Brian McNamara

About Brian McNamara

Who is it?: Actor, Producer, Director
Birth Day: November 21, 1960
Birth Place:  Long Island, New York, United States
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1986-present
Spouse(s): ? (divorced) 2 children

Brian McNamara

Brian McNamara was born on November 21, 1960 in  Long Island, New York, United States, is Actor, Producer, Director. Brian McNamara is a character actor, director and producer who has made over 100 TV and film appearances. His first major role was in the Garry Marshall comedy drama The Flamingo Kid (1984) with Matt Dillon. He then went on to star opposite Ally Sheedy and Steve Guttenberg in the John Badham science fiction project Short Circuit (1986), which performed well at the box office. The following year he put in a solid lead performance as Dean Karny in the thriller Billionaire Boys Club (1987): the film was based on an actual event and co-starred Judd Nelson and John Stockwell.Brian switched easily into slapstick comedy next with a supporting role in Caddyshack II (1988), where he shared the screen with veteran comedians Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, and Jackie Mason. He helped Jeff Daniels and John Goodman battle grossly mutated spiders in the Frank Marshall horror comedy Arachnophobia (1990), and shined in the romantic comedy Mystery Date (1991) opposite Ethan Hawke and Teri Polo.Since then he has maintained a steady career in film - most notably a great performance in the independent film The Tillamook Treasure (2006) and has notched up countless appearances in quality TV shows likeThe O.C. (2003), Monk (2002), Loi Thi Tham Cua Nhung Bong Ma (2005), a lead role in Manhattan, AZ (2000) and, more recently, starred in Army Wives (2007).Brian made his directorial debut with the thriller Lost Signal (2006), which he also starred in. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his performance in Billionaire Boys Club (1987).
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Popular As Brian McNamara
Occupation Actor
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 21, 1960 ( Long Island, New York, United States)
Birthday November 21
Town/City  Long Island, New York, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Brian McNamara’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Brian McNamara was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

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One of his earliest roles was as Greg, Alex Keaton's friend who is killed in a car accident in the 1987 Family Ties episode "A, My Name Is Alex" for which the Writer won an Emmy Award. He had a lead role in the short-lived 1989 NBC sitcom The Nutt House. He also starred in the Disney sci-fi tele-movie Earth Star Voyager and had a lead role on the television series Manhattan, AZ in 2000. He had a starring role in the film The Legend of Tillamook's Gold. Most recently, McNamara had a starring role as General Holden, husband of Claudia-Joy Holden (Kim Delaney), on the Lifetime series Army Wives (2007-2013). He also played Todd Young, in Caddyshack II (1988). He guest starred in the 2010 NCIS: Los Angeles episode "Little Angels".


He has had roles in numerous motion pictures including Arachnophobia and Short Circuit. He has guest starred in the television series Seinfeld, NYPD Blue, St. Elsewhere, JAG, Ned & Stacey, The O.C., Star Trek: Voyager, Mad About You, Matlock, Diagnosis: Murder, Ellen, Murder, She Wrote, Murphy Brown, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Army Wives. He also starred in the 2000 television movie A Diva's Christmas Carol.


In 2015, McNamara guest starred in CSI: Cyber.


In 2017, he guest starred in Hawaii Five-O's Season 7, Episode 22, Waimaka 'ele'ele.

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