Dennis Farina was an American actor and former Chicago police officer whose famous film credits include portraying the characters Jack Crawford in Manhunter, Jimmy Serrano in Midnight Run and Ray "Bones" Barboni in Get Shorty. His most memorable television credits include Detective Joe Fontana on Law & Order, Lieutenant Mike Torello on Crime Story and Gus Demitriou on Luck.
He was the son of Yolanda Donati and Joseph Farina. He had six siblings. He married Patricia Farina in 1970. The marriage produced three sons and ended in divorce in 1980.
In 2008, he was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport after authorities found in his possession an unregistered, loaded .22 caliber pistol. He was sentenced to two year's probation for that.
is a famous American police officer and actor,
who was born on
February 29, 1944. As a person born on this date, Dennis Farina is listed in our database as the 6th
most popular celebrity for the day (February 29) and the 81st most popular for the year (1944).
People born on February 29
fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish.
Dennis Farina is the 715th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Dennis Farina's birthday, Dennis Farina is the 4554th most famous American and ranks 208th in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
In general, Dennis Farina ranks as the 8446th
most popular famous person of all time.
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