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Denis Leary was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Nora and John Leary, Irish immigrants who had grown up together. After a childhood in the 1960s, Leary went to Emerson College in Boston, where he tried his hand at acting and writing. He was a charter member of Emerson's Comedy Workshop, and taught at the college for five ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (TV Movie) (pre-production)
  Sirens (TV Series) (developed by - 8 episodes, 2014) (written by - 3 episodes, 2014) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2014) (post-production)
- Itsy Bitsy Spider (2014) ... (developed by)
- Till Jeff Do Us Part (2014) ... (developed by)
- The Finger (2014) ... (developed by)
- Alcohol Related Injury (2014) ... (developed by) / (written by)
- Famous Last Words (2014) ... (developed by) / (written by)
 2013 Behind the B (TV Series documentary) (written by)
  Rescue Me (TV Series) (created by - 93 episodes, 2004 - 2011) (written by - 58 episodes, 2004 - 2011) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2009) (story - 1 episode, 2009)
- Ashes (2011) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Vows (2011) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Jeter (2011) ... (created by) / (written by)
- 344 (2011) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Head (2011) ... (created by) / (written by)
 2005 Merry F#%$in' Christmas (TV Movie)
 2002 Contest Searchlight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 ... (writer)
  The Job (TV Series) (3 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (written by - 10 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (story - 1 episode, 2002) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2002)
- Vacation (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Gay (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Neighbor (2002) ... (creator)
- Quitter (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Boss (2002) ... (creator)
 1998 Monument Ave. (uncredited)
 1997 Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load (TV Movie)
 1996 Two If by Sea (screenplay) / (story)
 1992 No Cure for Cancer (TV Movie)
 1987-1989 Remote Control (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- World Class Athlete Day (1989) ... (writer)
- Sports Stars Episode (1988) ... (writer)
- Salute to Heavy Metal (1988) ... (writer)
- MTV Celebrity Episode (1988) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Boston radio station WAAF 107.3 FM (2006 See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 12 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »


Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Jon Stewart is exactly the same guy he's always been, only with money. He knows that the moment he really believes he's important, the funny goes away and he becomes Bill O'Reilly, except shorter and Jewish. See more »

Trivia:

He starred in three films directed by Ted Demme: Who's the Man? (1993), The Ref (1994), and Monument Ave. (1998). Demme also directed both his concert specials. Leary and Demme co-produced Blow (2001), and both men were involved in SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997). See more »

Trademark:

Foul-mouthed, stream-of-conciousness comedy about smoking, drinking, macho men and/or beautiful women. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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