Brian Dennehy (Grandfather)
The late Brian Dennehy plays grandfather, a klansman who is not happy with Bob’s decision. Brian Dennehy is another screen legend appearing in The Son of the South. The actor appeared in films and television series starting in the 1970s until his death in 2020. He appeared in Ron Howard’s sci-fi dramedy Cocoon. He also had roles in First Blood, Gorky Park, F/X, Presumed Innocent, Tommy Boy, and Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet.
Brian Dennehy’s final works included voicing Django in Ratatouille, and appearing in the movie The Seagull, Tag, Every Day, and The Song of Sway Lake. He also appeared in the TV films To Catch a Killer, The Burden of Proof, Murder in the Heartland, Shadow of a Doubt, Our Fathers, and Death of a Salesman. Brian Dennehy also had recurring roles on the series Just Shoot Me, Dynasty, The Blacklist, and Hap and Leonard.