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Dennis Farina (1944–2013)


Dennis Farina was one of Hollywood's busiest actors and a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers alike. Recently, he appeared in the feature films, "The Grand," a comedy about a Vegas poker tournament with Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines and Ray Romano; "Bottle Shock," also starring Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman and Bradley Whitford; and ... See full bio »

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2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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TV commercial: Comcast's Xfinity Internet service. See more »

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2 Interviews | 10 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Some people approach acting with all these things in their head, making it more complicated than it needs to be, way too cerebral. I don't want to know that an actor lived in a cave for 12 days so that he could prepare for a part.

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Once claimed in an interview that as a Chicago cop he was such a bad shot, he earned the nickname "The Great Wounder." See more »

Trademark:

Smooth voice with a distinct Chicago accent. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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