Skip to comments.Dennis Farina, 'Law & Order' actor, dies at 69
Posted on 07/22/2013 12:42:23 PM PDT by KosmicKitty
- Dennis Farina, the dapper, mustachioed cop-turned-actor best known for his tough-as-nails work in such TV series as "Law & Order," "Crime Story," and "Miami Vice," has died. He was 69.
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Former Chicago cop before he became an actor
Ray Barboni in “Get Shorty”
OHh he was great in Crime Story
Mobster Jimmy Serano in Midnight Run. Love that film. He was great in that.
Both hosted Unsolved Mysteries
That is what “coincidence” means.
I always enjoyed watching him. He had that gruff telegenic demeanor that I found fascinating.
Waitaminnit... wasn’t there a thread where he was arrested at LAX this morning?
I liked him as Henry Desalvo in Big Trouble, especially in the restaurant scene when the cigar smoker told him, “That’s assault,” and Farina said, “Yeah, I know. You used to have to hit someone,” or something like that.
He was great in that movie. Chewed up every scene he was in.
Bewitched...Dick York replaced by Dick Sargent....Seargent York, hmmmmmmm.
“Former Chicago cop before he became an actor”
And Army veteran.
Unsolved Mysteries was ALL ABOUT investigating coincidences like that one.
It’s obvious that he knows what coincidence means. He just wonders if it is not,
“Crime Story” Season 1, Las Vegas Opening:
Awesome actor, awesome show...
IIRC, he played a thug in the Dragnet movie, too.
Good actor, at any rate. RIP.
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