Brian Dennehy

Brian Dennehy

Brian Dennehy

Brian Dennehy is a member of Goodman Theatre’s Artistic Collective. Goodman credits include The Iceman Cometh (1990 and 2012) Hughie (2004 and 2010), Krapp’s Last Tape, Desire Under the Elms, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Death of a Salesman, A Touch of the Poet, and Galileo. His Broadway credits include Love Letters, 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 has 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. Regionally, he has appeared in Twelfth Night, The Homecoming, All’s Well that Ends Well, Hughie and Krapp’s Last Tape at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario 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). Mr. Dennehy’s select film credits include The Big Year, The Next Three Days, Ratatouille, Assault on Precinct 13, Tommy Boy, Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, Presumed Innocent, Cocoon and Silverado, among others. He has appeared on television in 30 Rock, Law & Order, The West Wing, Just Shoot Me!, Birdland, Miami Vice, and in numerous television movies and miniseries. Mr. Dennehy was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Brian Dennehy

  • ATouchOfThePoet
    ATouchOfThePoet

    Brian Dennehy (Cornelius Melody) and Deanna Dunagan (Deborah Harford) in A Touch of the Poet by Eugene O’Neill, directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (April 19 – June 1, 1996).

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  • DeathOfASalesman_01
    DeathOfASalesman_01

    Brian Dennehy (Willy Loman) in Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (September 18 – November 7, 1998).

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  • DeathOfASalesman_02
    DeathOfASalesman_02

    Kevin Anderson (Biff), Brian Dennehy (Willy Loman) and Ted Koch (Happy) in Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (September 18 – November 7, 1998).

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  • DesireUnderTheElms
    DesireUnderTheElms

    Brian Dennehy (Ephraim Cabot) in Desire Under the Elms by Eugene O’Neill, directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (January 17 - February 22, 2009).

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  • Galileo
    Galileo

    Brian Dennehy (Galileo Galilei) in Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (September 26 – November 1, 1986).

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  • Hughie2004
    Hughie2004

    Brian Dennehy (Erie Smith) in Hughie by Eugene O’Neill, directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (October 21 – November 21, 2004).

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  • Hughie2010
    Hughie2010

    Brian Dennehy (Erie Smith) and Joe Grifasi (Night Clerk) in Hughie by Eugene O’Neill, directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (January 16 - February 28, 2010).

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  • Krapp'sLastTape
    Krapp'sLastTape

    Brian Dennehy (Krapp) in Krapp’s Last Tape by Samuel Beckett, directed by Jennifer Tarver at Goodman Theatre (January 16 - February 28, 2010).

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  • LongDay'sJourneyIntoNight
    LongDay'sJourneyIntoNight

    Pamela Payton-Wright (Mary Cavan Tyrone) and Brian Dennehy (James Tyrone) in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (February 22 – April 6, 2002).

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  • TheIcemanCometh
    TheIcemanCometh

    Brian Dennehy (Larry Slade) with Patrick Andrews (Don Parritt) in Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh directed by Robert Falls at Goodman Theatre (April 21 – June 17, 2012).

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