Actor Dennis Farina Has Died At The Age Of 69

Posted: 07/23/2013 in Dead Famous, Movies, Television

Source: TMZ

There’s some tragic news coming in this morning as TMZ reports that actor Dennis Farina has passed away in Scottsdale, Arizona at age 69 due to a blood clot in his lung.

Farina, a Chicago native, is well-known for a wide range of both film and television credits including, on the small screen, programs like “Law & Order,” “Crime Story,” and, quite recently, “Luck.” On the big screen, Farina’s credits span more than three decades and include memorable roles in films like Snatch, Get Shorty and Saving Private Ryan.

Prior to his life in Hollywood, Farina spent three years serving in the armed forces and 18 years as a Chicago police officer. He is survived by three children and six grandchildren.

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