Brendan McCormack

Brendan is currently filming the role of Leof in the sixth and final season of action/adventure series VIKINGS created by Michael Hirst for World 2000. The final installment of Vikings will air in 2019 on History.

More recently, he appeared as Sergeant Birthistle in RTE’s historical drama REBELLION directed by Aku Louhimies for Touchpaper UK.

Brendan made his screen debut in LOVE IS A DRUG written and directed by Darren Thornton for RTÉ and soon after was cast in a leading role (Tiernan) in TV movie BELONGING TO LAURA directed by Karl Golden for Samson Films. He was seen as Vardis Egen in multi award-winning hit fantasy series GAME OF THRONES created by D.B. Weiss and George R.R. Martin for HBO.

Further television credits include Sci-Fi adventure series PRIMEVAL directed by Cilla Ware (ITV), medical drama THE CLINIC created by Orla Bleahen-Melvin and Lilie Ferrari for Parallel, Michael Hirst’s renowned period drama THE TUDORS directed by Charles McDougall for Showtime, the role of Chris in restaurant drama RAW directed by Nick Renton, BACHELORS WALK (Black & White TV), PURE MULE (Accomplice TV), FALLOUT directed by David Caffrey for Frontier Films, GEORGE GENTLY directed by Ciaran Donnelly (BBC) and played Seán in crime/drama series SINGLE-HANDED created by Barry Simner and Rob Pursey for Touchpaper UK.

Film appearances include super-natural thriller THE DAISY CHAIN directed by Aisling Walsh for Subotica, 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 Linnane’s comedy A KISS FOR JED with Ignition Films. Brendan also played a part in Irish romantic drama film ONDINE directed and written by Neil Jordan for Octagon Films.

Theatre credits include 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.