Obituary of Brian Dennehy

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Brian Dennehy

Brian Dennehy (born July 9th, 1938 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) was an Film Actor who was best known for being an award winning actor in movies and television. In fact, he had roles in over 180 films during his long career. Brian died on April 15th, 2020 and his death was reportedly because of cardiac arrest due to sepsis. He died at the age of 81.

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Brian Dennehy Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Dennehy, Brian
    • Common Name: Brian Dennehy
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
    • Birth Date: July 09, 1938
    • Age: 81 (at death)
    • Occupation: Film Actor
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Chicken Fried Steak
    • Favorite Color: Black (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Brian's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Brian Manion Dennehy
    • Father: Edward Dennehy
    • Mother: Hannah Dennehy
    • Brother(s):
      • Michael Dennehy
      • Edward Dennehy
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Jennifer Arnott (married 17 July 1988-2020, his death)
      • Judith Scheff (married 1959-divorced 1974)
    • Son(s):
      • Cormac Dennehy (born 1993)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Elizabeth Dennehy (born October 1, 1960)
      • Kathleen Dennehy
      • Sarah Dennehy

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 15 2020 at age 81
  • Place: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest
  • Interment: Not Available

Category Tags:

Film ActorAmerican Born on July 9th Born in 1938 Born in Connecticut Died in 2020 Died at age 81 Died from Cardiac arrest

Brian's Notable Roles:

  • Silverado (1985)
  • Cocoon (1985)
  • F/X (1986)
  • Presumed Innocent (1990)

Quotable Quotes:

"[in 1993, on his quitting drinking] I used to be a pretty serious drinker. Heavy in defiance of knowing my family situation, which is chock-full of alcoholism. For a long time I was a functional alcoholic, though it never got in the way of my work. But it affected relationships. I never killed anybody, but I made people unhappy, including myself and people who are extremely important to me, like my kids. It's easy to say I had a wonderful time and a lot of great years, and I did. There were some bad times, too. So that was not a major give-up. That time was due." (IMDB)

"Brian Dennehy was an iconic actor whose talent and passion for his craft left a lasting impact on the world and will continue to be remembered for generations to come. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-26 00:43:04
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