Artie Brennan is an award winning actor and comedian from NYC.
Artie studied drama at NYU, Iona College, and with Joanna Beckson at her private studio. He honed his improv & sketch comedy skills at TheSecond City (Chicago), and The Upright Citizen's Brigade (NYC) under founders Matt Walsh (Veep) and Ian Roberts (Key & Peele).
On your TV or iPad, he has appeared in House Of Cards on NETFLIX, The Affair on Showtime, Nat Geo's American Genius, Comedy Central's The Onion Sports Dome, ABC'sFor Life, and Blue Bloods onCBS.
He won Best Actor for the dark thriller "In For Business" at the Best Shorts Competition and was nominated for Best Actor at The Maverick Movie Awards.
Artie wrote and developed the live NYC comedy show "A2Z: Black & White" into a tv pilot with Zene Coley. The pilot earned him a nomination for Best Actor at the NYCTV Fest and The Hip Hop Film Festival. His script was also nominated at the Top Indie Film Awards.
Artie has appeared on the cover of the NY Post and IndieWire for his lead role in the Factory 25 produced sitcom "Dad Day".
He was cast in national commercials & campaigns for brands including ESPN (with Scott Van Pelt), Good Morning America (with Shaquille O'Neal), Optimum Cable, and Kiehl's.
Artie is the co-creator and co-star of "TheSuper Crazy Funtime Show", a TimeOut NY and AMNY critic's pick for best comedy show in NYC. The Off-Broadway show was the first Live indoor event to open NYC after the pandemic and was featured on NY1. Super Crazy Funtime was nominated for 6 Off-Broadway Awards by Broadway World and shorts from the show have been featured on Funny Or Die.
Artie was cast in the Off-Broadway show "With A Little Help...It's John Belushi". He was nominated for Best Performance In A Musical at the Broadway World 2021 Off Broadway Awards for his work. "Artie Brennan brought Steve Beshekas and Brian Doyle Murray skillfully to life"-Times Square Chronicles
Live and filmed sketch comedy is where he is most at home, working on every major stage in NYC (UCB, PIT, CAVEAT, CREEK AND THE CAVE, ASYLUM NYC, BROADWAY COMEDY CLUB, BROOKLYN COMEDY COLLECTIVE and more) Artie is a founding member of the sketch house team Steve's Hard Milk at The People's Improv Theater. He has also performed improv in over 100 shows with The Red Tie Mafia in a dank, stank basement theater on Manhattan's west side.
As a writer/director Artie's project "Gowanus Galapagos", a nature mockumentary, was a top ten pick in National Geographic's Wild to Inspire. The comedy was picked up by Brooklyn On Demand. His film "Snuffalafaghost:Hip Hop's First Stylist"won the Audience Choice Award at the Inaugural Hip Hop Film Festival in NYC. The short also played at The Alamo Drafthouse in Texas and The Glory Cinema Club in Paris, France. Artie's short parody "#Nomadland" debuted in London at The Daftas,won Best Short Comedy at the Virgin Spring Cinefest, and won Best Parody at Night Of Comedy Shorts in Italy. "Daytrip Massacre" his latest short (co-writer/director) a parody of 70's/80's slasher films won Best Horror Comedy at The Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival, Best Cast & Audience Choice Award at The Alternative Film Festival, Best Dark/Horror Comedy at Atlanta's All The Laughs Comedy Awards, and Best Comedic Horror Short Film of the year at The Tabloid Witch Awards.