Solomon Krakovsky was born on February 24, 1922, and died on August 23, 2016.
He was known professionally as Steven Hill.
He was an American actor.
Hill’s two better-known roles are district attorney Adam Schiff on the NBC television drama series Law & Order, whom he portrayed for 10 seasons (1990–2000), and Dan Briggs, the original team leader of the Impossible Missions Force on the CBS television series Mission: Impossible, whom he portrayed in the initial season of the show (1966–67).
He made his first Broadway stage appearance in Ben Hecht’s A Flag Is Born in 1946, which also featured a young Marlon Brando.
Steven says his big break came when he landed a small part in the hit Broadway show Mister Roberts.
He made his film debut in 1950 in A Lady Without Passport.
His early screen credits include The Goddess and A Child Is Waiting.
Steven and his first wife, Selma Stern, were married in 1951 and had four children before divorcing in 1964.
He then married his second wife, Rachel, in 1967 and they have five children.
He died in New York, New York.
Steven Hill passed away at 95 years old.