Brian Vernel is a Scottish actor. He started his acting career in 2011, appearing in 3 episodes of The Field of Blood. He later played Dale Lomax in the ITV series Prey and Tam in Grantchester. In 2015, he starred as Stuart ‘Fats’ Wall in the miniseries The Casual Vacancy. He also played Odda the Younger, a recurring character in The Last Kingdom. He later guest-starred in The Missing, Doctor Who, and The Tunnel. In 2018, he played the role of Mikey Gowans in the miniseries Collateral. In the movies, he debuted in 2015’s Offender. He next had performances in Let Us Prey, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, Dunkirk, and Papillion.