biography

A dynamic performer, Brian's appeared in Broadway productions of The Father (opp. Frank Langella, Tony Winner), The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh, Travesties and Rock N' Roll by Tom Stoppard, and most recently, American Son at the Booth (opp. Kerry Washington) - with leading roles in celebrated off-Broadway premieres of Completeness by Itamar Moses (Playwrights), Poor Behavior by Theresa Rebeck (Primary Stages), The Explorer's Club (Manhattan Theater Club), Becky Shaw (dir. by Pam MacKinnon, South Coast Rep) - and in The Public Theater's King Lear as Edgar, opp. Kevin Kline - often collaborating with world-renowned artists such as Trevor Nunn, James Lapine, Stephen Sondheim, Doug Hughes, Florian Zeller, Christopher Hampton and more.

On screen, Brian's appeared on a number of popular TV series including NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles (as Agent Mike Renko), FBI, Medium, Elementary, Blue Bloods, Castle (pilot), The Closer, Instinct, Life on Mars, Person of Interest, Numb3rs, Unforgettable, Law & Order: SVU & the original Law & Order, along with films Gigantic (opp. Paul Dano & Zooey Deschanel), Julia & Julia, by Nora Ephron (opp. Amy Adams), and the popular web series iChannel & First World Problem. Brian recently appeared in World Science Foundation's PBS special on Albert Einstein, Light Falls - a busy VO artist, he's worked with brand names from Applebee's, Gold Bond (ft. Shaquille O'Neal), Samsung & Colgate, to hit video games like RockStar's recent smash, Red Dead Redemption 2 - and in the fall of 2019, will narrate a series of audiobooks for Audible, including a powerful new memoir on Vietnam from Corpsman Larry Miller. 

In 2013, Brian released his debut feature film as director, co-writer & producer, indie comedy The Weekend - for four seasons, produced & hosted popular football podcast The Buckeye Brothers - directed & co-created stage plays including Jesse Garon Lives - and is currently scripting several new projects for stage & screen.

A proud graduate of Thomas Worthington High School, Marymount Manhattan College, and NYU's MFA Acting program (Alberto Vilar Global Fellowship in the Arts), Brian is increasingly an activist, committed to voting rights, fair wages & stewardship of the earth. Please visit Habitat for Humanity to learn more about their work.