Photos with Brenden Meers
BiographyColumbus, Ohio, USA
Brenden Meers was born Brenden Meers Smith. He was raised by his Mother, Angella Smith. His enjoyment of movies, and imitating characters from movies, made his choice to start a career in acting a natural one. In the summer of 2004, at the age of 13, he landed his first role in "Beowulf: Prince of the Geats," playing a Norse warrior. In the several months between landing the role and shooting started, he had to grow a full head of hair and a beard, which, surprisingly enough considering his age, he was able to do. Read more... classmates and teachers at his school due to, they said, that his new look so closely resembled the pictures of Jesus you see in churches and for sale as art prints. He took it as a compliment! The movie went through some serious delays, before being released on DVD in December, 2008. As an honor student in high school, Brenden, was able to attend a technical school program as a junior and senior studying Motion Picture and Television Production. As a student, he wrote, produced and directed his own 10 minute short film. The film is a drama and deals with the issues of child abuse across socio-economic lines. He would like to turn it into a feature length film someday. He is in the process of writing two other scripts that he would like to direct someday. Since graduating from school in 2009, he has not only concentrated on achieving his entrance into the DGA, which he will have achieved by the end of 2015 by working on feature films as a production assistant, but has worked on furthering his acting career by securing several small acting and stunt roles in films as his busy set PA schedule has allowed. His biggest role so far was in 2010 when he was cast as a main supporting actor in a SAG modified low budget film, "The Sibling," renamed, "A Resurrection", directed by Matthew Orlando, working alongside Mischa Barton, Michael Clark Duncan, Nick Jandl and several other very interesting and talented actors. AS of this writing in 2015, he has achieved SAG/AFTRA entrance and is currently (2015) starting to focus on stunt actor work as he finds he has a particular interest in the action-focus of stunt acting.