Brendan McCormack

Brendan played Vardis Egen in multi award-winning hit fantasy series GAME OF THRONES, created by D.B. Weiss and George R.R. Martin for HBO. He made his on screen debut in LOVE IS A DRUG written and directed by Darren Thorton for RTÉ and soon after played the title role (Tiernan) in TV movie BELONGING TO LAURA directed by Karl Golden with Samson Films. His television credits include sci-fi adventure series PRIMEVAL directed by Cilla Ware (ITV), award-winning medical drama THE CLINIC created by Orla Bleahen-Melvin and Lilie Ferrari for Parallel Films, Michael Hirsts’ THE TUDORS directed by Charles MacDougall (Showtime), Chris in restaurant drama RAW directed by Nick Renton for Octagon, BACHELOR’S WALK (Black & White TV), PURE MULE (Accomplice TV), FALLOUT (dir. David Caffrey) for Frontier Films, GEORGE GENTLY directed by Ciaran Donnelly (BBC) and was seen as Sean in crime/drama series SINGLE-HANDED created by Barry Simner and Rob Pursey for Touchpaper UK.

Film appearances include super-natural thiller THE DAISY CHAIN directed by Aisling Walsh for Subotica Films, Czech TV movie LITTLE FOXES written and directed by Mira Fornay (Samson Films), 8.5 HOURS (Instigator Films), TUFTY HUNTER (Warrior Films), CORDUROY (Emu Productions), I HATE MUSICALS – THE MUSICAL (Tilted Pictures), SENSATION written and directed by Tom Hall for Blinder Films, WEST OF EDEN (NFTS UK) and Maurice Linnanes’ comedy A KISS FOR JED with Ignition Films. He also played a part opposite Colin Farrell in Neil Jordan’s feature film ONDINE (Octagon Films).

Theatre work includes EURIPIDES (Actors Studio), Immanuel in HARRY, MOON AND NIGHT and Jean in MISS JULIE (New York), ACTION MOVIE directed by Darren Thornton with Calipso Theatre Company,  EPIC (New Theatre) and played the title role in LOVE 2.0 directed by Deirdre Molly at Project Arts Centre.