Born in October 28th, 1944
From Maywood, Illinois, United States
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dennis Franz (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, a corrupt cop also on HSB. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dennis Franz licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.