Voice of Animated Justice League Dies

22 Jul

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind Up Geek)

DennisFarinaAccording to the confirmation of his publicist through the Associated Press, Dennis Farina, voice of Wildcat/Ted Grant from Warner Bros’/DC’s animated Justice League series and George O’Farrell from 1994’s Little Big League has passed away.

Lori De Waal said Farina died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Arizona, hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69.

Born in Chicago on Feb 29, 1944, Farina was originally a police officer before he turned to acting in his late 30’s.

He is best known for playing Det. Joe Fontana on NBC’s hit television series “Law & Order” from 2004 – 2006. His more recent work was as Gus Demitriou in the HBO drama series “Luck”.

Farina is survived by three sons, Joe, Michael and Dennis Farina Jr..

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