Dennis Franz

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Dennis Franz (frɑːnz; 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.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

1998
Nathaniel Messinger

1996
Don

1996
Mighty Ducks (1996) (TV Show)
Captain Klegghorn

1996
Healing the Hate (TV Show)
Host

1995
Texas Justice (1995) (TV Movie)
Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes

1994
Gus Payne

1992
Bob Bryant

1991
N.Y.P.D. Mounted (1991) (TV Movie)
Anthony 'Tony' Spampatta

1991
Civil Wars (1991) (TV Show)
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1990
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Capt. Carmine Lorenzo

1990
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1989
The Package (1989)
Lt. Milan Delich

1989
Kiss Shot (1989) (TV Movie)
Max Fleischer

1989
Christine Cromwell (1989) (TV Show)
Detective Grainger

1989
Nasty Boys (1989) (TV Show)
Lt. Stan Krieger

1987
Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Pat Hobby Teamed with Genius (TV Movie)
Louie

1987
Beverly Hills Buntz (1987) (TV Show)
Norman Buntz

1986
A Fine Mess (1986)
Phil

1986
Matlock (1986) (TV Show)
Jack Brennert

1985
Runaway Train (1985)
Cop

1985
Deadly Messages (1985) (TV Movie)
Detective Max Lucas

1985
MacGruder and Loud (1985) (TV Show)
Roche

1985
Street Hawk (1985) (TV Show)
Inspector Frank Menlo

1984
Body Double (1984)
Rubin the Director

1984
E/R (1984) (TV Show)
The Boyfriend

1984
Hunter (1984) (TV Show)
Sgt. Jackie Molinas

1984
Riptide (1984) (TV Show)
Earl Bertane

1984
Scene of the Crime (1984) (TV Show)
Pat Grandy

1983
Psycho II (1983)
Warren Toomey

1983
Scarface (1983)
Immigration Officer

1983
Bay City Blues (1983) (TV Show)
Angelo Carbone

1983
Hardcastle and McCormick (1983) (TV Show)
Joe Hayes, Tony Boutros

1983
The A-Team (1983) (TV Show)
Brooks, Sam Friendly

1982
Chicago Story (1982) (TV Show)
Off. Joe Gilland

1982
T.J. Hooker (1982) (TV Show)
Andros Margolis

1981
Blow Out (1981)
Manny Karp

1981
Chicago Story (1981) (TV Movie)
Officer Joe Gilland

1981
Hill Street Blues (1981) (TV Show)
Lt. Norman Buntz, Det. Sal Benedetto

1981
Simon & Simon (1981) (TV Show)
Frank Mahoney

1980
Detective Marino

1980
Popeye (1980)
Spike - a Tough

1979
Costa

1979
Bleacher Bums (1979) (TV Movie)
Zig

1978
A Wedding (1978)
Koons

1978
Franks

1978
Stony Island (1978)
Jerry Domino

1978
The Fury (1978)
Bob Eggleston

1965
Mickey One (1965)
Minor Role in Dressing Room

Producer Credits

1994
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Writer Credits

2001
Bleacher Bums (2001) (TV Movie)
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1979
Bleacher Bums (1979) (TV Movie)
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Everyone needs to be proactive and know the various warning signs of cancer. Early detection and research to make detection easier at earlier stages, along with the treatments needs, is still a must. I salute all those winning the battle.


I consider myself fortunate that I've been able to find a character that people have responded to.


In a perfect world, you would be able to hold onto everyone. But It's not realistic. The changes with NYPD have been progressive and have taken the show to new levels.


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  • Heather Locklear - TV Week Magazine Cover [United States] (12 February 1995)

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