Brian Jordan Alvarez

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Brian Jordan Alvarez
Brian Jordan Alvarez

(1987-07-10) July 10, 1987 (age 32)
Years active2009–present
Known for

Brian Jordan Alvarez (born July 10, 1987) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is the creator of many comedic web videos, including the series The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo[1] and "Divorce".[2]

Early life[edit]

Alvarez was born in Manhattan and grew up in the city of Winchester, Tennessee. Alvarez has South American roots from the country of Colombia through one side of his family, and also roots from the American South from the other side of his family.[3]

In Middle School, he was teased and bullied a lot for his sexuality. While at the school, he was heavily involved in its theatre program. He continued to study acting at USC School of Dramatic Arts where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts.[1]


For years, Alvarez formed part of numerous theatre productions growing up in Winchester. Since his days in the south, he has been part of several projects big and small. While at USC, he continued to be a part of plays and cinematic projects collaborating with many of the film students. He was involved in short films, music videos, and several other acting projects.

He collaborated with College Humor on an episode titled, "Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends". He has performed roles in several television shows including: Will & Grace, Hot in Cleveland, Life in Pieces, Jane the Virgin, Go-Go Boy Interrupted, and 2 Broke Girls.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Alvarez is openly gay.[3]


Acting Career
Year Title Role Notes
2009 In The Dark Alex Emerson Video Short
2009 Herpes Boy DragonSlayer1985
2010 Consent Seth
2012 CollegeHumor Orginals Garden Guy Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends
2012 Charlie's Gayngels Charlie Short
2012 You Are What I Want Nelson Adams Short
2014 The Setup Elliot Short
2014 Wave Tim Short
2014 It's Just a Question
  • Frank
  • Co-writer

2014 For Auld Lang Syne Matt Short
2015 Ryan Gosling Responds to Haters Zac Efron Short
2015 Hot in Cleveland Ian 1 Episode - Cleveland Calendar Girls
2015 Life in Pieces Jorge 1 Episode - Interruptus Date Breast Movin'
2015 RocketJump: The Show Sherlock Episode - Fan Friction
2015 Self Promotion Wyatt TV Movie
2015 Movie Brian
2016 Unreleased Robert Durst Third Interview Andrew Jarecki Video Short
2016 The Operator Allen (Voice) Short
2015-2016 Jane the Virgin Wesley Master Four episodes
2016 Paco Paco Short
2014-2016 Go-Go Boy Interrupted Eliot 8 episodes
2016 Gay Skit Happens 2 episodes
2016 The Happys Patrick
2016 Tween Fest Shane Lucas 1 episode
2016 The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo
  • Caleb
  • Writer
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Editor
5 episodes
2016 2 Broke Girls Tad 1 episodes
2016 JoJoHead 1 episode
2016 The Great Indoors Brian 1 episode
2016 Going Together Griffin Short
2017 Everything is Free Ivan
2017 Catching a Break Ray 1 Episode
2017 How to Be a Slut in America
2018 Are You Still Singing? Office Manager Short
2018 Grandmother's Gold Danny
2018 Stuck Raymond
2018-2019 Will & Grace Estefan Gloria 7 episodes
2019 Special Shay One episode
2019 Lovelytheband: Maybe, I'm Afaird Brian Video Short
2019 Web Series: The Movie Dave Stdert
2019 Grand Hotel Topher One episode
2019 Matt and Dan Bartholemew One episode - Deal Breaker
2019 Simply Having Remly LaMore Short
2019 Get Shortly Jayson / Robert 9 episodes
2019 Stellar People Antares Completed
2019 Black Jesus Phil Osterfawk One episode - "The Real Jesus of Compton"
2020 Boys Who Like Books Bjorn Pre-Production


  1. ^ a b c Horowitz, Steven J (29 June 2016). "Catching Up With the Creator of the Best Queer Web Series Out There". Paper. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  2. ^ Brian Jordan Alvarez (2019–2020). ""Divorce" the series". Brian Jordan Alvarez. YouTube. Retrieved January 5, 2020.CS1 maint: date format (link)
  3. ^ a b Corner, Ruby (1 May 2017). "Brian Jordan Alvarez: Advocate". A&U. Retrieved 25 October 2019.