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Overview (2)

Born in Keokuk, Iowa, USA
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Born in Keokuk, Iowa, Brian is third from the youngest of 7 siblings. At the age of 6, Brian and his family moved to Michigan City, Indiana. It was there where Brian grew up and developed into one of the Nation's Top High School athletes, football, basketball, and baseball player. After his senior year in high school, Brian was voted as the 'Most Versatile Athlete' in the State of Indiana.

Earning himself a football scholarship to the University of Kentucky, then after two years, transferring and graduating with a BA in Theatre Arts from California State University of Fullerton. Signed as a Wide Receiver with (at that time) the Los Angeles Rams. He was later released due to a knee injury. Several years later, played in the Arena Pro Football League before retiring. It was then, when he devoted all his time and energy toward the Entertainment Industry.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

When Brian switched gears from being a Top Athlete, to a Performing Artist, he decided to dedicate and utilize those same work ethics and discipline that he learn in sports toward his pursuit in the Arts of entertainment. In the early 90's, in Los Angeles, Brian's stunts and acting career began, landing bit parts on Soap Operas, such as, 'The Young and the Restless', and 'The Bold and The Beautiful'. Brian even had a small role on 'Baywatch'; and several Independent Films, such as, 'Western Avenue' and 'Loser'. He also booked several National Commercials, Discover Card, Mc Donald's, Dodge Chrysler, Budweiser, Converse, and others.

Not only did Brian's athletic background and his College major allowed his opportunities in TV and Film work, but he admits, just like some of todays Hollywood's Top Stuntmen, and Stunt Coordinators, Brian started and continued to keep his talents and skills sharpened, by performing in Live Stunt Shows in the United States and abroad (China, Taiwan, France, and Holland).

After moving from Los Angeles to New York City in 1999, Brian began to act in theater companies, and landing bit parts again in the Soaps Operas: 'All My Children', 'As The World Turns', and 'Guiding Light'. His other credits includes TV Series: 'Queen Supreme', 'Six Degrees', 'Mercy', and 'Law and Order SVU' where he began (in 2007) Stunt Doubling for Ice-T. Brian's Film credits includes: 'The Manchurian Candidate', 'Taxi to the Dark Side', 'Pride and Glory', and he was amongst the Stuntmen who won the Screen Actor's Guild Stunt Award for the Best Stunts in a Motion Picture--that being the film 'Bourne Ultimatum'.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (9)

Born in Keokuk, Iowa in 1960, and raised in Michigan City, Indiana.
Third youngest of 7 siblings (4 sisters & 3 brothers). Two sons, Brian II, born December 14, 1979; and Brian III, born May 5, 2005.
In 1978, his senior year in high school, was voted The Most Versatile Athlete in the State of Indiana - Football, Basketball and Baseball.
In 1978 at age 17, he was was brutally beaten in Michigan City, Indiana, by a motorcycle gang known as "The Glory Stompers".
Earned a football scholarship at the University of Kentucky; after two years, transfered and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre Arts at Cal State University-Fullerton.
1978, senior year, scouted and offered to training camp by the Philadelphia Phillies and Baltimore Orioles baseball teams as a pitcher.
1982, signed with the Los Angeles Rams. Played with the Arena Football League (New England Steamrollers) in 1988-1989.
Lived in Taiwan, Holland, France, Curacao Islands, and China.
Ice-T's stunt double on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

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