Elizabeth Dennehy Wiki – Elizabeth Dennehy Biography
Elizabeth Hannah Dennehy is an American television and film actress, who has appeared in such television series as Guiding Light, Seinfeld, Charmed, and Without a Trace, and films such as Clear and Present Danger, Gattaca, Soldier, Red Dragon, and True Blood.
Fast Facts YOu Need to Know
Born: October 1, 1960 (age 59 years), Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Spouse: James Lancaster (m. 1993)
Siblings: Kathleen Dennehy, Cormack Dennehy, Deirdre Dennehy, Sarah Dennehy
Education: Hofstra University, LAMDA
Parents: Brian Dennehy, Judith Scheff
Brian Dennehy Death and Cause of Death
Dennehy died on April 15, 2020, of cardiac arrest due to sepsis at his home in New Haven, Connecticut.
News of the actor’s death came via his daughter’s Twitter page, and she also gave a window into his cause of death.
Elizabeth Dennehy wrote on Twitter on April 16, “It is with heavy hearts we announce that our father, Brian passed away last night from natural causes, not Covid-related. Larger than life, generous to a fault, a proud and devoted father and grandfather, he will be missed by his wife Jennifer, family and many friends.”
It is with heavy hearts we announce that our father, Brian passed away last night from natural causes, not COVID-related. Larger than life, generous to a fault, a proud and devoted father and grandfather, he will be missed by his wife Jennifer, family and many friends.
Celebrities and fans alike took to social media to offer tributes to Dennehy. “Just devastated to learn that the magnificent Brian Dennehy has died. They is no one i enjoyed working with more. And there are few friends as valued in my life. I took this photo backstage when we were in Love Letters. He loved my pup Bowie,” wrote actress Mia Farrow.
“RIP Brian Dennehy. Brilliant and versatile, a powerhouse actor and a very nice man as well,” read another tribute.
To many people, Dennehy’s name brought back thoughts of Rambo.
To others, it was his role in Tommy Boy that stands out.
“I know he was in way more distinguished stuff, but I always loved Brian Dennehy as Chris Farley’s dad in Tommy Boy. He gave that movie a heart that none of those other 90s SNL movies had,” wrote a fan.
Actress Dana Delaney wrote, “I met Brian in a bar, acted in a movie with him but the stage was what he loved. In rehearsal he said, “This is it, kid.” He was a fellow nutmegger, mick and a Marine. They don’t make his kind anymore..”