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Actor Dennis Farina dies at 69 -publicist

Reuters | 22 July, 2013 19:51
Actor Dennis Farina arrives at the Hollywood premiere of the HBO series
Actor Dennis Farina
Image by: GUS RUELAS / REUTERS

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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