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Overview (4)

Born in Montpelier, Vermont, USA
Birth NamePatrick Joseph Leahy
Nickname "Leaky" Leahy
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born on March 31, 1940, in Montpelier, Vermont, Patrick Leahy was elected to the United States Senate in 1974 and remains the only Democrat elected to this office from Vermont. He is the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and is a senior member of the Agriculture and Appropriations Committees and as of 2012 ranks second in seniority in the Senate. A lifelong Batman fan, Leahy has appeared in three films and one TV show about the Caped Crusader: he provided the voice for a territorial governor in the Old West on the animated series Batman: The Animated Series (1992), made a cameo appearance as himself in the Jungle Party sequence from Batman & Robin (1997), and appeared in two of Christopher Nolan's Batman films, The Dark Knight (2008) (where he says to Heath Ledger's Joker, "We're not intimidated by you thugs.") and was "Board Member #2" in The Dark Knight Rises (2012). He also wrote an introduction for "The Dark Knight Archives," a 1992 compilation of Batman comics, and a preface for "Batman: Death of Innocents," a 1996 graphic novel about the dangers of land mines.

Patrick Leahy has been married to Marcelle Pomerleau Leahy since 1962. They have a daughter, two sons, and five grandchildren, and live in Middlesex, Vermont.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Marcelle Pomerleau (24 August 1962 - present) ( 3 children)

Trivia (7)

U.S. Senator (D-Vermont) (1974-present).
Leader in anti-mine movement. Wrote anti-mine letter for a Batman comic, which got him invited to be in Batman film.
Former chairman, Senate Agriculture Committee
Father of Mark Leahy
Is a big fan of the Batman comics. He voiced a territorial governor in the Old West on Batman: The Animated Series (1992), and had a cameo appearance in the Jungle Party sequence from Batman & Robin (1997) and another appearance in The Dark Knight (2008).
Chairman, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
Nov. 1998 - Re-elected to a fifth term as a US Senator from Vermont by beating Fred Tuttle, the star of the movie, Man with a Plan (1996). [November 1998]

Personal Quotes (13)

I'm a gun owner.
Stealing is stealing. I don't care if it's on the Internet or you're breaking into a warehouse somewhere - it's theft.
The rights of copyright holders need to be protected, but some draconian remedies that have been suggested would create more problems than they would solve.
The American public is sick and tired of being lied to.
Our alliances and our credibility are crucial elements of our working capital in advancing America's interests in the world, and they have been eroded over the last four years.
You get fifteen democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions.
A lot of people in my state of Vermont are gun owners.
I'm an old trial lawyer.
Judiciary is where my passion is.
A victim is a victim is a victim. We should stop setting up standards that say we will have one standard of law enforcement for one group of victims but not for another.
There have been 111 Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States. Only three have been women. If she is confirmed, Solicitor General Kagan will bring the Supreme Court to an historical high-water mark, with three women concurrently serving as Justices.
Why do the President and Vice-President constantly change the subject when asked to explain why things are going so badly in Iraq? The answer is simple. They have been consistently wrong about Iraq, and the results speak for themselves.
We need to consider nominations as thoroughly and carefully as the American people deserve. No one is entitled to a free pass to a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.

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