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Dennis Farina

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Birthday
29, 1944
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Jul 22, 2013 (69)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
29, 1944
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Jul 22, 2013 (69)

About

Actor typically cast in law enforcement roles and is best known as Detective Joe Fontana on the television series, Law and Order.

Before Fame

He worked in the Chicago Police Department's burglary division for eighteen years.

Trivia

He was on the other side of law in real life after being arrested for carrying a .22-caliber handgun through security at LAX airport.

Family Life

He married Patricia Farina in 1970 and the couple had three sons.

Associated With

He co-starred with Claire Danes in a Hollywood remake of The Mod Squad in 1999.

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