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Tribeca Film Festival 2011 Portrait Studio - Day 3

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Actor Dennis Farina visits the Tribeca Film Festival 2011 portrait studio on April 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival) *** Local Caption *** Dennis Farina;

Real Life Tough Guys

Dennis Farina, who passed away this week at the age of 69, was one of our great character actors with memorable roles in "Midnight Run," "Get Shorty" and "Out of Sight." But before his Hollywood career, Farina made a living as a Chicago police officer. In celebration of a life as a tough guy both on screen and off, we've compiled a gallery of some of Farina's distinguished colleagues. Really, don't mess with this lot. — by Bryan Enk