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Brendan Meyer
Born (1994-10-02) October 2, 1994 (age 25)
Years active2005–present

Brendan Meyer (born October 2, 1994)[1] is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his role as Adam Young in Mr. Young and Nelson Ort on the television show Dinosapien. In 2016, he appeared in the Netflix series The OA.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story Goalie
2006 For the Love of a Child David
2007 The Secret of the Nutcracker Frank
2008 Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale Little Brat
2008 A Pickle Kelly Short film
2009 Christmas in Canaan Bobby
2010 Tooth Fairy Ben[3]
2012 Girl vs. Monster Henry
2013 Garage Sale Mystery Logan
2014 The Guest Luke Peterson[4]
2014 Starving in Suburbia Leo[5]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Dinosapien Nelson Ort[3] 15 episodes
2007 Blood Ties Travis Deskin[3] Episode: "Post Partum"
2009 The Assistants Barry Collins Episode: "The Break Up"
2010–2013 R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Will Johnston, Nathan Episodes: The Dead Body, Creature Feature Parts 1 & 2, and The Dead Body: Part 2
2011–2013 Mr. Young Adam Young[6] Lead role
2013 Life with Boys Blake Episode: Girl-Entines Day With Boys
2013 Cedar Cove Anson Episode: "Help Wanted"
2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mark Powell Episode: "The Fallen"
2014 The 100 Myles 3 episodes
2015 Backstrom Claudio Moretti Episode: "Bogeyman"
2015 Falling Skies Kyle Episode: "Respite"
2015 Best Friends Whenever The Rob Episode: "A Time to Rob and Slam"
2015 Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 Jake Powell[7] 16 mini-episodes
2015 Motive Wesley "Wes" Hillridge Episode: "Fallen"
2015, 2016 iZombie Austin Episodes: "Zombie Bro" & "Reflections of the Way Liv Used to Be"
2016 T@gged Eric/Dunbar Rakes Main role (season 1); guest (season 3)
2016 Fear the Walking Dead Jake Powell[8] Episode: "Ouroboros"
2016-2019 The OA Jesse Main role

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2010 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special Leading Young Actor[9] Christmas in Canaan Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor 14 and Over[9] The Assistants Nominated


  1. ^ "Brendan Meyer – WDW". Retrieved 2013-01-16.
  2. ^ Pedersen, Erik (December 12, 2016). "'The OA' Trailer: Netflix Releases First Look & Sets Premiere Date For Drama". Deadline. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Movie Web Credits". Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  4. ^ "'You're Next' Filmmakers Cast Lance Reddick, Brendan Meyer in 'The Guest' (Exclusive)". Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Brendan Meyer Previews Lifetime Original Movie 'Thinspiration'". Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  6. ^ "TV Guide Credits". Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  7. ^ "FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: FLIGHT 462 Is Here!". Archived from the original on 20 September 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Fear The Walking Dead" Recap: 'Ouroboros'". Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  9. ^ a b "31st Annual Young Artist Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-06-08.
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