It’s been a bit over a year because the famed celebrity passed away in a hospital in Arizona after suffering a pulminatory embolism and from the time of his departure Dennis Farina net worth amounted to $8 million. From the time of his departure Dennis was 69 years old and everyone knows that there are lots of celebrities who are still not only alive, but tremendously busy only at that age. I think that is what made the news about his departure so shocking. But enough talking about such gloomy matters, let us consider the sources of Dennis Farina net worth and his professional livelihood.
Dennis Farina Net Worth $8 Million Dollars
As you could understand, Dennis began playing when he was already 37 years old. Dennis quit this occupation just in 1985, four years after debuting using a picture Thief, in addition to filming in a few television films: Through Naked Eyes and Hard Knox. Now I am not saying that 37 years is usually an old age, but beginning a vocation in entertainment industry if you are already becoming close for your 40s is somewhat hard. Yet, Dennis Farina net worth (as it had been by the time of his passing) shows that he was among the fortunate ones. Every single one of those shows is responsible for an important element of Dennis Farina net worth.
Maybe this resulted from his long term experience working in a Chicago Police Department, possibly because of his appearances, but truthfully, Farina never had difficulties landing parts of police officers and mobsters (I think that during his profession in the Section Farina has seen more than enough of them and that is what helped him to enter the characters). Obviously, those weren’t the sole kinds of characters Farina has done during his profession.
February 29, 1944, Chicago, Illinois, United States
July 22, 2013, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Chicago, Illinois, USA
6' (1.83 m)
Actor, former Chicago Police Officer
Patricia Farina (m.1970-1980)
Dennis Farina Jr, Joseph Farina, Michael Farina
Yolanda Donati, Joseph Farina
Matthew Farina, Olivia Farina, Tyler Farina, Brianna Farina, Michael Farina, Eric Farina
American Comedy Award (1996), Commitment to Chicago Award (2011)
OFTA Television Award (2013), Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996), The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards (1997)
"Get Shorty", "Thief" (1981), "Manhunter", "Midnight Run" (1988), "Get Shorty" (1995), "The Mod Squad" (1999), "Men of Respect" (1990), "Striking Distance" (1993), "Another Stakeout" (1993), "That Old Feeling" (1997), "Out of Sight" (1998)
Is buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside, Illinois.
Did not start acting until he was 37 years old.
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).
(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.
Spent three years in the military before becoming a police officer.
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.
Is the only actor on Law & Order (1990) who has actually served in law enforcement.
Once claimed in an interview that as a Chicago cop he was such a bad shot, he earned the nickname "The Great Wounder."
Has three sons: Dennis Farina Jr., Michael Farina, and Joseph Farina.
Is an ex-Chicago policeman. He served on on that city's police force for 18 years.
Smooth voice with a distinct Chicago accent.
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.