Brian Dennehy, veteran actor of stage and screen, dead at 81

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Message 2045337 - Posted: 17 Apr 2020, 4:45:21 UTC

Sad :-) They don't make an actor like him anymore. :-)

(CNN)Brian Dennehy, a versatile character actor whose career spanned five decades, has died at the age of 81, his talent agency confirmed.
Dennehy, a two-time Tony Award winner who co-starred in a wide range of films, often in tough-guy roles, died of natural causes in Connecticut on Wednesday night, ICM Partners announced in a statement.
In a tweet, his daughter described him as "larger than life" and "generous to a fault."
Dennehy co-starred in a long list of popular movies, including "First Blood" (as the local sheriff who clashes with Sylvester Stallone's Rambo), the western "Silverado," and the science-fiction classic "Cocoon." He played Chris Farley's dad in the comedy "Tommy Boy," and portrayed basketball coach Bobby Knight in a made-for-TV movie.

I watched "Cocoon," 1&2 more than a 1/2 dozen times.


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Message 2045338 - Posted: 17 Apr 2020, 4:51:15 UTC

RIP.
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Message 2045356 - Posted: 17 Apr 2020, 8:57:06 UTC

a great actor & will be missed.
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Message 2045366 - Posted: 17 Apr 2020, 9:41:41 UTC

R.I.P. :-(
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Message 2045417 - Posted: 17 Apr 2020, 15:13:48 UTC

RIP Brian Dennehy.

At least the virus did not get him, 81, I hope to live as close to that as I can.
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Message 2045421 - Posted: 17 Apr 2020, 15:35:03 UTC

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Message 2045432 - Posted: 17 Apr 2020, 16:18:43 UTC

He played so many people that you had to hate.
The real man was sooo different.
I will never forget his part in Rambo.
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Message 2048348 - Posted: 6 May 2020, 20:50:44 UTC

That is sad to hear.

He was a nice man as far as I got to know, for only the role he had to play.

RIP.
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