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Dennis Franz
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5' 11"

Dennis was born Dennis Franz Schlacta in Maywood, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. His father was a German immigrant. His father and mother, Eleanor, were both postal workers. He has two sisters - Marlene, born 1938 and Heidi, Born 1935. He graduated from Southern Illinois University and was immediately drafted into the military. He served 11 month in Vietnam in a reconnaissance unit from which he suffered depression for some time afterwards. In 1972, he joined the Organic Theatre Company. Robert Altman discovered him at an auditiona nd urged him to come to Los Angeles where he became part of Altman's resident company. He married the former Joanie Zeck in 1982 and has aided her in raising her two daughters, Krista (born 1976) and Tricia (born 1974).
'Joanie Zeck' (1 April 1995 - ?)

Dennis Franz stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Psycho II 1983 With Peter L. *
Body Double 1984 ** 1/2
Die Hard 2 1990 With Jessica DVD ***
City of Angels 1998 Hoyts Branford Digital **** 1/2