is quitting his role as Detective Joe Fantana on Law & Order
after two years on the New York crime drama. The 62-year-old actor wants to pursue other acting roles and devote time to his production company, according to his spokeswoman Lori De Waal.
The show's creator and executive producer Dick Wolf says, "Dennis is the consummate professional, and I respect his decision to pursue other opportunities, and he will be sorely missed. I genuinely hope we work together again."
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)