Brandon Jay McLaren
|Brandon Jay McLaren|
Brandon Jay McLaren in 2012
|Born||c. 1982 (age 34–35)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
McLaren was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to Ira and Denise. He graduated from Johnston Heights Secondary School in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, and received a bachelor's degree in Human Biology from the State University of New York at Albany.
McLaren was a guest star in the episode "Bloodlines" of Blade: The Series and was featured throughout the first season of The N original television series The Best Years as Devon Sylver, the love interest of lead character Samantha Best. He is also well-known to Canadian audiences for his role of Lenin, Sam's love interest, in the popular show Being Erica, and he portrayed Jamil Dexter as a recurring role on TNT's Falling Skies. He also starred as U.S. Customs agent Dale Jakes on Graceland, Marco on Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, Danny Booker on Chicago Fire and Bennet Ahmed on The Killing
|2002||D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear||Eye Witness|
|2003||Have You Heard? Secret Central||Eddie Edwards|
|2004||Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed||Skater Dude #2|
|2004||Perfect Romance||Rude student|
|2006||She's the Man||Toby|
|2008||Love Sick/The Secrets of a Sex Addict||Gabriel|
|2008||Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon||Rice|
|2009||Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts||Brandon Turner|
|2010||Ratko: The Dictator's Son||Juwaan|
|2010||Hard Ride to Hell||Dirk|
|2011||Tucker & Dale vs Evil||Jason|
|2012||Dead Before Dawn||Ricky "Dazzle" Darlington|
|2013||Seasick Sailor||Big Guy||Short film|
|2002||Just Cause||Himself||Episode: "Blackboard Jungle"|
|2003||The Chris Isaak Show||Clerk||Episode: "The Little Mermaid"|
|2004||Smallville||Delivery Man||Episode: "Covenant"|
|2004||The Collector||Posse Member #1||Episode: "The Rapper"|
|2004||The Days||Trey Morgan||5 episodes|
|2005||Power Rangers S.P.D.||Jack Landors/Red SPD Ranger||38 episodes|
|2006||Reunion||Anthony Marjorino||Episode: "1992"|
|2006||Blade: The Series||Member of the Bad Bloods||Episode: "Bloodlines"|
|2007||The Best Years||Devon Sylver||Main character; Season 1|
|2008||Harper's Island||Danny Brooks||13 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Anthony Samuels||Episode: "The Lost Girl"|
|2010||Being Erica||Lenin||13 episodes|
|2011||R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour||Major Mayhem||Episode: "Game Over"|
|2011||Three Inches||Macklin Sportello||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2011–2012||The Killing||Bennett Ahmed||12 episodes|
|2012||Falling Skies||Jamil Dexter||6 episodes|
|2013–2015||Graceland||Dale Jakes||Main role|
|2015||Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce||Marco||7 episodes|
|2015||Motive||Lee Ward||Episode: "The Suicide Tree"|
|2016||Slasher||Dylan Bennett||Main role (Season 1; 8 episodes)|
|2016||Chicago Fire||Danny Booker||Episode: "Bad for the Soul", "Two Ts", "I Will Be Walking"|
|2017–present||Ransom||Oliver Yates||Main role|
|2017||UnREAL||Dr. Simon||Recurring role|
- "The N's The Best Years Tackles the Hottest Topics". TVGuide.com. 29 June 2007. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- "Being Erica Brandon Jay McLaren dishes on Lenin in Season 4". Screener. 26 May 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- Eramo, Steve (2 August 2012). "The Road to Resistance: Interview with Falling Skies' Brandon Jay McLaren". The Morton Report. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- "Brandon Jay McLaren Talks Graceland Season 3". Collider. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- "'Graceland's' Brandon Jay McLaren Books Recurring Role on 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' (Exclusive)". TheWrap. 27 August 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- Petski, Denise (20 January 2016). "'Chicago Fire' Casts Brandon Jay McLaren; 'Devious Maids' Adds Ryan McPartlin". Deadline. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- "'The Killing' Star Brandon Jay McLaren on Playing Bennet Ahmed". Screen Rant. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- Furdyk, Brent (28 July 2015). "Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren To Head The Cast Of Horror Series 'Slasher'". ET Canada. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- Levine, Sydney. "Golden Maple Awards'15 Winners Include Brandon Jay McLaren and Amanda Crew | IndieWire". www.indiewire.com. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
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