Actor Brian Dennehy testifies in James Marshall's Accutane suit against Roche Holdings

Accomplished actor Brian Dennehy, who appeared in such varying film, broadway productions and TV series as First Blood, Tommy Boy, Romeo + Juliet, Death of a Salesman, M*A*S*H, Ratatouille and 30 Rock, testified Wednesday in actor James Marshall's $1 million lawsuit against Roche Holdings, AG.  Marshall and others claim that Roche's Accutane acne medication (discontinued in 2009) caused bowel diseases including inflammatory bowel disease resulting in the removal of his colon.  Juries in Florida and New Jersey have already ordered Roche to pay $45 million in damages with relation to their sales and marketing of Accutane.