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What Is Denis Leary Doing Now?

Denis Leary, a beloved comedian, actor, writer, and producer, has been in the entertainment industry for over three decades.

He has made a name for himself with his unique style of comedy and his memorable performances in movies and TV shows.

He played the lead role of Johnny Rock in the TV series “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll,” which aired from 2015 to 2016.

He is also the creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me,” which aired from 2004 to 2011.

 Apart from his TV and film projects, Denis Leary has also written several books, including his memoir, “Why We Don’t Suck: And How All of Us Need to Stop Being Such Partisan Little Bitches.”

Leary’s career seems to have slowed down in recent years as he is not as active as he once was.

So, What has Denis Leary Been Up to Lately?  

Leary is still an active comedian and actor, though he took a break from his music career. Here are some of his recent works.

Acting Career

Leary starred in the TV movie “A Moody Christmas” in 2019.

He was featured in a recurring role of Frank Donnely in the 2022 crime drama Law & Order: Organized Crimes.

Leary’s passion for writing led him to co-create and executive produce the TV series “The Moodys,” which premiered in 2019 and ran through 2021.

In 2023, an archive footage from his role as George Stacy in the 2012 film The Amazing Spiderman was featured in the movie Spider-man: Across the Spiderverse.

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Stand-Up Comedy

Denis Leary is the host, presenter, and co-founder of the show Comics Come Home, which is an annual benefit comedy festival that takes place in Boston, Massachusetts.

The show raises funds for different organizations in the United States.

Comics Come Home is a highly anticipated event in the comedy world, and Leary has been an integral part of it since its inception in 1995.

The show features a lineup of some of the best comedians in the industry, and Leary himself often takes the stage to perform his own stand-up acts.

Leary also performs at various comedy clubs and theaters across the country, keeping his stand-up career alive and well.

Music Career

Despite having taken a step back from producing music, during the 2023 Comics Come Home 27 show, Leary performed his 1993 hit single “Asshole.”

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Philanthropy

Leary founded The Leary Firefighters Foundation in 2000, which provides funding and resources to firefighters and first responders across the US.

He continues to be an advocate for first responders. Through The Leary FDNY Firefighters Challenge in 2023, the organization created firefighter action heroes in honor of the underfunded fire departments throughout the US.

Leary also supports charitable organizations like The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care, a non-profit organization that aims at providing hope and comfort to cancer patients across the US and their families.

In November 2023, Leary, alongside Lenny Clarke, Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, and others hosted a charity benefit for the Cam Neely Foundation through the Comics Come Home 27 show.

In August 2023, Leary supported the City Parks Foundation Tennis Benefit at the US Open Tennis Championships.

The City Parks Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to provide free programs and activities in parks throughout New York City.

Their mission is to promote healthy living, environmental awareness, and community engagement through various events, including concerts, sports clinics, and educational programs.

The foundation also works to maintain and improve parks in the city by providing resources and support for park maintenance projects.

Leary also continues to support his wife, Ann Leary, in her book tours as she promotes her books and speaks of her inspirations.

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Nikita Waruguru

Nikita Waruguru is a Kenyalogue freelance writer who focuses on TV, celebrity gossip, and pop culture. She's been interested in TV and entertainment from a young age. She wrote her first blog post 10 years ago and has since written more than 3000 news articles, features, and lists. When she's not writing about the latest Netflix reality shows, you can find her binge-watching one or listening to music.

Nikita Waruguruhttp://kenyalogue.com
Nikita Waruguru is a Kenyalogue freelance writer who focuses on TV, celebrity gossip, and pop culture. She's been interested in TV and entertainment from a young age. She wrote her first blog post 10 years ago and has since written more than 3000 news articles, features, and lists. When she's not writing about the latest Netflix reality shows, you can find her binge-watching one or listening to music.
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