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Hallmark Actor: Brendan Penny

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Brendan James Penny is a Canadian actor who was born on November 9, 1978. His acting career began in 2003. He began acting on the Hallmark Channel in 2014.

He studied accounting at Fanshawe College, but he always had a desire to pursue an acting career.

Brendan Penny and co-star Jessica Lowndes

Brendan Penny and co-star Jessica Lowndes

Brendan Penny's Hallmark Movies


Along Came a Nanny, October 12, 2015

Sarah Lancaster and Cameron Mathison

A string of robberies take place in an upscale neighborhood. A male goes undercover as a nanny to catch the thief.

Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die, August 2, 2015

Brandan Penny is in a supporting role with Dylan Neal and Brooke Burns

Detectives are at a gourmet conference when a murder takes place.

'Tis the Season for Love, November 1,2015

Sarah Lancaster

A woman from a small town moved to New York to pursue her dreams. When she returns to her hometown for the holidays, she realizes that maybe her dreams have been right in front of her all the time.

Chesapeake Shores Season 1, August 14-October 9, 2016

Jesse Metcalfe and others

Life happens for the townspeople of Chesapeake Shores, Maryland.

Autumn in the Vineyard, October 8, 2016

Rachael Leigh Cook

Two men are forced to divide a vineyard right down the middle when they both claim ownership to a farm. They are forced to work alongside each other to see who could bring in a harvest for the best wine competition.

A Dash of Love, February 11, 2017

Jen Lilley

An aspiring chef gets her dream job at her idol's restaurant, When she befriends the handsome executive chef, they are both wrongly fired. They open their own eatery to prove their food is much better.

Summer in the Vineyard, August 12, 2017

Rachel Leigh Cook

This is the sequel to Autumn in the Vineyard. A couple is getting ready fro the Summer Fest, the town's largest event. Their new wine will be revealed

Cheapeake Shores Season 2, August 6 - October 7, 2017

Jesse Metcalfe and others

Life continues for the townspeople of Chesapeake Shores, Maryland.

Magical Christmas Ornaments, December 3, 2017

Jessica Lowndes

A woman's Christmas spirit is reawakened when her mother sends her the family’s Christmas ornaments. Each ornament brings a positive change in the woman's life.

Pride, Prejudice, and Mistletoe, November 23, 2018

Lacey Chabert

A career woman who hasn't found love returns home to help her mother plan a charity event when her life is turned upside down.

Chesapeake Shores Season 3, August 5 - October 23, 2018

Jesse Metcalfe and others

Life continues for the townspeople of Chesapeake Shores, Maryland.

Valentine in the Vineyard, February 2, 2019

Rachael Leigh Cook

Winemakers are partners in love and business,.

Easter Under Wraps, April 20, 2019

Fiona Gubelmann

A woman goes undercover at her family's chocolate plant to see why sales are down. She meets the head chocolatier who has new ideas for the Easter product line.

Chesapeake Shores Season 4, August 25-September 29, 2019

Jesse Metcalfe and others

Life continues for the townspeople of Chesapeake Shores, Maryland.

The Secret Ingredient, February 14, 2020`

Erin Cahill

A small-town baker is invited to compete on a Valentine's Day baking show in New York City. She gets a big surprise when she runs into her ex-fiancé.

A Little Christmas Charm, December 6, 2020

Ashley Greene

A jewelry designer finds a lost charm bracelet and teams up with a persistant investigative reporter to find the owner and return the bracelet by Christmas Eve.

Beverly Hills Wedding, February 6, 2021

Brooke D'Orsay

A photographer wins her younger sister an all-expenses-paid wedding in Beverly Hills. The sister is surprised to learn that her ex-boyfriend is the best man.

Chesapeake Shores Season 5, August 15 - October 17, 2021

Robert Buckley and others

An eccentric and wealthy developer come to Chesapeake Shores, Maryland.

Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas, November 27, 2021

Jessy Schram

A woman with amnesia catches a ride with her handsome nurse during the holidays to find clues to her identity.

Brendan Penny and Sarah Lancaster in 'Tis the Season for Love

Brendan Penny and Sarah Lancaster in 'Tis the Season for Love

Brendan loves appearing in Hallmark movies. He says he never wants to stop doing that. He told TV Goodness in an interview back in 2017, "I'll do Hallmark movies for the rest of my life if they let me."

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"In the Vineyard" Series

Brendan stars in the In The Vineyard series that contains three movies with Rachel Leigh Cook.

  1. Autumn in the Vineyard
  2. Summer in the Vineyard
  3. Valentine in the Vineyard

All three of the movies are centered around the owners of two rival vineyards who end up finding love.

"Chesapeake Shores"

Brendan became a fan favorite in Chesapeake Shores in 2016 where he plays Kevin O'Brien, a veteran who returns home to his family in Chesapeake Shores, Maryland. Because Brendan is not a veteran, he consulted with John Tinker, a former veteran and one of the showrunners on the series to get the scope on what it's like to be a veteran.

The actor performed in five seasons of Chesapeake Shores that premiered on the Hallmark Channel from August 14, 2016 through October 17, 2021.

Personal Life

There is not much personal information found about the actor in the media. There is limited information on his Wikipedia page. Research reveals he has been married since 2010. He and his wife have a son and daughter, but the actor doesn't share information or photos of his family online.

While he hasn't revealed his wife and children's names, he has shared that his dog's name is Daphne, and his cat's name is Pumpkin.


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