Brian Presley

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Brian Presley
Born Brian Joshua Presley
(1977-08-18) August 18, 1977 (age 40)
Midland, Texas, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s) Erin Hershey Presley (2002-present) 2 children

Brian Joshua Presley (born August 18, 1977) is an American actor.

Presley started his career with a handful of guest appearances on television shows such as Beverly Hills, 90210, Any Day Now, and 7th Heaven.

His big break came in 2000 when he landed the role of Jack Ramsey on the soap opera Port Charles. He portrayed Jack from 2000 until Port Charles was canceled in 2003. In 2004, he produced and starred in the film Guarding Eddy. In 2006, he starred in End Game and Home of the Brave. Borderland was released in 2007.

In the film Touchback, released in April 2012, he plays a high school football star (as Presley was in real life) who suffers a career-ending injury and becomes a farmer, but later receives a second chance at athletic success.[1][2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Presley was born in Midland, Texas, 2 days after the death of Elvis Presley who Brian is unrelated to. He graduated from Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma in 1996 where he was the quarterback for the state championship winning football team (1993). He was also active in choir and show choir at Jenks High School and had the leading role in the high school's musical his senior year.

Presley was a walk-on for the University of Arkansas football team for one year. He visited Southern California, appeared in a commercial, and decided to try acting.[4] He attended the business school at the University of Southern California.[1]

He is married to his Port Charles co-star Erin Hershey Presley. They have two children.[4]

On June 6, 2012, model Melissa Stetten reported in a succession of live Twitter tweets that Presley had tried to hit on her on a red-eye flight out of Los Angeles.[5] He later denied these claims, stating that he just "had a 10 minute friendly conversation with the person sitting next to [him], had some food, and went to sleep".[6]


Year Film Role Notes
2004 Guarding Eddy Eddy
2006 End Game Billy Bergoon
Home of the Brave Tommy Yates
2007 Borderland Ed
2009 Streets of Blood Barney Balentine
Once Fallen Chance
2012 Touchback Scott Murphy
2016 USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Waxman
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Beverly Hills, 90210 Biddler 1episode
Any Day Now Teresa's Boyfriend
Moesha Unknown Role
1999 7th Heaven Mark Tripp 1 episode
Malibu, CA Bill
2000-2003 Port Charles Jack Ramsey


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