Brian Patrick Wade

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Brian Patrick Wade
Born (1978-06-09) June 9, 1978 (age 36)
Other names Brian Wade
Occupation Actor, personal trainer
Years active 2002–present
Height 1.93
Spouse(s) Jill Wade
Children 2

Brian Patrick Wade (June 9, 1978) is an American actor and physical trainer, best-known for his television roles as Capt. Craig "Encino Man" Schwetje in the mini-series Generation Kill, as Kurt, Penny's former love interest, in The Big Bang Theory, and as Ennis on Teen Wolf.[1]


Wade made his debut in 2002 as a hunky lap dancer on CSI: Miami. He later appeared in the films Latter Days and The Guardian. He appeared on television in episodes of Two and a Half Men, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, NCIS, Las Vegas, Surface, 'Til Death, The Closer, The Game, and Teen Wolf.

He is set to appear as a regular cast member in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. portraying Carl "Crusher" Creel, also known as the Absorbing Man.[2]


He is married to Jill Wade, a nutritionist; the couple has two children.


  1. ^ Profile,; accessed August 30, 2014.
  2. ^ Profile,; accessed August 30, 2014.

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