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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 - 7 episodes, 2014) (written by - 3 episodes, 2014) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2014) (post-production)
- 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)
- Rachel McAdams Topless (2014) ... (developed 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:

Commercials for the Ford F150 See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

The things that make me angry still make me angry. George Carlin is 67, and he's still as funny as he's ever been, and he's still angry. And that makes me feel good, because I feel like if I stick around long enough, I'll still be able to work. See more »

Trivia:

Joe Rogan has claimed that Leary's "angry comedian" act, first used in his stage show "No Cure for Cancer" (later a Showtime special, No Cure for Cancer (1992)) was based on the comedy act of Bill Hicks. Leary skewered the charge (http://us.imdb.com/news/ni0070130). See more »

Trademark:

Fast paced delivery See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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