Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz  American Actor


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Joanie Zeck and Dennis Franz have been married for 26 years since 1st Dec 1994. view relationship


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Dennis Franz is a 76 year old American Actor. Born Dennis Franz Schlacta on 28th October, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, he is famous for NYPD Blue. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Dennis Franz has been in an on-screen matchup with Sharon Lawrence in NYPD Blue (1993).

Dennis Franz is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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First Name Dennis
Last Name Franz
Full Name at Birth Dennis Franz Schlacta
Age 76 years
Birthday 28th October, 1944
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Large
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Writer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame NYPD Blue
Year(s) Active 1978–2005

Dennis Franz Schlachta (; born October 28, 1944), known professionally as Dennis Franz, is a retired American actor best known for his role as Detective Andy Sipowicz in the ABC television series NYPD Blue (1993–2005), a role that earned him a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards. He also portrayed Lt. Norman Buntz in the similar NBC series Hill Street Blues (1985–1987) and its short-lived spinoff, Beverly Hills Buntz (1987–1988).

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Dennis Franz76 ScorpioActor
Joanie Zeck74 LibraSpouse


City of Angels1998Nathaniel MessingerMovie
American Buffalo1996DonMovie
Mighty Ducks1996Captain KlegghornTV Show
Healing the Hate1996HostTV Movie
Texas Justice1995Richard 'Racehorse' HaynesTV Movie
Moment of Truth: Caught in the Crossfire1994Gus PayneTV Movie
NYPD Blue1993Det. Andy Sipowicz, Sgt. Andy SipowiczTV Show
The Player1992Dennis FranzMovie
In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion1992Bob BryantTV Movie
N.Y.P.D. Mounted1991Anthony 'Tony' SpampattaTV Movie
Civil Wars1991Murray SeidelmanTV Show
Die Hard 21990Carmine LorenzoMovie
Nasty Boys, Part 2: Lone Justice1990TV Movie
The Package1989Lt. Milan DelichMovie
Kiss Shot1989Max FleischerTV Movie
Christine Cromwell1989Detective GraingerTV Show
Nasty Boys1989Lt. Stan KriegerTV Show
The Simpsons1989Dennis Franz as Homer SimpsonTV Show
Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Pat Hobby Teamed with Genius1987LouieTV Movie
Beverly Hills Buntz1987Norman BuntzTV Show
A Fine Mess1986PhilMovie
Matlock1986Jack BrennertTV Show
Runaway Train1985Cop (uncredited)Movie
Deadly Messages1985Detective Max LucasTV Movie
MacGruder and Loud1985RocheTV Show
Street Hawk1985Inspector Frank MenloTV Show
Body Double1984RubinMovie
E/R1984The BoyfriendTV Show
Hunter1984Sgt. Jackie MolinasTV Show
Riptide1984Earl BertaneTV Show
Scene of the Crime1984Pat GrandyTV Show
Psycho II1983Warren ToomeyMovie
Scarface1983Immigration Officer (voice, uncredited)Movie
Bay City Blues1983Angelo CarboneTV Show
Hardcastle and McCormick1983Joe Hayes, Tony BoutrosTV Show
The A-Team1983Brooks, Sam FriendlyTV Show
Chicago Story1982Off. Joe GillandTV Show
T.J. Hooker1982Andros MargolisTV Show
Blow Out1981Manny KarpMovie
Chicago Story1981Officer Joe GillandTV Movie
Hill Street Blues1981Det. Sal Benedetto, Lt. Norman BuntzTV Show
Simon & Simon1981Frank MahoneyTV Show
Dressed to Kill1980Detective MarinoMovie
Popeye1980Spike, a ToughMovie
A Perfect Couple1979CostaMovie
Bleacher Bums1979ZigTV Movie
A Wedding1978KoonsMovie
Remember My Name1978FranksMovie
Stony Island1978Jerry DominoMovie
The Fury1978BobMovie
The Last Affair1976Fight in BarMovie
Sesame Street1969Dennis FranzTV Show
Mickey One1965Minor Role in Dressing Room (uncredited)Movie
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DaveSep 7, 2009

I have for many years in the Police Service appeared to look like Mr. Franz and was refered to by his screen name in NYPD Blue. Last year I was in Hospital in Vancouver BC and the Nurses kept wondering what happened to the guy from NYPD Blue. My sister had to tell them I was not him even though I now work in the BC Film Industry.

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