (filmed in late 2019, pictured above)
He most recently played Detective Hauser in the popular HBO drama Mare of Easttown, starring Academy Award winner Kate Winslet.
Eisenberg also played Lou Rabinowitz on the popular Amazon show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
His other television credits include The Blacklist, Primary, The Bull, The Lady Secretary, and The Good Wife.
He will be remembered most by many viewers from the Law & Order franchise including Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Health: Law & Order: The SUV and Mare of Easttown star has been privately battling cholangiocarcinoma and eye melanoma for the past two years (pictured; 2012)
His first movie role came in 1980 when he appeared in the action movie The Exterminator.
He went on to appear frequently on the big screen, including roles in Clint Eastwood’s Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Flags of Our Fathers (2006).
Other film credits include The Burning (1981), Moving Violations (1985), Roger Spottiswoode’s Air America (1990), Walter Hill’s Last Man Standing (1996), Mike Nichols’ Primary Colors (1998), Steven Zaillian’s A Civil Action (1998), Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center (2006), Limitless (2011), Won’t Back Down (2012), Experimenter (2015) and Usher (2018).
Family: The character actor is survived by his wife Patricia and son Leno (pictured above)