Actor Brian Dennehy of “Ratatouille” and “Tommy Boy” Dies at 81
Brian Dennehy, the actor who voiced Remy and Emile’s father Django in Disney’s Ratatouille, as well as Tommy’s father in Tommy Boy (a WDWNT staff favorite), has passed away at the age of 81.
Brian Dennehy, had won two Tonys in a career that also spanned films such as First Blood and Cocoon, died on Wednesday night in New Haven, Connecticut.
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. pic.twitter.com/ILyrGpLnc3
Brian’s daughter Elizabeth Dennehy took to social media to tweet about her father’s passing. It was noted that Dennehy passed away from natural causes, and not due to complications from COVID-19. Our condolences go out to the Dennehy family during these difficult times.