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Denis Leary Biography

Denis Leary Profile:
  • Name: Denis Leary
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Sex: M
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: August 18, 1957
  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Profession: actor, musician.
  • Education: Saint Peter Marion High School (a private Catholic high school)
  •   : Emerson College in Boston
  • Husband/Wife: Ann Lembeck (writer, together from 1982)
  • Father: John Leary (Irish immigrants; a gas mechanic)
  • Mother: Nora Leary (Irish immigrants; a housewife)
  • Cousin: Conan O'Brien (actor)

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Denis Leary Quotes:
  • "Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct."
  • "I will not bond. I will not share. I refuse to nuture."
  • "Most people think life sucks, and then you die. Not me. I beg to differ. I think life sucks, then you get cancer, then your dog dies, your wife leaves you, the cancer goes into remission, you get a new dog, you get remarried, you owe ten million dollars in medical bills but you work hard for thirty-five years and you pay it back and then -- one day -- you have a massive stroke, your whole right side is paralyzed, you have to limp along the streets and speak out of the left side of your mouth and drool but you go into rehabilitation and regain the power to walk and the power to talk and then -- one day -- you step off a curb at Sixty-seventh Street, and BANG you get hit by a city bus and then you die. Maybe."
  • "My biggest regret in life is that I didn't hit John Denver in the mouth while I has the chance."
  • "Why hate someone for the color of their skin when there are much better reasons to hate them."
  • "Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list."
  • "Did you ever notice they never take any fat hostages? You never see a guy coming out of Lebanon going: I was held hostage for seven months and I lost 175 pounds, I feel good and I look good and I learned self-discipline. That's the important thing."
  • "Jerry Lewis has been married twenty times. He gets married on a Tuesday, they find his wife dead in a swimming pool on Thursday. Maybe if you married someone who's old enough to swin next time, OK Jerry?"
  • "The best pitch I ever heard about cocaine was back in the early eighties when a street dealer followed me down the sidewalk going: I got some great blow man. I got the stuff that killed Belushi."
Denis Leary Awards:
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards: Favorite Supporting Actor - Drama/Romance, THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR (2000)

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