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Denis Leary stays in his lane, won't play 'Atticus Finch' roles

NEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) -- Denis Leary, an actor and comedian known for his acerbic wit, says fans shouldn't hold their breath waiting for him to play a earnest hero. "I don't think you want me playing Atticus Finch," the 63-year-old Massachusetts native told reporters in a recent Zoom call, referring to the principled protagonist in To Kill a Mockingbird.
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Roy Wood Jr. to star in a Fox National Guard comedy produced by Denis Leary

The Daily Show correspondent's untitled single-camera comedy project, which he is starring in and writing, has the following logline: "In the show, working in service to a bunch of thankless Americans, members of the oft-forgotten National Guard use their time on domestic deployments to come up with new ways to pat themselves on the back, even though they don’t deserve it. All while honoring commitments to their community, their families and their day jobs." Leary and Wood recently worked together in animated Dogs Playing Poker shorts for Fox's NFL coverage.
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Denis Leary series 'The Moodys' inspired by his Worcester roots

Worcester actor and comedian Denis Leary confesses that his sense of humor has always gotten him into trouble. The first time he was only 6. “I specifically remember the first day I went to school in the first grade. And we were out in the yard. Right before school started, you were allowed to play around in the yard,” he recalls.
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TV Tinsel: Denis Leary returning with TV family in 'The Moodys'

Comedian Denis Leary confesses that his sense of humor has always gotten him into trouble. The first time he was only 6. “I specifically remember the first day I went to school in the first grade. And we were out in the yard. Right before school started, you were allowed to play around in the yard,” he recalls.
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Denis Leary boosts fundraiser to benefit family devastated by fire

WORCESTER, MA (WCVB) — Actor and comedian Denis Leary, a Worcester native, used his megaphone to spread the word about an online fundraiser to benefit a family that was devastated by a fatal 5-alarm fire. The fire on Jaques Avenue began around 7:25 p.m. Friday and quickly tore through the...
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Denis Leary and friends animate Dogs Playing Poker for FOX NFL pregame

Denis Leary has brought the “Dogs Playing Poker” paintings to life, sort of, through a new series of animated shorts that began running this month as part of FOX’s NFL playoff pregame coverage. Co-written by Denis Leary and Jim Margolis, the shorts feature the voices of Leary (Brownie), Elaine Hendrix...