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Denis Leary


Denis Leary was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Nora (Sullivan) and John Leary, Irish immigrants who had grown up together. His mother was a maid and his father was an auto mechanic. 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Two If by Sea
Two If by Sea Writer
(1996)
Rescue Me
Rescue Me Writer
(2004-2011)
Ice Age
Ice Age Diego
(2002)
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man Captain Stacy
(2012)

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  Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (TV Series) (created by - 20 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 14 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Bang Bang (2016) ... (created by)
- Rolling in the Deep (2016) ... (created by)
- Ghosts of Skibbereen (2016) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Tramps Like Us (2016) ... (created by)
- Rock This Bitch Till the Wheels Fall Off (2016) ... (created by) / (written by)
 2015 Behind the B (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- Amazing Race (2015) ... (written by)
  Sirens (TV Series) (developed by - 23 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (written by - 4 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2014)
- Sub-Primal Fears (2015) ... (developed by)
- No Love (2015) ... (developed by)
- Six Feet Over/Under (2015) ... (developed by) / (written by)
- Balls (2015) ... (developed by)
- Charbroiled (2015) ... (developed 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)
 2008 Rescue Me Minisodes (TV Series) (written by)
 2005 Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas (TV Special documentary)
  The Job (TV Series) (creator - 15 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)
 2002 Contest Searchlight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (writer)
 1998 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Fanny Pack (1998) ... (additional material)
 1997 Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load (TV Special documentary)
 1993 Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (TV Special documentary)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 12 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Keith Richards is telling the kids not to do drugs? We can't do drugs, Keith, because you already took them all! We have to wait for you to die, and smoke your ashes! See more »

Trivia:

Loves sports and originally wanted to be an NHL star. That all changed when he got kicked off his high school hockey team because of poor grades. See more »

Trademark:

His distinctive voice See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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