Dennis Farina dies at 69

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  1. HS Cult Leader

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    'Law & Order' star Dennis Farina dies at 69, publicist says

    Published July 22, 2013
    FoxNews.com







    Dennis Farina, a former police officer who became a star of "Law & Order," died today at the age of 69, his publicist told FOX411.
    Farina, a Illinois native, worked for the Chicago Police Department for 18 years before becoming an actor.
    He worked on films like "Saving Private Ryan" and "Midnight Run" and was eventually cast to replace Jerry Orbach on the television series "Law & Order."
    Farina played detective Joe Fontana on the show for two years and then left to pursue other projects.
    Most recently he appeared on HBO's "Luck" in 2012.
     
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    He was hilarious in Snatch.
     
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    but how old was he? :rs:
     
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    Ha, I clicked out if this thread then got the joke, clicked back in to say LOL
     
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    Sorry for your loss.
     
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    Love him in Deliverance. Good night, funny man :(
     
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    His finest role! Fantastic flick (once you turn on subtitles so you can understand it all)

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    It's too bad. The guy was always fun to watch.

    I seem to recall him doing some commercial work lately.
     
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    This pretty much sums up sports talk radio.
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    Crime Story was awesome. :nocheer:

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    [video=youtube;J_MSg8CyvEM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_MSg8CyvEM[/video]

    Sad news, guy did a lot of great work.

    R.I.P. Jimmy Serrano
     
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    Too bad, I liked the guy

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    Reindeer Games was just on yesterday, too. He was the best part of that POS besides Gary Sinise... And Charlize Theron's tits.
     
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    RIP ex-Chicago cop great actor man.

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    holy shit midnight run with farina de niro and charles groden was one of the funniest movies ive ever seen.

    really sad. loved dennis farina.