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Steven Hill, who played 'Law& Order' DA Schiff, dies at 94

Steven Hill, a versatile character actor in theater, films and television who achieved his greatest success late in life as grumpy District Attorney Adam Schiff on TV's long-running "Law & Order," died Tuesday. He was 94.

He died Tuesday morning at Mount Sinai hospital in New York, his wife, Rachel, said. The cause of death was not immediately available, but his wife said he suffered from several ailments.

Hill, who also starred for a season in the 1960s series "Mission Impossible," was remembered warmly by "Law & Order" producer Dick Wolf.

"Steven was not only one of the truly great actors of his generation, he was one of...