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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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16 Responses to “Dennis Farina: Dead at 69”

  1. 1
    Jan Says:

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

  2. 2
    ftyfv Says:


  3. 3
    Birdie Says:

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

  4. 4
    Read Says:


  5. 5
    sea Says:

    Very sad news. He was a great actor.

  6. 6
    saira Says:

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

  7. 7
    Apple Says:

    RIP He was a great actor

  8. 8
    Susan Says:

    My condolences. RIP Mr. Farina.

  9. 9
    jenah Says:

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

  10. 10
    tina Says:

    One of my favorites from Law and Order. RIP

  11. 11
    broken heart Says:

    Nick Miller’s dad! Sad…

  12. 12
    Daniel Says:

    Oh no. RIP

  13. 13
    plez Says:

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

  14. 14
    Ava Says:

    Rest In Peace Dennis Farina.

  15. 15
    ali Says:

    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

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    Victoriak Says:

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

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