Brian Dennehy

Actor · Executive Producer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 81
Brian Manion Dennehy is an American actor of film, stage, and television. A winner of one Golden Globe, two Tony Awards and a recipient of six Primetime Emmy Award nominations, he gained initial recognition for his role as Sheriff Will Teasle in First Blood (1982). He has had roles in numerous films including Gorky Park (1983), Silverado (1985),... read more

Brian Manion Dennehy is an American actor of film, stage, and television. A winner of one Golden Globe, two Tony Awards and a recipient of six Primetime Emmy Award nominations, he gained initial recognition for his role as Sheriff Will Teasle in First Blood (1982). He has had roles in numerous films including 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).

Birth Name

Brian Manion Dennehy

Born

Saturday, 09 July 1938

Died

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Actor Filmography

Long Day Journey 2022
The Adventures of Buddy Thunder Arnold 2022
Son of the South Grandfather 2020
Driveways Del 2020
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Jerome Townsend 2020
3 Days with Dad Bob Mills / Bob 2019
The Song of Sway Lake Hal Sway 2018
Tag Randy's father 2018
The Seagull Sorin 2018
A Very Merry Toy Store Joe Haggarty 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Long Day Journey 2022
The Adventures of Buddy Thunder Arnold 2022
Son of the South Grandfather 2020
Driveways Del 2020
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Jerome Townsend 2020
3 Days with Dad Bob Mills / Bob 2019
The Song of Sway Lake Hal Sway 2018
Tag Randy's father 2018
The Seagull Sorin 2018
A Very Merry Toy Store Joe Haggarty 2017
Hap and Leonard Sheriff Valentine Otis 2016
The Ultimate Legacy Gus 2015
Knight Of Cups Joseph 2015
Public Morals Joe Patton 2015
Cocked Wade 2015
The Blacklist Dominic Wilkinson, Dom 2013
Celebrity Page Self (archive footage) 2013
The Challenger Disaster Rogers 2013
The Broadway.com Show Himself 2013
Twelfth Night Sir Toby Belch 2012
The Big Year Raymond 2011
The Next Three Days George Brennan 2010
Alleged Clarence Darrow 2010
The Big C Dad 2010
Rizzoli & Isles Detective Kenny Leahy 2010
Meet Monica Velour Pop Pop 2010
Mystery Files Narrator 2010
Every Day Ernie 2010
The Good Wife Bucky Stabler 2009
Righteous Kill Hingis 2008
Cat City Harold 2008
War Eagle, Arkansas Pop, Enochs Father 2007
Welcome to Paradise Bobby Brown 2007
Trumbo Himself 2007
Masters of Science Fiction Bedzyk 2007
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen Quote Reader (voice) 2007
Ratatouille Django (voice) 2007
Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil and the Presidency Henry Clay (voice) 2007
Marco Polo Kublai Khan 2007
The Ultimate Gift Gus 2007
Rules of Engagement Roy 2007
30 Rock Mickey J 2006
Everyone's Hero Babe Ruth 2006
10th & Wolf Agent Horvath 2006
Our Fathers Father Dominic Spagnolia 2005
The Exonerated Gary Gauger 2005
Assault On Precinct 13 Sgt. Jasper O'Shea 2005
The Hour Himself - Guest 2005
Category 6: Day of Destruction Andy Goodman 2004
She Hate Me Chairman Billy Church 2004
The 4400 Mitch Baldwin 2004
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone Tom Stone 2003
The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron Mr. Blue 2003
Founding Brothers George Washington (voice) 2002
Stolen Summer Father Kelly 2002
A Season On The Brink Bobby Knight 2002
Code Yellow: Hospital at Ground Zero Narrator (voice) 2002
Three Blind Mice Matthew Hope 2001
The Agency James Graydon 2001
Summer Catch John Schiffner 2001
Night Visions Camper Ben 2001
Out Of The Cold David Bards 2001
Warden of Red Rock Sheriff Selwyn Church 2001
The Fighting Fitzgeralds Fitzgerald 2001
Founding Fathers George Washington 2000
Dish Dogs Frost 2000
Fail Safe Gen. Bogan 2000
Death of a Salesman Willy Loman 2000
Arrest & Trial Himself - Host 2000
Sirens Lt. Denby 1999
The West Wing Sen. Rafe Framingham 1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Judson Tierney 1999
Netforce Lowell Davidson 1999
Silicon Towers Tom Warner 1999
Gunfighters of the West Himself - Narrator 1998
