Denis Learyactor, comedian
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts
Leary taught at his alma mater, Emerson College in Boston, for five years and also worked as a standup comedian. He appeared on MTV (1990–92), and later his one-man comedy act, No Cure for Cancer (1993), appeared on Showtime and launched his film career. He has appeared in National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), Gunmen (1994), Operation Dumbo Drop (1995), Underworld (1997), Wag the Dog (1997), Snitch (1998), Love Walked In (1998), Wide Awake (1998), True Crime (1999), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), and Jesus' Son (1999).