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

Brendan Scannell

Brendan Scannell is an American actor and comedian known for his role as ‘Heather Duke’ in the TV series, Heathers (2018) and ‘Pete’ in the 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. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Brendan Scannell as a Child

Brendan Scannell as a Child

He was brought up in Valparaiso, Indiana. He studied theatre at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Colour: Blonde

Brendan Scannell

Family & Ethnicity

Not much is known about his family.

Brendan Scannell with his Father

Brendan Scannell with his Father

Brendan Scannell's Mother

Brendan Scannell’s Mother

He has two brothers, Kevin Scannell (animator and illustrator) and Brigid Scannel, 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

He is openly gay. [1]The Daily Northwestern According to his Instagram posts, he is a godfather to his niece.

Brandon Scannell with his Niece

Brandon Scannell with his Niece

Career

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

Doorknobs (2013)

Doorknobs (2013)

He has acted in several short films such as Limp and Crunchy (2015), Where You Are (2016), Kristen Men Don’t Whisper (2017), and The Other Room (2018). In 2016, he made his film debut with Kristen Does Her Best as ‘Casting Assistant.’

Kristen Does Her Best (2016)

Kristen Does Her Best (2016)

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

Heathers (2018)

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

Bonding (2019)

Other Works

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

Favorite Things

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

Facts/Trivia

  • He likes reading, traveling, and watching TV and movies.
  • He was named as ‘Comedian You Should and Will Know’ by the Vulture magazine in 2018 and ‘New Face of Comedy’ in the comedy festival, Just for Laugh in 2019.
  • He hosts two shows, “See What Sticks “at the Complex Theater and “Panic Room” at The Virgil in Los Angeles.
  • He is an avid animal lover and often talks about them on his Instagram account.

    Brendan Scannell Talking about his Pets on his Instagram Account

    Brendan Scannell Talking about his Pets on his Instagram Account

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