Quote: "I've always had a thing for Chrissie Hynde. I had a crush on her when I was a teenager when she first came out... I just get the feeling she'd kinda punch me in the face in the middle of the whole thing. I'd be like, 'Woah! This is awesome!'" Actor/comedian Denis Leary has the hots for The Pretenders star.
Quote: "I don't like underwear; I like to feel free... I wear a cup when I'm playing hockey and when I work-out I wear underwear... but I don't really run it." Comedian Denis Leary likes to go commando.
Quote: "It's horrible, all those (good comedy) bits are gone - you can never listen to it... It's so creepy man. Ugh! It's terrible." Comedian Denis Leary shares his disgust as the Bill Cosby sex scandal continues.
Quote: "The first day we shot, I was wearing a (rock n' roll) outfit and I'm thinking I look pretty cool, I'm playing a rock star in New York City. I'm on the street and I did my first shot and I'm walking away and a lady walks up like, 'Oh my God, can I take a picture with you?' and I go, 'Yeah,' and she goes 'Oh my God, I love you...! I love Glee and you're my favourite character.' Day one as a rock star I get Jane Lynch." Actor Denis Leary was mistaken for actress JANE LYNCH while filming new TV series SEX&DRUGS&ROCK&ROLL.
Quote: "Denis and I were kind of the only smokers on set. We would often find each other, me in varying degrees of reptilia and him on the other side of the law - a cop and a lizard sharing a smoke. I thought it would make a great poster - but, no, they didn't go for that." Welsh actor Rhys Ifans bonded with Denis Leary on the set of The Amazing Spider-man over their smoking habit. Ifans plays villain The Lizard, while Leary plays a police officer.
Quote: "I think we're going to carry the Ice Ages up to Ice Age 15, which means basically they'll be in the present decade. We'll go through World War One and World War Two and then in the last one, one of them is playing for the (New York) Yankees." Funnyman Denis Leary is hoping the Ice Age film franchise runs and runs.
Quote: "I was like, 'Boy, I'm strapping myself to this monster because I could get another three movies out of this deal... but every time I open my mouth about this movie I get in trouble, so I'm not gonna tell you anything." Denis Leary on playing Emma Stone's father in the new Spider-Man movie.
Quote: "Jennifer Lopez is my love interest in Ice Age 4 - how about that...? I think we're actually gonna sing a song together in the studio." Funnyman Denis Leary can't wait to start work on the Ice Age sequel.
Quote: "I didn't know I was gonna get Spider-Man... I got Spider-Man, so I quit Rescue Me." Funnyman/actor Denis Leary on why the new season of his firefighting drama Rescue Me will be his last. He'll play George Stacy in the new Spider-Man movie franchise.
Tweet: "Lindsay Lohan must clean Los Angeles morgue rest rooms. Maybe she'll find her career in there." Actor Denis Leary pokes fun at the Mean Girls star's legal woes after she was sentenced to 120 days in jail for violating her probation and ordered to complete part of her community service in a morgue.
Fact: Funnyman/actor Denis Leary is in talks to play police Capt. George Stacy, the father of Emma Stone's character, in the upcoming Spider-Man prequel. British actor Andrew Garfield will play the web-slinger in the blockbuster and Martin Sheen, Sally Field and Rhys Ifans are also rumoured to be onboard.
Quote: "I used to from her, and then it just stopped." Actor Denis Leary no longer gets free check-ups from his dentist sister.
Quote: "I've always had a thing for Catwoman. Michelle Pfeiffer or Halle Berry in tight leather pants, with the boots - I'm pretty good with either one." Denis Leary revels his fascination with the actresses who've played the feline Batman villain.
Fact: Legendary British rock band The Who will play actor MICHAEL J. Fox's annual Parkinson's disease benefit next month (05Nov08) in front of an audience scheduled to include Hollywood director Martin Scorsese and actors Denis Leary and Julianne Moore.
Quote: "It's just not required that she be funny with an a** like that, that's just not part of the package. She gets a free pass." Actor/comedian Denis Leary excuses supermodel Heidi Klum from a rant about his disappointment with the four male reality-TV hosts at Sunday's (21Sep08) 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Fact: Actor Denis Leary has signed on to host the fifth annual Fashion Rocks event in New York City. Network bosses have added performers including Timbaland, Solange Knowles and THE Pussycat Dolls to the fashion and music extravaganza's line-up, taking place on 5 September (08).
Quote: "OPRAH (WINFREY) should have a secret programme. You go on her show, she kidnaps you and holds you hostage until you quit." Actor/comedian Denis Leary has his own thoughts about how celebrities should kick drug and drink habits.
Quote: "They should give him an Emmy that's even bigger than him, a chocolate Emmy that he can eat. I just think he's the greatest character in the history of television." Emmy nominee Denis Leary is a big fan of James Gandolfini's The Sopranos character, Tony Soprano.
Quote: "They should give him an Emmy that's even bigger than him, a chocolate Emmy that he can eat. I just think he's the greatest character in the history of television." Emmy nominee Denis Leary is a big fan of James Gandolfini's The Sopranos character Tony Soprano.
Quote: "I couldn't do what Eddie Murphy does - putting on a fat suit and playing three different roles in the same movie... I'd just be bitching the whole time... How do you go to work every day?" Comedian/actor Denis Leary doesn't have the same work ethic as Eddie Murphy.
Fact: Denis Leary, Rob Morrow and Patrick Dempsey were all up for the role of GREGORY HOUSE on the US hit TV series HOUSE, but British actor Hugh Laurie eventually won the role with an audition tape he filmed inside a men's room in Namibia, where he was filming action movie remake FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX.
Quote: "I said, 'You're one of the busiest guys in showbusiness, you can't come and do my show.' He said, 'I'm doin' it!' I'm like his agent trying to tell him he can't do it." Denis Leary was amazed when Vince Vaughn insisted on joining the cast of hit US firefighter drama RESCUE ME.
Quote: "We beat them in softball, like 35-2... JIMMY (GANDOLFINI) is big, but he's really out of shape." Funnyman Denis Leary on the healthy competition between the casts of his US drama RESCUE ME and The Sopranos.
Quote: <p>"I'm just too old for it now, I'm trying to set an example for my kids and I stopped pulling cab drivers through their driver's side windows... I don't need the lawsuits... so I've been trying to be calm." Wired comedian Denis Leary has stopped fighting. </p>
Quote: <p>"You've got bird flu and dog flu - did you ever think it's the cats? I'm not waiting for mice flu to point a finger at them." Comedian Denis Leary. </p>
Fact: <p>Comedian Denis Leary is elated after learning his acclaimed drama series RESCUE ME has been renewed for a third season. </p>