17. Andy Sipowitz
Andy Sipowicz was a police detective working in New York City in a precinct in lower Manhattan. The part of Andy Sipowicz was played by Dennis Franz. The series was NYPD Blue. Sipowicz was a former Marine who served in Vietnam.
Andy Sipowicz has been described as the moral core of the NYPD Blue. Sipowicz was married to Katie for 12 years and had a son but they were estranged due to his heavy drinking. He married an Assistant District Attorney named Sylvia Costas and they had a son too. Sylvia was killed accidentally.
Sipowicz married for the third time. This time he married a fellow detective named Connie McDowell. After surviving being shot six times Sipowicz decides to turn around his life and kicks his drinking habit. He attempts to built some kind of relationship with his son again. Sipowicz also works on getting rid of some of his bigoted ideas such as racism and homophobia..