Brendan Fehr

Brendan Fehr

Fehr at the ATX TV Festival 2014 for Roswell
Born (1977-10-29) October 29, 1977
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
  • Actor
  • model
Years active 1987–present
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Spouse(s) Jennifer Rowley (2006–present)
Partner(s) Majandra Delfino (2001-2003)
Children James Olivia Fehr
Ellison Jane Fehr
Ondine Carda Kitty-Fehr

Brendan Jacob Joel Fehr (born October 29, 1977) is a Canadian film and television actor, perhaps best known for portraying Michael Guerin in the WB television series Roswell, Jared Booth in Bones, and for portraying Laboratory Tech Dan Cooper in CSI: Miami. In 2008, Fehr won a Gemini Award for "Hottest Canadian Male TV Star". Brendan currently plays Dr. Drew Alister on the NBC drama The Night Shift.

Early life

Fehr was born in New Westminster, British Columbia, to a mother who worked as a correctional case manager and a father who was a yacht manufacturer.[1][2] He moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1990, and was raised a strict Mennonite.[3] He graduated in 1995 from Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute.


Fehr has modeled for Levi's, Calvin Klein, Emporio Armani, DKNY Jeans and his pictures appeared in magazines. In 1996 he was cast in an early Internet soap opera, CR6. He broke into television in 1997 when he was cast in Breaker High. He enjoyed a regular role on the Sci-Fi TV series Roswell from 1999 to 2002. In 2001, Fehr starred in the U2 video "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of". He plays a rookie football player named Paul Hewson (Bono's real name), who blows what would have been the game winning kick in an American football game as the ball hit the goal post. He appeared in Vanessa Carlton's video "Pretty Baby".

Since 2008, he has starred as Jake Stanton in the ABC mini-series Samurai Girl, and he has had a recurring role as the character Jared Booth on Bones. Fehr recently played a businessman in A Christmas Kiss and the navigator of a U.S. warship in the movie X-Men First Class.

In 2014, Brendan began playing the role of Dr. Drew Alister, an Army vet and surgeon at a San Antonio hospital, in the NBC drama The Night Shift. The show was renewed for a second season, which will take place in 2015.[4]

Personal life

Fehr was in a relationship with and was engaged briefly to his Roswell costar and onscreen love interest Majandra Delfino between 2001 and 2003. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Jennifer Rowley, whom he married in July 2006. The couple have three daughters: James Olivia (b. March 26, 2008), Ellison Jane (b. January 23, 2011) and Ondine Carda Kitty (b. January 18, 2013).[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Hand Hart
Disturbing Behavior Brendan – Motor Jock
2000 Christina's House Eddy Duncan
Final Destination George Waggner
2001 Kill Me Later Billy
The Forsaken Nick
2002 Long Shot Danny
Edge of Madness Simon Herron
2003 Biker Boyz Stuntman
Nemesis Game Dennis Reveni
2004 Childstar Chip Metzger
Sugar Butch
2005 The Long Weekend Edward 'Ed' Waxman
2006 Comeback Season Paul
2007 The Fifth Patient Vince Callow
2008 The Other Side of the Tracks Josh
2010 Fort McCoy Sgt. Dominic Rossi
2011 X-Men: First Class American Soldier aboard Fleet vessel Communications officer
2012 Silent Night Deputy Jordan
2012 Roswell FM Jay Rathbone
2013 Only I Orion Smith
2013 13 Eerie Daniel
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Rhomann Dey's Partner


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Breaker High Price Montague Episode: "Tamara Has Two Faces"
1998 Every Mother's Worst Fear Alan TV movie
Night Man Eric Episode: "It Came from Out of the Sky"
Perfect Little Angels Mitch Furress TV movie
1998, 1999 Millennium Kevin Galbraith / Nick Carfagna Episodes: "The Pest House", "Collateral Damage"
1999 The New Addams Family Sam Sedgwick Episode: "Wednesday's Crush"
Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge Barry Bennett TV movie
1999–2002 Roswell Michael Guerin Main role, 61 episodes
2005–08 CSI: Miami Dan Cooper Recurring role, 35 episodes
2008 Samurai Girl Jake Stanton Miniseries
2008–10 Bones Jared Booth Recurring role, 5 episodes
2010 The Cutting Edge: Fire and Ice James McKinsey TV movie
Ice Quake Michael Webster TV movie
CSI: NY Al Branson Episode: "Tales from the Undercard"
2011 And Baby Will Fall David Rose TV movie
A Christmas Kiss Adam Hughes TV movie
2011–12 Nikita Steven Episodes: "Coup de Grace", "Dead Drop"
2012 Adopting Terror Kevin Anderson TV Movie
2013 Longmire Greg Collette Episode: "Carcasses"
2014 House of Secrets Tyler Jordan TV Movie
2014–present The Night Shift Dr. Drew Alister Main role
2016 Better Call Saul Bauer Episode: "Fifi"
2016 Real Detective Detective Mike Ciesinsky TV Series "Vengeance"

Awards and nominations

Saturn Award

Gemini Award

Genie Award

Teen Choice Awards


  1. "Brendan Fehr // Online". Retrieved 2012-05-08.
  2. Brendan Fehr profile at
  3. Biodata
  4. Kondolojy, Amanda (July 1, 2014). "'The Night Shift' Renewed for Second Season by NBC". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on July 7, 2014. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  5. Personal profi;e at Archived January 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
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