orbach-obit (11k image)Stage, screen, and TV actor Jerry Orbach has died of prostate cancer at 69. Orbach gave voice to Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast where he gave an unforgettable performance in the Academy Award nominated song Be Our Guest. He also voiced Sa’luk in Aladdin and the King of Thieves, where he again turned in one of the films best musical numbers with Are You In or Out? Orbach was nominated for three Tony awards, winning once for Best Actor in a Musical for Promises, Promises in 1969, and was nominated for three Emmy awards, most recently in 2000 for his work on Law and Order. He picked up an Annie Award nomination in 1998 for his performance in Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas.