Brian is most recently recognized for playing the role of Frank Houston in the first two seasons of NBC’s Smash, starring opposite Debra Messing. His early Broadway credits include Blood Brothers and playing ‘Barrett, the stoker’ in Titanic (earning him a Drama League Award nomination). Brian received Tony nominations for his performances in Sweet Smell of Success and the lovable ‘Shrek’ in Shrek: the Musical. He received the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for playing ‘Shrek’. Most recently he gave a “powerhouse performance” as ‘Dirk Benedict’ in the Public Theatre’s production of the new musical Giant.