About Dennis Farina
Dennis Farina was a popular American-Italian actor, who lived in the period of 1944-2013. Acting not only made his name well known, but also served as the most important source of increasing the total estimate of Dennis Farina net worth, which has been stated to reach 8 million dollars.
Dennis Farina appeared in many TV series and movies. Also, he was working as a police officer in Chicago. In fact, in most of his films, he played the role of a police officer or a mobster. One example of such roles was in the film called “Midnight Run”, where he played the role of Jimmy Serrano. Also, the actor appeared as Ray Barboni in the production called “Get Shorty”.
In addition to his appearances in films, which increased the total amount of Dennis Farina net worth, the actor also appeared in many TV productions. He played the part of Lieutenant Mike Torello in the series called “Crime Story”. Also, he was appearing in “Law & Order”, where he was chosen for the role of Joe Fontana. He was the host and the narrator of the series called “Unsolved Mysteries”. In 2012, the actor portrayed his last important role, which was in the HBO production called “Luck”.
Therefore, his TV work also increased the total size of Dennis Farina net worth.
The actor was born in 1944 in Chicago, Illinois. Dennis Farina was raised in a big family as he had three sisters and three brothers. Before he focused on his career as an actor, Dennis Farina was an army man for three years. Also, in the period of 1967-1985, Dennis Farina was working as a police officer in the Chicago Police Department’s burglary division.
In 1981, Michael Mann chose him to appear in his film, called “Thief”. He appeared in quite a few films in Chicago, such as “Code of Silence”. In 1986, he worked with Michael Mann once again when he chose the actor to appear in the series called “Crime Story”, in which he stayed until 1988. Before that, he appeared in Michael Mann’s production called “Miami Vice”. In 1998, Dennis Farina was chosen to portray the title character in the CBS production called “Buddy Faro”. He continued his collaboration with Michael Mann when he appeared in his crime film called “Manhunter”, where he played the role of FBI Agent Jack Crawford. Thus, his appearances in Michael Mann’s productions have also increased the total sum of Dennis Farina net worth.
Dennis Farina has appeared in many other films, such as “Saving Private Ryan”, “The Mob Squad”, “Out of Sight”, “Striking Distance”, “Snatch”, “Reindeer Games”, “Big Trouble” and “Men of Respect”. Dennis Farina was chosen to play a basketball coach in the film called “Eddie”. Furthermore, he appeared as a baseball manager in “Little Big League”. In 1997, the actor appeared in the comedy called “That Old Feeling”. All of these film appearances, thus, have also added up to the overall amount of Dennis Farina net worth.