An actor with an extensive list of television credits, Brendan Penny co-stars on Hallmark Channel’s family drama “Chesapeake Shores,” which recently concluded its fourth season. In 2016, he wrapped up four seasons as a co-star of the award- winning CTV/ABC crime drama “Motive,” from the producers of “Dexter” and “The Mentalist.” Other recent credits include the Hallmark Channel Original Movies “Easter Under Wraps,” “Pride, Prejudice and Mistletoe,” “Valentine in the Vineyard,” “Autumn in the Vineyard,” “Summer in the Vineyard” and “A Dash of Love.”
A native of Ottawa, Penny moved to Vancouver after college to pursue a career in acting. He studied at the Lyric School of Acting and launched his professional career in 2003, with a guest role on UPN’s “Jake 2.0.” He was subsequently cast in guest roles on Showtime’s “The L Word,”
ABC Family’s “Kyle XY” and The WB’s “Smallville,” and landed his first series regular role on CTV’s “Whistler,” which aired in the U.S. on Nickelodeon’s teen channel The N. In 2009, Penny landed a series regular role on The N’s “The Assistants” opposite Michael B. Jordan and was also seen in the Lifetime movie “Held Hostage.” Additional television credits include the Reelz Channel mini- series “Ring of Fire” and guest starring roles on numerous series, including CBS’s “Flashpoint,” AMC’s “The Killing” and The WB’s “Supernatural.” Most recently, Penny wrapped four episodes of the “BH90210” remake as Jennie Garth’s love interest.