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Brian Dennehy (Brian Manion Dennehy)

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Biography

Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Imposing, barrel-chested and now silver-haired Brian Dennehy is a prolific US actor, well respected on both screen and stage for the best part of 25 years. He was born in July 1938 in Bridgeport, CT, and attended Columbia University in New York City on a football scholarship. He majored in history, before moving on to Yale to study dramatic arts. He first appeared in minor screen roles in such fare as Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977), Semi-Tough (1977) and Foul Play (1978) and proved popular with casting directors, leading to regular work. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Captain Hal Sway

Untitled Ari Gold Project 0

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Character: George Brennan

The Next Three Days 2010

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Character: Hingis

Righteous Kill 2008

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Character: Harold Vogessor

Cat City 2008

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Character: Agent Horvath

10th & Wolf 2006

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Character: Sgt. Jasper O'Shea

Assault on Precinct 13 2005

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Character: Father Dominic Spagnolia

Our Fathers 2005

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Character: Gary Gauger

The Exonerated 2005

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Character: Chairman Billy Church

She Hate Me 2004

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Character: Bobby Knight

A Season on the Brink 2002

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Character: John Schiffner

Summer Catch 2001

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Character: Lowell Davidson

NetForce 1999

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Character: David Bards

Out of the Cold 1999

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Character: Lt. Denby

Sirens 1999

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Character: Ted Montague

Romeo + Juliet 1996

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Character: Big Dave McDermot

The Stars Fell on Henrietta 1995

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Character: Charley Sloan

Shadow of a Doubt 1995

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Character: Himself - Audiece Member

The 16th Annual CableACE Awards 1994

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Character: Chuck Mumpson

Foreign Affairs 1993

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Character: Perry Sundquist

Final Appeal 1993

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Character: Jimmy Horn

Gladiator 1992

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Character: Sergeant John Reed

Deadly Matrimony 1992

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Character: Dixon Hartnell

The Burden of Proof 1992

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Character: Inspector Outlaw

The Diamond Fleece 1992

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Character: Leo McCarthy

F/X2 1991

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Character: Len Rowan

In Broad Daylight 1991

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Character: Raymond Horgan

Presumed Innocent 1990

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Character: Ed Reivers

A Killing in a Small Town 1990

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Character: Frank Daly

The Last of the Finest 1990

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Character: Gus Robinson

Rising Son 1990

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Character: Bruno Morenz

Pride and Extreme Prejudice 1990

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Character: James Falcon

Perfect Witness 1989

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Character: Frank Roberts Sr.

Miles from Home 1988

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Character: Sam Marsh

The Lion of Africa 1988

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Character: Dennis Meechum

Best Seller 1987

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Character: Lt. Leo McCarthy

F/X 1986

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Character: Frizzoli

Finders Keepers 1984

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Character: William Kirwill

Gorky Park 1983

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Character: Teasle

First Blood 1982

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Character: Sen. Donald Riegle

Thanks of a Grateful Nation 1998

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Character: Gen. Bogan

Fail Safe 2000

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Character: Sheriff Selwyn Church

Warden of Red Rock 2001

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV

The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2001

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 12th Annual Golden Laurel Awards 2001

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Character: Wade

Cocked 2015

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Character: Commissioner Podoloff

Sweetwater 2015

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Character: Himself

The League 2015

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Character: Judson Tierney

Scheherazade 2007

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Character: M.P. Ernie Connors

M*A*S*H 1972

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Character: Police Chief Arthur Buchanan

Skokie 1981

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Character: Michael Magruder

Cagney & Lacey 1981

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Character: Donald

10 1979

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Character: Edward Grady Partin

Blood Feud 1983

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Character: Walter - Alien Leader

Cocoon: The Return 1988

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Character: Brian Sr.

The Tony Randall Show 1976

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Character: T.J. Lambert

Semi-Tough 1977

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 61st Annual Tony Awards 2007

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Character: Himself

Reading Rainbow 1983

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Character: John McArthur

Murder in the Heartland 1993

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Character: Leslie 'Buddy' Krebs

Star of the Family 1982

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Character: Ragoti

Dummy 1979

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Character: Kevin Stetson

Split Image 1982

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Character: Joshua C. Holroyd

Nostromo 1996

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Character: Matthew Malone

Evergreen 1985

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Character: Major Chevallier

Dead Man's Walk 1996

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Character: Frank Vasko

F.I.S.T. 1978

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Character: Detective Kenny Leahy

Boston Strangler Redux 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #2.36 0

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Character: Mickey J

Sandwich Day 0

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Character: Himself - Guest

Episode #8.16 0

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Character: Dad

The Finale 0

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Character: Himself - Narrator

Joan of Arc 0

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Character: Himself - Narrator

Alexander the Great 0

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Character: Himself - Narrator

Pope Joan 0

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Character: James Graydon

Debbie Does Djakarta 0

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Directing

Writing