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Actor

Brian
Dennehy

Broadway credits include Desire Under the Elms, Inherit the Wind (with Christopher Plummer), Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Tony Award for Best Actor), Death of a Salesman (Tony Award for Best Actor) and Translations. Off-Broadway, he appeared in Richard Nelson’s Conversations in Tesculum at the Public Theater, The Cherry Orchard at Brooklyn Academy of Music and Says I Says He at Phoenix Theatre. At the Goodman Theatre, he appeared in Hughie, Krapp’s Last Tape, Desire Under the Elms, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, A Touch of the Poet, The Iceman Cometh and Galileo. Regionally, he appeared in Endgame at Long Wharf Theatre, Twelfth Night, The Homecoming, All’s Well That Ends Well, Hughie and Krapp’s Last Tape at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and Rat in the Skull at Wisdom Bridge Theatre. He appeared in London’s West End in Death of a Salesman (Olivier Award for Best Actor). Recent film appearances include The Seagull opposite Annette Bening and Tag with Jon Hamm and Isla Fisher. Recent television appearances include Hap and Leonard and NBC’s Blacklist. Mr. Dennehy was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2010.