Denis Leary

Denis Leary is an American actor, comedian, singer, show host, narrator, voice artist, writer, and producer. Leary is widely known for starring and co-creating of 2004 four times Emmy Awards nominated drama series Rescue Me. He is also recognized form his starring roles in many films, including those of Captain George Stacy in Marc Webb’s, The Amazing Spider-Man and Cleveland Browns head coach Vince Penn in Ivan Reitman’s Draft Day. Leary also voiced the character of Francis in A Bug’s Life and that of Diego in the Ice Age franchise. Leary has been the narrator for NESN’s documentary show about the Boston Bruins called Behind the B since the show began in 2013. From 2015 to 2016, Leary wrote and starred in the comedy series Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll on FX.

What is Denis Leary’s claim to fame?

Denis Leary is best known for ranting at high speeds about a variety of topics in an early 1990s MTV sketch, R.E.M. And Others, parodying the then-popular and growing alternative scene. Leary is also well-known for co-producing and starring in the four-time Emmy Award-nominated drama series Rescue Me (2004-2011). On the cover of his 2009 book Why We Suck, Leary referred to himself as Dr. Denis Leary.

Denis Leary was born in the United States.

Denis Colin Leary was born on August 18, 1957, in Worcester, Massachusetts, the United States, to Nora, a cook, and John Leary (1924–1985), an auto mechanic. Leary was born in County Kerry, Ireland, to Irish parents. He is of Irish origin since he is the son of Irish parents. Leary is a dual citizen of the United States and the Republic of Ireland. Leary’s zodiac sign is Leo, and his religion is Roman Catholic. The details about his sibling is still being checked. Leary attended Worcester’s Saint Peter-Marian High School and graduated from Boston’s Emerson College in 1981. After graduating from Emerson in 1981, Leary spent five years at the school teaching comedy writing courses.

Is Denis Leary a doctor?

In May 2005 he received an honorary doctorate and spoke at his alma mater’s undergraduate commencement ceremony, and is credited as Dr. Denis Leary on the cover of his 2009 book Why We Suck. Leary began working as a comedian from the TV show The Rascals Comedy Hour, on October 18, 1990. He then wrote and appeared on a local comedy series, The Late, Late Show. He earned fame when he ranted about R.E.M. in an early 1990s MTV sketch that made him like regular MTV commercials character as well. Leary released two records of his stand-up comedy: No Cure for Cancer (1993) and Lock ‘n Load (1997). In late 2004, he released the EP Merry F#%$in’ Christmas,  As a singer In 1993, Leary’s sardonic song about the stereotypical American male, “Asshole”, was voted No. 1 in an Australian youth radio poll. In 1995, Leary helped orchestrate a Boston-based comedy benefit show for Neely’s cancer charity; this became Comics Come Home, which Leary has hosted annually ever since. As an actor, Leary’s notable film appearances include The Sandlot as Scott’s stepfather Bill, Monument Ave., The Matchmaker, The Ref, Draft Day, Suicide Kings, Dawg, Wag the Dog, Demolition Man, Judgment Night, The Thomas Crown Affair and Operation Dumbo Drop.

He held the lead role in two television series, The Job(2002) and Rescue Me(2004–2011). He provided voices for characters in animated films, such as The Agents,  A Bug’s Life, and  Ice Age film series. As a producer, He has produced numerous movies, television shows, and specials through his production company, Apostle. These include Comedy Central’s Shorties Watchin’ Shorties(2004), the stand-up special Denis Leary’s Merry F#$%in’ Christmas (2004), Fox series Canterbury’s Law(2008), Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll(2015-2016), and the movie Blow(2001). Leary has also hosted the National Hockey League video NHL’s Greatest Goals and Fashion Rocks aired on CBS. Leary played Captain George Stacy in the movie The Amazing Spider-Man, released in July 2012. In 2019, Leary is appearing in series, The Moodys and The Family Guy. Leary is four times Emmy Award nominee. He has won prestigious awards that include, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, CableACE Awards, Edinburgh International Arts Festival and BBC Festival.

Denis Leary is a married man.

Since 1989, Leary has been married to author. They met in an English class at Emerson College, where he was her mentor. They have a son named John Joseph “Jack” (born 1990) and a daughter named Devin (born 1992). Leary is currently residing in New York City with his wife and two children. He has no other legitimate evidence of being in a relationship with any other woman in the past or present.

How much is Denis Leary Worth?

Denis Leary Net Worth is estimated at 25 million dollars. Denis primarily ears from his acting and comedian career. He hasn’t revealed his average salary yet. He also earns as an occasional voice-over artist, singer, producer, and writer. He has a film production company, Apostle. Moreover, he is also a regular MTV commercial character. Leary did the TV voiceover for MLB 2K8 advertisements, using his trademark rant style in baseball terms, and ads for the 2009 Ford F-150 pickup truck. He has also appeared in commercials for Hulu and DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket package. He has bought a three-bedroom apartment at 497 Greenwich Street in Soho worth $3.95 million. Information about his car is still under review.

How tall is Denis Leary?

The well-renowned comedian star is now 62 years old. Denis has a height of 6 feet 2 inches. As goes his vertical length, goes his body weight which is at 80Kg. The lead actor of popular TV series, Rescue Me has body statistics of chest, waist, and biceps as 41-32-15 inches respectively. Moreover, to describe his face, Denis’s hair color is light brown and he has blue colored eyes. Information on his dress and shoe size is still under review. He has a straight sexual orientation.

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