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Denis Leary is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 18 august 1957 at Worcester (USA)

Denis Leary

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Birth name Denis Colin Leary
Nationality USA
Birth 18 august 1957 (66 years) at Worcester (USA)

Denis Colin Leary (born August 18, 1957) is an American actor, writer, producer, singer, and comedian. He was the star and co-creator of Rescue Me, which ended its seventh and final season on September 7, 2011. Leary has starred in many motion pictures, most recently as Captain George Stacy in Marc Webb's 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man, Cleveland Browns Head Coach Vince Penn in Ivan Reitman's 2014 film Draft Day, and the voice of Diego in the Ice Age franchise. As of 2015, he wrote and has been starring in the comedy series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, which premiered on FX on July 16.

Biography

Leary has been married to author Ann Lembeck Leary since 1989. They met when he was her instructor in an English class at Emerson College. They have two children, son John Joseph "Jack" (born 1990) and daughter Devin (born 1992). Ann Leary published a memoir, An Innocent, a Broad, about the premature birth of their son on an overseas visit to London. She has also written a novel, Outtakes From a Marriage, which was published in 2008. Her second novel, The Good House, was published in 2013.

Leary is an ice hockey fan and has his own backyard hockey rink at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, with piping installed under the ice surface to help the ice stay frozen. He is a fan of the Boston Bruins and the Boston Red Sox, as well as the Green Bay Packers.

Leary describes himself as a Jack Kennedy Democrat with some conservative ideologies, such as support for the military. Leary told Glenn Beck, "I was a life-long Democrat, but now at my age, I've come to realize that the Democrats suck, and the Republicans suck, and basically the entire system sucks. But you have to go within the system to find what you want."

Leary has said of his religious beliefs, "I'm a lapsed Catholic in the best sense of the word. You know, I was raised with Irish parents, Irish immigrant parents. My parents, you know, prayed all the time, took us to Mass. And my father would sometimes swear in Gaelic. It doesn't get more religious than that. But, no, after a while, they taught us wrong. I didn't raise my kids with the fear of God. I raised my kids with the sense of, you know, to me, Jesus was this great guy...."

Best films

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
(Actor)
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
(Actor)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
(Actor)
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
(Actor)
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
(Actor)
Ice Age (2002)
(Actor)

Usually with

Chris Wedge
Chris Wedge
(6 films)
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah
(6 films)
John Powell
John Powell
(3 films)
Ray Romano
Ray Romano
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Denis Leary (55 films)

