Brian Dennehy

Brian Dennehy
1938 - 2020
Brian Dennehy  American Actor

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Brian Dennehy was previously married to Jennifer Arnott and Judith Scheff.


American Actor Brian Dennehy was born Brian Manion Dennehy on 9th July, 1938 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA and passed away on 15th Apr 2020 New Haven, Connecticut, USA aged 81. He is most remembered for Rambo: First Blood, Presumed Innocent. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Brian Dennehy was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Bo Derek in Tommy Boy (1995), Christina Pickles in Romeo + Juliet (1996), Lynn Redgrave in The Seduction of Miss Leona (1980) and Susan Ruttan in Deadly Matrimony (1992).

Brian Dennehy is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American stage actors.


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Married2 34 years, 8 months 24 years, 10 months 15 years
Total2 34 years, 8 months 24 years, 10 months 15 years


First Name Brian
Middle Name Manion
Last Name Dennehy
Full Name at Birth Brian Manion Dennehy
Alternative Name Brian Manion Dennehy, Brian Mannion Dennehy
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th July, 1938
Birthplace Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Died 15th April, 2020
Place of Death New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Cause of Death Cardiac Arrest Due To Sepsis
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Weight 240lbs (109 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Chaminade High School, Mineola, NY
University Columbia University
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Rambo: First Blood, Presumed Innocent
Year(s) Active 1977–present, 1977–2020, 1965–2020
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) ICM Partners
Brand Endorsement Zantac 75 acid blocker (1996), Maytag washing machines (1977)

Brian Manion Dennehy (July 9, 1938 – April 15, 2020) was an American actor of stage, television, and film. Dennehy won two Tony Awards, an Olivier Award, and a Golden Globe, and received six Primetime Emmy Award nominations. He had roles in over 180 films and in many television and stage productions. His film roles included, 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 Death of a Salesman (2000).

