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Dennis Farina

Actor / Police Officer / Character Actor / Film Producer | * 02/29/1944 († 69, 07/22/2013) | Chicago, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
Dennis Farina (February 29, 1944 – July 22, 2013) was an American actor, television presenter and former police officer. He was a character actor, often typecast as a mobster or police officer. He is known for roles such as FBI Agent Jack Crawford in Manhunter, mobster Jimmy Serrano in the comedy Midnight Run, Ray "Bones" Barboni in Get Shorty, and Cousin Avi in Snatch. He starred on television as Lieutenant Mike Torello on Crime Story and as NYPD Detective Joe Fontana on Law & Order. From 2008 to 2010, he hosted and narrated the television program Unsolved Mysteries on Spike TV. His last major television role was in HBO's Luck, which premiered on January 29, 2012. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Movies with Dennis Farina as Actor(58)

as John K. Butzin2014 Authors Anonymous
as Luigi2014 Lucky Stiff
as Memphis Earl2010 Knucklehead
as Richard Banger2008 What Happens in Vegas
as Maurice Cantavale2008 Bottle Shock
as Marty Engstrom2007 Bag Boy
as Edward O'Leary2007 You Kill Me
as Gilmore2007 Purple Violets
as L.B.J. Deuce Fairbanks2007 The Grand
as himself2004 This Old Cub
as Detective Burton2004 Paparazzi
as Henry Desalvo2002 Big Trouble
as Mr. Warner2002 Stealing Harvard
as himself2001 Making 'Snatch'
as Jack Banks2000 Reindeer Games
as Cousin Avi2000 Snatch
as Dick Muller2000 Bad Seed
as Captain Adam Greer1999 The Mod Squad
as Lieutenant Colonel Walter Anderson1998 Saving Private Ryan
as Marshall Sisco1998 Out of Sight
as Dan De Mora1997 That Old Feeling
as Don Roberto Luciano1997 Bella Mafia
as Charlie Ingle1996 Out of Annie's Past
as John Bailey1996 Eddie
as Charley Siringo1995 Bonanza: Under Attack
as Ray 'Bones' Barboni1995 Get Shorty
as Detective Harry Lindstrom1994 The Corpse Had a Familiar Face
as George O'Farrell1994 Little Big League
as Craig McKenna1994 One Woman's Courage
as Brian O'Hara1993 Another Stakeout
as Capt. Nick Detillo1993 Striking Distance
as Nick Gazzara (uncredited)1993 Romeo Is Bleeding
as Mr. Stunder1992 Mac
as Narrator1992 The American Gangster
as Armand Zaro1991 Perfect Crimes
as Bankie Como1990 Men of Respect
1990 Havana
as Elias Renthall1990 People Like Us
as Jimmy Serrano1988 Midnight Run
as Robert Stroud1987 Six Against the Rock
as Veteran Cop, Ernie1986 Triplecross
as Jack Crawford1986 Manhunter
as Det. Dorato1985 Code of Silence
as Policeman #21985 Final Jeopardy
as Supervisor1984 The Killing Floor
as Detective1984 The Impostor
as Patrolman1983 Through Naked Eyes
as Carl1981 Thief

TV Shows/Series with Dennis Farina as Actor(20)

2012 Luck
as Victor Pellet2002 In-Laws
as Buddy Faro1998 Buddy Faro
as Tom Brereton1992 Cruel Doubt
as Joe Fontana1990 Law & Order
as Prosecutor Kelly1990 Blind Faith
as Lt. Mike Torello1986 Crime Story
1984 Hunter
as Albert Lombard1984 Miami Vice

Full Name: Dennis Farina
Born: Tuesday, 02/29 1944 (February) in Chicago, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
Died: Monday, 07/22 2013 (July) in Scottsdale (aged: 69)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Dennis Farina frequently works together with these people:
Michael Mann (12x, Crew)
Edward Burns (9x, Actor)
Dick Wolf (9x, Crew)
Barry Sonnenfeld (7x, Crew)
Danny Smith (7x, Cast)
Seth MacFarlane (6x, Actor)
Adam West (6x, Actor)
Peter McRobbie (6x, Actor)
Walon Green (6x, Crew)
Randall Miller (6x, Crew)
Mike Henry (6x, Actor)
Sam Waterston (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1517, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/08/2021