Brian Dennehy, an actor known for his long career in film, television and theater and who appeared as a secondary in films like ‘Cornered‘o’Cocoon‘, has died at 81 years ofcauses not related to coronavirus.
It was his daughter, also an actressElizabeth Dennehy, who announced the death on social networks. “It is with great regret that we announce that our father, Brian, passed away last night from natural causes not related to Covid,” Dennehy’s daughter tweeted, who defined her father as a “bigger than life, generous man and a father and grandfather. proud and devoted. ” “His wife Jennifer, his family and many friends will miss him,” he concluded.
Dennehy, a regular face as a secondary in film and television, he achieved great recognition on the Broadway tables, where he was done withtwo Tony Awards, the highest theatrical awards. The first was won for his portrayal as Willy Loman in a new montage of ‘Death of a Salesman’ by Arthur Miller in 1999 and the second in 2003 for his role as James Tyrone in Eugene O”s ‘Long Journey Into Night’ Neill.
In the cinema he was secondary in tapes as popular as the first installment of Rambo, ‘Cornered‘(1982),’Cocoon‘(1985),’Silverado(1985), ‘Presumed innocent’ (1990), ‘Romeo + Juliet by William Shakespeare’ (1996), ‘Assault on the 13th district’ (2005), ‘Just murder’ (2008) or ‘The next three days’ (2010 ).
On the small screen he won a Golden Globe in 2001for his portrayal in the television adaptation of ‘Death of a traveler‘and wasfive-time Emmy nominee, the last in 2005 for his work in the telefilm “Secrets of Confession”.