Emmett J. Scanlan

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Emmett J. Scanlan
Emmett J Scanlan.jpg
Born (1979-01-31) January 31, 1979 (age 35)
Dublin, Ireland
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004-present
Partner(s) Claire Cooper (2011- )
Children 1

Emmett J. Scanlan (born 31 January 1979)[1][2] is an Irish actor from Dublin. He is best known for playing the villain Brendan Brady in Hollyoaks.

He is currently filming BBC2 drama The Fall in 2013-2014 and hitman movie Breakdown in which he appears alongside Craig Fairbrass, James Cosmo, Bruce Payne, Olivia Grant and Tamer Hassan.

Scanlan recently finished filming BBC3 In The Flesh Series 2, and Guardians of the Galaxy.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Breakdown Connor Moran
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy[3] Head Riot Guard
2014 Patrick's Day Concierge Post-Production
2013 Personal Appearance Lead role Short Film
2013 Lapse Guy Post-Production
2012 Black Coffee Him Short
2012 Big Top Lead role Short
2011 Analogue Love Guy
2011 Legends of Valhalla: Thor Sindri Voice
2010 Charlie Casanova Charlie Barnum
2010 BLOOD Guy
2010 Glassjaw Christian Connolly Short
2010 Imperfect Couple Him Short
2010 The Inside Hughie
2009 The Rise of the Bricks Ste
2009 Savage Gym changing room guy 1
2009 3 Crosses Jonnie Linski
2008 The Bet Anthony
2008 Freakdog Stranger
2008 Colour From The Dark Luigi
2008 Trapped Prison Officer McMahon
2008 Christian Blake Floyd
2008 Pass Them On James Collins Short
2006 Mebollix Copier man Short
2006 Studs Jake
2006 Triple Bill Jack Short

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Constantine Jim Corrigan / Spectre Recurring
2014 Atlantis
2014 In the Flesh Simon 6 episodes
2013 The Fall Glen Martin 4 episodes (Series 1)
2010-2013 Hollyoaks Brendan Brady Former regular ended in March 2013
2012 Hollyoaks Later Brendan Brady 5 episodes
2010 Hollyoaks: King of Hearts Brendan Brady 1 episode
2010 Mariana Leonard Dalton
2010 The Guards Diarmuid O'Briain
2009 Mattie Paul
2009 The Phone The Operator
2009 Marú John Cousins
2008-2009 The Clinic Jimmy Rice
2008 The Roaring Twenties Pierre Leguin
2007 Paddywhackery Stephen
2004 The Big Bow Wow Robert

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Result Award Category Film or series Character
2013 Won British Soap Awards Best Onscreen Partnership (with Kieron Richardson)[4] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady (with Ste Hay)
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Best Actor [4] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Villain of the Year [4] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Exit [4] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated National Television Awards Most Popular Serial Drama Performance Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won All About Soap Awards Forbidden Romance (with Kieron Richardson)[5] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady (with Ste Hay)
2012 Shortlisted* TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actor Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Best Actor [6] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won Inside Soap Awards Best Actor [7] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won Inside Soap Awards Best Bad Boy [7] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated* National Television Awards Outstanding Serial Drama Performance Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated Irish Film & Television Awards Rising Star Award
2011 Won British Soap Awards Villain of the Year Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won British Soap Awards Best Newcomer Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Best Actor Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Onscreen Partnership (with Kieron Richardson) Hollyoaks Brendan Brady (with Ste Hay)
Shortlisted* TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actor Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Shortlisted* TV Choice Awards Best Soap Newcomer Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won Melbourne Underground Film Festival Best Actor [8] Charlie Casanova Charlie Barnum
  • (*) means there were two main rounds of nominations for that category. Shortlisted means he made it to the second and final round of voting.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RTÉ Television - Hollywood Trials: Emmett Scanlan". RTÉ. 
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1631384/.html
  3. ^ https://twitter.com/EmmettScanlan/status/436158019500777472
  4. ^ a b c d "British Soap Awards 2013 - winners in full". digitalspy.co.uk. 18 May 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "'Hollyoaks' leads 2013 All About Soap Award winners". digitalspy.co.uk. 24 March 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "British Soap Awards 2012 - winners in full". digitalspy.co.uk. 19 April 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Ireland's Scanlan wins Best Soap Actor". RTÉ Ten. 25 September 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Irish Film ‘Charlie Casanova’ Wins Three Top Awards At Melbourne Film Festival". iftn.ie. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 

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