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).
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.
He was brought up in Valparaiso, Indiana. He studied theatre at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Colour: Blonde
Family & Ethnicity
Not much is known about his family.
He has two brothers, Kevin Scannell (animator and illustrator) and Brigid Scannel, and two sisters, Bethy Scannel and Katie Immen.
He is openly gay. The Daily Northwestern According to his Instagram posts, he is a godfather to his niece.
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.
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.’
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.’
In 2019, he was seen in the lead role of ‘Pete’ in the series, Bonding (2019).
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.
- 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
- 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.
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