American actorDied when: 69 years 144 days (832 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Dennis Farina (February 29, 1944 – July 22, 2013) was an American actor, television presenter and former police officer.Often typecast as a mobster or police officer, he is known for roles such as FBI Agent Jack Crawford in Manhunter, mobster Jimmy Serrano in the comedy Midnight Run, Ray "Bones" Barboni in Get Shorty, and Cousin Avi in Snatch.
He starred on television as Lieutenant Mike Torello on Crime Story and as NYPD Detective Joe Fontana on Law & Order.
From 2008 to 2010, he hosted and narrated the television program Unsolved Mysteries on Spike TV.His last major television role was in HBO's Luck, which premiered on January 29, 2012.