Dennis Farina, who was a police officer in Chicago before becoming one of Hollywood's most versatile actors, has passed away. He was 69.
His publicist confirmed to E! News that Farina died suddenly on Monday morning in Scottsdale, AZ, of a blood clot in his lung. His companion of 35 years, Marianne, was by his side.
Known for playing primarily tough guys, Farina appeared in several films including Midnight Run, Get Shorty, Out of Sight and Saving Private Ryan.