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He starred on television as Lieutenant Mike Torello on Crime Story and as NYPD Detective Joe Fontana on Law & Order. From 2008 to 2010, he hosted and narrated the television program Unsolved Mysteries on Spike TV. His last major television role was in HBO's Luck, which premiered on January 29, 2012.
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What happened to Dennis Farina on law and order?
Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a cop on “Law & Order” and elsewhere, has died. Lori De Waal, his representative, says Farina died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung.
Jul 22, 2013
Who did Dennis Farina replace law and order?
Dennis Farina (February 29, 1944 - July 22, 2013) was an actor who played Detective Joe Fontana in Law & Order. His character replaced Lennie Briscoe (Jerry Orbach) as a detective on the series. He first appeared in the Season 15 episode "Paradigm".
Was Dennis Farina a real policeman?
Dennis Farina, who died Monday morning at the age of 69 of a blood clot in his lung, had two distinct careers. He was a veteran Chicago police officer until a chance meeting with director Michael Mann, who was in the Windy City to make his first feature film, 1981's “Thief,” changed his career path.
What was Dennis Farina's net worth when he died?
Net Worth:
$8 Million
Date of Birth:
Feb 29, 1944 - Jul 22, 2013 (69 years old)
Gender:
Male
Height:
6 ft 1 in (1.87 m)
Profession:
Actor, Police officer
Detective Joe Fontana is a fictional character portrayed by actor Dennis Farina on NBC's long-running drama series Law & Order.
Character overview ˇ Personality ˇ Character highlights
Last appearance: "Invaders"
First appearance: "Paradigm"
Partner: Ed Green; Nick Falco
Seasons: 15, 16
Dennis Farina (February 29, 1944 - July 22, 2013) was an actor who played Detective Joe Fontana in Law & Order. His character replaced Lennie Briscoe (Jerry ...
May 30, 2006 ˇ Farina has decided to leave his role as New York police Detective Joe Fontana after two seasons on the NBC drama to pursue other offers and ...
Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a cop on “Law & Order” and elsewhere, has died.
Posted: Jul 22, 2013
Apr 7, 2021 ˇ Dennis Farina wanted to focus on his production company after leaving Law & Order ... The end of Law & Order's 16th season in 2006 was also the ...
Jul 23, 2013 ˇ In 2004, he joined the cast of the long-running “Law & Order” after Jerry Orbach's departure, playing Detective Joe Fontana, a role he reprised ...
Jul 23, 2013 ˇ No wonder: acting was his second career, and he came to it after an 18-year stint ... Dennis Farina as Detective Joe Fontana in Law & Order.
Jul 22, 2013 ˇ Farina also appeared as Det. Joe Fontana in 46 episodes of NBC's Law & Order, added to the cast following the death of Jerry Orbach. That made ...
May 31, 2006 ˇ Farina has decided to leave his role as New York police Detective Joe Fontana after two seasons on the NBC drama to pursue other offers and ...