Dennis Farina is an American film and television actor, he has a net worth of $8 million. Dennis Farina has earned his net worth from his role of mobster Jimmy Serrano in the comedy movie Midnight Run, as well as the movie Get Shorty where he played the role of Ray "Bones" Barboni. Farina is best known for his recent role as Detective Joe Fontana on the television drama Law & Order. He was born on February 29, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois; he is of Italian-American descent. His mother Yolanda, a homemaker and his father Joseph a Sicilian immigrant doctor; he has three brothers and three sisters. Dennis is very good in his police roles due to his real-life experience of serving on the Chicago Police force for 18 years. He was part of the burglary division from 1967 to 1985. His first job in the movie industry was as a police consultant for director Michael Mann on his early film Thief; he also worked in the Chicago Theater. Mann cast Dennis in his series Crime Story and later he played the mobster Albert Lombard on Mann's television series Miami Vice. Some of his other movie credits include; Saving Private Ryan, Striking Distance, Another Stakeout, Snatch, The Mod Squad and Out of Sight. He has appeared in several comedies as well like; the 2005 HBO production of Empire Falls in which he won an American Comedy Award and the 2008 movie Bottle Shock. He is divorced and has three sons.