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Son of the South2020J.O. ZellnerMovie
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels2020Jerome TownsendTV Show
3 Days with Dad2019Bob MillsMovie
Master Maggie2019Brian DennehyShort Film
Tag2018Randy's Father (uncredited)Movie
The Seagull2018SorinMovie
The Song of Sway Lake2018Hal SwayMovie
A Very Merry Toy Store2017Joe HaggartyTV Movie
Hap and Leonard2016Sheriff Valentine OtisTV Show
The Ultimate Legacy2016Gus CaldwellTV Movie
Knight of Cups2015JosephMovie
Public Morals2015Joe PattonTV Show
Cocked2015WadeTV Movie
The Challenger Disaster2013RogersTV Movie
The Blacklist2013Dom, Dominic WilkinsonTV Show
Long Day Journey2013Movie
Kinect Fun Labs: Kinect Rush - A Disney Pixar Adventures: Snapshot2012Django (English version, voice)Unknown
Twelfth Night2012Sir Toby BelchMovie
The Big Year2011RaymondMovie
Meet Monica Velour2010Pop PopMovie
The Next Three Days2010George BrennanMovie
Rizzoli & Isles2010Detective Kenny LeahyTV Show
The Big C2010DadTV Show
Every Day2010ErnieMovie
Alleged2010Clarence DarrowMovie
Mystery Files2010NarratorTV Show
Nolan Knows Best2010Phil NolanTV Movie
Carrie Underwood: Temporary Home2010GrandfatherMusic Video
The Good Wife2009Bucky StablerTV Show
Bunker Hill2009Martin KelseyTV Movie
Cat City2008Harold VogessorMovie
Righteous Kill2008HingisMovie
Ratatouille2007Django (voice)Movie
War Eagle, Arkansas2007PopMovie
Welcome to Paradise2007Bobby BrownMovie
Marco Polo2007Kublai KhanTV Movie
Masters of Science Fiction2007BedzykTV Show
Rules of Engagement2007RoyTV Show
Ratatouille2007Django (voice)Unknown
10th & Wolf2006Agent HorvathMovie
Everyone's Hero2006Babe Ruth (voice)Movie
The Ultimate Gift2006GusMovie
30 Rock2006Mickey JTV Show
Assault on Precinct 132005Sgt. Jasper O'SheaMovie
Our Fathers2005Father Dominic SpagnoliaTV Movie
The Exonerated2005Gary GaugerTV Movie
She Hate Me2004Chairman Billy ChurchMovie
Category 6: Day of Destruction2004Andy GoodmanTV Movie
The 44002004Mitch BaldwinTV Show
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company'2003Fred SilvermanTV Movie
The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron2003Mr. BlueTV Movie
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone2003Tom StoneTV Movie
Stolen Summer2002Father KellyMovie
A Season on the Brink2002Bobby KnightTV Movie
Summer Catch2001John SchiffnerMovie
Three Blind Mice2001Matthew HopeTV Movie
Warden of Red Rock2001Sheriff Selwyn ChurchTV Movie
Night Visions2001Camper Ben (segment "Quiet Please")TV Show
The Agency2001James GraydonTV Show
The Fighting Fitzgeralds2001FitzgeraldTV Show
Death of a Salesman2000Willy LomanTV Movie
Fail Safe2000Gen. BoganTV Movie
Animated Tales of the World2000The CaptainTV Show
Out of the Cold1999David BardsMovie
Silicon Towers1999Tom WarnerMovie
NetForce1999Lowell DavidsonTV Movie
Sirens1999Lt. DenbyTV Movie
Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke1999Louis BromfieldTV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Judson TierneyTV Show
The West Wing1999Sen. Rafe FraminghamTV Show
Thanks of a Grateful Nation1998Sen. Donald RiegleTV Movie
Voyage of Terror1998The PresidentTV Movie
Nostromo1997Joshua C. HolroydTV Show
Just Shoot Me!1997Red FinchTV Show
Indefensible: The Truth About Edward Brannigan1997Eddie BranniganTV Movie
Romeo + Juliet1996Ted MontagueMovie
A Season in Purgatory1996Gerald BradleyTV Show
Dead Man's Walk1996Major ChevallierTV Show
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance1996Jack ReedTV Movie
Undue Influence1996Paul MadrianiTV Movie
Jack Reed: A Killer Among Us1996Jack ReedTV Movie
The Stars Fell on Henrietta1995Big Dave McDermotMovie
Tommy Boy1995Big TomMovie
Shadow of a Doubt1995Charley SloanTV Movie
Jack Reed: One of Our Own1995Sgt. Jack ReedTV Movie
Jack Reed: A Search for Justice1994Jack ReedTV Movie
Leave of Absence1994SamTV Movie
Birdland1994Dr. Brian McKenzieTV Show
Foreign Affairs1993Chuck MumpsonTV Movie
Jack Reed: Badge of Honor1993Sgt. Jack ReedTV Movie
Murder in the Heartland1993John McArthurTV Show
Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story1993Ervil LeBaronTV Movie
Final Appeal1993Perry SundquistTV Movie
Gladiator1992Jimmy HornMovie
Deadly Matrimony1992Sergeant John ReedTV Movie
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story1992Jackie PresserTV Movie
The Burden of Proof1992Dixon HartnellTV Show
To Catch a Killer1992John Wayne GacyTV Show
The Diamond Fleece1992Inspector OutlawTV Movie
F/X21991Leo McCarthyMovie
In Broad Daylight1991Len RowanTV Movie
Presumed Innocent1990Raymond HorganMovie
The Last of the Finest1990Frank DalyMovie
A Killing in a Small Town1990Ed ReiversTV Movie
Rising Son1990Gus RobinsonTV Movie
Seven Minutes1989WagnerMovie
Indio1989Col. Sam WhitakerMovie
Day One1989Gen. Leslie GrovesTV Movie
Perfect Witness1989James FalconTV Movie
Pride and Extreme Prejudice1989Bruno MorenzTV Movie
Cocoon: The Return1988Walter (uncredited)Movie
Miles from Home1988Frank Roberts Sr.Movie
Return to Snowy River1988HarrisonMovie
A Father's Revenge1988Paul HobartTV Movie
Best Seller1987Dennis MeechumMovie
The Belly of an Architect1987Stourley KrackliteMovie
The Lion of Africa1987Sam MarshTV Movie
American Experience1987Aaron BurrTV Show
F/X1986Leo McCarthyMovie
Legal Eagles1986CavanaughMovie
The Check Is in the Mail...1986Richard JacksonMovie
Acceptable Risks1986Don SheppardTV Movie
Twice in a Lifetime1985NickMovie
Evergreen1985Matthew MaloneTV Show
The Last Place on Earth1985Frederick CookTV Show
Tall Tales & Legends1985Buffalo BillTV Show
The Ferret1985TV Movie
Screen Two1985James BoyceTV Show
Finders Keepers1984Mayor Frizzoli (credit only)Movie
The River Rat1984Doc ColeMovie
Pigs vs. Freaks1984Sergeant CheeverTV Movie
Hunter1984Dr. BolinTV Show
Miami Vice1984Reverend Billy Bob ProverbTV Show
Gorky Park1983Det. William KirwillMovie
Never Cry Wolf1983RosieMovie
Blood Feud1983Edward Grady Partin - Hoffa Aide and Head of Teamsters Local 5, Baton RougeTV Movie
I Take These Men1983Phil ZakarianTV Movie
First Blood1982TeasleMovie
Split Image1982Kevin StetsonMovie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982King Neptune, NarratorTV Show
Star of the Family1982Leslie 'Buddy' KrebsTV Show
Fly Away Home1981TimTV Movie
Skokie1981Police Chief Arthur BuchananTV Movie
Cagney & Lacey1981Michael MagruderTV Show
Darkroom1981RolandTV Show
Dynasty1981Jake DunhamTV Show
Little Miss Marker1980HerbieMovie
A Rumor of War1980Sgt. Ned ColemanTV Show
The Seduction of Miss Leona1980Bliss DawsonTV Movie
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days1979O.C. HanksMovie
Dummy1979RagotiTV Movie
Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story1979Mr. O'NeilTV Movie
The Jericho Mile1979Dr. DTV Movie
Knots Landing1979James CargillTV Show
Big Shamus, Little Shamus1979Arnie SutterTV Show
F.I.S.T1978Frank VaskoMovie
Foul Play1978FergieMovie
A Real American Hero1978Buford PusserTV Movie
Pearl1978Sgt. Otto ChainTV Show
Dallas1978Luther FrickTV Show
A Death in Canaan1978Barney ParsonsTV Movie
Ruby and Oswald1978George PaulsenTV Movie
Looking for Mr. Goodbar1977SurgeonMovie
Semi-Tough1977T.J. LambertMovie
Ants1977Fire ChiefTV Movie
Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye1977LongshoremanTV Movie
Lou Grant1977WilsonTV Show
Lucan1977FisherTV Show
The Fitzpatricks1977Coach HatfieldTV Show
Bumpers1977Ernie StappTV Movie
Handle with Care1977Col. Marvin RichardsonTV Movie
Serpico1976JodyTV Show
The Tony Randall Show1976Brian Sr.TV Show
Lanigan's Rabbi1976Burton TreeTV Show
Police Woman1974BurrowsTV Show
BBC2 Playhouse1973GrimmetTV Show
Kojak1973Peter ConnorTV Show
M*A*S*H1972M.P. Ernie ConnorsTV Show
Great Performances1971Grimmet (story 'The Monument'), NarratorTV Show
The Adventures of Buddy ThunderArnoldMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (11)

