This crazy, curly haired, blue-eyed Irishman is originally from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Considered by many in the industry as the next break out leading man, Brennan landed his first acting gig in 1996 as a recurring role on the hit Canadian TV show “Madison.” Two years later and half a dozen guest leads in both TV and movies on his resume, Brennan Elliott was destined for Los Angeles. Upon his arrival, Elliott met with a major Hollywood studio executive who was so impressed after an audition that he convinced the studio brass to give him a one year holding deal. Elliott was off to the races the next year, where he tested for many pilots. He then finally landed a series regular role on Lifetime’s “Strong Medicine,” hence the career began.
Elliott is regarded as an established professional working actor for more than 15 years. Having studied in Canada and New York, he has found a home for the last 12 years studying at the prestigious Eric Morris Studio. Elliott has been described by many as not only a leading man but also a character actor who has been difficult to recognize from role to role. Known to many as one of the hottest up and coming talents, he has shown his incredible versatility and received rave reviews on recurring roles such as “Cold Case,” “4400,” “What About Brian,” “Blind Justice,” and “CSI.” He shined in his guest star roles on many hit show such as “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “Bones,” “House,” “Knight Rider,” “Without a Trace,” “Eyes,” “Monk,” “North Shore,” “NCIS,” “Flashpoint,” “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Hawaii 5-0” amongst countless others.
Now being offered leads in major film roles, Elliott` just completed “Curse of Chucky,” the next installment in the famed horror franchise as the male lead. Coming out this year as well, is the action-horror-comedy “Blood Shot,” the full length feature film version of the critically acclaimed and award winning short film of the same name. He stars alongside Brad Dourif, Lance Henrikson, Michael Bailey Smith, and Christopher Lambert. He also received rave reviews for his portrayal of Todd Beamer in the multi Emmy® winning A&E TV movie, “Flight 93” and Hallmark Channel’s “Nanny Express” with Vanessa Marcil.
Many casting directors, producers, directors and studio executives consider Elliott to be an actor to watch out for. Coming to Los Angeles with just a few credits and now amassing over 160, this leading man is sure to break out soon. His extensive training includes some of the most recognizable and prestigious places in the country such as the Actor’s Studio, the Neighborhood Playhouse, Julliard, Leslie Kahn, Susan Batson, Studio 58 and the Eric Morris Studio, which Elliott considers his most influential training ground.
Elliott’s passion as an actor stems from the exploration of the artists process and journey to becoming a master craftsman. There is little doubt that this star is one the rise and with his looks, presence, talent and craft to match; there is no stopping him.