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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 & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (TV Movie) (post-production)
  Sirens (TV Series) (developed by - 10 episodes, 2014) (written by - 3 episodes, 2014) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2014)
- Shotgun Wedding (2014) ... (developed by)
- There's No "I" in Cream (2014) ... (developed by)
- Itsy Bitsy Spider (2014) ... (developed by)
- Till Jeff Do Us Part (2014) ... (developed by)
- The Finger (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)
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  The Job (TV Series) (3 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (written by - 10 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (story - 1 episode, 2002) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2002)
- Vacation (2002) ... (written by)
- Gay (2002) ... (written by)
- Neighbor (2002)
- Quitter (2002) ... (written by)
- Boss (2002)
 1997 Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load (TV Movie)
 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:

Release of his book, "No Cure for Cancer". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

We live in a country where Rosa Parks had the courage and conviction to sit down long enough to start a revolution that lead to Al Sharpton screaming racism every time Barry Bonds gets indicted for taking performance enhancing drugs in order to break a home run record set by a black man who didn't even have the benefit of Advil. See more »

Trivia:

Was offered Mark Wahlberg's role in The Departed (2006), but turned it down to scheduling conflicts with his television series, Rescue Me (2004). Leary has since commended Wahlberg's performance in the film with admiration. See more »

Trademark:

Smoking cigarettes and drinking beer during his routines See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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