Brian McGuire

Actor, Film director

1975 –


Who is Brian McGuire?

Brian McGuire is an American actor/writer/musician/DJ/producer, most notable for the indie comedy/romance directed by Alex Holdridge, In Search of a Midnight Kiss, a black-and-white movie that mixes the sensibilities of films like Clerks, Swingers, and Before Sunset. McGuire worked as a painter and a book binder in Austin, Texas until he found acting. McGuire booked over fifty roles between 1995 and 1999 in such films as Jesus Of Judson written by Bryan Poyser and directed by Jacob Vaughn in 1996. He also starred in Greg Gilpatrick's Appetite for Construction in 1999 winning The Best Actor Award at The Cinema Texas Film Festival. Appetite For Construction went on to air on The Sundance Channel for 2 years.

In March 1999, McGuire moved to Los Angeles and became a professional DJ in the underground electro scene until 2003 when he went back to Austin, Texas to play the part of "Robert" in Alex Holdridge's 2nd feature Sexless, the only film to have won both the jury and audience award at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

After the success of Sexless McGuire turned his focus back to acting and writing and producing his own works.

In 2005 Brian started the electronic record label Lefthouse Recordings signing artists Public Access & T-Polar. In 2006 McGuire started the band Gene Wilder and booked a 2 year residency at "The Cat Club" on the sunset strip.

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Mar 4, 1975
Also known as
  • Brian Matthew McGuire
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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