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…

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
  • Memphis Earl
-- 2010
27% What Happens in Vegas
  • Banger
$80.2M 2008
48% Bottle Shock
  • Maurice
$3.9M 2008
40% The Grand
  • Actor
-- 2008
Purple Violets
  • Actor
-- 2007
78% You Kill Me
  • O'Leary
$2.3M 2007
National Lampoon's Bag Boy
  • Marty
-- 2007
Empire Falls
  • Walt Comeau
-- 2005
18% Paparazzi
  • Detective Burton
$15.6M 2004
The Italian Americans
  • Actor
-- 2004
74% This Old Cub
  • Actor
-- 2004
48% Big Trouble
  • Henry
$7.3M 2002
9% Stealing Harvard
  • Mr. Warner
$13.9M 2002
20% Bad Seed
  • Actor
-- 2001
56% Sidewalks of New York
  • Carpo
$2.1M 2001
73% Snatch
  • Avi
$30.1M 2001
25% Reindeer Games (Deception)
  • Jack Bangs
-- 2000
4% The Mod Squad
  • Capt. Adam Greer
-- 1999
93% Saving Private Ryan
  • Lt. Col. Anderson
-- 1998
93% Out of Sight
  • Marshall Sisco
-- 1998
43% That Old Feeling
  • Dan De Mora
-- 1997
Bella Mafia
  • Don Roberto
-- 1997
15% Eddie
  • Coach Bailey
-- 1996
86% Get Shorty
  • Ray "Bones" Barboni
-- 1995
Out of Annie's Past
  • Charlie Ingle
-- 1995
Bonanza - Under Attack
  • Charley Siringo
-- 1995
One Woman's Courage
  • Craig McKenna
-- 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
Cruel Doubt
  • Tom Brereton
-- 1992
70% Mac
  • Mr. Stunder
-- 1992
We're Talkin' Serious Money
  • Sal
-- 1992
American Gangster
  • Narrator
-- 1992
Street Crimes
  • Brian O'Neal
-- 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
Crime Story the Chicago Years
  • Actor
-- 1986
55% Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling
  • Freddy
-- 1986
Crime Story
  • Actor
-- 1986
94% Manhunter
  • Jack Crawford
-- 1986
50% Code of Silence
  • Dorato
-- 1985
Birthday Boy
  • Actor
-- 1985
The Killing Floor
  • Actor
-- 1985
Through Naked Eyes
  • Patrolman #1
-- 1983
96% Thief
  • Carl
-- 1981

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
100% 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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