Actor James Farentino dies at age 73

Actor James Farentino is dead. The Golden Globe winning actor died of heart failure today at the Cedars-Sinai Hospital after a long battle with illness.

Farentino will be remembered by many movie lovers for his vast appearances in such films as”The Pad and How to Use It” and “Me, Natalie” along side Patty Duke. TV viewers will remember his numerous appearances on the television shows “Melrose Place”, “Dynasty” and “ER”.

Still others will remember James Farentino’s turbulent personal life which often frequented the headlines. In 1994 he pleaded no contest to charges of stalking Tina Sinatra. Daughter of Frank Sinatra. In 2010 he was arrested on suspicion of battery after trying to physically remove a man from his home.

Farentino is survived by two sons, David and Saverio.

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