Voyage of Terror The President 1998
Indefensible: The Truth About Edward Brannigan Eddie Brannigan 1997
Just Shoot Me! Red Finch 1997
Jack Reed: Death And Vengeance Jack Reed 1996
Theater Talk Self - Guest 1996
Romeo + Juliet Ted Montague 1996
Undue Influence Paul Madriani 1996
Nostromo Joshua C. Holroyd 1996
Dead Man's Walk Major Chevallier 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
The Stars Fell On Henrietta Big Dave McDermot 1995
Jack Reed: One of Our Own Jack Reed 1995
Tommy Boy Big Tom 1995
Leave of Absence Sam 1994
Jack Reed: A Search for Justice Jack Reed 1994
Birdland Dr. Brian McKenzie 1994
Jack Reed: Badge of Honor Sgt. Jack Reed 1993
Final Appeal Perry Sundquist 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story Ervil LeBaron 1993
Murder in the Heartland John McArthur 1993
Foreign Affairs Chuck Mumpson 1993
Deadly Matrimony John Reed 1992
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story Jackie Presser 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
Gladiator Jimmy Horn 1992
The Burden of Proof Dixon Hartnell 1992
To Catch a Killer John Wayne Gacy 1992
F/X2 Leo McCarthy 1991
In Broad Daylight Len Rowan 1991
Presumed Innocent Raymond Horgan 1990
Rising Son Gus Robinson 1990
A Killing in a Small Town Ed Reivers 1990
The Last Of The Finest Frank Daly 1990
Perfect Witness James Falcon 1989
Seven Minutes Wagner 1989
Indio Whitaker 1989
Day One Gen. Leslie Groves 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Himself - Guest 1989
American Experience Aaron Burr (voice) 1988
Miles from Home Frank Roberts Sr. 1988
Cocoon: The Return 1988
Return to Snowy River Harrison 1988
A Father's Revenge Paul Hobart 1988
Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam (voice) 1987
Best Seller Dennis Meechum 1987
The Belly Of An Architect Stourley Kracklite 1987
The Last Place on Earth Frederick Cook 1987
Legal Eagles Cavanaugh 1986
Acceptable Risks Don Sheppard 1986
F/X Lt. Leo McCarthy 1986
The Check Is in the Mail... Richard Jackson 1986
Twice in a Lifetime Nick 1985
Tall Tales & Legends Buffalo Bill 1985
Silverado Cobb 1985
Cocoon Walter 1985
Evergreen Matthew Malone 1985
Screen Two James Boyce 1985
The River Rat Doc Cole 1984
Hunter Dr. Bolin 1984
Miami Vice Reverend Billy Bob Proverb 1984
Finders Keepers Frizzoli 1984
Gorky Park William Kirwill 1983
Never Cry Wolf Rosie 1983
Reading Rainbow Himself (voice) 1983
Blood Feud Edward Grady Partin (Hoffa aide and head of Teamsters Local 5, Baton Rouge) 1983
First Blood Teasle 1982
Split Image Kevin Stetson 1982
Star of the Family Leslie 'Buddy' Krebs 1982
Faerie Tale Theatre King Neptune 1982
Darkroom Roland 1981
Skokie Police Chief Arthur Buchanan 1981
Cagney & Lacey Michael Magruder 1981
Dynasty Jake Dunham, Jake 1981
A Rumor of War Sgt. Ned Coleman 1980
Little Miss Marker Herbie 1980
Knots Landing James Cargill 1979
10 Donald 1979
Big Shamus, Little Shamus Arnie Sutter 1979
North Dallas Forty 1979
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days O.C. Hanks 1979
Dummy Ragoti 1979
The Jericho Mile Dr. D 1979
Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story Mr. O'Neil 1979
A Real American Hero Buford Pusser 1978
Pearl Sgt. Otto Chain 1978
Foul Play Fergie 1978
F.I.S.T. Frank Vasko 1978
Dallas Luther Frick 1978
A Death in Canaan Barney Parsons 1978
Ants! Fire Chief 1977
Semi-Tough T.J. Lambert 1977
Looking for Mr. Goodbar Surgeon 1977
Lou Grant Wilson 1977
The Fitzpatricks Coach Hatfield 1977
Lucan Fisher 1977
The Tony Randall Show Brian Sr. 1976
Lanigan's Rabbi Burton Tree 1976
Serpico Jody 1976
Working in the Theatre Self - Actor 1976
Police Woman Burrows 1974
BBC2 Playhouse Grimmet 1974
Kojak Peter Connor 1973
M*A*S*H M.P. Ernie Connors 1972
Great Performances Grimmet (story 'The Monument'), Narrator 1971
Jeopardy! Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1964
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2005 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2001 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2000 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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