James Farentino


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James Farentino was an American actor, with many appearances in film and television. He is better known for playing fisherman and apostle Simon Peter in the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth" (1977), and revenge-seeking psychiatrist Dr. Nick Toscanni in the soap opera "Dynasty". He played the role of Toscanni from 1981 to 1982.Farentino was born in Brooklyn, New York City. He studied drama and acting in a Catholic school. He was frequently cast in guest-star roles in television through the 1950s and 1960s. His first recurring role was that of lawyer Neil Darrell in the legal drama "The Bold Ones: The Lawyers" (1968-1972). He appeared in 19 of the series' 29 episodes.Farentino found critical acclaim in his role as Simon Peter in "Jesus of Nazareth" (1977. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, but the award was instead won by rival actor Howard Da Silva (1909-1986).Farentino next found a notable recurring role in the soap opera "Dynasty" as psychiatrist Dr. Nick Toscanni. Originally introduced as an old friend of protagonist Blake Carrington (played John Forsythe), Carrington was eventually revealed as a secret enemy of Carrington who held a grudge against him. Toscanni's vengeful plots were among the main subplots of the series' second season, but he was then written out.In the 1990s, Farentino continued working an an actor, but he gained more notoriety for his personal life. In 1991 he was arrested for cocaine possession, and in 1993 he was charged with stalking his former girlfriend Tina Sinatra. Later he had a troubled marriage with his fourth wife Stella Farentino.In the 2000s, Farentino entered retirement from acting, due to health problems. In 2010, Farentino was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery, because he tried to physically remove a man from his house. Farentino was briefly held by the Los Angeles Police Department. He was released after posting a 20,000 dollars bond.In January 2012, Farentino died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. His death was caused from complications due to a right hip fracture. He was 73-years-old at the time of death, dying a full month before his 74th birthday. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Dimos I

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of James Farentino’s flixes, followed by Vudu compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

James Farentino on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1970 to 2006. See the full graphs of the number of James Farentino movies released per year from 1987 till 2006.

Top Genres

James Farentino works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Comedy Genre flixes. 44% of James Farentino movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that James Farentino worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that James Farentino has worked on is 6.3.

6.3 / 10

James Farentino's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

8.5/10382 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Celebrity Bowling (1971)

Exactly what the name implied celebrities participate in a regulation game of bowling.

7.6/1030 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

A young couple is overjoyed when they find out that, after having had two girls, the wife is pregnant again, and this time it will be a son. However, the boy turns out to autistic. Unhappy ...

7.2/10120 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

In Mary, this time Moore is a forty something divorcee, Mary Brenner, working at a seedy tabloid, the Chicago Eagle. After being a writer at a fashion magazine that went out of business, ...

7.1/1030 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Joey lives with his mother. His father isn't around, he doesn't like school, he is bored and doesn't take orders from anyone. In other words he is a real little scamp. Being at one's wit's ...

7.1/10120 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Silent since losing his hearing to meningitis, young Toby Wyler takes a bitter stance against the world and his family, refusing to accept his new stepfather. But when a highly trained ...

6.9/1093 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

The Final Countdown (1980)

A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

6.6/10103 min

Available in 15 platform(s).

Dead & Buried (1981)

A suspense horror film set in a small coastal town where, after a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses begin to come back to life.

6.5/1094 min

Available in 12 platform(s).