Law & Or­der star dies at 69

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AC­TOR Dennis Fa­rina ( a for­mer Chicago po­lice­man who played a TV cop on dur­ing a long ca­reer, has died at the age of 69.

His publi­cist, Lori de Waal, said he died in hos­pi­tal in Scotts­dale, Arizona, af­ter suf­fer­ing a blood clot in his lung.

In a 2007 in­ter­view he said: “Some­times you can take those dra­matic roles and maybe in­ter­ject a lit­tle hu­mour into them, and I think the re­verse also works.

“One of the funny things in life to me is a guy who takes him­self very se­ri­ously.”

Fa­rina’s movies in­clude

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