Josh Brener is an American actor who is famous for playing the role of “Nelson ‘Big Head’ Bighetti” in the television series Silicon Valley (2014). His other prominent works include the television series Maron (2013) and The Big Bang Theory (2013). As a voice-over artist, he has lent his voice in various animated television series like 101 Dalmatian Street Shorts (2018-2019), DuckTales (2017-2020), and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018-2020).
Josh Brener was born as Joshua M. Brener The Crimson on Monday, October 1, 1984 (age 36 years; as of 2020), in Houston, Texas. He attended Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas. Later, he pursued his graduation at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Harvard Gazette Josh Brener was the president of Hasty Pudding Theatricals, a theatrical organization of students of Harvard University, where he developed his improv and comedy skills. Post his graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
In 2015, Josh Brener and his wife, Meghan Falcone, purchased a Hollywood Hills home for 1.2 million dollars. It is situated just above the historic Beachwood Canyon, Los Angeles, California. Variety
Family & Ethnicity
Josh Brener belongs to a Jewish family. YouTube
Parents & Siblings
Josh Brener’s father’s name is Daniel Brener, and his mother’s name is Sharon Brener. He has two brothers, Marc Brener, who works as a writer and director, and Seth Brener.
Relationships, Wife & Children
Josh Brener’s wife, Meghan Falcone, is an American actress who is popular for appearing in the television series Foursome (2016) in which she played the role of Courtney Todd.
Since his television debut Overkill (2008) in which he played the role of The Overkiller, Josh Brener appeared in various shows like Glory Daze (2010), House of Lies (2012), Workaholics (2013), etc. He gained popularity for playing the recurring role of Dale in the American television sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2013).
In the same year, he starred as Kyle in the show Maron. In 2014, he struck stardom with the Emmy Award-winning tech comedy show Silicon Valley in which he played one of the protagonists “Nelson ‘Big Head’ Bighetti.”
In 2018, he played the role of Dave Albers in the show Highly Gifted. In 2016, he started working as a voice-over artist and lent his voice for the characters of Chadd Gold, and Nils in the animated series Future-Worm!. Later, he lent his voice in various animated series such as 101 Dalmatian Street Shorts (2018-2019), DuckTales (2017-2020), Star Wars Resistance (2018-2020), and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018-2020).
In 2013, Josh Brener made his film debut with The Internship in which he played the role of Lyle.
Later, he starred in several films like Welcome to Happiness (2015), The Rumperbutts (2015), The Belko Experiment (2016), etc.
In 2016, he lent his voice in the film Max Steel for the character of Steel. Thereafter, in the same year, he played the role of David in the film Baked in Brooklyn.
- Won the Tommy Tune Award (2003) in the category Best Actor.
- Won the Jonathan Levy Award in Drama (2007) at Harvard University.
- Nominated for Maverick Movie Awards (2009) in the category of Best Supporting Actor for the short film The Condom Killer (2009)
- Josh Brener is a die-hard fan of the American indie pop duo Mates of State, consisting of husband Jason Hammel and his wife Kori Gardner.
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