Actor Brian Dennehy dies aged 81

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Carolyn Contino/BEI/Shutterstock (899949a) Brian Dennehy 'Desire Under the Elms' photocall at St James Theatre, New York, America - 07 Apr 2009 Robert Falls directs Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms, starring Brian Dennehy, Carla Gugino, and Pablo Schreiber. Elder Ephraim Cabot returns to his remote New England farm with his third wife the young, alluring, headstrong Abbie setting his three disapproving grown up sons on an emotional roller coaster and bitter fight for their inheritance. When Ephraim's youngest son Eben sets his sights on Abbie, the resulting tempest brings tragic consequences.

Tommy Boy and First Blood actor ‘Brian Dennehy’ has died at the age of 81.

His daughter ‘Elizabeth Dennehy’ announced his death on Twitter on Thursday.

She stated that he died of natural causes.

Brian had won two Tony Awards, six Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe in his acting career.

He is survived by his wife and five children.