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Brian Donahue Poster

Biography

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 5 August 1962Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mr. Donahue is originally from Quincy, Massachusetts. After high school, he attended the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy, where he excelled in football/track (National champion in the shot put), garnering interest from Div. 1 programs across the country. In 1981, he became a Texas Longhorn competing in numerous national track championships & earning the nickname "Sled Slayer" after breaking the hinges off a seven man blocking sled during practice. In 1983, Mr.Donahue trained with U.S. Olympic coach Tony Naclerio while enrolled at Iona college, New Rochelle N.Y. While at Iona he met his wife, Lori. They are proud parents of a daughter, Jessica. It was also at Iona that Mr.Donahue realized he still had a passion for acting working with Theatrical instructor Roderick Nash. It turned out the days of musical theater during high school had left an indelible impression on him. In 1986 and 1987, he was signed to contracts with the New York Jets & Green Bay Packers respectively. In 1989, he joined forces with the Toronto Argonauts of the C.F.L. After his football days were over he embarked on a pro wrestling career,most notably as the "Dublin Destroyer" with the World Wrestling Federation. It was during this time that he began to fully pursue acting with full heart. Working his way up the ranks,taking classes, auditioning, and landing commercials,some TV roles, and eventually small roles in films. Over the past 20 years his career has encompassed all the mediums of the business including film, TV, print, radio, live theatre(NYC)& Walt Disney World, stand-up comedy (Caroline's NYC) fit modeling (Tommy Hilfiger & Polo. Because of his athletic background & extensive training he has also forged a strong stunt resume. Mr. Donahue is based in New York.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Shannon Cisco

Spouse (1)

Lori (12 July 1986 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (3)

Former U.S. Olympic Committee trainee under U.S. coach Tony Naclerio.Daughter Jessica competed in NY State meet & trained with Naclerio at Rutgers University.Brian & Jess trained his wife &her Mother to compete in the Empire State Games trials all in the shot put event.
Highland Games champion (heavy athletics).
Has performed numerous times at Caroline's Comedy Club NYC.

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