Brendan Cowell - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2022

Brendan Cowell
Profession: Actor, Writer
Best Known For: Avatar: The Way of Water (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : August 16, 1976 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Brendan Cowell
Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Bruce Cowell
Mother's Name: Yvonne Cowell
Siblings: 2

Jacqui Cowell (older sister)
Belinda Cowell (older sister)

University: Charles Sturt University
Ethnicity: Australian
Nationality: Australian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Brendan Cowell?

Brendan Cowell is an actor, writer by profession, and Australian by nationality. He is best known for starring in the TV series Game of Thrones as Harrag, The Borgias, The End, film Avatar: The Way of Water as Mick Scoresby.

Brendan Cowell – Age, Parents, Siblings

Brendan Cowell was born on August 16, 1976, in Sydney, Australia, and was raised in Cronulla, Australia. His mother’s name is Yvonne Cowell and his father's name is Bruce Cowell. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- older sisters Jacqui Cowell, and Belinda Cowell who are both singers and dancers.

Brendan Cowell with his mother (Image: Instagram- posted 2014)

Education, Ethnicity

After completing high school, Brendan Cowell attended Charles Sturt University in Bathurst. He Graduated from the same with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Theatre, and Media.

His ethnicity is Australian.

Brendan Cowell – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

In 2004, Brendan Cowell began dating actress Rose Byrne, who is best known for starring in the films Star Wars II, Bridesmaids, Neighbors. He and his girlfriend dated for six years before eventually breaking up in 2010.

Brendan Cowell, Rose Byrne (Image: Getty Images)

There are no details of his dating history. Cowell is believed to be single, sans girlfriend and children.

Brendan Cowell – Career

Early Days

Cowell began his career at the young age of 8 after he was cast in a TV commercial while waiting for his sister to finish a dance rehearsal. He also worked as an actor in his teen years and his debut screen role was in the 1999 film Kick as Macca

This was followed by appearances in the films The Monkey's Mask, Floodhouse (2004), Noise (2007), Ten Empty (2008), etc, and in the episodes of the TV series Young Lions (2002), Life Support (2001-2002), Fat Cow Motel (2003), Love My Way (2004-2007), among others.

Film, Series

Since 2010, Brendan Cowell has starred in the films Beneath Hill 60 (2010), Last Cab to Darwin (2015), Observance (2015), Broke (2016), Avatar: The Way of Water (2022) as Mick Scoresby, among others. Moreover, he has also portrayed characters in the episodes of TV series The Borgias (2013), Wastelander Panda (2014), Last Cab to Darwin (2014-2016), Game of Thrones (2017), Press (2018), The Letdown (2017-2019), The End (2020), The Twelve (2022), to name a few.

Brendan Cowell in Game of Thrones (Image: IMDb)


On the set of Avatar: The Way of Water, Brendan Cowell has worked alongside Duane Evans Jr., Christopher Troy, Jake McLean, Jack Champion, Bailey Bass.


Cowell has also worked as a writer/author to intermediate success. He wrote four episodes of the TV series Life Support from 2001 to 2002. Other TV work of his as a writer includes the shows Love My Way (2004-2007), My Place (2008), films Save Your Legs (2012), The Outlaw Michael Howe (2013), Ruben Guthrie (2015).

He went on to write numerous shorts including The Dopplegangers (2002), Sweet Dreams (2002), Europe (2005), Running Down These Dreams (2002), Free (2002), Dangerous (2007), etc. Moreover, his book Plum the Book was published in 2021.

He has also done many theatre works.

Brendan Cowell in The End (Image: Bradford Zone)

Brendan Cowell – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Brendan Cowell is estimated at around $1.5 million while the figure on his annual income is not known to the public.

Brendan Cowell – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Cowell is active on Instagram with thousands of followers but seems to be absent from Twitter and Facebook.

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