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Dennis Farina: Dead at 69

Dennis Farina: Dead at 69

Dennis Farina, who is best known for his role on the hit television series Law & Order, has died at the age of 69.

Before he became an actor, Dennis served for over 18 years in the Chicago Police Department. He got his start as a police consultant for director Michael Mann before he ended up being cast in some of his projects.

Dennis is well known for playing mobster Jimmy Serrano in the comedy Midnight Run and Ray “Bones” Barboni in Get Shorty.

We send our condolences to Dennis‘ loved ones during this difficult time.

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  • Jan

    does it seem like there is a lot off celebs dying lately?

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  • Birdie

    I loved him on Law & Order! Rest in Peace!

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  • sea

    Very sad news. He was a great actor.

  • http://justjared saira

    It’s so sad to say goodbye to such a great actor. RIP, Dennis.

  • Apple

    RIP He was a great actor

  • Susan

    My condolences. RIP Mr. Farina.

  • jenah

    Sad news.I watched him in L&O…he will be missed,he was great actor.RIP…

  • tina

    One of my favorites from Law and Order. RIP

  • broken heart

    Nick Miller’s dad! Sad…

  • Daniel

    Oh no. RIP

  • plez

    RIP. He was always great in the roles he played.

  • Ava

    Rest In Peace Dennis Farina.

  • ali

    so sad to hear this news. I loved him in everything he did – he always so real, so human. He was wonderful next to Dustin Hoffman in “Luck”, and with J Lo in “Out of Sight”, as well as every other performance. Such a beautiful guy. So sorry for his family. xx

  • Victoriak

    My thoughts and Prayers are with his family, found his ex wife Patricia here