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Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz was born Dennis Franz Schlacta in Maywood, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, and is the son of Eleanor (Mueller) and Franz Ferdinand Schlachta. His father was a German immigrant, and both he and Franz's mother, a German-American, were postal workers. He has two sisters, Marlene (born 1938) and Heidi (born 1935). He graduated from ...

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Oct 28, 1944 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Marry Me
Latest Project:
Series America in Primetime 2011-10-30

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 14 wins & 33 nominations.

Known For
Poster of City of Angels
Poster of NYPD Blue
Poster of Die Hard 2
Poster of Blow Out
Movie Chabad Telethon Unknown 2014
Movie Live Forever: The Ray Bradbury Odyssey Unknown 2013
Series America in Primetime Himself / ... 2011-10-30
Movie The History of Hill Street Unknown 2011
Series TV Land Moguls Unknown 2009
Movie We Believe Unknown 2009
Movie Chabad Telethon Unknown 2006
Series La imagen de tu vida Unknown 2006
Movie Above and Beyond: The Story of Cpl. William T. Perkins, Jr. USMC Unknown 2006
Movie America's Top Sleuths Unknown 2006
Movie 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2005
Movie 'NYPD Blue': A Final Tribute Unknown 2005
Movie Above and Beyond Unknown 2005
Movie This Old Cub Unknown 2004
Series NYPD 24/7 Unknown 2004
Series Inside Dish with Rachael Ray Himself 2004-11-05
Movie The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2004-09-19
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series ALF's Hit Talk Show Unknown 2004-07-07
Movie The 31st Annual American Music Awards Unknown 2003
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Love on NYPD Blue Himself 2003-03-18
Movie ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration Unknown 2003-05-19
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series The Wayne Brady Show Unknown 2003
Movie The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2003
Movie TV's Most Censored Moments Unknown 2002
Movie ESPY Awards Unknown 2002
Movie The Honeymooners 50th Anniversary Celebration Unknown 2002
Movie Inside TV Land: Cops on Camera Unknown 2002
Movie American Veteran Awards Unknown 2002
Series Inside 'NYPD Blue': A Decade on the Job Unknown 2002-09-24
Movie Hollywood Salutes Nicolas Cage: An American Cinematheque Tribute Himself - Presenter 2002-02-26
Movie Spéciale New York Police Blues Unknown 2002
Series Gylne tider Unknown 2002-08-23
Movie 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2002-03-10
Movie American Veteran Awards Himself 2001-02-11
Movie 7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2001-03-11
Series Rank Unknown 2001-10-21
Movie 3rd Annual TV Guide Awards Unknown 2001
Movie The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2001
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes Unknown 2001-09-21
Series Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Unknown 2001
Movie Badge of Courage: Police Officer of the Year Unknown 2001
Movie Bleacher Bums Unknown 2001
Movie The Making of 'Dressed to Kill' Unknown 2001
Movie Slashing 'Dressed to Kill' Unknown 2001
Movie Entertainment Tonight Presents: Hill Street Blues - Behind the Badge Unknown 2000
Movie The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 2000
Movie 6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2000-03-12
Series The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2000
Movie The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1999
Series Donny & Marie Unknown 1999
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-31
Movie 1st Annual TV Guide Awards Unknown 1999
Movie 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1999-03-07
Movie Influences: From Yesterday to Today Himself 1999
Movie TV Guide Looks at Cops Unknown 1998
Movie The 9th Annual American Teacher Awards Unknown 1998
Series The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1998
Movie 4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1998-03-08
Movie Making Angels Himself - 'Messinger' 1998-03-05
Series The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1998-01-18
Movie City of Angels Nathaniel Messinger 1998-04-10
Movie To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th Himself 1998-04-15
Series Buddy Faro Unknown 1998-09-25
Series The Magic Hour Unknown 1998-06-08
Movie 1998 ALMA Awards Himself 1998-06-04
Movie Mighty Ducks the Movie: The First Face-Off Captain Klegghorn 1997-04-08
Series The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1997
Movie 50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary Unknown 1997
Movie 3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1997
Movie Marry Me Unknown 1997
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1996-09-08
Series Mighty Ducks Captain Klegghorn 1996-09-07
Movie The 1996 Annual Lucy Awards Himself 1996-09-07
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Series The O'Reilly Factor Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie The 23rd Annual American Music Awards Unknown 1996
Movie The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1996
Movie Healing the Hate Unknown 1996
Movie American Buffalo Unknown 1996
Movie 1st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1995
Movie People Yearbook '95 Himself 1995-12-13
Movie Texas Justice Unknown 1995
Movie Chicago on Stage Unknown 1995
Movie The Ultimate TV Trivia Challenge Unknown 1995
Movie Springfield's Most Wanted Unknown 1995
Movie Sinatra: 80 Years My Way Unknown 1995-12-14
Movie The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1995
Movie The 2th Annual Lucy Awards Unknown 1995
Movie Moment of Truth: Caught in the Crossfire Unknown 1994
Series The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1994-09-11
Movie Comic Relief VI Unknown 1994
Movie The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1994
Movie The 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1994-01-22
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Vicki! Unknown 1992-08-31
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion Bob Bryant 1992-02-10
Movie The Player Unknown 1992-05-08
Series Civil Wars Unknown 1991-11-20
Movie N.Y.P.D. Mounted Unknown 1991
Movie Die Harder: The Making of 'Die Hard 2' Unknown 1990
Movie Die Hard 2 Unknown 1990-07-04
Series Nasty Boys Unknown 1990
Movie Nasty Boys, Part 2: Lone Justice Unknown 1990
Movie The Sid Story Unknown 1989
Movie Kiss Shot Unknown 1989
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie The Package Lt. Milan Delich 1989-08-25
Series Couch Potatoes Unknown 1989
Series Christine Cromwell Unknown 1989
Movie Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Pat Hobby Teamed with Genius Unknown 1987
Series Beverly Hills Buntz Unknown 1987
Movie The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Golden Anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Unknown 1987
Movie A Fine Mess Unknown 1986
Movie Runaway Train Unknown 1986-01-17
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-09-20
Movie Deadly Messages Unknown 1985
Series MacGruder and Loud Unknown 1985
Series E/R Unknown 1985
Series Scene of the Crime Unknown 1985
Series Street Hawk Unknown 1985
Movie Body Double Unknown 1984
Series Riptide Unknown 1984
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Movie Psycho II Unknown 1983
Series Hardcastle and McCormick Unknown 1983-09-18
Series Bay City Blues Unknown 1983
Series The A-Team Unknown 1983-01-23
Movie Scarface Unknown 1983
Series An Evening at the Improv Unknown 1982
Series Chicago Story Off. Joe Gilland 1982-03-06
Series T.J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie Blow Out Unknown 1981
Movie Chicago Story Unknown 1981
Movie Dressed to Kill Unknown 1980
Movie Popeye Unknown 1980
Movie Bleacher Bums Unknown 1979
Movie A Perfect Couple Unknown 1979
Movie Remember My Name Franks 1978-02-01
Movie A Wedding Unknown 1978
Movie The Fury Unknown 1978
Movie Stony Island Unknown 1978
Movie Mickey One Unknown 1965