[11/20/12 - 09:46 AM]
Brian Dennehy Guest Stars in "The Big C: hereafter" on Showtime(R)
He'll appear in one installment as Cathy's (Laura Linney) and Sean's (John Benjamin Hickey) father.

[via press release from Showtime]


LOS ANGELES, CA (November 20, 2012) - Legendary actor Brian Dennehy will guest star on THE BIG C: hereafter, a four-part limited event series starring Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, Gabriel Basso and Gabourey Sidibe. The award-winning actor will appear in one installment as Cathy's (Linney) and Sean's (Hickey) father and joins previously announced guest stars Kathy Najimy and Isaac Mizrahi. The limited event series was created by Darlene Hunt, who also serves as executive producer, along with showrunner/executive producer Jenny Bicks. Linney, Vivian Cannon, Neal H. Moritz, Michael Engler and Richard Heus are also executive producers. THE BIG C: hereafter is produced by Sony Pictures Television. THE BIG C: hereafter will premiere in the spring of 2013 on SHOWTIME.

Brian Dennehy has twice won the Tony(R) Award for Best Actor; honored for playing James Tyrone in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night, and for playing Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, which was filmed for SHOWTIME and earned Dennehy a Golden Globe(R) Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Emmy(R) Award nomination. He revived the role of Willy Loman in London's West End in 2005 for which he received the coveted Olivier Award for Best Actor. He is well-known to audiences worldwide for his performances in such popular films as Semi-Tough, Foul Play, 10, First Blood, Cocoon, F/X, Presumed Innocent, Tommy Boy and Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. His other notable screen credits include Gorky Park, Never Cry Wolf, Finders Keepers, Silverado, Twice in a Lifetime, Best Seller, The Belly of an Architect (for which he received Best Actor honors at the Chicago Film Festival), Spike Lee's She Hate Me, 10th & Wolf, Righteous Kill, and Meet Monica Velour. He voiced the role of Babe Ruth in Everyone's Hero and was the voice of Remy's father, Django, in the hit film Ratatouille. Dennehy also starred in Alleged, Every Day, The Next Three Days and The Big Year. Dennehy has starred in a wide range of television projects, receiving Emmy nominations for his performances in the miniseries The Burden of Proof, Murder in the Heartland, To Catch a Killer (in which he played John Wayne Gacy), and Stephen Gyllenhaal's telefilm Killing in a Small Town. He also directed and starred in the telefilms Shadow of a Doubt (which he co-wrote and co-produced) and Indefensible. Dennehy received his fifth Emmy nomination, this time for Best Supporting Actor, in the SHOWTIME film Our Fathers. In 2012, Dennehy guest starred in multiple episodes of The Good Wife for CBS. He has just completed filming for the BBC film Final Flight.

  [november 2012]  


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