"REAL to REEL" Cop Actors

Former Full Time Police Officers that became Actors. (Not actors who work as volunteers or reserve officers).
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Dennis Farina
Actor, Snatch
Actor Dennis Farina is unique among thespians in that he was one of the few to achieve success as a "late-bloomer." He did not start acting until he was 37 years old, after stints in the military and 18 years on the Chicago Police Department. He made his bones in show business as a character actor, often cast as a cop or gangster...
“ Dennis was the real deal. Great Actor ” - kareng81
 
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“ Jerry Seinfeld's TV father was a retired NYPD Officer ! ” - kareng81
 
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“ Former NYPD Officer and great character actor. ” - kareng81
 
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“ David was a Newark Police Officer and acted in Televison in the 1970's as well as having the Show Toma and Baretta created about his exploits. ” - kareng81
 
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“ Former NYPD Officer, Actor and Televison personality ” - kareng81
 
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Ken Osmond
Forever tagged as the unctuous, trouble-making truant Eddie Haskell on the quintessential 50s family show Leave It to Beaver, actor Ken Osmond did not manage much of a career after the stereotype. So inextricably typed was he that he gave up on any semblance of a career within a short time after the series' cancellation...
“ Ken Osmond from Leave it to Beaver was a child Actor became a hero LAPD Officer but still continued to act. ” - kareng81
 
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“ Former NYPD Detective, Actor and author ” - kareng81
 
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Sonny Grosso
Sonny Grosso was a New York City police officer when his experiences with his partner Eddie Egan during the early 60s became the basis of the film The French Connection. Grosso had a bit part in the film while Egan had a more substantial role. Grosso later appeared in two more feature films, _Report to the Commissioner (1974)_ and Cruising.
“ Former NYPD and Real life French Connection Detective ” - kareng81
 
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Eddie Egan
Mr. Egan was the tough-talking New York City police officer whose exploits inspired the Academy Award winning film The French Connection. With partner Sonny Grosso, he managed a 112-pound heroin bust in 1962, one of the biggest in New York's history. Mr. Egan was nicknamed 'Popeye' and was played in The French Connection by Gene Hackman...
“ Former NYPD Detetcive Actor and partner of Sonny Grosso ” - kareng81
 
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“ Former Australian Police Officer turned Actor ” - kareng81
 
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“ Former Police Officer / Actor ” - kareng81
 
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“ Former Police Officer / Actor ” - kareng81