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
Dennis Farina (Voiced)
1
Lt. Colonel Edward Edward Vincent
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Italian-American.
  • Father of actor 'Joe Farina (I)' (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].
  • Is an ex-Chicago policeman.
  • 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.
  • Spent three years in the military before becoming a police officer.
  • "Farina" means "flour" in Italian.
  • Once claimed in an interview that as a Chicago cop he was such a bad shot, he earned the nickname "The Great Wounder."


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