According to his representative, Lori De Waal, Farina died at a Scottsdale, Ariz. hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69.
The Associated Press announced his passing in a tweet.
BREAKING: Publicist: Actor Dennis Farina, police officer turned star of "Law & Order," has died at 69.— The Associated Press (@AP) July 22, 2013
Farina appeared in films including "Get Shorty," "Saving Private Ryan" and "Midnight Run."