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Brian Patrick Wade is an American actor and physical trainer best known for his roles as Cpt. Craig "Encino Man" Schwetje in HBO's miniseries Generation Kill, Kurt in CBS's The Big Bang Theory, and Carl Creel (code-named the Absorbing Man) in ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. In Teen Wolf, Brian portrayed Ennis, an extraordinarily powerful Alpha Werewolf and former member of the Alpha Pack who was ultimately killed by his own Alpha, Deucalion.

Career Edit

Film Edit

Year Title Role
2003 Latter Days Stacy
2003 Death by Engagement Officer Mallar
2006 The Guardian Mitch Lyons
2009 Alligator Point Bills
2016 Ctrl Alt Delete Burton

Television Edit

Year Title Role
2002 CSI: MIAMI Other Lap Dancer
2005 Las Vegas Muscular Guy
2005 Surface E.O.D. Commander
2006 Twenty Good Years Drew
2006 Mafiosa Marco
2006 Two and a Half Men Sam
2006 Help Me Help You Former Navy Seal
2007 'Til Death Jack
2007 The Closer Eric Ellis
2008 Generation Kill Cpt. Craig 'Encino Man' Schwetje
2009 The Game Derek
2007-2009 The Big Bang Theory Kurt
2003-2009 NCIS Marine Private David Singer / Marine Lance Corporal
2012 NCIS: Los Angeles Navy Petty Officer First Class David Hodgkins
2012 Best Friends Forever Fireman #1
2012 The Glades Sean Simmons
2013 Arrested Development Sergeant Melnick
2013 Teen Wolf Ennis
2013 Hello Ladies Bouncer
2014 The Mentalist Martin Hagen
2014-2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Carl Creel/Absorbing Man

Trivia Edit

  • Brian is also a talented physical trainer, and his dedication to this profession frequently leads him toward playing the roles of warriors and other physically strong characters in his acting career. This is evidenced by his role as Ennis in Teen Wolf (as he was already an extremely powerful Werewolf even before becoming an Augmented Alpha) and his role as Carl Creel/Absorbing Man in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (in which he is able to take on the properties of any substance he touches and can use it to augment his strength and durability, such as taking on the properties of a diamond or a strong metal while in a battle).

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