Photos with Brian Donahue
BiographyQuincy, Massachusetts, USA
Mr. Donahue is originally from Quincy, Massachusetts. After high school, he attended the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy, where he excelled in football/track (National champion in the shot put), garnering interest from Div. 1 programs across the country. In 1981, he became a Texas Longhorn competing in numerous national track championships & earning the nickname "Sled Slayer" after breaking the hinges off a seven man blocking sled during practice. In 1983, Mr.Donahue trained with U.S. Olympic coach Tony Naclerio while enrolled at Iona college, New Rochelle N.Y. While at Iona he met his wife, Lori. They are proud parents of a daughter, Jessica. Read more... It was also at Iona that Mr.Donahue realized he still had a passion for acting working with Theatrical instructor Roderick Nash. It turned out the days of musical theater during high school had left an indelible impression on him. In 1986 and 1987, he was signed to contracts with the New York Jets & Green Bay Packers respectively. In 1989, he joined forces with the Toronto Argonauts of the C.F.L. After his football days were over he embarked on a pro wrestling career,most notably as the "Dublin Destroyer" with the World Wrestling Federation. It was during this time that he began to fully pursue acting with full heart. Working his way up the ranks,taking classes, auditioning, and landing commercials,some TV roles, and eventually small roles in films. Over the past 20 years his career has encompassed all the mediums of the business including film, TV, print, radio, live theatre(NYC)& Walt Disney World, stand-up comedy (Caroline's NYC) fit modeling (Tommy Hilfiger & Polo. Because of his athletic background & extensive training he has also forged a strong stunt resume. Mr. Donahue is based in New York.
Character: Brian the Alan Kalter Assaulter
Late Show with David Letterman 5th Anniversary Special 1998