Brian Dennehy Bio - Biography

Name Brian Dennehy
Naionality American
Date of Birth 9-July-1938
Place of Birth Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
Famous for Acting
Brian Dennehy is an American actor of film, stage and screen. Dennehy is primarily known as a dramatic actor. His breakthrough role was as the overzealous Sheriff Will Teasle in First Blood (1982) opposite Sylvester Stallone as Rambo.

His earlier films did include several comedies like Semi-Tough with Burt Reynolds (in which he portrayed a pro football player), 10 with Dudley Moore (as an Acapulco bartender) and Foul Play with Chevy Chase. He later portrayed a corrupt sheriff in the western Silverado and an alien in Cocoon, both released in 1985.

Memorable supporting parts featured Dennehy in such films as Split Image (1982), Legal Eagles (1986), F/X – Murder By Illusion (1986), Presumed Innocent (1990) and F/X2 – The Deadly Art of Illusion (1991).

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