The actor Joe Santos, more familiar as Lt. Dennis Becker in The Rockford Files, has passed away at the age of 84. After a heart attack on Wednesday, he was put on life support, but sadly passed away on Friday morning in Santa Monica. Santos was born on June 9, 1939 as Joseph John Minieri... Read more » Joe Santos Dies At 84 is an article from: The Inquisitr News
“Joe Santos, who played Lt. Dennis Becker on ‘The Rockford Files’ has died,” reports TMZ. Santos was 84. The story continues, “Joe’s son, Perry, tells TMZ, Joe had a heart attack at his L.A. home Wednesday and was put on...
Joe Santos, best known for his role as put-upon police sidekick Dennis Becker on the ’70s detective series The Rockford Files, has died. Santos was 84. Santos got his start as an actor in the ’60s exploitation film scene in New York; his early credits include small parts in movies like Moonlighting Wives and Shaft’s Big Score. Show More Summary
Joe Santos, who played Lt. Dennis Becker on "The Rockford Files," has died at 84. Santos died Friday in Santa Monica after a heart attack earlier in the week, according to his agent, Alicia Beekman. Santos' career spanned more than four decades, from a guest shot on "Naked City" in the early 1960s...
Joe Santos, best known for his role as Lt. Dennis Becker on The Rockford Files, has died. His rep confirmed the death to Deadline, but the cause is not known. He was 84. Over a career that spanned some 40 years, the Brooklyn, NY-born...Show More Summary
Joe Santos, who played Lt. Dennis Becker on The Rockford Files, has died, TMZ reports. According to his son, the actor suffered a heart attack on Monday and passed away Friday morning in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 84. Santos was best known for his role on The Rockford Files, playing James Garner's... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com The Rockford Files
Joe Santos, who played Lt. Dennis Becker on "The Rockford Files" has died. Joe's son, Perry, tells TMZ, Joe had a heart attack at his L.A. home Wednesday and was put on life support. He passed away Friday morning in a Santa Monica hospital. Joe's…
Joe Santos - the actor best known for his recurring roles on The Rockford Files and The Sopranos - has passed away at the age of 84. According to his family, Santos suffered a heart attack at his home in Santa Monica on Wednesday. He was rushed to the nearest hospital and put on life support, but never regained consciousness. Show More Summary
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And I mean Rockford, IL (boldface mine): Rockford is located about 85 miles west of Chicago, was chartered in 1852, and currently has a population of about 150,000. An industrial giant in its heyday, Rockford faces the challenge of reinventing … Continue reading ?
Forget True Detective (especially after season two); Jim Rockford is the true detective we should be modeling TV investigators after. As the central character of The Rockford Files, James Garner exuded a hapless, laid-back cool as he refused to take almost anything seriously, whether it be romantic relationships, the LAPD, or annoying clients. Show More Summary
Still images from video below. As a regular viewer of The Rockford Files when the show originally aired in the 1970s and I was just a little kid, I’ve remained a fan since then. Every few years or so, I end up watching episodes again via reruns on TV or the DVD collection. While there’s […]
Longtime actor Alex Rocco has died, according to reports. He was 79 years old. Rocco most famously played Moe Greene, the casino owner in the original Godfather film. Rocco's credits also included The Simpsons, The Rockford Files, Starsky & Hutch, and Facts of Life, as well as an Emmy Award for his role on Famous Teddy Z [...]
The Greg Gutfeld Show debuts Sunday at 10 p.m. ET on the Fox News Channel. The former Red Eye host’s new program will have a comedic-commentary format, with parodies of current events and humorous monologues on news-worthy topics. We...Show More Summary
Unless you’re a child of the 70s, odds are you’ve never heard of the Rockford Files. It was a TV program featuring the adventures of private investigator Jim Rockford, as played by James Garner. In the show, Garner can be seen performing one of the all-time classic stunt driving maneuvers. Show More Summary
Zap2it: Are you a fan of detective shows such as "Backstrom"?Rainn Wilson: I always loved them growing up. I never missed a "Rockford Files" or a "Columbo," and I think "Backstrom" is kind of the most messed-up version of "Columbo."Show More Summary
Why didn't we listen? The fourth season of The Rockford Files, arguably the greatest television show of all time, features a "futuristic" storyline about a terrible threat. What if a private corporation used computers to gather personal information on hundreds of millions of Americans? Could we trust them with that data? Read more...
My friend Adam is a great guy. He is a first generation American, Air Force Officer and genuinely pleasant person. Like anyone else, he has his preferences and dogmas. He believes television peaked with “The Rockford Files” and owns the complete series on DVD. Show More Summary
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Chase talked with Speakeasy about the new "Sopranos" boxed set, his projects in development and what he thinks about a potential "Rockford Files" movie starring Vince Vaughn.