Brandon Beemer

Brandon Richard Beemer (born February 27, 1980) is an American actor and model, best known for his role in the soap operas as Shawn-Douglas Brady on Days of Our Lives (2006–08, 2016–present) and Owen Knight on The Bold and the Beautiful (2008–12).[1]

Brandon Beemer
Brandon Beemer 2010 Daytime Emmy Awards 2.jpg
Beemer in 2010.
Brandon Richard Beemer

(1980-02-27) February 27, 1980 (age 40)
Years active2001 – present

Early lifeEdit

Beemer was born in Eugene, Oregon. He is of German and Irish ancestry.[2] His first job was as a driver at the local Coca-Cola bottling plant.[3] After high school, he moved to New York City and briefly modeled. There, he began taking acting classes, and soon decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting full-time.[3]


Beemer played Shawn-Douglas Brady on Days of Our Lives and made his debut in the role on September 29, 2006. He replaced Jason Cook, who had played the role since October 1999. On January 21, 2008, it was reported that Beemer and his co-star Martha Madison had been fired from the show.[4] Their last airdate was March 24, 2008. It was announced in May 2008 that Beemer would be joining the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful.[5] Beemer made his debut on B&B, July 2, 2008. He played Owen Knight from 2008 to 2012.

In 2011, Beemer was part of the cast in the docu-reality show Dirty Soap, a new reality series following the real-lives of 5 fellow soap stars that documents both their personal and professional lives. Dirty Soap debuted on September 25, 2011 on the E! Network.[6][7] On February 9, 2012, Beemer starred as psychologist Luke Parker in the first official screening of the short horror film, BloodMoon, directed by Farnaz Samiinia.[8] In 2013, he starred in the television movie Bering Sea Beast,[9] and also appeared on Michelle Stafford's comedy series The Stafford Project.[10] He also portrayed Dylan in the horror-thriller film Fear Clinic.[11]

On November 10, 2015, it was confirmed that Beemer would reprise his portrayal of Shawn-Douglas Brady on Days of Our Lives.[12]



Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Brotherhood Frat Slob Direct-to-video
2005 Suits on the Loose Justin
2006 Material Girls Mic Rionn
2012 Blood Moon Dr. Luke Parker Short film
2013 Wrong Cops Xavier Brown
2013 Bering Sea Beast Owen Television film
2013 Non-Stop Dean Television film
2014 Wedding Planner Mystery Holt Walker Television film
2015 Fear Clinic Dylan
2015 In Extremis Father Dumal
TBD Life with Dog Norman


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Undressed Lucas Recurring role
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Ross Jenson Episode: "Jackpot"
2005–06 General Hospital Seth Recurring role
2006–2008, 2016–present Days of Our Lives Shawn-Douglas Brady Series regular
2008–2012 The Bold and the Beautiful Owen Knight Series regular
2011 CSI: Miami Derek Vaughn Episode: "Stiff"
2011 Dirty Soap Himself
2013 The Stafford Project Charles Episode: "Reality Adjustment"
2016–present The Bay Evan Blackwell
Young John (flashback)
Series regular


  1. ^ "Brandon Beemer. Soap Central". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Days of Our Lives' Brandon Beemer". MSN News. Archived from the original on 2007-05-09.
  3. ^ a b Yuen, Royce. "Exclusive Interview: Brandon Beemer, Days of Our Lives". Archived from the original on 2011-07-07.
  4. ^ "Breaking News!! Days of Our Lives: Martha Madison and Brandon Beemer Fired!". Daytime Confidential.
  5. ^ "Bold & Beautiful: Brandon Beemer Joins Cast!". Daytime Confidential.
  6. ^ "Dirty Soap E! Online". E! Online. Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  7. ^ "First Look at DIRTY SOAP". 2011-08-27. Retrieved 2011-08-26.
  8. ^ "- The Blood Moon". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  9. ^ "SyFy's 'Beast of the Bering Sea' Arrives Next Month and We've Got the 411". Archived from the original on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2013-11-29.
  10. ^ "Brandon Beemer's Shirt Vanishes on Latest Episode of The Stafford Project (VIDEO) | Daytime Confidential". Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-11-29.
  11. ^ "Fear Clinic". Retrieved 2013-11-29.
  12. ^ "CONFIRMED! BRANDON BEEMER BACK TO DAYS". Soap Opera Digest. United States. American Media, Inc. November 10, 2015. Retrieved November 10, 2015.

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