( b. Feb 24, 1938 Brooklyn, New York, USA - d. Jan 24, 2012 Los Angeles, California, USA ) Male
James Farentino, born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of a clothing designer, trained for the stage at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before launching his career with a 1961 Broadway appearance in Night of the Iguana. His other Broadway credits include revivals of Death of a Salesman and A Streetcar Named Desire.
Best known for his TV work, Farentino was one of the last contract performers with Universal Studios in the 1960s. His nearly 100 roles included recurring appearances in such series as "The Bold Ones: The Lawyers," "Dynasty," "Blue Thunder" and "Police Story."