Actor Dennis Farina, star of ‘Law & Order,’ dies at 69

Dennis Farina, a former Chicago police officer who as an actor played a cop on “Law & Order,” has died at 69. Farina’s representative, says the actor died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung.

In addition to his role on “Law & Order,” Farina appeared in films including “Get Shorty” and “Saving Private Ryan.