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Dennis Farina
Birth: Feb. 29, 1944
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2013
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 M.) 
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 41 Block 21 Lot 6 Grave 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: David Peltier
Record added: Jul 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114179218
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RIP Ill have an Old Style in your honor.
- John Burns
 Added: Jun. 8, 2016
I enjoy you. You left too soon. Rest sweetly.
- Miriam Kyle-Feldman
 Added: Apr. 12, 2016
Thank you for entertaining our troops on your USO tour to Japan in 2003. I fondly remember our talk about Chicago and I will always remember you as a member of Chicago's finest, my favorite actor and a friend to all. God bless you Dennis.
- Andrew B.
 Added: Apr. 11, 2016
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