Denis Leary

Denis Leary

Highest Rated: 100% Burn (2012)

Lowest Rated: 13% Two if by Sea (1996)

Birthday: Aug 18, 1957

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Denis Leary was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to two Catholic immigrants from Ireland. At Emerson College Leary founded the Emerson Comedy Workshop. He remained at Emerson in an instructional capacity, teaching comedy writing for five years after graduating. At that time he was working in the Boston comedy scene, which he credits with helping him develop his tough-guy stage persona. In the 1990s he was featured in a number of series on MTV including "Remote Control" (MTV, 1987-1990), as well as MTV ads for the channel. In 1993 he released his first comedy album "No Cure for Cancer," and four years later his follow up "Lock 'n' Load." Leary appeared in numerous films including "The Sandlot" (1993), "Judgment Night" (1993), "Natural Born Killers" (1994), "The Ref" (1994), "Operation Dumbo Drop" (1995), "Small Soldiers" (1998), and "True Crime" (1999). In 2004 Leary co-created and starred in the series "Rescue Me, (FX, 2004-2011) which focused on the life and times of New York City firefighters. Leary also produced, wrote and co-created the series "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll" (FX, 2015-16). Leary also did a significant amount of voice-over work, in animated films like "A Bug's Life" (1998), "Ice Age" (2002), "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" (2009), " Ice Age: Continental Drift" (2012).

Highest rated movies

Snitch
Wag the Dog
The Secret Lives of Dentists
Lakeboat
Jesus' Son
Recount
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Ref

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
18% 39% Ice Age: Collision Course Diego (Voice) $64.0M 2016
No Score Yet 62% La era de hielo: El gran robo del huevo Diego (Voice) - 2016
No Score Yet 45% Freaks of Nature Rick Wilson (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 42% Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe Diego (Voice) - 2015
60% 65% Draft Day Coach Penn (Character) $28.8M 2014
100% 91% Burn Executive Producer $104.6K 2012
37% 62% Ice Age: Continental Drift Diego (Voice) - 2012
72% 77% The Amazing Spider-Man Capt. Stacy (Character) $262.0M 2012
46% 62% Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Diego (Voice) - 2009
79% 81% Recount Michael Whouley (Character) - 2008
57% 71% Ice Age: The Meltdown Diego (Voice) $195.3M 2006
No Score Yet 91% Richard Pryor - I Ain't Dead Yet #%$#@!! Uncensored Unknown (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 26% Dawg Doug "Dawg" Munford (Character) - 2002
85% 58% The Secret Lives of Dentists Slater (Character) $3.7M 2002
77% 82% Ice Age Diego (Voice) $176.4M 2002
30% 29% Double Whammy Ray Pluto (Character),
Producer
- 2001
44% 35% Final Bill (Character) $10.8K 2001
55% 87% Blow Producer $53.1M 2001
No Score Yet 45% Sand Teddy (Character) - 2000
14% 44% Company Man Officer Fry (Character) $146.0K 2000
83% 62% Lakeboat The Fireman (Character) $5.2K 2000
80% 83% Jesus' Son Wayne (Character) $1.3M 1999
No Score Yet 38% Do Not Disturb Simon (Character) - 1999
70% 77% The Thomas Crown Affair Detective First Grade Michael McCann (Character) $69.3M 1999
54% 49% True Crime Bob Findley (Character) $16.6M 1999
48% 45% Small Soldiers Gil Mars (Character) $55.1M 1998
92% 73% A Bug's Life Francis (Voice) $162.8M 1998
90% 67% Snitch Bobby O'Grady (Character),
Writer
$332.4K 1998
45% 66% Wide Awake Mr. Beal (Character) $258.2K 1998
No Score Yet 33% The Bitter End Jack Hanaway (Character),
Producer
$17.6K 1997
No Score Yet 61% Subway Stories Guy in Wheelchair (Character) - 1997
34% 74% Suicide Kings Lono Veccio (Character) $1.7M 1997
60% 59% The Second Civil War Vinnie Franko (Character) - 1997
50% 70% The Matchmaker Nick (Character) $3.4M 1997
34% 37% The Real Blonde Doug (Character) $355.5K 1997
86% 76% Wag the Dog Fad King (Character) $43.0M 1997
No Score Yet 43% Underworld Johnny Crown/Johnny Alt (Character) $12.6K 1996
13% 23% Two if by Sea Francis `'Frank'` O'Brien (Character),
Screenwriter
$9.8M 1996
55% 44% The Neon Bible Frank (Character) $5.0K 1995
31% 29% Operation Dumbo Drop Lt. David Poole (Character) $24.7M 1995
No Score Yet 39% National Lampoon's Favorite Deadly Sins Jake (Character),
Director
- 1995
15% 34% Gunmen Armor O'Malley (Character) $2.9M 1994
72% 73% The Ref Gus (Character) $11.3M 1994
35% 54% Judgment Night Fallon (Character) $11.8M 1993
50% 55% Who's the Man? Sgt. Cooper (Character) $11.3M 1993
62% 66% Demolition Man Edgar Friendly (Character) $57.2M 1993
18% 49% National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 Mike McCracken (Character) $28.0M 1993
64% 89% The Sandlot Bill (Character) $31.7M 1993
No Score Yet 84% Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer Unknown (Character) - 1992

TV

Credit
45% 81% Law & Order: Organized Crime Frank Donnelly (Guest Star) 2022
64% 79% The Moodys Sean Moody Sr. (Character) 2019 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2006 2008-2009 2011 2014-2015 2017 2019-2021
No Score Yet 48% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2014 2021
No Score Yet 53% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2014-2017 2021
No Score Yet 87% Animal Kingdom Billy (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet 0% The Talk Guest 2015-2017
No Score Yet 87% Conan Guest 2011-2012 2017
No Score Yet 28% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2015-2017
No Score Yet 8% The View Guest 2014 2017
No Score Yet 72% Nightcap Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
61% 89% Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll Johnny Rock (Character),
Executive Producer,
Writer
2015-2016
41% 61% Chelsea Guest 2016
75% 86% Maron Himself (Guest Star),
Executive Producer
2013-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2008 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning Guest 2012 2016
No Score Yet 100% The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 1999 2001-2003 2006-2012 2014-2015
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2007-2008 2015
No Score Yet 96% Sirens Executive Producer 2014-2015
No Score Yet 100% The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronx Warrant Executive Producer 2013
No Score Yet 20% Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2009-2012
89% 90% Rescue Me Tommy Gavin (Character),
Writer
2004-2007 2009-2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inside the Actors Studio Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show Guest 2008-2009
85% 75% The Simpsons Himself (Guest Voice) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Conan O'Brien Guest 2008
58% No Score Yet Canterbury's Law Executive Producer 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crank Yankers Joe Smith (Guest Voice) 2002
100% No Score Yet The Job Det. Mike McNeil (Character),
Executive Producer,
Writer
2001-2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Space Ghost: Coast to Coast Guest 1998