Brendan Scannell Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Brendan Scannell

Brendan Scannell is an American actor and comedian who is famous for his works in the TV series, Heathers (2018) and Netflix’s series, Bonding (2019).

Wiki/Biography

Brendan Scannell was born as ‘Brandan Francis Scannell’ on Wednesday, June 20, 1990 (age 30 years; as in 2020) in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana.

Brendan Scannell as a Child

Brendan Scannell as a Child

 

He did his graduation in theatre from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Hair Colour: Blonde

Eye Color: Blue

Brendan Scannell

Family & Ethnicity

Not much is known about his family.

Brendan Scannell with his Father

Brendan Scannell with his Father

Brendan Scannell with his Mother

Brendan Scannell with his Mother

He has two brothers, Kevin Scannell (animator and illustrator) and Brigid Scannell, and two sisters, Bethy Scannel and Katie Immen.

Childhood Picture of Brendan Scannell with his Siblings

Childhood Picture of Brendan Scannell with his Siblings

Brendan Scannell with his Sister, Bethy

Brendan Scannell with his Sister, Bethy

Brendan is a Gay. [1]The Daily Northwestern He is a godfather to his niece, according to his Instagram posts.

Brandon Scannell with his Niece

Brandon Scannell with his Niece

Career

He began his career performing improv and sketch in school in Chicago. In 2013, he moved to Los Angeles and started performing stand up. He made his on-screen debut with the short Doorknobs (2013) as ‘Ghost Boy.’ He also wrote and produced the short film.

Doorknobs (2013)

Later, he acted in a few short films such as Limp and Crunchy (2015), Where You Are (2016), Kristen Men Don’t Whisper (2017), and The Other Room (2018). Scannell made his film debut with Kristen Does Her Best (2016) in the role of a ‘Casting Assistant.’

Kristen Does Her Best (2016)

Scannell then appeared as the main cast of the films, My Boyfriend Is a Robot (2017) in the role of ‘Leo’ and Straight Up (2019) in the role of ‘Jerry.’ He made his TV debut in 2016 with the series, Nothing’s Easy as ‘Pale Male.’ He was seen in the lead role of ‘Heather Duke’ in the TV series Heathers (2018).

Heathers (2018)

In 2019, he appeared in the lead role of ‘Pete’ in the series, Bonding (2019).

Brendan Scannell as 'Pete' in Bonding (2019)

Brendan Scannell as ‘Pete’ in Bonding (2019)

Other Works

He has written many episodes of the series, Jeffery Live (2016) and Out On Stage (2018); he also wrote a movie version of Out On Stage (2018). In 2018, he participated in the musical reality competition, Lip Sync Battle, with Melanie Field, his co-star in the series Heather.

Favorite Things

  • Comedian(s): Maria Bamford, John Mulaney, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer, Dave Chapelle
  • Actress(s): Jenny Slate, Tiffany Haddish
  • Singer: Patti LaBelle
  • TV Show(s): Fleabag (2016), Game of Thrones Series, Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
  • Film: Girls Trip (2017)
  • Improv: Gays R Us
  • Musical: Mamma Mia! by Catherine Johnson

Facts/Trivia

  • He likes reading, traveling, and watching TV and movies, whenever he has spare time.
  • He is an avid animal lover and has two dogs. He often posts his pictures with animals on his social media accounts.

    Brendan Scannell Playing with Pets

    Brendan Scannell Playing with Pets

  • He was featured as ‘Comedian You Should and Will Know’ in the Vulture magazine in 2018 and ‘New Face of Comedy’ in the comedy festival, Just for Laugh in 2019.
  • He hosts the shows, “See What Sticks “at the Complex Theater and “Panic Room” at The Virgil in Los Angeles.

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