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Film and TV actor Dennis Farina has passed away at the age of 69 in Arizona. The cause of his death has not been released at this time.
Farina came late to the acting game, working as a cop for eighteen years before turning to acting at 37 years old.
Throughout the late 1980s and all of the 1990s, the actor was rarely out of work thanks to various feature film supporting roles.
His earliest roles included FBI chief Jack Crawford in Michael Mann's "Manhunter," playing a detective in the Chuck Norris action film "Code of Silence," and the memorably foul-mouthed Jimmy Serrano in "Midnight Run".
Key roles in films like "Get Shorty," "Another Stakeout," "Striking Distance," "Little Big League," "The Mod Squad," "Out of Sight," "Saving Private Ryan," "Snatch," "Reindeer Games," "Bottle Shock," and "What Happens in Vegas" followed.
He was also a regular and/or recurring guest star on shows like "Crime Story, »
- Garth Franklin
A tough guy with a winning smile. A master of controlled frustration. A versatile character actor with a range of great performances on his CV despite getting into performing as a second career. A champion swear-slinger. The world has lost all of these with the death of Dennis Farina at the age of 69.Originally born Donaldo Gugliermo in Chicago, Farina didn’t start out wanting to become an actor. After serving three years in the military, he worked in the Chicago Police Department for 18 years, once cracking wise that he was such a bad shot, he earned the nickname “The Great Wounder".And then he happened to cross paths with Michael Mann. Originally hired as a consultant on Thief, Farina became interested in acting, and eventually scored the role of Carl, and launching a successful second act. He turned to theatre to hone his chops, and worked on films such as Code Of Silence, »
Amazon has some great deals on a number of Blu-rays and I've grabbed the highlights and linked them below. In addition, if you'd like to avoid waiting on lines later this year for the PS4 and Xbox One, Amazon is still accepting pre-orders on both consoles and the best part is they don't charge your credit card until it ships! Links for both consoles below. Sony PS4 $399.99 Xbox One Console - Day One Edition $499.99 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (Five-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy) $12.90 (74% off) Sin City (Two-Disc Theatrical & Recut, Extended, and Unrated Versions) [Blu-ray] $4.99 (75% off) The Wire: The Complete Series $79.99 (60% off) The Woody Allen Blu-ray Bundle (Annie Hall, Manhattan, Sleeper, Hannah and Her Sisters) $31.49 (65% off) The Ultimate Sports Blu-ray Bundle (Rocky, Bull Durham, Raging Bull, Hoosiers) $25.49 (64% off) The Ultimate Chuck Norris Blu-ray Bundle (Missing in Action, Missing in Action 2, Delta Force, Lone Wolf McQuade, Code of Silence »
- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub
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