juneMar 13, 2011

sorry brian,its delaneys donkey by val doonican also try paddys mcgintys goat. regards june

june nealMar 12, 2011

Dear Brian,have a happy st paddys day try and find delenneys donkey by val doonican(song ]if you do not reply to this email,all the best. June

PatriciaSep 14, 2010

Hello Brian I am so looking forwward to seeing you in person next year at the Festival in Stratford, can`t wait.

Mary Ann HarrellJul 18, 2010

Saw you in The Lobster Claw in Orleans last Sunday night. You look wonderful!!

Patti H Lima OhioJun 13, 2010

Just wanted you to know my mother and I love to see you act. We both love your smile and good looks. Hope all is well with you and yours, and we will continue to follow your acting, and watching all your movies we can. Would like to see more of you on the big screen. Best Wishes

Michele Ann JohnsDec 5, 2009

Dear Mr. Dennehy, I and my mother have been a fan of yours for over 25 years-we watch everything we can. cannot make Westport-but good luck with your new show and in the upcoming new year. We think your`e the greatest actor tha ever lived!

bruce cutlerJun 11, 2009


Violeta Kennedy (Vi)Jan 27, 2009

Hello Mr. Dennehy, I just want to thank for signing an autograph for me in St. Louise air port in 1983, you are a Gentleman. Take care and God bless. I still have the the St. Louise post card you signed Best Wishes Vi. Again thank you so much. Love, Vi

ExtendicareSep 21, 2008

I just found out from Sam Roney, that his great grandmother came from the same cty, which is Cork, and her name is Dennehy also. Would like to know if Brian knows of her.

Marion BurnsAug 16, 2008

I believe you are the cousin to Sam Roney, who looks just like you. His grandmother was a Dennehy beore she married Mr. Roney. When we are out we have had several people ask if he is Brian Dennehy. Just thought you would like to know. Marion

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