Bryan Callen got his start in the industry as a member of the original cast of the MTV sketch comedy series Mad TV. He went on to star in The Goldbergs and its spin-off Schooled, as well as the critically acclaimed series Oz, 7th Heaven, and Death Valley.
In addition to co-creating and co-hosting the podcast “The Fighter and the Kid” with Brendan Schaub, Callen has starred in a wide variety of films.
Bryan Callen Early Life & Education
Bryan Callen, the son of American parents Michael and Victoria, was born on a military installation in Manila, Philippines on January 26, 1967. He spent his formative years in India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Greece as a result of his father’s work as an international banker.
Callen eventually made his way to the United States, where he enrolled in Northfield Mount Hermon High School in Gill, Massachusetts. Soon after finishing high school in 1985, he enrolled at American University in Washington, DC, where he eventually earned a bachelor’s degree in history.
Bryan Callen Further Television Career
In the years following his departure from “Mad TV,” Callen appeared as a special guest star on the sitcom “NewsRadio” and in recurrent roles on the prison drama “Oz.” Soon after, he guest starred on such shows as Frasier, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, S**x, and the City, and The West Wing.
Callen played George “Vic” Vickery, a recurrent character on “7th Heaven,” from 2004 to 2006. At the time, he was also a prominent cast member on the canceled Showtime series Fat Actress.
Between 2006 to 2009, Callen played Bilson, a recurrent character on the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.” Meanwhile, he appeared in two episodes of “Entourage” as Rob Rubino between 2006 and 2007.
In 2008, Callen made one of his longest television appearances on the reality comedy series “truTV Presents: World’s Dumbest…” and remained on the show until 2014. During that time, he also made guest appearances on episodes including “CSI: Miami” and “Californication,” as well as “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.”
In addition to his work on “In Plain Sight,” Callen has hosted the reality show “Bank of Hollywood” and acted in the MTV horror comedy mockumentary series “Death Valley.” 2014 marked the beginning of Callen’s two big recurring roles, as Garo Kassabian on the drama series
“Kingdom” and as high school gym instructor and coach Rick Mellor on the sitcom “The Goldbergs.” On the spinoff series “Schooled,” which aired for two seasons in 2019 and 2020, he resumed the latter role as the show’s main protagonist.
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— Bryan Callen (@bryancallen) September 29, 2022
Bryan Callen Film Career
Early in his cinematic career, Callen had small roles in movies including “Mail Bonding,” “Driven to Drink,” and “Live from Baghdad.
” Both the 2003 comedy “Bad Santa” and “Old School” featured him in small roles. Over the years, Callen appeared in several comedic films, including “Scary Movie 4”, “The Hangover,” “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard,” and “The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It,” in which he played the lead part.
The comedies “Ride Along,” “About Last Night,” “Walk of Shame,” and “My Man is a Loser” are among his other film credits. Callen also has a role in the 2019 psychological thriller “Joker,” opposite Joaquin Phoenix as the title character’s coworker.
Bryan Callen’s Net Worth
As an American actor and comedian, Bryan Callen has amassed a net worth of $2.5 million.
In 2012, Callen co-created the podcast “Ten Minute Podcast” with fellow comedians and actors Chris D’Elia and Will Sasso. Tommy Blacha and Chad Kultgen eventually took over for Callen and D’Elia.
Callen and Brendan Schaub, a former professional MMA fighter, launched a podcast called “The Fighter and the Kid” in 2015. In 2016, the duo took their podcast on the road and performed across the country.
Callen put his home in Venice, California on the market in October 2018 for $1.9 million. In 2016, he paid $1.4 million to purchase the house. You can check TheActiveNews.Com for the latest information.