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Actor

Ice Age: Collision Course, 1h34
Directed by Mike Thurmeier
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, Space adventure films, Films about families, La préhistoire, Dans l'espace, Comedy science fiction films, Animaux préhistoriques, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Children's films, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Chris Wedge, John Leguizamo, Keke Palmer, Ray Romano, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott
Roles Diego (voice)
Rating57% 2.860982.860982.860982.860982.86098
Scrat va dans l'espace et provoque la collision entre deux planètes, ce qui crée un astéroïde filant droit vers la Terre. Manny, Sid, Diego et le reste de la bande vont devoir fuir leur chez-soi. Buck, la belette de L'Âge de glace 3, est de retour. Nos héros vont voyager vers des terres exotiques et rencontreront une ribambelle de personnages hauts en couleurs, tels que le spirituel Shangri Lama.
Freaks of Nature, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Comedy science fiction films, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Zombie films, Comedy horror films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ed Westwick, Vanessa Hudgens, Bob Odenkirk, Joan Cusack, Denis Leary, Patton Oswalt
Roles Rick Wilson
Rating59% 2.9547452.9547452.9547452.9547452.954745
In the town of Dillford, Vampires, Humans and Zombies used to get along, but with the arrival of extraterrestrial beings, it's humans vs. vampires vs. zombies in all-out mortal combat. Now three teenagers must try to get things back to "normal."
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, 2h22
Directed by Marc Webb
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about computing, Transport films, Aviation films, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Shailene Woodley, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore
Roles Captain Stacy (uncredited)
Rating65% 3.298833.298833.298833.298833.29883
OsCorp scientist Richard Parker records a video message to explain his disappearance. Later, he and his wife, Mary, are aboard a private jet hijacked by a man sent to assassinate Richard. The plane crashes, killing both Richard and Mary, after he uploads the video.
Magic Wonderland, 1h30
Genres Animation
Actors Lucy Liu, Grey DeLisle, Denis Leary
Roles Big Roly Poly
Rating64% 3.2366853.2366853.2366853.2366853.236685
A baby princess named Ocean is sent away from the North Pole by her mother because of the tyranny of the magma dragon who controls the volcano. The next twelve years, Princess Ocean lives on a local island and encounters a transforming polar bear whom she names Roly Poly. And she talks to a duo of little fish. While encountering the pirates, she meets an inventor named Momo. Their plan is to subdue and defeat the magma dragon.
Draft Day
Draft Day (2014)
, 1h49
Directed by Ivan Reitman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, American football films
Actors Kevin Costner, Frank Langella, Jennifer Garner, Tom Welling, Joe Manganiello, Chadwick Boseman
Roles Vince Penn
Rating67% 3.39943.39943.39943.39943.3994
On the morning of the 2014 NFL Draft in New York City, Chris Berman, Jon Gruden, Mel Kiper Jr., and other analysts discuss the consensus first overall pick: Wisconsin quarterback Bo Callahan, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner. Cleveland Browns general manager Sonny Weaver Jr., must decide how to use the seventh overall pick to improve his consistently losing team, but has other issues. He recently learned that his secret girlfriend Ali Parker, the team's salary cap analyst, is pregnant with his child. His father, Sonny Weaver Sr., coached the Browns before Weaver Jr. fired him, and died a week before the draft. His mother is upset at him for missing the reading of Weaver Sr.
The Amazing Spider-Man, 2h16
Directed by Marc Webb
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about computing, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, L'enfance marginalisée, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films, Films about school violence
Actors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Campbell Scott, Denis Leary, Irrfan Khan
Roles Captain Stacy
Rating68% 3.4476053.4476053.4476053.4476053.447605
A young Peter Parker discovers his father Richard Parker's study has been burgled. Gathering up hidden documents, Peter's parents take him to the home of his Aunt May and Uncle Ben, then mysteriously depart.
Ice Age: Continental Drift, 1h28
Directed by Mike Thurmeier, Steve Martino
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about families, Seafaring films, La préhistoire, Transport films, Pirate films, Animaux préhistoriques, Films about apes, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Films set in Atlantis
Actors John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Chris Wedge, Denis Leary, Peter Dinklage, Queen Latifah
Roles Diego (voice)
Rating64% 3.247833.247833.247833.247833.24783
While Scrat inadvertently causes the break up of Pangaea, Manny and Ellie are forced to deal with the trials and tribulations of their teenage daughter Peaches, who has trouble fitting in with her peers. Ellie tries to support her daughter, but Manny becomes exceedingly over-protective. Peaches' friend Louis, a molehog, tries to warn her as she tries to approach a mammoth named Ethan on whom she has a crush. Meanwhile, Sid's family returns, but only long enough to drop off the elderly Granny before abandoning them both. Manny catches Peaches sneaking off to meet Ethan, and leading to an argument and their estrangement. Shortly after, a continental break-up separates Manny from the herd. Trapped on a moving chunk of ice with Sid, Granny, and Diego, Manny has no choice but to ride out the current. Meanwhile, a giant land shift encroaches on Ellie, Peaches, and those remaining on land, causing them to make their way toward the land bridge.
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, 26minutes
Directed by Karen Disher
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Christmas films, La préhistoire, Children's films
Actors Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Chris Wedge, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott
Roles Diego (voice)
Rating64% 3.201043.201043.201043.201043.20104
Christmas has come and Scrat eyes a beaver assembling a cache of foods, among them an acorn: Scrat sneaks in and takes the acorn, along with others he finds in the area set up as decorations: he ties a large stockpile of them on a piece of bark and tries to leave with them, but they break out and leave him with nothing. Meanwhile, Manny brings the Christmas Rock out of storage, to Ellie's delight: the rock is intended as a surprise for Peaches, who comes sliding down a snow slope in a snowball fight with Crash and Eddie. Manny reveals that the Christmas Rock is the same one from his childhood, a family heirloom, and important as it lets Santa Claus find them to deliver presents.
Firebreather, 1h37
