Brandon Jay McLaren - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Brandon Jay McLaren
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Firefly Lane (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $400K

Personal Details

Born on : October 15, 1980 (age 43)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Brandon Jay McLaren
Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Ira McLaren
Mother's Name: Denise McLaren
Siblings: 1

Brent McLaren (brother)

High School: Johnston Heights Secondary School
University: State University of New York at Albany
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Trinidadian, Grenadian)
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced

Miekka Tennent (2012 - 2014)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Brandon Jay McLaren?

Brandon Jay McLaren is an actor by profession and Canadian by nationality. He is well known for starring in the TV series Just Cause, Power Rangers S.P.D., Harper's Island, and films She's the Man, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, and Dead Before Dawn.

Brandon Jay McLaren – Age, Parents, Siblings

Brandon Jay McLaren’s birth took place on October 15, 1980, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His mother’s name is Denise McLaren and his father's name is Ira McLaren. His parents raised him alongside his sibling, a brother named Brent McLaren.

Brandon Jay McLaren with his mother (left), and father (right) (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Brandon Jay McLaren attended Johnston Heights Secondary School, graduating from the same. He went on to attend the State University of New York at Albany on a football scholarship from where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Human Biology. He played football in college and took theater courses.

His ethnicity includes Trinidadian and Grenadian.

Brandon Jay McLaren – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Brandon Jay McLaren was married to Miekka Tennent having tied the knot in late 2011 or early 2012. They divorced in December 2014 after nearly three years of marriage. He does not have any children with his ex-wife.

McLaren is currently believed to be single, sans a girlfriend. He was dating Emma Lahana from 2005 to 2006.

Brandon Jay McLaren played football in college (Image: Instagram)

Brandon Jay McLaren – Career

Early Days

McLaren began his career as an actor in the early 2000s. His debut role was in the 2002 film D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear and in an episode of the TV series Just Cause. This was followed by minor appearances in the films Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed and in episodes of The Chris Isaak Show (2003), Smallville (2004), The Days (2004), etc.

Finally, Brandon Jay McLaren was cast as Jack Landors/Red SPD Ranger in the TV series Power Rangers S.P.D. He portrayed the character for a total of 38 episodes in 2005.

Films, Series

Over the years Brandon Jay McLaren has starred in the films She's the Man (2006), Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts (2009), Ratko: The Dictator's Son (2010), Tucker & Dale vs Evil (2011), Dead Before Dawn (2012), Plush (2013), among others.

Similarly, he has appeared in over two dozen TV series. Some are namely Harper's Island (2008), Being Erica (2010), The Killing (2011-2012), Graceland (2013-2015), Slasher (2016), Ransom (2017-2019), UnREAL (2018), Firefly Lane (2021), Turner & Hooch (2021), among others.

Brandon Jay McLaren in Firefly Lane (Image: US Magazine)


On the set of Firefly Lane, Brandon Jay McLaren has worked with Beau Garrett, Jon-Michael Ecker, Roan Curtis, Patrick Sabongui, and Jenna Rosenow.

Brandon Jay McLaren – Awards, Nominations

In 2015, McLaren was awarded the Golden Maple Award for Best Actor in a TV series broadcast in the U.S. for his role in Graceland.

Brandon Jay McLaren – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of McLaren is estimated to be around $400 thousand while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Brandon Jay McLaren – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Brandon Jay McLaren is followed by thousands of followers.

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