According 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..