There are many talented entertainers out there who have carved a niche for themselves as movie actors. Whereas few of them settle as movie actors, the likes of Brian Geraghty manage to combine both acting in movies and television series. In both, he still leaves his fans awed at their impressive performances in the two genres.
Brian is a multi-award-winning American actor who is known for his roles in movies like The Hurt Locker which earned him the Best Ensemble Award by Gotham Award and Flight where he starred alongside Denzel Washington. Since his rise to stardom, Geraghty has remained one of the finest actors in the movie industry.
Read below, the biography and other celebrity facts about the New Jersey-born actor.
Brian Geraghty – Biography
Folks that watched Law & Order in the late 90s would have confirmed the discernable talent of the young Brian Gerathy who played the role of Philip Ludwick in the Television series. Although he was in his early 20s when he made his first screen appearance, he has fast grown into a famous actor. Brian Timothy Geraghty was born on May 13, 1975, in Toms River, New Jersey in the United States of America. He is of Irish ethnicity and holds American Nationality.
Little or Nothing is known about his childhood, family background inclusive of where he grew up but one thing we know is that Brian was educated at the public comprehensive school known Toms River High School East where he finished in 1993. With a passion for acting developed at his very young age, he attended Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre where he studied acting.
His Movies and TV Shows
Brian Geraghty’s acting career took off with his television series appearances far back in 1999. He starred in The Sopranos where he played as a Counter boy. With his impressive performance, he earned a subsequent role in Law & Order where he played the role of Philip Ludwick. In 2001, he was Ari in Ed before he landed another role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Peter Butler. He did so well in the television series before he landed his first film role in a 2002 film titled Petty Crimes where he assumed the character of Rookie Cop. The same year, Brian starred in Town Diary and played the role of Young Frank Ryan.
Geraghty landed a career breakthrough role in 2009 when he starred in The Hurt Locker. In the film, he portrayed the character of Specialist Owen. The film recorded commercial success and earned him two awards; Washington D.C Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble and Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble.
In his film career, Brian Geraghty has starred in over 35 films which the popular ones amongst them being Kilimanjaro (2013), The Identical (2014), My Day of Mercy (2017). In television career, he has credits in well over 12 series some of which include Boardwalk Empire (2013), Chicago P.D (2014 – 2016) Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2015).
His contributions in the industry have earned him about 10 different movie award nominations, 3 of which he went home with. They are Hollywood Film Awards (2006), Washington DC Film Critics Award (2009) and Gotham Awards.
Other Celebrity Facts About Brian Geraghty
1. His Net worth
Brian Geraghty has dug a pot of gold in the entertainment industry since his career took off in 1999. His net worth is estimated at $16 million, a sum he most probably made from starring in a good number of films and television series. Though his major source of income is HIS paychequeS from his career as an actor, he, however, makes other tangible income from advertorial commercials.
2. He Is Still Single
Brian has never been married despite the wealth and fame he commands. The talented actor has been involved in a series of romantic affairs with several women including Laura Ramsey and Kristen Ritter. He was recently rumored to be in a hot romance with the Spanish model – Amber Kekich. They were said to have been spotted in several locations hanging out. The reason he has not walked down to the aisle with any woman is still puzzling to his teeming fans. He seems to be more focused on his acting career than settling down for marriage. According to his Wikipedia page, Brian enjoys surfing in his free time.
3. The family of Brian Geraghty
Brian was born to Dennis Geraghty and as at the time his birth, his father earned his living as a commercial bus driver. There is no information regarding the other members of his family like who his mother is or other siblings as of the time of this write-up.
4. His Height and Weight
Brian Geraghty is quite a handsome and intelligent man. He stands at a height of 5 ft 8 inches (1.76m) tall and his frame is complemented by his weight of 84 kg (185lb).