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Franz, Dennis

LC control no.n 89116301
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Personal name headingFranz, Dennis
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Variant(s)Schlachta, Dennis Franz.
Birth date19441028
Place of birthMaywood (Ill.)
Field of activityTelevision acting
Profession or occupationTelevision actors and actresses
Found inData from Barr Films for The Sid story [MP] 1989 (Dennis Franz; actor)
NYPD blue. Season 05, 2014: credits (Dennis Franz)
Wikipedia, February 25, 2015: Dennis Franz (born October 28, 1944) is an American actor best known for his role as Andy Sipowicz, a hard-boiled police detective, in the television series NYPD Blue. He previously appeared as Lt. Norman Buntz on Hill Street Blues, and earlier played Detective Benedetto on the same show ... Franz was born Dennis Franz Schlachta in Maywood, Illinois ... Franz is a graduate of Proviso East High School (in Maywood), Wilbur Wright College and Southern Illinois University Carbondale ... Franz began his acting career at Chicago's Organic Theater Company ... Franz went on to win four Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Andy Sipowicz on NYPD Blue)
IMDb, www site, February 25, 2015: Dennis Franz, biography (Dennis Franz was born Dennis Franz Schlachta in Maywood, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago ... He graduated from Southern Illinois University and was immediately drafted into the military. He served 11 month in Vietnam in a reconnaissance unit ... In 1972 he joined the Organic Theatre Company. Robert Altman discovered him at an audition and urged him to go to Los Angeles, where he became part of Altman's resident company)