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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 & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2015)
  Sirens (TV Series) (developed by - 23 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (written by - 3 episodes, 2014) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #2.7 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.12 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.5 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.10 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.9 (2015) ... (creator)
 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) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Vows (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Jeter (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- 344 (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Head (2011) ... (creator) / (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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Personal Details

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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Did you ever notice they never take any fat hostages? You never see a guy coming out of Lebanon going: "I was held hostage for seven months and I lost 175 pounds, I feel good and I look good and I learned self-discipline. That's the important thing." See more »

Trivia:

Leary's Rescue Me (2004) character, Tommy Gavin, was probably named for his childhood friend Tommy Spencer, a firefighter who was killed in the December 1999 warehouse fire that inspired Leary to establish the Leary Firefighters Foundation in 2000. See more »

Trademark:

Fast paced delivery See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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