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Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz
Dennis Franz at a rehearsal for the 1994 Emmy Awards
Personal information
Birth nameDennis Franz Schlachta
Birth dateOctober 28, 1944(age 72)
Place of birthMaywood, Illinois, United States
OccupationActor
Years active1978 present

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Dennis Franz (born October 28, 1944) is an American actor best known for his role as Andy Sipowicz, a hard-boiled police detective in the television series NYPD Blue. He previously appeared as Lt. Norman Buntz on Hill Street Blues, and earlier played Detective Benedetto on the same show.


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