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Dennis Farina
Birth: Feb. 29, 1944
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2013
Scottsdale
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

American Actor. Farina, who at one time was a real-life police officer who served 18 years in the Chicago Police Dept. from 1967 to 1985, was a character actor who was often typecast as a mobster or a police officer. He began his work in show business working as a police consultant which subsequently led to his being cast in a small role in the 1981 film 'Thief', which led to memorabe roles in such films as 'Code of Silence' (1985), 'Midnight Run' (1988), 'Romeo is Bleeding' (1993), 'Get Shorty' (1995), 'Saving Private Ryan' (1998), 'The Mod Squad' (1999), 'Snatch' (2000), 'Big Trouble' (2002) and 'The Last Rites of Joe May' (2011). On television he was featured in 'Hard Knox', 'Miami Vice', 'Hardcastle and McCormick', 'Remington Steele', 'Crime Story', 'The Case of the Hillside Stranglers', 'Cruel Doubt', 'Bella Mafia', 'Law & Order', 'Empire Falls' and 'Luck'. Farina died after suffering a blood clot in his lung. (bio by: Louis Mata) 
 
Burial:
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Hillside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 41 Block 21 Lot 6 Grave 1
 
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Originally Created by: David Peltier
Record added: Jul 22, 2013
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- BigLebo
 Added: Oct. 14, 2014

- Laurie
 Added: Oct. 6, 2014
Was thinking of you today Mr Farina. Thank you so much for the years of entertainment, and the 18 years prior to that of protection.
- Fang
 Added: Sep. 6, 2014
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