Brad Bufanda

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Brad Bufanda
Brad Bufanda.jpg
Born (1983-05-04) May 4, 1983 (age 33)
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)

Brad Bufanda (born Fred Joseph Bufanda III; May 4, 1983) is an American actor. He is best known for his self-made internet videos.


Brad began his professional career in 1993 starring in the Karate film Pocket Ninjas. He appeared on television the first time in 1994 as the Hero Boy in a Skechers commercial. At the age of 12 he starred in the American Broadcasting Company weekend special The Secret of the Lizard Woman. While in middle school he appeared on the television series Roseanne and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. Brad has appeared in a number of T.V. shows including Sons of Anarchy, CSI: Miami, Malcolm in the Middle, Even Stevens, and Days of Our Lives. Bufanda portrayed Felix Toombs in the series Veronica Mars and was also featured in the movie. He starred in the Cinemax series Co-Ed Confidential (credited as Bradley Joseph) from 2008-2010 as well as filming and editing the show's reunion. Staying credited as Bradley Joseph, Brad appeared in the psychological thriller Dark Tourist in 2012. Former colleagues have gone on record stating he's unprofessional (A Cinderella Story DVD Commentary) and difficult to work with. 2017 marked Bradley's return to acting with a supporting role in the independent film Garlic & Gunpowder.

Personal life[edit]

The former child actor, now observant Scientologist, was born in Upland, California. He attended El Toro High School, graduating in 2001. Weeks later, with the help of his mother (who owned a talent management company) Fred III legally changed his first name to Bradley and moved to Los Angeles. At the age of 23, he began the pursuit of becoming a professional basketball player. In 2007, plans were changed after sustaining multiple injuries while playing at the college level. Cleared from his last serious basketball injury Brad started auditioning for acting roles again, eventually landing a lead role in the HBO, Cinemax television series Co-Ed Confidential. Largely influenced by music, Brad has produced and starred in his own internet videos since 2010.


Year Film Role Notes
1995 Little Lost Sea Serpent Tommy Rockwell Video.
Roseanne TV series; 1 episode, "The Last Thursday in November"
1996 The Blackberry Inn Bradley B TV series
The Secret of Lizard Woman Todd Yazzi TV movie
1997 Pocket Ninjas Steve
2001 Emeril The Boy TV series; 1 episode, "Halloween"
2002 Days of Our Lives Joe TV series; 5 episodes (2002–2003)
Even Stevens Lloyd Offler TV series; 1 episode, "Hutch Boy"
Dismissed Brad TV series; 1 episode, "Dismissed at the Circus"
Birds of Prey Tough Kid TV series; 1 episode, "Three Birds and a Baby"
2003 Miracles Jay/Jock TV series; 1 episode, "The Bone Scatterer"
Malcolm in the Middle Joe/Kid #2 TV series; 1 episode, "Long Drive"
CSI: Miami Brad Dawson TV series; 1 episode, "The Best Defense"
Boston Public Cash TV series; 1 episode, "Chapter 72"
2004 Debating Robert Lee Richard Alanzo
A Cinderella Story David
Veronica Mars Felix Toombs TV series; 10 episodes (2004–2006)
2005 Malcolm in the Middle Bob TV series; 1 episode, "Dewey's Opera"
2008 Stone & Ed Carlos
Co-Ed Confidential Larry TV series; Regular (2008–2010)
2012 Dark Tourist Manny
Bird Dog Deputy Rob TV series; Pilot (2012)
2017 Garlic & Gunpowder Robert

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