Dennis Farina Net Worth

Dennis Farina Net Worth is
$8 Million

Dennis Farina Biography

Dennis Farina net value: Dennis Farina was an American film and tv actor who had a net well worth of $8 million. In film, Dennis Farina was maybe perhaps most obviously for his functions as mobster Jimmy Serrano in Midnight Work and as Ray “Bones” Barboni in Obtain Shorty. In tv Farina was most widely known for his latest part as Detective Joe Fontana on the tv screen drama Law & Purchase. He was created on February 29, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois. His mom Yolanda was a homemaker and his dad Joseph was a Sicilian immigrant doctor. Dennis experienced three brothers and three sisters. Acting not merely made his name popular, but also offered as the most crucial resource of increasing the full total estimate of Dennis Farina net well worth, which includes been stated to attain 8 million dollars. He was the sponsor and the narrator of the series known as “Unsolved Mysteries”. His first work in the movie market was as a law enforcement consultant for director Michael Mann on his early film Thief. Dennis also worked well in the Chicago Theater. In 1998, Dennis Farina was selected to portray the name personality in the CBS creation known as “Buddy Faro”. He continuing his collaboration with Michael Mann when he made an appearance in his criminal offense film known as “Manhunter”, where he performed the part of FBI Agent Jack Crawford. Before that, he made an appearance in Michael Mann’s creation known as “Miami Vice”. Dennis Farina was selected to play a basketball trainer in the film known as “Eddie”. Dennis Farina was a favorite American-Italian actor, who resided in the time of 1944-2013. Dennis was very genuine in his police functions because of his real-life connection with serving on the Chicago Police for 18 years. Dennis Farina appeared in lots of TV series and films. Also, he was operating as a officer in Chicago. Actually, generally in most of his movies, he played the part of a officer or a mobster. One of these of such functions was in the film known as “Midnight Operate”, where he performed the part of Jimmy Serrano. Also, the actor made an appearance as Ray Barboni in the creation called “Get Shorty”. Furthermore to his appearances in movies, which increased the quantity of Dennis Farina net worthy of, the actor also made an appearance in many Television productions. He performed the component of Lieutenant Mike Torello in the series known as “Crime Tale”. Furthermore, he made an appearance as a baseball supervisor in “Little Big Group”. He was portion of the burglary division from 1967 to 1985. In 2012, the actor portrayed his last essential role, that was in the HBO creation called “Luck”. As a result, his TV function also increased the full total size of Dennis Farina net worthy of. The actor was created in 1944 in Chicago, Illinois. Dennis Farina grew up in a big family members as he previously three sisters and three brothers. Before he centered on his profession as an actor, Dennis Farina was an army guy for 3 years. Also, in the time of 1967-1985, Dennis Farina was functioning as a officer in the Chicago Law enforcement Department’s burglary division. In 1981, Michael Mann chose him to surface in his film, known as “Thief”. He made an appearance in several movies in Chicago, such as for example “Code of Silence”. In 1986, he caused Michael Mann once more when he find the actor to surface in the series known as “Crime Story”, where he stayed until 1988. He has made an appearance in a number of comedies as well just like the 2005 HBO creation of Empire Falls where he earned an American Humor Award and the 2008 film Bottle Shock. Mann cast Dennis in his series Criminal offense Story and later on he as mobster Albert Lombard on Mann’s tv series Miami Vice. A few of his other film credits included Saving Personal Ryan, Striking Range, Another Stakeout, Snatch, The Mod Squad and Out of View. Therefore, his appearances in Michael Mann’s productions also have increased the full total sum of Dennis Farina net well worth. Dennis Farina offers appeared in lots of other movies, such as “Saving Personal Ryan”, “The Mob Squad”, “Out of View”, “Striking Range”, “Snatch”, “Reindeer Video games”, “Big Trouble” and “Males of Respect”. Unfortunately, Dennis Farina passed away on July 22, 2013 at age 69. Also, he was appearing in “Law & Purchase”, where he was selected for the part of Joe Fontana.S. Nevertheless, Dennis Farina net well worth (since it was by enough time of his loss of life) proves that he was among the lucky ones. So far as we understand, the majority of this fortune was inherited by his three sons: Dennis Jr, Michael and Joseph (the males were born through the period 1970-1980, as the actor was wedded to Patricia Farina) and his longtime girlfriend with who offers been by his part during his last times, Marianne Cahill. It’s been a little even more when compared to a year because the famous actor passed on in a medical center in Arizona after struggling a pulminatory embolism and by enough time of his loss of life Dennis Farina net well worth amounted to $8 million. By enough time of his loss of life Dennis was 69 years old and everybody knows that there are a lot of actors who remain not merely alive, but extremely energetic at this age. I assume that’s what produced the news headlines about his death therefore shocking. But enough discussing such sad stuff, let’s consider the resources of Dennis Farina net worthy of and his professional profession. Joe Fontana), Unsolved Mysteries (for just two years, from 2008 to 2010, Farina was a narrator behind this present) and Good luck, which aired on HBO. Before venturing into this field, he has offered in the U. In 1997, the actor made an appearance in the humor called “That Aged Feeling”. Army and proved helpful in Chicago Law enforcement Department’s burglary division since 1967. He give up this job only in 1985, four years after debuting with a film Thief, in addition to filming in several television movies: Through Naked Eye and Hard Knox. NOW I AM not really stating that 37 years is normally an old age group, but starting a profession in entertainment industry if you are already approaching your 40s is definitely a bit difficult. Most of these film appearances, thus, also have added up to the entire quantity of Dennis Farina net well worth. Perhaps this was because of his long-term experience employed in a Chicago Law enforcement Department, perhaps because of his looks, however the truth is, Farina never really had problems landing functions of cops and mobsters (I assume that during his profession in the Division Farina has seen plenty of of them and that is what helped him to find yourself in the characters). Of program, those weren’t the just types of functions Farina did during his career. Right now speaking about his most crucial films, I guess this might be Midnight Operate, where he portrayed Bones Barboni, and Obtain Shorty, where he became a mobster name Jimmy Serano. His best-known roles on tv was those on displays In-Laws and regulations (where he portrayed Victor Pellet), Law & Purchase (on these tv series the actor performed Det. As you may know, Dennis started performing when he had been 37 years old. Every single one of these displays is responsible for a significant component of Dennis Farina net worthy of.

