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Former Policeman Turned Actor Dennis Farina Dies at 69

Monday, 22 Jul 2013 01:41 PM

 

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Dennis Farina, a former Chicago policeman turned tough-guy actor, died in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Monday, the actor's publicist said. He was 69.

Farina, best known as detective Joe Fontana on the long-running TV series "Law & Order," suffered a blood clot in his lung, publicist Lori De Waal said.

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