Actor, Writer, Comedian, Albino.
Dennis began his career as a performer at Ithaca College (ithaca.edu/hs/depts/theatre/) in New York, receiving improvisational training from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC and the Massachusetts-based ImprovBoston. (improvboston.com)
Dennis Hurley’s television and film credits include: The Daily Show (under 5), Saturday Night Live (with guest host Jennifer Aniston), Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU and Sex And The City, Let Them Chirp A While, The Manchurian Candidate and the role of "Michael" in Running With Scissors (scene deleted)
One of his original film productions, The Albino Code (7fluidoz.com/albinocode) , a parody of The DaVinci Code which he wrote and starred in, has been met with international acclaim, being featured on CNN, MSNBC, Inside Edition, Entertainment Tonight, Good Morning America, FOX News, as well as in articles in People Magazine, The New York Post, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Boston Globe in a review by top film critic Ty Burr.
Dennis has performed live in over 40 states across the US, including the lead role in the original play Diamond In The Rough at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. He has acted in such Off-Off Broadway productions as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, A Christmas Carol, Naked, Killing The Great White Tiger, Where's Charley?, Measure For Measure, Macbeth, Titus Andronicus, The Girl Most Likely To..., The Magic Of Mrs. Crowling and his original comedic play, Dating Grim. (datinggrim.com)
Dennis maintains an active presence in the Boston comedy scene, performing in the sketch group Friends of Gertrude (friendsofgerturde.com) and his duo show, Sawyer and Hurley. (sawyerandhurley.com) He regularly produces, writes and performs in short films with local companies Castparty Productions (castparty.com), No Spoon Productions (nospoon.tv), ImprovBoston, and his own DownCellar Films (myspace.com/downcellar).
As a writer, Dennis' original plays were also produced Off-Off Broadway: Break Up (The Independent Theatre, Theatre Studio Inc.), City Oblivious (TheaterVision Playtime Series), Dating Grim (The Barrow Group), Oblivious (Manhattan Repertory Theatre), She Returns (Strawberry One Act Festival, The Network NYC Festival), His screenplay, The Teller, was a "Comedy Finalist" in the BlueCat Screenwriting Lab Pitch Development Awards.
A lead role in the feature length comedy Inventory (inventorymovie.com), various parts in upcoming films such as Cost Of Living (lovethyjob.com/zomromcom), Meet The Mayfarers (mayfarers.com) and he will soon be wrapping production on his short thriller, Once Again with Mfish Productions. (themfish.com)