Brendan Meyer
Brendan Meyer
Brendan Meyer
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Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Birth date:
October 2, 1994
Years Active:
1, 2

Brendan Meyer (born October 2, 1994), from Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada, is a Canadian teen actor who is best known for playing Adam Young in Mr. Young.

Early career

Meyer was born on October 2, 1994 in Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada. His career started in 2005 when he appeared in "Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story" as a goalie. In 2006, he appeared in the Lifetime television movie "For the Love of a Child" where he portrayed the role of David. His big break came in 2007 when he was cast in the children's show, "Dinosapien" where he played Nelson Ort, a friend to the main character. He also appeared in the television show "Blood Ties" as Travis Deskin and the television movie "The Secret of the Nutcracker" as Frank in 2007.

The next year, he could be seen in "Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale" alongside comedian Tom Green and in the short film "A Pickle" where he played Kelly. In 2009, he could be seen in the Canadian television show "The Assistants" as Barry Collins and in the Lifetime movie "Christmas in Canaan" as the older version of Darien Provost character Bobby.


Year Film/Show Role Notes
2005 Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story Goalie
2006 For the Love of a Child David
2007 Dinosapien Nelson Ort[1] 15 episodes
Blood Ties Travis Deskin[1] Episode: "Post Partum"
The Secret of the Nutcracker Frank
2008 Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale Little Brat
A Pickle Kelly Short film
2009 The Assistants Barry Collins Episode: "The Break Up"
Christmas in Canaan Bobby
2010 Tooth Fairy Ben[1] In the music shop
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Will Episode: Season 1 Episode 4 "The Dead Body"
2011 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Nathan Episode: Season 2 Episodes 1 & 2 "Creature Feature Part 1 & 2
Mr. Young Adam Young[2] Lead
2012 Girl vs. Monster
2012 Life With Boys Blake Episode: Season 2 Episode 3: Girl-Entines Day With Boys
2012 Splatalot Himself Special guest; Celebrity Splashdown


  • His favorite movie directors are Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, and his top favourite is Woody Allen.
  • His favorite movie is Memento.
  • His favorite actors are Leonardo DiCaprio, Humphrey Bogart, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bryan Cranston, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
  • Brendan Meyer was originally cast in Ender's Game as Stilson, but it has been confirmed he will not play the role due to scheduling issues.


Year Award Category Result Film Ref.
2010 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special Leading Young Actor Nominated Christmas in Canaan [3]
2010 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor 14 and Over Nominated The Assistants [3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Movie Web Credits". Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  2. ^ "TV Guide Credits". Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  3. ^ a b "31st Annual Young Artist Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-06-08.

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