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Quick Facts

Full NameDennis Farina
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 29, 1944
DiedJuly 22, 2013, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Height1.87 m
ProfessionActor, Police officer
SpousePatricia Farina
ChildrenJoe Farina, Michael J. Farina, Dennis Farina Jr.
ParentsYolanda Farina, Joseph Farina
MoviesSnatch, Get Shorty, Midnight Run, Saving Private Ryan, Manhunter, Thief, Out of Sight, That Old Feeling, Striking Distance, What Happens in Vegas, Big Trouble, Bottle Shock, Reindeer Games, The Last Rites of Joe May, You Kill Me, Authors Anonymous, Sidewalks of New York, The Mod Squad, Another Stakeout, Code of Silence, Stealing Harvard, The Grand, Knucklehead, Men of Respect, Little Big League, Purple Violets, Empire Falls, Bella Mafia, National Lampoon's Bag Boy, The Case Of The Hillside Stranglers, Romeo is Bleeding, Bad Seed, We're Talking Serious Money, Paparazzi, Street Crimes, Bonanza: Under Attack, Six Against the Rock, Out of Annie's Past, The Disappearance of Nora, Eddie, Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel, Lucky Stiff, Mac, One Woman's Courage, People Like Us, The Killing Floor, High Stakes
TV ShowsLuck, Law & Order, In-Laws, Buddy Faro, Crime Story, Unsolved Mysteries

