Brendan Murray

Professional Standup Comedian


Brendan Murray, a classically trained actor, has been a professional Standup Comedian and MC for over 12 years. Starting out at mega-events like Rocking the Daisies, The Flamjangled Teaparty and RAMfest, Brendan made a name for himself as an 'in-character' MC for Cape Town's Vaudeville and Renegade Bingo. He's hosted a cooking show on SABC 2 that thankfully nobody watched and performed Shakespeare in the Park at the Maynardville Theatre that was thankfully better attended. Other career highlights include: Performing Standup for some Ministers of Parliament, The Smirnoff International Comedy Festival, the Tops at Spar Bierfest and working on any international films and television shows he can.

His most recent projects include 24 hours to Live alongside Ethan Hawke (2018) and the next time you’ll see him is in HBO/Cinemax’s Warrior (2019).