Who is Brian Krause?
Brian Jeffrey Krause was born in El Toro, California USA, on 1 February 1969 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor, who’s probably still known best for his portrayal of one of the lead characters, Leo Wyatt in the hit fantasy mystery series “Charmed”, created by Constance M. Burge and which also starred Holly Marie Combs and Alyssa Milano. It follows three sisters who are witches and are fighting evil supernatural forces; the series aired from 1998 to 2006, and won five of the 25 awards it was nominated for.
Early life and education
Brian was raised in El Toro alongside his older brother Patrick by his adoptive parents Jeff and Alice Krause. He hasn’t spoken of his biological parents, and it’s not known whether or not Brian knows anything about them nor if he has met them.
He studied at El Toro High School, and simultaneously practiced acting at The Actors Workshop. Brian was interested in various other activities, including karate, football and tennis, and upon matriculating in 1987, he enrolled at Orange Coast College, from which he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1991.
Roles in TV series
Brian has been credited with appearing in more than 120 movies and TV series, and we’re about to mention some of his most notable performances in this article.
He made his debut TV series appearance with his portrayal of a student in the 1989 episode “Kangaroo Gate” of the drama “TV 101”. The following years saw him appear in an episode or two of various series, such as the 1990 adventure comedy “CBS Schoolbreak Special”, the 1993 fantasy crime comedy “Tales from the Crypt”, and the mystery crime comedy “High Tide”.
His following notable performance was in 2014, when he was cast to play Bob Danton in four episodes of the science fiction drama “Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds”, which starred Brigitte Kingsley, Mike ‘Nug’ Nahrgang and Jacob Blair, and follows the alternative Earth on which demons and magic exist. Although Brian was praised for his performance, the series was cancelled after airing five episodes because of low ratings.
In 2016, he was cast to play one of the lead characters, Trevor Haas in the drama “Turn Back Time”, which also starred Charlie Babcock and Mike James, but was cancelled after airing nine episodes. In 2018, Brian made a guest appearance as George in the episode “The Butler Did It” of the drama “Dynasty”.
His most recent TV series role has been his portrayal of Robert, one of the main characters in eight episodes of the 2021 action crime drama “Cypher”, created by Majdi Smiri and Mohamed Sayed Bisheer, and which also stars Martin Dingle Wall and Eve Mauro. The series follows the FBI crypto-analyst Will Scott, who has just cracked a coded document and learned that it’s a hit list while he’s now targeted by the list’s owner.
Roles in movies
Brian made his debut film appearance with his portrayal of Bart in the 1989 family drama “Match Point”, and the following years saw him make a guest appearance in various mediocre movies, such as the 1990 comedy “An American Summer”, the fantasy comedy “Earth Angel”, and the romantic adventure drama “Return to the Blue Lagoon” both in 1991.
Brian went on to appear in the film franchise “Bandit” portraying Lynn, while his first notable performance was in 2010, when he was cast to play Marco in the science fiction horror “Growth”, written and directed by Gabriel Cowan, and which starred Mircea Monroe, Christopher Shand and Nora Kirkpatrick. The movie follows a research facility which was twenty years ago infected by parasites, and which is now infected by a new strain of parasite threatening to kill all humans. A couple of his following roles were in the 2011 comedy “Milf Money”, thecrime thriller drama “Absolute Killers” also in 2011, and the 2012 short musical “Auradrone: Shadow”. In 2015, Brian was cast to play the lead character Jeff Trent in the horror science fiction comedy “Plan 9”, written and directed by John Johnson, and which also starred Sara Eshleman and Mister Lobo.
It follows the alien invasion of the small town of Nilbog.
Three of Brian’s most recent roles in movies have been in 2020 in the thriller “Secrets in the Water” and the short drama “Becky”, and the 2021 action adventure comedy “Hollywood.Con”. He’s currently shooting for eight upcoming movies, including the horror “The Desecrated Ones”, the family drama “Sand Trap”, and the action adventure drama “Garrison7: War Is Coming”.
Brian voiced Clem Feeney in the 2011 video game “L. A. Noire”, and three characters in the 2018 video game “Fallout 76”.
He has five producing, three writing and three directing credits. In 2003, he wrote the episode “Sense and Sense Ability” of the series “Charmed”, and in 2005 Brian wrote, directed and produced the short movie “The Mission”.
The year 2012 saw him write, direct and produce the thriller movie “Abeo Pharisee”, and in 2014, he directed the drama movie “The Studio Club”. Brian’s three other producing credits were the 2014 family movie “The Christmas Switch”, the 2016 thriller “Ribbons”, and the 2017 horror science fiction thriller “Be Afraid”.
He has received special thanks for the 2006 episode “Forever Charmed” of the series “Charmed”, as well as for the 2014 short documentary “Restoring the Spirit of Los Angeles”.
Brian has been featured in numerous documentaries, including the 2002 mini-series “I Love the ‘80s”, the 2005 movie “101 Craziest TV Moments”, and the 2018 series “Cinema Confidential”. He has also made a guest appearance in various talk-shows, such as “Actors Entertainment”, “Going to Bed with Terri Ivens” and “All Access Pass”.
Awards and nominations
Brian has been nominated for two awards: a 1992 Razzie Award for Worst New Star for his performance in the movie “Return to the Blue Lagoon”, and a 1999 Teen Choice Award for TV – Choice Sidekick for his performance in the series “Charmed”.
Love life and relationship with Alyssa Milano
Brian’s more or less secretive when it comes to his love life, but it’s still known that he was married to the actress Beth Bruce known for her portrayal of Babs in the 1994 comedy movie “Bandit: Bandit’s Silver Angel”. The two met on the set of the movie, and married on 8 July 1995 in front of their closest friends and family members. In 1996, Beth gave birth to their child Jamen, but in 2001 they divorced when Brian began cheating on Beth with Alyssa Milano, his co-star in the series “Charmed”.
The two went on to date for around two years during the series’ fourth and fifth season, but they split by the end of 2001.
Brian hasn’t spoken of any other women he has perhaps been with, however, there are rumors circulating the internet that he has three other children with two women, but this hasn’t been confirmed. As of March 2021, Brian’s single, was once married and has a child (rumored to have four).
Hobbies and other interests
Brian was once an avid soccer player, and played for his college’s team. He once considered leaving acting to play European soccer, but changed his mind and instead gave up on the sport.
He was once interested in medicine, and thought of becoming a doctor.
Brian’s a dog-lover, and has two pet dogs – Buddy and Penny – which can be seen featured in many of his Instagram pictures.
He’s still an athlete, and has been running since his early teenage years, and has run two marathons and is hoping to get the number to four by the end of 2022.
Brian has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Bruce Willis, Russell Crowe and Meryl Streep, and a couple of his favorite movies are “Pulp Fiction”, “The Gladiator” and “A Good Year”.
Age, height and net worth
Brian’s age is 52. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) and he weighs around 160lbs (72kgs).
As of March 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.