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Dennis Farina

Dennis Farina
Farina at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
Personal information
Birth dateFebruary 29, 1944(age 72)
Place of birthChicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActor
SpousePatricia Farina (1970-1980) (divorced) 3 sons

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Dennis Farina (born February 29, 1944) is an American actor of film and television and former Chicago police officer. He is a character actor, often typecast as a mobster or police officer. His most known film roles are those of mobster Jimmy Serrano in the comedy Midnight Run and Ray "Bones" Barboni in Get Shorty. His most recent television role was as Det. Joe Fontana on Law & Order.


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