Brendan Penny is a Canadian actor. His acting career started in the early 2000s. He first had guest roles on television, such as on The L Word and Supernatural. His first main role on the small screen was as A.J. Varland on Whistler. However, the show was short-lived. From 2009 to 2010, he starred on the Canadian sitcom The Assistants. In the 2010s, he became widely known for his role as Detective Brian Lucas on the television series Motive. As of 2016, he stars as Kevin O’Brien on the Hallmark Channel series Chesapeake Shores. Also, he played a supporting role in the movie I Love You, Beth Cooper.