Brent is an award-winning actor/screenwriter, novelist, director and producer. He has appeared in over three dozen American television series and movies, earning a Best Actor Leo Award for his chilling performance in FF Coppola’s First Wave. His performance as Edgar Allan Poe in his first produced feature Poe – Last Days of the Raven garnered the Best Feature Award at the Cinema City International Film Festival at Universal Studios in Los Angeles and Brent was nominated for a Best Director Gemini Award. Personal career highlights include working with Al Pacino and Janis Chastain in the intimate Culver studios playing Pacino’s Pharisee in Salomaybe and a callback at Warner Bros for Macbeth with Joel Cohen, reading opposite Frances McDormid (Ellen Chenoweth – casting) Brent has taught acting and filmmaking for UBCP, Film Training Manitoba, Boston College and Conlin College in Texas.
Brent has written two professionally produced stage plays, Poe – The “highly” unusual life of Edgar A. and Raising the Conch – The Way of the Kundalini Goddess See www.brentfidler.com for all awards and full bio. His screenplays have been optioned by the late Janis Chaskin at New Line Cinema and studio producer Doug Claybourne. He is also the President of Theater Crossing Film Corp. dedicated to producing feature films that have a high literary element and a strong moral and ethical component.
Mr. Fidler has written three novels during the Covid epidemic, Shadows of Nagasaki – a sci-fi/horror story about reanimated atomic shadows who enact revenge on the descendants of the Manhattan Project and his two newly completed novels Crack’d – a biting satire about human vanity and the absurd cosmetic cures seven friends undertake to slow the aging process and The Goddess Waltz, a spiritual/new age autobiography. A dual citizen, Mr. Fidler currently commutes between Los Angeles and Vancouver.