Brian Austin Green
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Brian Austin Green
Green in September 2018 at the With Brian Austin Green Live show to benefit Generosity.org
July 15, 1973
|Home town||North Hollywood, Los Angeles|
Megan Fox (m. 2010)
Brian Austin Green (born Brian Green; July 15, 1973) is an American actor and producer best known for his portrayal of David Silver on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000). Green was also a series regular on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Freddie, Wedding Band, and Anger Management.
Green was born in Los Angeles County, California (some sources give Van Nuys, California), the son of Joyce and George Green, a country and western musician. His middle name, "Austin", was added to differentiate himself from another actor when he joined the Screen Actor's Guild as a child. Green grew up in North Hollywood and attended North Hollywood High School, after attending the Hamilton High School Academy of Music.
Prior to his role on Beverly Hills, 90210, Green had a recurring role for three seasons (1986–89) on the CBS primetime soap opera Knots Landing, playing the role of Brian Cunningham, the son of Abby Cunningham Ewing (Donna Mills). He reprised his role in the television miniseries Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac (1997). He appeared in the 1987 pilot of Good Morning, Miss Bliss as Adam Montcrief.
Producer Aaron Spelling has stated that Green was cast in the role of David Silver much because he felt that Green's own personality resembled the personality they wanted that character to have. The character was often scripted to reflect Green's own interests. As the series progressed, the character began to experiment with hip hop music and DJing, as did Green himself. In 1996, Green dropped "Austin" from his professional name and attempted a career as a rapper, releasing one album, titled One Stop Carnival, produced by The Pharcyde member Slimkid3. In the 1990s, he was a guest star on Growing Pains, Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Melrose Place, Saved by the Bell: The College Years, Fantastic Four, MADtv, Biker Mice from Mars, Malibu Shores, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac.
Green appeared briefly in the multiple award-winning Showtime drama series Resurrection Blvd. as Luke Bonner (2001–04), a police officer attending law school. He had a cameo on Hope & Faith where he met Megan Fox; they started dating in 2004. He appeared on the ABC sitcom Freddie (2005) starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. He was a guest star on The Twilight Zone, Las Vegas and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He also appeared alongside former 90210 cast member Ian Ziering in the Tony Scott film Domino as parodies of themselves. Green appeared in a horror short called Grace, which was set around a miscarriage gone bad, and features Gilmore Girls actress Liza Weil as his love interest. It premiered at the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors on June 2, 2006, and was reworked as a full-length feature film (2009). He was a guest star on George Lopez in 2006 as Chris.
In 2008, Green was cast as Derek Reese in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, a Resistance fighter sent to the past by the future John Connor. He is the older brother of Kyle Reese (John Connor's father) and paternal uncle of John. Green was a recurring character in Season 1 but became a regular at the start of Season 2, following a positive response from critics and fans. His character is killed by a Terminator in the penultimate episode, but another Derek from an alternate timeline is introduced in the series finale and would have remained on the show if it had been renewed for a third season.
Green guest-starred on the Season 7 finale of CSI: Miami as Anthony Green. Green was cast in The CW's new drama pilot Body Politic, along with Minka Kelly, Gabrielle Union, and Jason Dohring. The series was not picked up for fall 2009. Green said in an interview that he was co-producing a big screen adaptation of Fathom, starring Megan Fox. On September 27, 2009, Green made a guest appearance on the television series Saturday Night Live in a skit involving girlfriend (now wife) Megan Fox. In the skit Green played a version of the Transformer Bumblebee in which Bumblebee is merely a man wearing a Bumblebee mask. Green was cast as Clay in One Tree Hill's seventh season. Green then left the cast because of scheduling conflicts and the role was then given to Robert Buckley and instead he starred as superhero Callan in the Patrick Durham-directed movie Cross, which was released to DVD and download in May 2011.
In 2009, Green was cast as John Corben/Metallo in Smallville. He appeared in three episodes in the ninth season between 2009 and 2010, the first being the ninth season premiere episode "Savior". The character is a war-time reporter, similar to the Silver Age John Corben. As a back-story for this version, he had been recently stationed in Afghanistan. When he meets Lois Lane, he expresses his distaste for vigilantes, particularly "the Blur" (Clark Kent). Corben is "reactivated" in the episode "Upgrade" after Tess' scientists are able to correct the initial design flaw in the Kryptonite heart that causes an adrenal overload and resulting psychosis. He reappears in the season finale episode "Prophecy" as a member of Marionette Ventures, with Supergirl assigned as his target. In 2010, Green appeared in a multi-episode story arc on the ABC series Desperate Housewives. He plays Keith Watson, Bree's contractor and lover for the first part of the season.
