Emmett J. Scanlan is a talented Irish actor of unique character. He is famous for portraying the character of Brendan Brady in Hollyoaks. Similarly, he is best known for his incredible performance as Billy Grade in Peaky Blinders (2019), Jack O’Doherty in Gangs of London (2020), and Jim Corrigan in Constantine (2014-2015).

Quick Info
Full NameEmmett John Scanlan
Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1979
Birth PlaceDublin, Ireland
OccupationActor, Film Actor
Age42 years old
Height6 feet 1 inch
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Emmett J Scanlan
Net worth$5 million

Early Life and Bio

Emmett J. Scanlan was born on the 31st of January 1979 in Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland. His parents’ names are not disclosed. He hasn’t revealed any information regarding his early life and family members as he is a very private man. We will update this section as soon as new information about his early life or family members is disclosed to the public.

Emmett J. Scanlan
Emmett J. Scanlan image source americanstarbuzz

Nationality and Physical Stats

His nationality is Irish, and his ethnicity is White. We don’t know what religion he follows.

Emmett J. Scanlan is 42 years old.

Emmett J. Scanlan has an average body and has tall height. He stands tall at the height of 6 feet 1 inch or 1.85 m and weighs 84 kg or 184 lbs. His body measurements, like the size of his chest, waist, and hips, are not known. His shoe size is also not known. The color of his hair is dark brown, and the color of his eyes is blue.

His zodiac sign is Aquarius.


Emmett J. Scanlan made his movie debut in 2006 in Triple Bill as Jack. In 2011, he was cast as Sindri in Legends of Valhalla: Thor. He played the character of Hughie in the 2012 Irish horror thriller movie The Inside. He played the character of Head Riot Guard in the 2014 American superhero movie Guardians of the Galaxy. 

Similarly, Emmett J. Scanlan was cast as Connor Moran in the movie named Breakdown in 2016. He was also seen as Alfie in 2018’s In the Cloud.


Emmett J. Scanlan
Emmett J. Scanlan image source Irish Mirrors

Tv Shows

He made his first appearance on television in 2004 in The Big Bow Wow as Robert. He was the regular as Brendan Brady in Hollyoaks: King of Hearts, Hollyoaks, and Hollyoaks Later in 2010, 2010-2013, and 2012. 

He appeared as Simon in 2014 in the TV show named In the Flesh. After that, he was cast as Jim Corrigan in Constantine (2014-2015). In 2019, he portrayed the character of Lobo in the TV series Krypton. Likewise, he played the character of Billy Grade in the 2019 British period crime drama Peaky Blinders.

He was also seen playing the role of Jack O’Doherty in Gangs of London in the year 2020.

Peaky Blinders

In this British period crime drama TV series, he has brilliantly portrayed the character of Billy Grade. The show was created by Steven Knight and starred Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Annabelle Wallis, Sophie Rundle, Joe Cole, Finn Cole, Charlotte Riley, Noah Taylor, Sam Claflin, Tom Hardy, Anya Taylor Joy, and many other excellent actors and actresses. The show has so far 5 seasons and 30 episodes. 

The show is rated 8.8 by IMDb.

Awards and Achievements

This talented man has been honored with many nominations and wins from various prestigious awards. He has been nominated for these awards only for Hollyoaks. He has been nominated numerous times, and he has won seven of those awards. He has been honored with awards like British Soap Awards, TV Choice Awards, Inside Soap Awards, National Television Awards, Irish Film & Television Awards, and many more.


Emmett J. Scanlan
Emmett J. Scanlan image source The Book of Man

Relationships: Wife and Childrens

There are no records of his past relationships. He has a wife. He is currently married to an actress named Emmett J Scanlan. They began their relationship in 2011. On the 25th of December, 2014, they got engaged to each other. They finally tied their knot in the year 2015. They are leading a happily married life.

What is Emmett J. Scanlan’s Net Worth?

This 42 years old actor has been working in the movies and television industry since 2004. He is still actively working in the entertainment industry. He has been able to earn a huge amount of money doing numerous movies and TV shows. He is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million.

Social Media Presence

He is quite active on his social media, with 96.6K followers on Instagram (@scandalous_13) and 239.6K followers on Twitter (@EmmettScanlan).


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