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Brendan Norman is an actor who has a supporting role as an engineer in the film Star Trek Into Darkness.
Norman was born in Los Angeles and moved with his family to Frankfort, Kentucky where he attended the Frankfort High School. He later graduated from the Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio and moved to San Francisco where worked as senior account executive for Fisher Investments. In 2010 he signed on with Ford Models and left Fisher Investments the following year. Norman moved back to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
Norman trained acting at The Actors Workout Studio and with Cathleen Leslie in Los Angeles and with Joie Landeaux in San Francisco. As a model he worked on runway shows for Giorgio Armani and in commercials for carwoo, Levi's, and American Cupcake.
As an actor, Norman was featured in episodes of Smosh (2010), The Bay, Enlightened, True Blood, and Chris/tina (2012). He worked on the short films Julie and April (2011), The Anagram (2011), Voices Intervention (2012), and Loaded (2012) on which he also worked as writer, producer, and editor and has featured parts in the comedy Halfway to a Blackout (2012), the drama Sprawl (2012), the drama The Master (2012, with Bill Blair and Mimi Cozzens), and the comedy Stuck (2012).