In 2012, Green had a guest appearance in the sitcom Anger Management playing Sean, the boyfriend of Charlie's ex-wife, Jen in the first episode of the show. This episode broke a ratings record with 5.74 million viewers on its series debut night and ranks as the most-watched sitcom premiere in cable history. He returned to the show in the episode "Charlie Breaks Up With Kate" when Jen gets back with Sean. In June 2013, Green was promoted to series regular.
Green was a guest star in the finale episode of the second season of Happy Endings. He played Chris, who meets dateless Penny via Skype. He returned in the first episode of the third season "Cazsh Dummy Spillionaires". In the same year, Green starred in the new television series, Wedding Band, about a group of friends who perform at weddings. In the TBS comedy, Green plays Tommy, the frontman for Mother of the Bride, a group of four buddies who aren't ready to give up the dream of being rock stars. On January 22, 2013, TBS cancelled the series after one season because of low ratings.
In the late 1990s, Green started dating Beverly Hills, 90210 castmate Vanessa Marcil, whom he met on set. The two dated for several years, got engaged in the summer of 2001, then welcomed son Kassius Lijah Marcil-Green (born March 15, 2002). They planned to wed that summer, but called it quits in 2003.
In 2004, Green began dating actress Megan Fox, having first met on the set of Hope & Faith when he was 30 years old and she was 18. They became engaged in 2006 but broke off their engagement in February 2009. Later that year, their home was targeted by a group of fashion-motivated criminals known as "The Bling Ring", who initially targeted them to steal Fox's designer clothes.
In June 2010, Green and Fox announced they were engaged again, and several days later on June 24, the two wed at the Four Seasons resort on the island of Hawaii. Fox filed for divorce from Green on August 21, 2015, a few days after the couple announced their separation. They reconciled in early 2016.
Both Green and wife Megan Fox are supporters of Generosity Water, and have funded the creation of over ten water wells for the organization. Through their podcast, Green and Russell organized a charity event to benefit the organization. Green's Beverly Hills, 90210 costar Ian Ziering was also in attendance. Green revealed in January 2019 that all the money he personally earns through his partnership with Cameo app is donated to the charity.
|“||Megan and I so despise the paparazzi. We value our private life and our time at home. The last thing I want is to be ducking in and out of places because I'm worried about my picture being taken, especially when I'm with my son. When they follow me in cars when I pick him up from school, that's really crossing the line. I understand that they want shots of me with Megan, but we're pretty boring. They won't catch us out at clubs, getting drunk or being hauled in for DUIs. All they usually get is pictures of us leaving Staples or Target, or walking into a restaurant.||”|
On September 17, 2010, Green stated:
|“||It wasn't so much of a problem before Megan, but once Transformers hit, that was it. I had never experienced paparazzi on that level, because during 90210, they were still developing pictures and selling them by hand. It was a whole different experience. I hated being famous during 90210. I'm not an extrovert. I'm 37. I have a beautiful wife. I have an amazing 8-year-old son. I love acting, but this is just my job.||”|
In March 2012, photographer Delbert Shaw filed a lawsuit against Green and Fox in Los Angeles County Superior Court for allegedly assaulting him after he took photographs of the couple while on vacation in Hawaii in 2010. In June 2012, Green claimed he was simply defending himself against Shaw and that his wife should not be included in the lawsuit.
|1985||The Canterville Ghost||Willie|
|1988||Baby M||Ryan Whitehead|
|1991||An American Summer||Charles 'Fin' Findley|
|Kickboxer 2: The Road Back||Tommy|
|1995||She Fought Alone||Ethan|
|1996||A Friend's Betrayal||Paul Hewitt|
|Touched by an Angel|
|1996||Her Costly Affair|
|1997||Laws of Deception||Cal Miller|
|Unwed Father||Jason Kempler|
|Purgatory Flats||Randy Mecklin|
|This Time Around||Drew Hesler|
|Fish Without a Bicycle||Ben||Won Palm Beach International Film Festival Special Jury Prize for a feature film directorial debut|
Won Best Feature Philadelphia FirstGlance Film Festival
Won Prize Best Dramatic Feature Los Angeles DIY Film Festival
|2008||How to Lose Friends & Alienate People||Party Guest||(uncredited)|
|The Wild Girl||Ned Giles|
|2011||ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2||Preston||co-producer|
|2017||Chasing Titles Vol. 1||Joe Holmes||Short|
|1986||The New Leave It to Beaver||Jason|
|1986–1989||Knots Landing||Brian Cunningham||28 episodes|
1989-Nomination Best Young Actor category in Young Artist Award a Nighttime Drama Series
1988-Nomination for category Best Young Actor starring in a Television Drama Series Young Artist Award
|1987||Highway to Heaven||Matthew Evans|
|Small Wonder||Gary||2 episodes|
|Good Morning, Miss Bliss||Adam Montcrief||Original Pilot Episodes
(As mentioned on Saved by the Bell show on wikipedia)
Though the later episodes aired on the Disney Channel, the original Good Morning, Miss Bliss pilot aired on NBC in the regular primetime timeslot of The Facts of Life.
