Dennis Farina

Highest Rated:
96% Thief (1981)
Lowest Rated:
4% The Mod Squad (1999)
Birthday:
Feb 29
Birthplace:
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Bio:
Lovable tough guy character actor Dennis Farina was already well into his first career as a Chicago cop before he was able to turn his occasional acting gigs into a prodigious new line of work.Raised in Chicago by Italian immigrant parents, Farina joined his hometown's police force in the mid-'60s,…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
7% Authors Anonymous
  • John K. Butzin
-- 2014
79% The Last Rites of Joe May
  • Joe May
-- 2011
10% Knucklehead
  • Actor
-- 2010
27% What Happens in Vegas
  • Richard "Dick" Banger
$80.2M 2008
48% Bottle Shock
  • Maurice Cantavale
$3.9M 2008
40% The Grand
  • Actor
-- 2008
National Lampoon's Bag Boy
  • Actor
-- 2007
Purple Violets
  • Actor
-- 2007
78% You Kill Me
  • O'Leary
$2.3M 2007
Empire Falls
  • Walt Comeau
-- 2005
74% This Old Cub
  • Actor
-- 2004
18% Paparazzi
  • Detective Burton
$15.6M 2004
The Italian Americans
  • Actor
-- 2004
9% Stealing Harvard
  • Mr. Warner
$13.9M 2002
48% Big Trouble
  • Henry
$7.3M 2002
56% Sidewalks of New York
  • Carpo
$2.1M 2001
73% Snatch
  • Avi
$30.1M 2001
20% Bad Seed
  • Actor
-- 2001
25% Reindeer Games (Deception)
  • Jack Bangs
-- 2000
4% The Mod Squad
  • Capt. Adam Greer
-- 1999
93% Out of Sight
  • Marshall Sisco
-- 1998
92% Saving Private Ryan
  • Lt. Col. Anderson
-- 1998
43% That Old Feeling
  • Dan De Mora
-- 1997
Bella Mafia
  • Actor
-- 1997
15% Eddie
  • Coach Bailey
-- 1996
86% Get Shorty
  • Ray "Bones" Barboni
-- 1995
Out of Annie's Past
  • Actor
-- 1995
Bonanza - Under Attack
  • Charley Siringo
-- 1995
One Woman's Courage
  • Actor
-- 1994
33% Little Big League
  • George O'Farrell
-- 1994
14% Another Stakeout
  • Brian O'Hara
-- 1993
23% Romeo Is Bleeding
  • Actor
-- 1993
15% Striking Distance
  • Nick Detillo
-- 1993
High Stakes
  • Denton
-- 1993
High Stakes
  • Actor
-- 1993
American Gangster
  • Narrator
-- 1992
Street Crimes
  • Brian O'Neal
-- 1992
Cruel Doubt
  • Actor
-- 1992
70% Mac
  • Mr.Stunder
-- 1992
We're Talkin' Serious Money
  • Sal
-- 1992
Men of Respect
  • Bankie Como
-- 1991
People Like Us
  • Elias Renthal
-- 1990
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers
  • Angelo Buono
-- 1989
95% Midnight Run
  • Jimmy Serrano
-- 1988
Six Against the Rock
  • Birdman of Alcatraz
-- 1987
94% Manhunter
  • Jack Crawford
-- 1986
Crime Story the Chicago Years
  • Actor
-- 1986
55% Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling
  • Freddy
-- 1986
Crime Story
  • Actor
-- 1986
Birthday Boy
  • Actor
-- 1985
The Killing Floor
  • Actor
-- 1985
50% Code of Silence
  • Dorato
-- 1985
Through Naked Eyes
  • Patrolman #1
-- 1983
96% Thief
  • Carl
-- 1981


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
New Girl
2011-2014
  • Walt
  • Walt Miller
2013
87% Luck
2011-2012
  • Gus Demitriou
2011 - 2012
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Det. Joe Fontana
2004 - 2006

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Quotes from Dennis Farina's Characters

    1. Avi: Tony?
    2. Bullet Tooth Tony: What?
    3. Avi: Look in the dog.
    4. Bullet Tooth Tony: What do you mean "look in the dog?"
    5. Avi: I mean open him up.
    6. Bullet Tooth Tony: It's not as if it's a tin of baked beans! What do you mean "open him up?"
    From Snatch. Submitted by Alec L (16 months ago)
    1. Avi: Shut up & sit down, you big bald fuck!
    From Snatch. Submitted by Matthew D (18 months ago)
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