Brian Jeffrey Krause is an American actor best known to comic con fans for his portrayal of Whitelighter Leo Wyatt on Aaron Spelling’s Charmed and for portraying the lead role of Charles Brady in the 1992 horror film Sleepwalkers.
Krause landed his first role in 1989 as a student in the TV series TV 101. He then starred in the made-for-TV-movie Match Point, the CBS Schoolbreak Special “American Eyes”, and An American Summer, before landing his first major role as Richard Lestrange in the film Return to the Blue Lagoon. He was a co-star in the Bandit series prior to his most notable role of Leo Wyatt, in The WB Network series Charmed. Krause originally auditioned for the role of Andy Trudeau but was cast as Piper’s handyman/whitelighter love interest. Due to budget restrictions in the eighth season, he only appeared in the first 10 episodes and last two episodes. After Charmed, he has appeared in made-for-TV-movies and TV shows such as Mad Men and The Closer. He also lent his voice and image to portray a minor character (Clem Feeney) in the video game L.A. Noire, and he appeared in the YouTube video series Chad Vader, in Season 4, Episode 4: “The Return of Brian”, as himself, a former employee of Empire Market.