Note: This episode was aired only once, is not included in syndication, and is the only episode in the franchise (outside of the Saved by the Bell: The New Class) to not feature any of the original characters from Saved by the Bell.
The original pilot for Good Morning, Miss Bliss aired on July 11, 1987, on NBC (in The Facts of Life's timeslot). Hayley Mills would be the only actress to carry over from the pilot to the series. Up-and-comers Brian Austin Green (who later got his big break on Beverly Hills, 90210) as Adam Montcrief, Jaleel White (who later got his big break on Family Matters) as Bobby Wilson, and Jonathan Brandis (who later got his big break on seaQuest DSV) as Michael Thompson were among some of the actors to appear in the pilot. Brian Austin Green was, in essence, the "lead" student in the pilot, a particularly serious student, who wore business suits. Several other characters from the series existed in the pilot but were played by different actors; Mr. Gerald Belding was played by Oliver Clark, and Miss Tina Paladrino was played by Maria O'Brien. Other characters include Gabriel Damon as Bradley; Samantha Mills as Wendy; Julie Ronnie as Lonnie Maple; Matt Shakman as Georgie Winslow; Charles Siebert as Charlie Davis; Britton Elliott as Janet Hillhurst; Josh Goddard as Steven; and Andrea Messersmith as Laurie.
The 1987 Pilot Episode of Good Morning Miss Bliss was never shown except during the original airing and was not part of the Saved by the Bell Franchise. Unofficially considered a Lost Episode.
|1990–2000||Beverly Hills, 90210||David Silver||292 episodes|
1992– Won Young Artist Award category Best Young Actor Co-starring in a Television Series
1991– Nomination for Young Artist Award-category Best Young Actor Supporting or Re-Occurring Role
40 episodes co-producer
|1991||Growing Pains||Rapper in Fresh Kid's Music Group|
|1992||Parker Lewis Can't Lose||Himself|
|Melrose Place||David Silver||3 episodes|
|1993||Saved by the Bell: The College Years||Himself|
|1994||Fantastic Four||Johnny Storm/The Human Torch||13 episodes (voice)|
|Saturday Night Live||Himself||Episode: Steve Martin/Eric Clapton|
|1996||MADtv||White Chocolate Ronnie|
|Biker Mice from Mars||Rimfire||(voice)|
|Malibu Shores||Sandy Gage|
|Sabrina, the Teenage Witch||Chad Corey Dylan|
|1997||Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac||Brian Cunningham|
|2001||Resurrection Blvd.||Luke Bonner|
|2001–2003||Stacey Stone||Lorenzo||15 episodes|
|2002||Trailer Park Boys||2nd Police Officer||3 episodes|
|The Twilight Zone||Sean Moore||Episode "Found and Lost"|
|2003||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Gregory Curtwell|
|2004||Las Vegas||Connor Mills|
|Hope & Faith||Himself||Guest appearance|
|2007||Untitled David Kohan/Max Mutchnick TV Project||Noah||unaired pilot|
|2008–2009||Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles||Derek Reese||23 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Anthony Green||"Seeing Red" (Part 1)"|
|Body Politic||Lucky Evans||Unaired pilot|
|Saturday Night Live||Bumblebee||Episode "Megan Fox/U2"|
|2009–2010||Smallville||John Corben/Metallo||3 episodes|
|2010–2011||Desperate Housewives||Keith Watson||15 episodes|
|2012||Happy Endings||Chris||2 episodes|
|2012–2013||Wedding Band||Tommy||10 episodes|
|2012–2014||Anger Management||Sean Healy||Recurring cast (episodes 1–46)|
Main cast (episode 47–100)
|2019||Magnum P.I.||Special Agent Adam Kreshner||1 episode|
- One Stop Carnival (1996)
- Esthero: Wikked Lil' Grrrls (2005) (drums)
- Wedding Band (2012–2013) (soundtrack released exclusively as singles on iTunes as Mother of the Bride)
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Reports the couple were married at the Four Seasons Hotel resort last weekend while vacationing on the big island of Hawaii were confirmed to 'People' early Tuesday. 'Yes they are married,' a rep for Fox says.
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I gave birth to our son Noah Shannon Green on September 27th.
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