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Dennis Farina Remembered By 'New Girl' Stars Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson

By Michael West | 24th July 2013

Dennis Farina, the best-loved American actor best known as Detective Joe Fontana on Law & Order, is being remembered in the television and movie world following his death at the age of 69 this week....

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Dennis Farina Had Cancer At Time Of Death

23rd July 2013

Veteran Tv and movie star Dennis Farina had been battling lung cancer at the time of his death, his representative has revealed.The Get Shorty actor passed away on Monday (22Jul13) at a Scottsdale, Arizona hospital...

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Dennis Farina Passes Away Aged 69

By Joe Wilde | 23rd July 2013

Dennis Farina, the tough guy actor who became one of TV's most well-known detectives on Law & Order after years of working as an actual policeman, has passed away aged 69. A publicist for the...

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Dennis Farina Dies Aged 69

23rd July 2013

Dennis Farina has died aged 69. The 'Law & Order' actor - who was well known for his role as Detective Joe Fontana in the US legal drama - passed away yesterday (22.07.13) in a...

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Bette Midler: 'Dennis Farina Was One Of A Kind'

23rd July 2013

Bette Midler has added her tribute to That Old Feeling co-star Dennis Farina following his death on Monday (22Jul13).The stars played divorced parents in the 1997 romantic comedy, and Midler has spoken of her sadness...

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Co-star And Director Pay Tribute To Dennis Farina

22nd July 2013

Dennis Farina's Crime Story co-star Tony Denison and Bottle Shock director Randall Miller have paid tribute to the actor following his death on Monday (22Jul13).Denison, who played Ray Luca opposite Farina's Lt. Mike Torello on...

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Dennis Farina Dies At 69 After Lung Blood Clot

By Lauren James | 22nd July 2013

In a terribly sad release, Dennis Farina’s rep has confirmed the death of 69 year-old Law & Order actor Dennis Farina after he suffered from a blood clot on his lung, TMZ.com reports. The actor...

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Dennis Farina Dies At 69

22nd July 2013

Veteran actor Dennis Farina has died at the age of 69.The Tv and movie star suffered a blood clot in his lung and passed away in Scottsdale, Arizona on Monday (22Jul13) Born and...

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Dustin Hoffman Was Warned: Television Causes Divorce

17th February 2012

Dustin Hoffman says he was as surprised as anyone to find himself back on television, and admits he was warned to stay on the big-screen. The Hollywood actor appears in the new Michael Mann horse-racing...

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Dennis Farina Dreams Of Priest Role

18th November 2011

Saving Private Ryan star Dennis Farina wants to give the Catholic Church a movie makeover by playing a good priest.The actor, who was raised a Catholic, admits he's tired of religious film characters being portrayed...

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Dustin Hoffman's Tv Role

3rd March 2010

Dustin Hoffman is to star in a new TV show.The Oscar-winning actor has been cast in the pilot for prospective drama 'Luck', in which he will play an "intelligent, intuitive, tough man" who has a...

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Farina's Gun Charge Wiped From Record

18th July 2009

Actor DENNIS FARINA has been given a break by a Los Angeles judge - he's had a 2008 gun possession charge dropped and wiped from his record.The Midnight Run star was arrested in May (08)...

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Farina Fined $510 For Weapons Possession

17th July 2008

LATEST: Cop-turned-actor DENNIS FARINA has been sentenced to a minimum of one year's probation and a $510 (GBP255) fine after attempting to carry a gun through an U.S. airport earlier this year (08). The Saving...

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Farina Charged Over Gun Arrest

6th June 2008

LATEST: Cop-turned-actor DENNIS FARINA has been charged with three misdemeanours following his arrest at Los Angeles International Airport in early May (08). The Saving Private Ryan star, 64, was apprehended at L.A.X. Airport on 11...

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Farina's Weapons Charges To Be Dropped To Misdemeanour

31st May 2008

LATEST: Cop-turned-actor DENNIS FARINA will not face felony charges for weapons possession following his arrest at Los Angeles International Airport in early May (08). The Saving Private Ryan star, 64, was apprehended at L.A.X. Airport...

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Paranoia Led To Farina Gun Incident

21st May 2008

LATEST: Cop-turned-actor DENNIS FARINA carries a gun everywhere he goes, because he fears a criminal he has sent to jail will seek revenge. Farina was apprehended at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday morning (11May08)...

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Film Star Dennis Farina Arrested At Airport

12th May 2008

Hollywood actor and former police officer Dennis Farina has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport for carrying a loaded gun before getting on a plane.Farina, who is best known for his role as New...

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Farina Apologises After Gun Arrest

12th May 2008

Actor DENNIS FARINA has issued a public apology following his arrest for felony weapons possession charges. The What Happens In Vegas star was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday morning (11May08) after...

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Hines Clears Up Reports She's Dating Farina

28th May 2007

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM star CHERYL HINES has cleared up reports she's dating actor DENNIS FARINA, revealing the SAVING PRIVATE RYAN star took a Las Vegas joke too far. The actress was enjoying a night out...

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Farina Quits Law + Order

31st May 2006

DENNIS FARINA is quitting his role as Detective JOE FANTANA on LAW + ORDER after two years on the New York crime drama. The 62-year-old actor wants to pursue other acting roles and devote time...

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Sopranos Star Goes Straight In Cop Role

3rd December 2004

THE SOPRANOS star MICHAEL IMPERIOLI is going straight by playing a cop in upcoming episodes of hit police drama LAW + ORDER. The EMMY-winning actor, who plays ruthless mafia thug CHRISTOPHER MOLTISANTI in The...

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Farina Thrilled At Final Private Ryan Ending

12th April 2004

Movie actor DENNIS FARINA has revealed there were three endings shot for war epic SAVING PRIVATE RYAN - and one featured him as the villain of the film. The silver-haired actor, who played LT...

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Former Cop Farina Praises French Connection

12th April 2004

GENE HACKMAN's portrayal of POPEYE DOYLE in THE FRENCH CONNECTION is the most honest cop film ever made, according to former Chicago, Illinois, policeman DENNIS FARINA. The SAVING PRIVATE RYAN star gave up a...

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Kilmer Exits Collateral

28th September 2003

Actor VAL KILMER has spectacularly quit his leading role in new big budget movie COLLATERAL - because of his recent commitment to OLIVER STONE's historical epic ALEXANDER. Although Kilmer had been in negotiations to...

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