Brendan Murray is a South African comedian, voice artist and actor best known as a frequent stand-up comic on the Cape Town comedy circuit.
He has hosted and performed in many diverse venues around South Africa, from the Baxter Theatre to the Vodacom Amphitheatre in Port Elizabeth to a bar in Coffee Bay on the Transkei Coast.
Brendan is based in Cape Town and regularly appears at Jou Ma se Comedy Club, C.O.M.E. at Zulabar, La Med and Pakalolos in Hout Bay.
He was a pioneer member of the Comedy Revolution National Comedy Tour 2008.
Brendan hosted the main stage at the Rocking the Daisies Festival in 2007, 2008 and 2010. He performed at the Cape Town International Comedy Festival, 2008, as the winner of the Cape Comedy Showdown.
He was also s support act on the Vodacom Campus Comedy Tour in 2009 and in the same year hosted the Pringles Beach Promos. He also performed at the Old Mutual Encounters Comedy Festival at the Baxter Theatre in 2010.
Trained at UCT, he has also acted in several stage productions including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Amadeus, Crooked and Beethoven in Raptus.
In 2011 he narrated the SABC3 docu-reality adventure series The Ride.