Dennis Farina

Dennis Farina

Age
70
Birthday
Feb. 29th, 1944
Born in
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height
6'

Dennis Farina's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Law & Order TV Show
Law & Order
Crime Story TV Show
Crime Story
Empire Falls TV Show
Empire Falls
American Playhouse TV Show
American Playhouse
 

Main Movie Roles

2008 - RocknRolla
2008 - Bottle Shock
2008 - What Happens in Vegas...
2007 - You Kill Me
2007 - Purple Violets
2007 - The Grand
2007 - Bag Boy
2004 - Paparazzi
2002 - Big Trouble
2002 - Stealing Harvard
2001 - Sidewalks of New York
2000 - Snatch.
2000 - Reindeer Games
1999 - The Mod Squad
1998 - Out of Sight
1998 - Saving Private Ryan
1997 - That Old Feeling
1996 - Eddie
1995 - Get Shorty
1994 - Little Big League
1993 - Striking Distance
1993 - Another Stakeout
1988 - Midnight Run
1986 - Manhunter
1985 - Code of silence
1981 - Thief

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Victor Pellet
15
Buddy Faro
12
Albert Lombard
3
Vic Terranova
2
Walt
2
Wildcat (Voiced)
2
Gus Demitriou
1
Himself (Voiced)
1
Lt. Colonel Edward Edward Vincent
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Spent three years in the military before becoming a police officer.
  • Father of actor 'Joe Farina (I)' (qv).
  • Is one of three actors to play Jack Crawford in the Hannibal Lecter films. He played the role in _Manhunter (1986)_ (qv). 'Scott Glenn' (qv) played the role in _The Silence of the Lambs (1991)_ (qv), and 'Harvey Keitel' (qv) played the role in _Red Dragon (2002)_ (qv).
  • Is an ex-Chicago policeman.
  • In the film _Get Shorty (1995)_ (qv), Dennis played Mr. Barboni. In the end of the film, Chili Palmer ('John Travolta' (qv)) is making a movie about his experiences in Hollywood, the role of Chili is portrayed by Martin Weir ('Danny DeVito' (qv)) and that of Barboni by 'Harvey Keitel' (qv). Dennis Farina played Jack Crawford in _Manhunter (1986)_ (qv) (film based on the 'Thomas Harris (I)' (qv) novel "Red Dragon"). 'Harvey Keitel' (qv) played Crawford in _Red Dragon (2002)_ (qv).
  • Plead no contest to carrying a weapon into a secured area. Was arrested in May, 2008 on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon after police say they found a .22-caliber handgun in his briefcase as he tried to pass through security at LAX airport. Sentenced to 24 months probation [July 17, 2008].
  • Italian-American.
  • His date of birth has only occured 15 times so far in his life, because February 29th is Leap Day, the well known "extra" day of a Leap Year (containing 366 days), which only occur every four years.


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