Emmett J. Scanlan

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Emmett J. Scanlan
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BornEmmett John Scanlan
(1979-01-31) 31 January 1979 (age 42)
Clontarf Dublin, Ireland
OccupationActor
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2015)
Children2

Emmett John Scanlan (born 31 January 1979)[1][2] is an Irish actor from Finglas, Dublin. He is best known for playing Brendan Brady in Hollyoaks. He appeared in the BBC Two drama The Fall in 2013 and 2014, Peaky Blinders Series 5, and Breakdown in which he appears alongside Craig Fairbrass, James Cosmo, Bruce Payne, Olivia Grant and Tamer Hassan.

Scanlan has acted in BBC Three's In The Flesh series 2, and Guardians of the Galaxy.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Triple Bill Jack Short
2006 Studs Jake
2006 Mebollix Copier man Short
2007 Shattered Matt Connolly
2008 Christian Blake Floyd
2008 Anton Prison Officer McMahon
2008 Freakdog Stranger
2008 Colour From The Dark Luigi
2008 The Bet Anthony
2008 Pass Them On James Collins Short
2009 Savage Gym changing room guy 1
2009 The Rise of the Bricks Ste
2009 3 Crosses Jonnie Linski
2010 Lapse Guy Post-Production
2010 BLOOD Guy
2010 Imperfect Couple Him Short
2010 Glassjaw Christian Connolly Short
2011 Charlie Casanova Charlie Barnum
2011 Legends of Valhalla: Thor Sindri Voice
2011 Analogue Love Guy Short
2012 Black Coffee Him Short
2012 The Inside Hughie
2012 Big Top Lead role Short
2013 Personal Appearance Lead role Short Film
2014 Patrick's Day Concierge Post-Production
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy[3] Head Riot Guard
2016 Breakdown Connor Moran
2018 In the Cloud Alfie
2020 Here Are the Young Men Homeless Man

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 The Big Bow Wow Robert 3 episodes
2007 Paddywhackery Stephen 2 episodes
2008 The Roaring Twenties Pierre Leguin 3 episodes
2008–2009 The Clinic Jimmy Rice 2 episodes
2009 Marú John Cousins Episode: "The Murder of John Cousins"
2009 The Phone The Operator 6 episodes
2009 Mattie Paul Episode: "The Pilot"
2010 The Guards Diarmuid O'Briain 2 episodes
2010 Mariana Leonard Dalton 2 episodes
2010 Hollyoaks: King of Hearts Brendan Brady 1 episode
2010–2013 Hollyoaks series regular, 340 episodes
2012 Hollyoaks Later 5 episodes
2013–2016 The Fall D.C. Glenn Martin Series 1 (4 episodes; recurring)
Series 2 (5 episodes; main)
Series 3 (main)
2014 In the Flesh Simon 6 episodes
2014 Atlantis Delmos 3 episodes
2014–2015 Constantine Jim Corrigan 2 episodes
2015 A.D. The Bible Continues Saul of Tarsus 6 episodes
2015 No Offence Andrew Curtis 8 Part series
2016 Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands Skellen 13 Part series
2017 My daughter is missing Alek TV movie
2018 Safe Josh 7 episodes
2018 Butterfly Stephen Duffy 3 episodes
2019 Krypton Lobo 4 episodes
2019 Peaky Blinders Billy Grade 3 episodes
2019 Treadstone Spencer 3 episodes
2020 Gangs of London Jack O'Doherty 3 episodes
2020 The Deceived Michael Callaghan 4 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Result Award Category Film or series Character
2011 Won British Soap Awards Villain of the Year Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won British Soap Awards Best Newcomer Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Best Actor Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Onscreen Partnership (with Kieron Richardson) Hollyoaks Brendan Brady (with Ste Hay)
Shortlisted* TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actor Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Shortlisted* TV Choice Awards Best Soap Newcomer Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won Melbourne Underground Film Festival Best Actor[4] Charlie Casanova Charlie Barnum
2012 Shortlisted* TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actor Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Best Actor[5] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won Inside Soap Awards Best Actor[6] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won Inside Soap Awards Best Bad Boy[6] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated* National Television Awards Outstanding Serial Drama Performance Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated Irish Film & Television Awards Rising Star Award
2013 Won British Soap Awards Best Onscreen Partnership (with Kieron Richardson)[7] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady (with Ste Hay)
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Best Actor[7] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Villain of the Year[7] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Exit[7] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Nominated National Television Awards Most Popular Serial Drama Performance Hollyoaks Brendan Brady
Won All About Soap Awards Forbidden Romance (with Kieron Richardson)[8] Hollyoaks Brendan Brady (with Ste Hay)
  • (*) means there were two main rounds of nominations for that category. Shortlisted means he made it to the second and final round of voting.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RTÉ Television – Hollywood Trials: Emmett Scanlan". Raidió Teilifís Éireann.
  2. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1631384/.html[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Scanlan, Emmett J. (19 February 2014). "Myself & the brilliant @KarenGillan2 in @JamesGunn AWESOME LOOKING #GuardiansOfTheGalaxypic.twitter.com/S2Uma3Lf7q".[non-primary source needed]
  4. ^ "Irish Film 'Charlie Casanova' Wins Three Top Awards at Melbourne Film Festival". iftn.ie. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  5. ^ "British Soap Awards 2012 – winners in full". Digital Spy. 19 April 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Ireland's Scanlan wins Best Soap Actor". RTÉ Ten. 25 September 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2012.
  7. ^ a b c d "British Soap Awards 2013 – winners in full". Digital Spy. 18 May 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  8. ^ "'Hollyoaks' leads 2013 All About Soap Award winners". Digital Spy. 24 March 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.

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