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Actor Dennis Farina Dead At 69

Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:58 pm

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Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a cop on "Law & Order," has died.

Farina died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69.

Born Feb. 29, 1944, in Chicago, he was a city police officer before turning to acting in his late 30s.

Farina appeared in films including "Get Shorty," ''Saving Private Ryan" and "Midnight Run."

Among his many TV portrayals was Det. Joe Fontana on "Law & Order." He starred in the 1980s cult favourite, "Crime Story" and most recently was in the HBO drama series "Luck."



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Re: Actor Dennis Farina Dead At 69

Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:42 pm

Great actor, and currently has an ad running for a cable/internet company, which one imagines has been pulled. I just saw it yesterday.

May he R.I.P.

Re: Actor Dennis Farina Dead At 69

Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:07 pm

I enjoyed his work in Get Shorty and Another Stakeout. R.I.P.

Re: Actor Dennis Farina Dead At 69

Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:11 pm

i have the law en order serie here and i injoied watching mr farina
he was a good actor
i,m sorry he is dead
jan

Re: Actor Dennis Farina Dead At 69

Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:11 pm

i have the law en order serie here and i injoied watching mr farina
he was a good actor
i,m sorry he is dead
jan

Re: Actor Dennis Farina Dead At 69

Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:54 pm

he also hosted the revival of "Unsolved Msyteries" on Lifetime channel.

Re: Actor Dennis Farina Dead At 69

Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:23 pm

Great screen presence, will be missed, he elevated any film he appeared in.