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 Tough guy actor  Dennis Farina —  who starred as crime fighting  Det Joe Fontana on “Law & Order” — died today in Scottsdale, Arizona after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69.
 
Farina was a former Chicago cop who climbed the ladder to success  in  Hollywood  as a  character actor appearing  in a  mountain  of classic  movies  and TV shows including “Get Shorty,” “Snatch” and “Midnight Run.” He also appeared in HBO’s series “Luck. Read the story TMZ.com