Brenden Jefferson

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Brenden Jefferson
Born Brenden Richard Jefferson
(1986-06-03) June 3, 1986 (age 30)
San Bernardino, California, United States
Occupation Actor, songwriter
Years active 1992 - 2004

Brenden Richard Jefferson (born June 3, 1986) is an American film and television actor and songwriter.[1] Since 2009, he has been a nurse.[citation needed]

Life and career[edit]

Born in San Bernardino, California, Jefferson is an only child.[2]

He has made various appearances in TV shows including The Parent 'Hood, The Steve Harvey Show, Even Stevens, Smart Guy, and the short-lived sitcom Thea, and is most notable for his role as Rex "X-Ray" Washburn in the 2003 Disney film, Holes. His most recent appearance was in the 2004 television movie Redemption: The Stanley Tookie Williams Story.


Year Film Role Other notes
1995 Crimson Tide Luke
1998 Senseless Lyndell Witherspoon
2003 Holes Rex "X-Ray" Washburn
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Full House Paul Revere 1 episode
1993–1994 Thea James Turrell 18 episodes
1994 Chicago Hope Marcus Lavelle 1 episode
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper 1 episode
1996 The Show Jess 1 episode
The Parent 'Hood Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1 episode
Malcolm & Eddie Troy 1 episode
1996–1997 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Anthony 5 episodes
1997 The Steve Harvey Show 1 episode
1998 Smart Guy Blake Jordan 1 episode
1999 Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century Andrew Television movie
JAG Street Kid 1 episode
Saved by the Bell: The New Class Warren 1 episode
2000 The Other Me Chuckie Television movie
Judging Amy Terry Ventrella 1 episode
2001 Even Stevens Ryan Zellpepper 2 episodes
The Hughleys Danny 1 episode
2002 The Division Kevin Parsons 1 episode
2003 Boston Public Dillon 1 episode
The Practice Marshall Bagnelle 1 episode
2004 Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story Young Stan Williams Television movie

Award nominations[edit]

Year Award Result Category Film or series
1994 Nominated Young Artist Awards Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Television Series Thea (Shared with Adam Jeffries, Brandy Norwood, and Jason Weaver)
2001 Best Ensemble in a TV Movie The Other Me (Shared with Sarah Gadon, Tyler Hynes, Andrew Lawrence, and Alison Pill)


  1. ^ "Brenden Jefferson Biography (1986-)". Retrieved 2008-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Brenden Jefferson: An Old Hand at Acting". Scholastic Inc. Retrieved 2008-07-02. 

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