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Brian Dennehy

Actor / Military Personnel / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 07/09/1938 († 81, 04/15/2020) | Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Brian Manion Dennehy (July 9, 1938 – April 15, 2020) was an American actor of stage, television, and film. He won two Tony Awards, an Olivier Award, and a Golden Globe, and received six Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Dennehy had roles in over 180 films and in many television and stage productions. His film roles included First Blood (1982), Gorky Park (1983), Silverado (1985), Cocoon (1985), F/X (1986), Presumed Innocent (1990), Romeo + Juliet (1996), and Knight of Cups (2015). Dennehy won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Willy Loman in the television film ()
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Brian Mannion Dennehy was an American actor of film, stage and screen.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | TV Movies

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Awards & Nominations for Brian Dennehy

Laurence Olivier Award 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with Brian Dennehy as Actor(122)

as Del2020 Driveways
as Grandfather2020 Son of the South
as Bob2019 3 Days with Dad
as Hal Sway2019 The Song of Sway Lake
as Randy's Father (uncredited)2018 Tag
as Pjotr Sorin2018 The Seagull
as Joe Haggarty2017 A Very Merry Toy Store
as Wade2015 Cocked
as Joseph2015 Knight of Cups
as Rogers2013 The Challenger
as Sir Toby Belch2012 Twelfth Night
as Raymond Harris2011 The Big Year
as Ernie2010 Every Day
as Pop Pop2010 Meet Monica Velour
as Clarence Darrow2010 Alleged
as George Brennan2010 The Next Three Days
as Harold2008 Cat City
as Lieutentant Hingis2008 Righteous Kill
as Pop, Enochs Father2007 War Eagle, Arkansas
as himself2007 Trumbo
as Django (voice)2007 Ratatouille
as Kublai Khan2007 Marco Polo
as Babe Ruth (voice)2006 Everyone's Hero
as Agent Horvath2006 10th & Wolf
as Gary Gauger2006 The Exonerated
as Father Dominic Spagnolia2005 Our Fathers
as Sargeant Jasper O'Shea2005 Assault on Precinct 13
as Andy Goodman2004 Category 6: Day of Destruction
as Chairman Billy Church2004 She Hate Me
as Father Kelly2002 Stolen Summer
as Bobby Knight2002 A Season on the Brink
as David Bards2001 Out of the Cold
as Matthew Hope2001 Three Blind Mice
as John Schiffner2001 Summer Catch
as Frost2000 Dish Dogs
as Tom Warner2000 Silicon Towers
as Willy Loman2000 Death of a Salesman
as Gen. Bogan2000 Fail Safe
as Lt. Denby1999 Sirens
as Lowell Davidson1999 NetForce
as Sen. Donald Riegle1998 Thanks of a Grateful Nation
as Gerald Bradley1996 A Season in Purgatory
as Ted Montague1996 Romeo + Juliet
as Paul Madriani1996 Undue Influence
as Thomas 'Big Tom' Callahan1995 Tommy Boy
as Jack Reed1995 Jack Reed: One of Our Own
as Big Dave McDermot1995 The Stars Fell on Henrietta
as James Boyce1994 Midnight Movie
as Sam1994 Leave of Absence
as Sgt. Jack Reed1993 Jack Reed: Badge of Honour
as Perry Sundquist1993 Final Appeal
as Jimmy Horn1992 Gladiator
as John Reed1992 Deadly Matrimony
as John Wayne Gacy1992 To Catch a Killer
as Leo McCarthy1991 F/X2
as Len Rowan1991 In Broad Daylight
as Bruno Morenz1990 Pride and Extreme Prejudice
as Frank Daly1990 The Last of the Finest
as Ed Reivers1990 A Killing in a Small Town
as Gus Robinson1990 Rising Son
as Raymond Horgan1990 Presumed Innocent
as James Falcon1989 Perfect Witness
as Gen. Leslie Groves1989 Day One
as Whitaker1989 Indio
as Frank Roberts Sr.1988 Miles from Home
as Paul Hobart1988 A Father's Revenge
as Dennis Meechum1987 Best Seller
as Stourley Kracklite1987 The Belly of an Architect
as King Neptune (Narrator) (voice)1987 The Little Mermaid
as Cavanaugh1986 Legal Eagles
as Lt. Leo McCarthy1986 F/X
as Cobb1985 Silverado
as Walter1985 Cocoon
as Doc Cole1984 The River Rat
1984 Hunter
as Sergeant Cheever1984 Pigs vs. Freaks
as Frizzoli1984 Finders Keepers
as Rosie1983 Never Cry Wolf
as Phil Zakarian1983 I Take These Men
as William Kirwill1983 Gorky Park
as Hope Sheriff Will Teasle1982 First Blood
as Kevin Stetson1982 Split Image
as Police Chief Arthur Buchanan1981 Skokie
as Herbie1980 Little Miss Marker
as Bliss Dawson1980 The Seduction of Miss Leona
as Dr. D1980 The Jericho Mile
as Ragoti1979 Dummy
as Donald1979 10
as Barney Parsons1978 A Death in Canaan
as Frank Vasko1978 F.I.S.T.
as Fergie1978 Foul Play
as Buford Pusser1978 A Real American Hero
as T.J. Lambert1977 Semi-Tough
as Fire Chief1977 Ants

TV Shows/Series with Brian Dennehy as Actor(33)

as Sheriff Valentine Otis2016 Hap and Leonard
as Dom2013 The Blacklist
as Dominic Wilkinson2013 The Blacklist
as Ret. Det. Kenny Leahy2010 Rizzoli & Isles
2006 30 Rock
as John McArthur1993 Murder in the Heartland
as Dixon Hartnell1992 The Burden of Proof
as Aaron Burr (voice)1988 American Experience
as Matthew Malone1985 Evergreen
1984 Hunter
as Edward Grady Partin (Hoffa aide and head of Teamsters Local 5, Baton Rouge)1983 Blood Feud
1981 Dynasty
as Sgt. Ned Coleman1980 A Rumor of War
as Sgt. Otto Chain1978 Pearl
1973 Kojak
as MP Ernie Conners1972 M*A*S*H

Movies with Brian Dennehy as Crew(10)

Production/Executive Producer2000 Death of a Salesman
Directing/Director1996 Shadow of a Doubt
Directing/Director1996 Jack Reed: A Killer Among Us
Directing/Director1996 Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance
Directing/Director1995 Jack Reed: One of Our Own
Writing/Writer1995 Jack Reed: One of Our Own
Directing/Director1994 Jack Reed: A Search for Justice
Production/Co-Executive Producer1993 Jack Reed: Badge of Honour

TV Shows/Series with Brian Dennehy as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2001 Night Visions

Full Name: Brian Manion
Born: Saturday, 07/09 1938 (July) in Bridgeport
Died: Wednesday, 04/15 2020 (April) in New Haven (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Columbia University, Chaminade High School, Yale School of Drama
Children: Kathleen Dennehy, Elizabeth Dennehy
Other names for Brian Dennehy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Brian Manion Dennehy"
Brian Dennehy frequently works together with these people:
Alan Alda (8x, Actor)
Clyde Kusatsu (8x, Actor)
Dick Wolf (8x, Crew)
James Hong (7x, Actor)
Gene Reynolds (7x, Crew)
Axel Vreeken (7x, Crew)
Edward James Olmos (6x, Actor)
Barry Primus (6x, Actor)
Alan Fudge (6x, Actor)
Kenneth Tigar (6x, Actor)
Susan Ruttan (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:977, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/10/2020