Johnny Brennan

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Johnny Brennan
Brennan at the Big Apple Convention,
June 8, 2008
OccupationActor, voice actor, comedian, writer
Years active1983-present

Johnny Brennan is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and writer, known as the creator of the Jerky Boys, which released a series of prank phone call CDs, between 1993 and 1999.

He appears as himself as a member of the Jerky Boys in an episode of Space Ghost Coast to Coast in 1994.

In 1995, Johnny Brennan wrote and starred with Kamal Ahmed in a motion picture portraying the antics of Johnny's Jerky Boys characters called The Jerky Boys: The Movie (the film was shot between April and June 1994). In 1997, Johnny appeared in the Mariah Carey music video "Honey".

Brennan later became known for his voice work in the Emmy-nominated animated series Family Guy, where he performs the voices of Mort Goldman and Horace the bartender of the Drunken Clam.

In 2007, Brennan released Sol's Rusty Trombone without Ahmed. It was the first Jerky Boys release since 2001. In April, Brennan reprised his role of Frank Rizzo on the animated web series Clock Suckers in the episode "If You Can't Beat 'Em, Then You're a Pussy".

In 2010, Brennan released two iOS apps, titled The Jerky Boys Prank Caller and The Jerky Boys Pinball developed by Inner Four.[citation needed]

Brennan launched The Jerky Boys Show with Johnny Brennan as a free podcast in October 2011. On the show, Brennan discussed the history behind Jerky Boys tracks and allowed fans to call in with questions. Sixteen episodes of the podcast aired before it ended in February 2012. In November 2012, a seventeenth episode was released, featuring a prerecorded interview that had taken place at Gotham Comedy Club in New York City.[citation needed]



Year Title Role Notes
1995 The Jerky Boys John / Frank 'Rubberneck' Rizzo
2000 Big Money Hustlas The Chief / Misfits Roadie
2005 Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Horace / Additional Voices (voice) Direct-to-video
2005 Tara Road Brian Lynch
2018 Mind of Its Own Rocco
2020 Metrics Dicky Short Film


Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Tudors Duke of Orleans Episode: "True Love"
2000–present Family Guy Mort Goldman / Horace / Zima Bottle / Various Characters (voice) 93 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Mort Goldman
2014 Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff Mort Goldman

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