Brendan Penny Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Brendan Penny Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight75 kg
Date of BirthNovember 9, 1978
Zodiac SignScorpio
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper

Brendan Penny is a Canadian actor who is best known for his roles as A.J. Varland in Whistler, Kevin O’Brien in Chesapeake Shores, and Danny Newell in The Assistants. Apart from these, he has also been cast in several other shows and movies like John Tucker Must DieBH90210, MotiveHeld HostageThomas Kinkade’s Home for ChristmasA Dash of Love, Poison Ivy: The Secret SocietyThe L Word, and Supernatural.

Born Name

Brendan James Penny

Nick Name


Brendan Penny as seen while taking a selfie in July 2017
Brendan Penny as seen while taking a selfie in July 2017 (Brendan Penny / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada




Brendan Penny studied at Fanshawe College located in London, Ontario, and graduated with a BS in Accounting. Afterward, he attended the Lyric School of Acting located in Vancouver, British Columbia.




Brendan Penny is represented by Play Management, Inc., Talent Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.



Brendan Penny (Left) clicking a selfie alongside his pal Niall in January 2018
Brendan Penny (Left) clicking a selfie alongside his pal Niall in January 2018 (Brendan Penny / Instagram)


6 ft or 183 cm


75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Gray with a hint of blue

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Lean physique
Brendan Penny at the 2014 Leo Awards
Brendan Penny at the 2014 Leo Awards (sean.koo / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Brendan Penny Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Ottawa and London, Ontario.
  2. Brendan Penny gained the spotlight with his portrayal of A.J. Varland in the thriller television drama, Whistler, whose cast also included actors Jesse Moss, Amanda Crew, Adam J. Harrington, Holly Dignard, Ingrid Kavelaars, and Christopher Shyer.
  3. In 2008, he played the role of Eugene in the Christmas biopic, Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage (a.k.a. Christmas Cottage), which starred Jared Padalecki, Peter O’Toole, Marcia Gay Harden, Aaron Ashmore, and Chelan Simmons.
  4. From 2009 to 2010, Brendan Penny appeared as Danny Newell, the most absent-minded assistant who often fumbles his duties, in the comedy television series, The Assistants. His co-stars on the shows were Britt Irvin, Meaghan Rath, Michael B. Jordan, and Zak Santiago.
  5. He has also been cast in the supporting role of Detective Brian Lucas in the police procedural crime drama television series, Motive. Regarding his role, he once said, “I normally play either deeply troubled people, or really, really nice people. This is my first time playing a detective, or anyone with authority, for that matter. It is also the first time I have had to remember technical dialogue on a regular basis, which can be challenging.”
  6. He has also brought to life the character of Kevin O’Brien, the older son of Mick and Megan who initially appears as a medic in the U.S. Army, in the Canadian/American drama television series, Chesapeake Shores.

Featured Image by Brendan Penny / Instagram

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