Brian Michael Smith

TV Actor

Birthday January 29, 1983

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Ann Arbor, MI

Age 40 years old

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Series regular in the Ryan Murphy-produced series 9-1-1: Lone Star who landed the role of Paul Strickland. He had also earned recurring parts in Queen Sugar and  The L Word: Generation Q.

Before Fame

He was assigned female at birth, but identifies as male. He played on the boys' football team for Ann Arbor Pioneer High School as well as the girls' track and field team. He studied acting and video production at Kent State University.


His first speaking credit was in an episode of Girls.

Family Life

His mom Ingrid was an event planner and employee of the Ford Motor Company. He has an adopted brother.

Associated With

He acted opposite Eli Manning in a Toyota commercial.