Net Worth: $12 Million
- Source of Wealth Acting
- Age 74 years old
- Birth Place Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
- Height 1.90 m
- Marital Status Married Jennifer Arnott (m. 1988), Judith Scheff (m. 1959–1974)
- Full Name Brian Mannion Dennehy
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth July 9, 1938
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation Actor
- Children Elizabeth Dennehy, Kathleen Dennehy, Cormack Dennehy, Sarah Dennehy, Deirdre Dennehy
About Brian Dennehy
Brian Dennehy was born on 9th July, 1938 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He is an American actor with a net worth of $12 Million according to the latest estimates. Brian’s wealth comes from his performances in movies and on the stage too.
He graduated from the Chaminade High School in Mineola, New York. After he finished school, he joined the Marines, and was there till 1963. Once the service time was over, Brian was offered a football scholarship in Columbia University. Here he did his majors in History. Then he went to Yale to study acting, and that’s how it all started for Brian. He started working in movies and television shows in the late 1970s. He made his film debut in “Semi-Tough”, and his first television performance was a small role in “Lou Grant”. He was worked mostly as a character actor over the years. Dennehy has performed in movies such as Cocoon, First Blood, Tommy Boy, Gladiator, Romeo + Juliet, The Next Three Days, and Assault on Precinct 13. On television, he has worked in The West Wing, Dynasty, and the Rules of Engagement. He also starred in the Jack Reed television movie franchise.
He is a winner of two Tony Awards for his work on Broadway. His first win was for “Death of a Salesman”. Brian has also won a Laurence Olivier Award for this play. His second Tony Award was for Long Day’s Journey into Night. He has made frequent performances in the Chicago theatre scene. In 1999, he was the first male performer to be voted the Sarah Siddons Award for his work in Chicago theatre.
His two daughters are actresses Elizabeth Dennehy and Kathleen Dennehy. He lives in Woodstock, Connecticut. He and his wife Jennifer have adopted a child.