Why did Dennis Farina leave SVU?

Farina has decided to leave his role as New York police Detective Joe Fontana after two seasons on the NBC drama to pursue other offers and projects being developed by his production company, his spokeswoman, Lori De Waal, said Tuesday.

Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a cop on “Law & Order” and elsewhere, has died. Lori De Waal, his representative, says Farina died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69.

Subsequently, question is, was Dennis Farina a real cop? Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S. Dennis Farina (February 29, 1944 – July 22, 2013) was an American film and television actor, TV presenter, narrator and former Chicago police officer. He was a character actor, often typecast as a mobster or police officer.

Consequently, when did Dennis Farina die?

July 22, 2013

Is Dennis Farina Dead?

Deceased (1944–2013)

What did Dennis Farina die from?

Pulmonary embolism

What nationality is Dennis Farina?


How long was Dennis Farina on SVU?

two years

Who died on law and order?

Steven Hill, best known for playing gruff New York District Attorney Adam Schiff on NBC’s Law & Order, died Tuesday at the age of 94 in New York. His wife Rachel confirmed his death at Mt.

Who played Detective Fontana on SVU?

Dennis Farina Law & Order

Where did Dennis Farina go to high school?

Dennis Farina was born on Feb. 29, 1944, the youngest of the seven children (three brothers, three sisters) of Iolanda, a homemaker, and Joseph Farina, a Sicilian immigrant doctor. He grew up in the Old Town neighborhood, where he attended St. Michael Grammar School and St.

How tall is Dennis Farina?

1.87 m

Where was Dennis Farina born?

Chicago, Illinois, United States

What years did Dennis Farina host unsolved mysteries?

Lifetime produced new episodes from 2001-02, and a repackaged version of the show aired on Spike from 2008-10 with Dennis Farina as host but no new cases. The new Unsolved Mysteries is a Netflix production.

When was Dennis Farina born?

February 29, 1944