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James Farentino

24 February 1938 to 24 January 2012

A familiar American actor mostly seen on television, Farentino played Simon Peter in Jesus of Nazareth (1977). He began his television career in Naked City (1962) and was a regular guest star in popular series, highlights including Dynasty (1981-82) and as the father of George Clooney’s character in ER (1996).

- Read James Farentino's LA Times Obituary