Interesting Facts

1 Has joined the cast of Law & Order (1990) replacing the departing Jerry Orbach. [May 2004]
2 Is buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside, Illinois.
3 Did not start acting until he was 37 years old.
4 When Dennis Farina was a Chicago police officer, one of his partners was Chuck Adamson, who later created the television series Crime Story (1986) (TV Series 1986-1988) and wrote for such shows as Miami Vice (1984) (TV Series 1984-1990).
5 (July 17, 2008) Pled no contest to carrying a weapon into a secured area. Was arrested in May 2008 on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon after police say they found a .22-caliber handgun in his briefcase as he tried to pass through security at LAX airport. Sentenced to 24 months probation.
6 Was considered for the role of Joey Zasa in The Godfather: Part III (1990).
7 Father of actor Joe Farina.
8 In the film Get Shorty (1995), Dennis played Mr. Barboni. In the end of the film, Chili Palmer (John Travolta) is making a movie about his experiences in Hollywood, the role of Chili is portrayed by Martin Weir (Danny DeVito) and that of Barboni by Harvey Keitel. Dennis Farina played Jack Crawford in Manhunter (1986) (film based on the Thomas Harris novel "Red Dragon"). Harvey Keitel played Crawford in Red Dragon (2002).
9 Spent three years in the military before becoming a police officer.
10 His date of birth, February 29th, which is a Leap Day, has only occurred 17 times in his life. A Leap Day is a well known "extra" day of a Leap Year (containing 366 days), which only occurs every four years.
11 Is one of three actors to play Jack Crawford in the Hannibal Lecter films. He played the role in Manhunter (1986). Scott Glenn played the role in The Silence of the Lambs (1991), and Harvey Keitel played the role in Red Dragon (2002).
12 Italian-American.
13 Is the only actor on Law & Order (1990) who has actually served in law enforcement.
14 Once claimed in an interview that as a Chicago cop he was such a bad shot, he earned the nickname "The Great Wounder."
15 Has three sons: Dennis Farina Jr., Michael Farina, and Joseph Farina.
16 Is an ex-Chicago policeman. He served on on that city's police force for 18 years.


1 Grey moustache.
2 Smooth voice with a distinct Chicago accent.


1 Some people approach acting with all these things in their head, making it more complicated than it needs to be, way too cerebral. I don't want to know that an actor lived in a cave for 12 days so that he could prepare for a part.


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Commitment to Chicago Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
1996 American Comedy Award American Comedy Awards, USA Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Get Shorty (1995)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series New Girl (2011)
1997 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst On-Screen Couple That Old Feeling (1997) Bette Midler
1996 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast Get Shorty (1995) Danny DeVito

