Dennis Farina
Dennis Farina

Gender

Male

Known Credits

17

Dennis Farina

Date of Birth: Feb 29, 1944

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

 

Biography

​ Dennis Farina was one of Hollywoods busiest actors and a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers alike. Recently, he appeared in the feature films, The Grand, a comedy about a Vegas poker tournament with Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines and Ray Romano; Bottle Shock, also starring Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman and Bradley Whitford; and Foxs What Happens in Vegas, in which Dennis starred as Cameron Diazs boss. Farina also appeared on the NBC series Law and Order and in the HBO miniseries, Empire Falls, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Mini-Series. Farina is well remembered for his role in memorable features such as Steven Soderberghs Out of Sight, in which he played the retired lawman father of Jennifer Lopezs character. This was Farinas second outing in an Elmore Leonard best seller, the previous one being Get Shorty, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and co-starring John Travolta, Rene Russo and Gene Hackman.

Known For

Filmography

Authors Anonymous

Authors Anonymous

as John K. Butzin

2014

Luck

Luck

as

2011

Knucklehead

Knucklehead

as Memphis Earl

2010

Bag Boy

Bag Boy

as Marty Engstrom

2007

Paparazzi

Paparazzi

as Detective Burton

2004

Stealing Harvard

Stealing Harvard

as Mr. Warner

2002

Snatch

Snatch

as Abraham 'Cousin Avi' Denovitz

2000

Reindeer Games

Reindeer Games

as Jack Banks

2000

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

as Lieutenant Colonel Walter Anderson

1998

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

as Marshall Sisco

1998

That Old Feeling

That Old Feeling

as Dan De Mora

1997

Get Shorty

Get Shorty

as Ray 'Bones' Barboni

1995

Romeo Is Bleeding

Romeo Is Bleeding

as Nick Gazzara

1994

Manhunter

Manhunter

as Jack Crawford

1986

Code of Silence

Code of Silence

as Det. Dorato

1985

Through Naked Eyes

Through Naked Eyes

as Patrolman

1983