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From Spec Script to the Big Screen -- It Can Happen to You!

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dennis Palumbo

For a change of pace, I want to offer the inspiring story of one man who pursued his Hollywood dream, and how -- sometimes -- that dream can come true...

One Of Dennis Farina's Last TV Roles

Posted 07.24.2013 | TV

Dennis Farina will appear posthumously on "Family Guy." The late actor is one of the celebrity guest voices announced for "Family Guy" Season 12, ...

Dennis Farina Was Battling Lung Cancer

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.24.2013 | Celebrity

Actor Dennis Farina was battling lung cancer at the time of his death, his doctor confirmed Tuesday. TMZ released a 911 call placed by a woman jus...

Farewell to a True Gentleman

Charlie Carillo | Posted 09.22.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

"What are they shooting?" I ask, breathing hard. "Law and Order," she replies. She's not happy to see me, and who can blame her? My t-shirt is ragged, I haven't yet shaved and I probably haven't brushed my teeth, either.

Twitter Will Happily Trade Royal Baby For Dennis Farina

Posted 07.22.2013 | Comedy

Twitter has spoken. Give us Dennis Farina back, please. How awesome is it that Dennis Farina will be reincarnated as the royal baby.— olivia wi...

Dennis Farina's Best TV Roles

Posted 07.23.2013 | TV

Dennis Farina, best known to TV audiences for his work on "Law & Order," has died. The veteran film and TV actor, who starred as Detective Joe Font...

Remembering This Character Actor's Best Roles

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment

Actor Dennis Farina compiled over 70 film and television credits in his lengthy career, playing a variety of tough guy roles in films like "Midnight R...

'Law & Order' Star Dead at 69

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 09.21.2013 | Celebrity

NEW YORK — Dennis Farina, a onetime Chicago cop who as a popular character actor played a TV cop on "Law & Order" during his wide-ranging career...

'Law & Order' Star Dead At 69

Posted 07.23.2013 | Celebrity

Dennis Farina has died at the age of 69, according to the Associated Press. BREAKING: Publicist: Actor Dennis Farina, police officer turned star of...

Linguine, Literature and Laughter

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.27.2012 | Books
Charlie Carillo

My career as a writer leads me to the conclusion that three "L" words make life worth living: Linguine, literature and laughter. In this video you'll see how to make a good red sauce for linguine, while hearing crazy stories about literature.

Chicagoans In Hollywood Celebrate Far From Home

AP | By BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.06.2012 | Chicago

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- A hungry Chris O'Donnell arrived straight from the set of "NCIS: Los Angeles" and polished off a piece of pizza. Joe Mantegna,...

British Actor Tom Payne Rides HBO's Luck

Tamar Abrams | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

It would be way too easy to use the word "lucky" in describing how British actor Tom Payne was cast in the new HBO hit series Luck. And yet that's how he talks about it.

Ace Reveals How He Ended Up In Prison On 'Luck'

Posted 04.06.2012 | TV

When Chester "Ace" Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) first walked onto the screen in "Luck" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on HBO), he was coming off a three-year stretch...

Movie Review: The Last Rites of Joe May

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.31.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the rare film that offers a long-time character actor the opportunity to take center stage - to play a full-bodied lead role that allows him to u...

Tribeca Film Festival Exclusive Interview: Dennis Farina Scores in Last Rites and Luck

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Dennis Farina. You have to love him. You can't help yourself. Farina's latest leading role as Joe May in The Last Rites of Joe May puts us under a new kind of mesmerizing spell.

The Hard-Won Legacy of Gene Hackman

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The story of Gene Hackman, who quietly turned eighty just two months ago, is one of raw will and talent overcoming a host of limitations that would have defeated most people.

Dennis Farina Arrested At LAX With Loaded Gun

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Actor Dennis Farina was charged with a felony Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after a loaded gun was found in his carr...