James Gandolfini

Gene Hackman

Delroy Lindo

David Paymer

Rene Russo

John Travolta



Lucky Stiff 2014 Luigi
Authors Anonymous 2014 John K. Butzin
New Girl 2013 TV Series Walt Miller
The Looney Tunes Show 2013 TV Series Frank Russo
Doc McStuffins 2012 TV Series Riggo
Luck 2011-2012 TV Series Gus Demitriou
The Last Rites of Joe May 2011 Joe May
Knucklehead 2010 Memphis Earl
What Happens in Vegas 2008 Banger
Bottle Shock 2008 Maurice Cantavale
Bagboy 2007 Marty Engstrom
The Grand 2007 LBJ 'Deuce' Fairbanks
Purple Violets 2007 Glen Gilmore
You Kill Me 2007 Edward O'Leary
Law & Order 2004-2006 TV Series Joe Fontana
Justice League 2005 TV Series Wildcat Ted Grant
Empire Falls 2005 TV Mini-Series Walt Comeau
Law & Order: Trial by Jury 2005 TV Series Joe Fontana
Scrambled Eggs 2004 Short Dr. Carlson
Paparazzi 2004 Detective Burton
In-Laws 2002-2003 TV Series Victor Pellet
Stealing Harvard 2002 Mr. Warner
Big Trouble 2002 Henry Desalvo
Sidewalks of New York 2001 Carpo
Buddy Faro 1998-2000 TV Series Buddy Faro
Snatch 2000 Cousin Avi
Bad Seed 2000 Dick Muller
Reindeer Games 2000 Jack Bangs
The Mod Squad 1999 Greer
Saving Private Ryan 1998 Lieutenant Colonel Anderson
Out of Sight 1998 Marshall Sisco
Bella Mafia 1997 TV Movie Don Roberto Luciano
That Old Feeling 1997 Dan De Mora
Eddie 1996 Coach John Bailey
Get Shorty 1995 Ray 'Bones' Barboni
Out of Annie's Past 1995 Video Charlie Ingle
Bonanza: Under Attack 1995 TV Movie Charley Siringo
Little Big League 1994 George O'Farrell
The Corpse Had a Familiar Face 1994 TV Movie Detective Harry Lindstrom
One Woman's Courage 1994 TV Movie Craig McKenna
A Stranger in the Mirror 1993 TV Movie
Striking Distance 1993 Capt. Nick Detillo
Romeo Is Bleeding 1993 Nick Gazzara (uncredited)
Another Stakeout 1993 Brian O'Hara
The Disappearance of Nora 1993 TV Movie Denton
Tales from the Crypt 1992 TV Series Antoine
Street Crimes 1992 Brian
Cruel Doubt 1992 TV Mini-Series Tom Brereton
We're Talkin' Serious Money 1992 Sal
Mac 1992 Mr. Stunder
Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel 1992 TV Movie Mike Cerone
Perfect Crimes 1991 TV Movie Armand Zaro
Havana 1990/I Joe Volpe's assistant (uncredited)
Men of Respect 1990 Bankie Como
People Like Us 1990 TV Movie Elias Renthall
Blind Faith 1990 TV Mini-Series Prosecutor Kelly
Miami Vice 1984-1989 TV Series Albert Lombard
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers 1989 TV Movie Angelo Buono
China Beach 1989 TV Series Lt. Colonel Edward Edward Vincent
Open Admissions 1988 TV Movie Fred
Midnight Run 1988 Jimmy Serrano
Crime Story 1986-1988 TV Series Lt. Mike Torello
Six Against the Rock 1987 TV Movie Robert Stroud
Jack and Mike 1986 TV Series
Manhunter 1986 Jack Crawford
The Birthday Boy 1986 TV Short Diner Owner
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling 1986 Freddy
Triplecross 1986 TV Movie Veteran Cop, Ernie
Lady Blue 1986 TV Series Joe Kaufman
Final Jeopardy 1985 TV Movie Policeman #2
Remington Steele 1985 TV Series Uniform #2
Code of Silence 1985 Det. Dorato
Hunter 1985 TV Series Vic Terranova
Hardcastle and McCormick 1985 TV Series Ed Coley
American Playhouse 1984 TV Series Supervisor
Hard Knox 1984 TV Movie
Through Naked Eyes 1983 TV Movie Patrolman
Thief 1981 Carl


Buddy Faro 1998 TV Series co-executive producer - 1 episode


Lucky Stiff 2014 performer: "Good to Be Alive", "Harry's Nightmare", "Fancy Meeting You Here Reprise"
Empire Falls 2005 TV Mini-Series performer: "Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes", "Magic Moments"


Edición Especial Coleccionista 2014 TV Series in memory of - 1 episode


Planet of the Pitts 2004 Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2003-2004 TV Series Himself
Dinner for Five 2004 TV Series Himself
This Old Cub 2004 Documentary Himself
The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997-2002 TV Series Himself
The Directors 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Making 'Snatch' 2001 Video documentary short Himself
The Daily Show 2000 TV Series Himself
1999 ALMA Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1997 TV Series Himself
The 10th Annual American Comedy Awards 1996 TV Special Himself
2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1996 TV Special Himself
The American Gangster 1992 Documentary Narrator (voice)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1992 TV Series Himself
Nightlife 1987 TV Series Himself
Family Guy 2014 TV Series Himself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Unsolved Mysteries 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
And They Came to Chicago: The Italian American Legacy 2007 TV Movie documentary Interview
Wait 'Til Next Year: The Saga of the Chicago Cubs 2006 TV Movie documentary Narrator (voice)
The Making of 'Heat' 2005 Video documentary Himself

Archive Footage

20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - In Memoriam
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Actor (In Memoriam)
Gomorron 1998 TV Series Himself

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