The former “Entourage” actor has come a long way since spending his days managing Vincent Chase and producing flops like “Medellin.”Connolly, 42, has been acting since he was 6 years old and appears in quite the range of movies, including “Rocky V,” “The Beverly Hillbillies," “The Notebook” and “He's Just Not That Into You."He is best known for his role as bromantic-manager-in-training Eric “E” Murphy on HBO's “Entourage,” which began in 2004 and graced our TV screens for over 12 years.
E's boy-next-door demeanor made him a fan favorite and esteemed character.
Connolly's brilliant acting (and directing of two episodes) is certainly a factor in the show's undeniable and legendary success.
In May 2015, the “Entourage” movie hit theaters and fans were able to re-enter the Hollywood world written by Doug Ellin for one final ride.
He also issued a memo last month barring the department from using the so-called guidance letters to create de facto regulations.“This practice is over,” Mr. “We have prohibited all Department of Justice components from issuing any guidance that purports to impose new obligations on any party outside the executive branch.
We will review and repeal existing guidance documents that violate this common sense principle.”While guidance letters describing the department’s interpretation of the Constitution and federal laws do not technically have legal force by themselves, they carry an implicit threat that parties that do not follow their recommendations might face federal lawsuits or a loss of federal aid. 3 official at the department, to lead a regulatory reform task force to identify “existing guidance documents that go too far,” as she put it in a statement at the time.
The 25 rescinded documents cover more than 200 pages and date back as far as 1975.These days, although the screen has faded to black on the “Entourage” gang, Connolly has seemingly never been busier.Most recently, he's jumped behind the camera as the director of “Dear Eleanor,” a coming-of-age story about two teenage girls in the 1960s.They really gave their time and we were always grateful to them...They are such pros, they just set such a good example [on set of 'Dear Eleanor'] for all the younger actors.And while it's the best job I've ever had, there comes a point where it's just time to move on.