Famed character actor Dennis Farina has passed away.
RumorFix has confirmed that the Law and Order star died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Arizona hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69.
Born Feb. 29, 1944, in Chicago, he worked as a Chicago police officer before turning to acting in the early 1980′s.
Farina appeared in films including Get Shorty, Saving Private Ryan and Midnight Run.
He was most recently seen on HBO’s Luck and also this past season on Fox’s New Girl.