Canadian actor Brandon Jay McLaren was born to parents from Grenada and Trindad. Hailing from Vancouver, Brandon attended the Johnston Heights Secondary School in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada where he studied Drama for five years, working with the Johnston Heights Theatre Company. He also attended the University of New York in Albany, furthering his study in acting.
In 2003, he began his acting career and since then has been seen in both television and film. His extensive list of small screen credits include the made-for-TV horror flicks The Sea Beast (2008) and Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon (2008).