“I’m not going to mourn the time I didn’t get to have with him,” Leary said.
Fridkis, who went out with him anyway, explaining, ' I needed the practice'" — and whose relationship quickly escalated.
This is how the announcement wraps up: Among the flurry of e-mails - five times a day - in the following days, Ms.
RUSH DRUMMER NEIL PEART SAYS HE'S RETIRED “He was one of the funniest people on the planet,” Leary told the Daily News.
“And that’s what I’ll always remember about him.” Leary recalled doing a comedy show with Roth in 1978, when they were still students at Emerson College — where they founded the school’s comedy workshop.
"What's so great is to see this character off (balance)," Tolan adds.
"I could be the nicest guy there, and it's already a problem," Fox says of his passive-aggressive character.
Fox, Leary and co-creator Peter Tolan, who directed Fox's episodes, chatted outside a modest red-brick row house in a Queens neighborhood last fall as they prepared to film the scene in which Tommy first meets Dwight, who gets deeply under his skin.
"It goes right to the heart of Tommy's impatience," Leary says.
Adam Roth, a musician and composer who worked with a wide range of talent that stretched from comedian Denis Leary to “Basketball Diaries” author Jim Carroll, died on Wednesday. The revered guitarist — who remained a fixture in the underground rock scene in the Lower East Side since he entered the circuit in the late-1970s — passed away after a brief, but brutal bout with cancer, his friends and family said.