Dennis Farina Passes Away at 69

Dennis Farina Passes Away at 69

He was the picture of longevity in Tinseltown and sadly Dennis Farina died earlier today (July 22) in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Get Shorty actor began as a police officer on the Chicago Police Department, though once he got into acting it was clear he was made for the limelight.

Farina scored roles in Law & Order, Snatch, Saving Private Ryan, Crime Story, Luck, and Midnight Run, during his long and successful career.

According to Dennis rep, he succumbed to a blood clot in his lung. Farina leaves behind three children and six grandchildren.