|Series||U.S. TV Series|
|First Appearance||"Girl, Interrupted"|
|Portrayed by||Al Sapienza|
First seen in "Girl, Interrupted", Dennis is the father of Cara Coburn and her younger sister. He is called to the local jail after Cara accidentally kills a boy who had attempted to rape her. Later, when Cara returns home, Dennis tells her to go on the run. He secretly thinks they'll be better off without her; unbeknown to him, Cara has broken out and heard his thought.