Directed by Peter Chung
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Kaiju films, Films about dragons, Giant monster films, Children's films, Disaster films
Actors Dana Delany, Jesse Head, M. Pokora, Kevin Michael Richardson, Reed Diamond, Amy Davidson
Roles Van Halen (voice)
Rating61% 3.0561753.0561753.0561753.0561753.056175
On the last day of the war between humans and Kaiju, a human woman named Margaret Rosenblatt (voiced by Dana Delany) and a male dragon Kaiju named Belloc (voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson) fall in love, and have a son named Duncan. Sixteen years later, Margaret and Duncan (voiced by Jesse Head) are moving into a new house as he gets ready for his first day at a new school. However, Duncan fears that his orange skin and appetite for coal will make others think of him as a freak and a prime target for bullies. At school, he quickly develops a crush on its popular girl Jenna (voiced by Amy Davidson) and makes an enemy out of her ex-boyfriend Troy Adams (voiced by Josh Keaton). In biology class, Duncan makes friends with fellow outcasts Kenny and Isabel (voiced by Dante Basco and Tia Texada) who happens to be a Kaiju-obsessed fangirl who develops a crush on Duncan after he shows her a Gomorradon, a small frog-like Kaiju he caught in the process of apparently making a fool of himself. Late that evening, Troy's friends break into Jenna's locker and steal the money she saved for the school's Homecoming. The next day, Duncan meets up with "Blitz" Barnes (voiced by Reed Diamond), undercover as the gym teacher, and defends Kenny from Troy and his friends in a game of dodge ball. After a confrontation with Troy, Blitz takes Duncan to Dr. Pytel (voiced by Nicole Sullivan) at the M.E.G.T.A.F. base upon the discovery of him being able to breathe fire. Later back at school, Blitz smooths things over with Principal Dave (voiced by Gary Anthony Williams) to keep Duncan out of trouble. While he and Troy are cleaning up their mess in the cafeteria, Isabel tells Duncan about a party that everybody will be going to, and he agrees to go in hopes of romantically seducing Jenna.
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, 1h34
Directed by Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, Pregnancy films, La préhistoire, Transport films, Animaux préhistoriques, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Chris Wedge, Queen Latifah, Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott
Roles Diego (voice)
Rating68% 3.4476853.4476853.4476853.4476853.447685
Ellie and Manny are expecting their first child, and Manny is obsessed with making life perfect and safe for the family, since his first experiences as a husband and father went bad when his family were killed by hunters. At the same time, Diego finds himself unable to catch a cocky gazelle he has been stalking and decides to leave the herd, believing that he is losing his predatory nature as a tiger. Sid grows jealous of Manny and Ellie and “adopts” three apparently abandoned eggs that he finds in an icy underground cavern and call them Egbert, Shelly, and Yoko. Manny tells him to put them back, but Sid instead looks after the eggs, which hatch into baby Tyrannosaurus the next morning.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 1h30
Directed by Chris Miller, Phil Lord
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Cooking films, Comedy science fiction films, Films about apes, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Bill Hader, Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, James Caan, Bruce Campbell, Mr. T
Roles Additional Voices (voice)
Rating68% 3.4467253.4467253.4467253.4467253.446725
Flint Lockwood is a wannabe-scientist who lives in Swallow Falls, a tiny island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean that has sardines as the base of its economy. Flint lives with Tim, his widowed technophobic father who misunderstands his son's talent, and his pet monkey, Steve. Despite Flint's zealous enthusiasm, his inventions, including spray-on shoes, a remote controlled television, rat birds, hair-un-balder, and a flying car, all ended in failure.
Recount
Recount (2008)
, 1h56
Directed by Jay Roach
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Kevin Spacey, Denis Leary, Laura Dern, Tom Wilkinson, John Hurt, Ed Begley Jr.
Roles Michael Whouley
Rating72% 3.646493.646493.646493.646493.64649
Recount chronicles the 2000 U.S. presidential election Bush v. Gore case between Governor of Texas George W. Bush and U.S. Vice President Al Gore. It begins with the election on November 7 and ends with the Supreme Court ruling, which stopped the Florida election recount on December 12.
Ice Age: The Meltdown, 1h31
Directed by John Leguizamo, Josh Peck, Seann William Scott, Carlos Saldanha, John Powell, Queen Latifah, Will Arnett, Denis Leary, Ray Romano, Jay Leno
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La préhistoire, Transport films, Animaux préhistoriques, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Chris Wedge, John Powell, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Queen Latifah, Denis Leary
Roles Diego (voice)
Rating67% 3.398373.398373.398373.398373.39837
In the opening scene, Scrat, the saber-toothed squirrel climbs a glacier to bury his acorn, but accidentally opens a hole in it, causing water to spurt out. The world of ice is slowly melting. The creatures of the Ice Age are all shown enjoying themselves on slides and pools made by the melting ice; among them the three protagonists of the first film: Manny, Sid, and Diego. Sid opens a small day camp, where none of the younger creatures take him seriously, nor do Manny and Diego, which leaves Sid seeking a daring deed. Fast Tony, a local con artist is claiming that the earth will flood and that the bark and reeds which he sells are needed to stay alive. Manny dismisses the idea, but is distracted when he sees that Sid will try to high dive from a giant waterfall; as Manny goes with Diego to the top of the waterfall to save Sid from his act of daredevilry, suddenly the ice under Diego's feet was breaking, causing him to bolt in fear, this also made Sid figure that Diego is afraid of the water. The herd figure that the pleasant weather has caused the ice shelves to melt, and it is kept from destroying the valley only by the glaciers, which have formed a dam.
When Stand Up Stood Out, 1h18
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Documentaire sur une personnalité
Actors Lenny Clarke, Janeane Garofalo, Bobcat Goldthwait, Denis Leary, Colin Quinn, Steven Wright
Roles Himself
Rating63% 3.1907053.1907053.1907053.1907053.190705
Produced by Chad Sahley,the film portrays the smart yet gritty comedy of Boston, a veritable melting pot of people of very different backgrounds: the multi-ethnic working class and the hip, learned college crowd. In an interview for the film, Solimita commented that "Those two things right next to each other created an odd vibe - really smart people who also understand a dollar earned. The comedy just sort of percolated."