Brendan Penny

Inside Biography

Most popular for his iconic role of A.J. Varland in the Canadian TV drama series Whistler, Brendan Penny is a Canadian film and television actor. He played the role of Detective Brian Lucas from 2013-16, in the drama TV series Motive.

Penny is also known for his role in the 2006 comedy film John Tucker Must Die. He is portraying Kevin O’Brien since 2016, in a drama television series Chesapeake Shores. His other notable work includes I Love You, Beth Cooper, Held Hostage, Supernatural, and The Assistants.

Early Life And Education 

Brendan Penny was born Brendan James Penny in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He holds Canadian nationality and ethnicity-wise, he is White Canadian. Penny spent most of his early childhood days growing up in both Ottawa and London.

Penny enrolled at Fanshawe College and earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Following his graduation, he joined the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver, British Columbia, to pursue a career in acting.

Early Career 

The actor started his television career in 2003 portraying the character of Rollerblader in the science fiction television series Jake 2.0 sharing the screen with Christopher Gorham and Judith Scott.

Penny rose to prominence after playing the role of A.J. Varland in the Canadian TV drama series Whistler, in 2006. For the role in the series, he got nominated for a Leo Award.

From 2013-16, he appeared as Detective Brian Lucas in the police procedural drama television series Motive. He was nominated for another Leo Award for the role in the series.

Film Career

Penny has been portraying the role of Kevin O’Brien in a drama TV series Chesapeake Shores, for a couple of years now.

Penny landed his first big-screen role in 2005 featuring in When Jesse Was Born. The following year, he went on to play the major role in the teen romantic comedy film John Tucker Must Die, alongside Jesse Metcalfe, Brittany Snow, Sophie Bush, and Penn Badgley. His incredible performance in the movie brought him strong reviews.

Net Worth

The former Whistler star Brendan Penny has garnered a good amount of money from his career which as per the estimation by the various online source is around $8 million.

He appeared in a 2006 American teen romantic comedy movie John Tucker Must Die which became a huge hit at the box office grossing a total of $68,824,526 worldwide making a profit of $50, 824,526.

Brendan Penny’s wife

The Canadian actor Brendan Penny is a married man but he has not disclosed his wife’s name public. He is also blessed with two kids. He currently resides in Tofino on Vancouver Island with his wife and two kids.

Penny is also active on the micro-blogging site Twitter with 5,643 fans following. Besides, he is also an avid animal lover and has two pets; a dog Daphne and a cat Pumpkin.

Body Measurements

  • Height-He has a perfect height standing at 6 ft 1 inch.  
  • Weight-As of 2018, he weighs 79 kg. 


by ab-sagar, 24 Aug, 2022

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