, 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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