Brandy Howard

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Brandy Howard
File:File:Brandy Howard profile photo.jpg
Born San Diego, California
Residence Los Angeles, California
Education B.A. Journalism
Alma mater Texas Tech University
Occupation Actress
Writer
Television Personality

Brandy Howard is an American actress, writer, and television personality. As an actress she is best known for her work in national and international television commercials. She has also appeared in television sitcoms that include Just Shoot Me and It's Like You Know, and movies that include Pandemic and Life on Liberty Street.

Howard is a writer with Julie Goldman, forming the duo Uncle Howard Goldman. She wrote for the show Fashion Police, a show originally hosted by Joan Rivers on E! Entertainment. She is a series regular on The People's Couch, a reality television show on Bravo. Most recently, she became the co-host of the Vanderpump Rules aftershow, which also airs on Bravo.

Early life and education

Howard was born in San Diego, California. Her family moved to Austin, Texas when she was 15 years old.[1] After graduating high school, she attended Texas Tech University where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. After receiving her degree, she moved back to Southern California.[1]

Career

Howard's acting career began in television commercials. She was featured in more than 50 national and international television commercials for brands such as Dominos, Bud Light, Sony, T-Mobile, Chevrolet, and Verizon.

Howard is a writer and forms the duo Uncle Howard Goldman with comedian Julie Goldman. The two met through a mutual friend on the Rosie O'Donnell family cruise in 2008, becoming best friends.[1] They have written for many television shows, theater, and stand-up.[1] Howard wrote for the show Fashion Police during its inaugural season with Joan Rivers in 2010. Her writing led to her and Goldman becoming a series regular on the Bravo reality television show The People's Couch.[2] Additional television work includes hosting Gay Street Therapy, a show that ran for 3 seasons on Tello from 2012-2013. She also co-hosted the web show Julie & Brandy in Your Box Office[1][3] and appeared on the show Whoa, Dude with Jonny McGovern.[4][5]

In 2015, Howard became the co-host of the Vanderpump Rules aftershow, another show which airs on Bravo.[6] She also wrote for the television show Funny Girls which aired for one season on Oxygen.[7]

Filmography

Year Title Type Role
2015 Funny Girls Television series Producer, Self[7]
2015 Angelino Heights Television series Leila
2015–present Vanderpump Rules Aftershow Bravo television series Co-Host[8]
2014 The Untold Story Biography drama Mindy
2014 Watch What Happens: Live Late night television hosted by Andy Cohen Herself
2013 Roomies Television series Alex[9]
2013 The Neighbors Television mini-series Alex[9]
2013–present The People's Couch Bravo reality television series Series regular[10]
2013 Cowgirl Up Television series Snapper[11]
2012-2013 Gay Street Therapy Television series Host[12]
2012 Mockingbird Sings Short film Beth[13]
2012 Fashion Police Television series Writer[14]

Personal life

Howard resides in Los Angeles, California with her husband Kavan Reece.[1] The two met and began dating in 2000 and have been married since 2007.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Bell, Ebone (17 July 2014). "Feature: Swap Your Hammock For The People's Couch". Tagg Magazine. http://taggmagazine.com/features/julie-goldman-brandy-howard-the-peoples-couch/. Retrieved 21 November 2015. 
  2. Christine (4 November 2013). "Without The People's Couch, How Will We Know What Julie and Brandy Think of Criss Angel". Autostraddle. http://www.autostraddle.com/without-the-peoples-couch-how-will-we-know-what-julie-and-brandy-think-of-criss-angel-204521/. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  3. Roe, Michelle (June 2014). "Julie Goldman Combiunes Her Masculine, Feminine Sides". Palm Springs Life. http://www.palmspringslife.com/Palm-Springs-Life/Desert-Guide/June-2014/Julie-Goldman-Combines-Her-Masculine-Feminine-Sides/. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  4. Nochols, James Michael (29 January 2014). "Johnny McGovern Premieres Whoa Dude Web Series". The Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/29/jonny-mcgovern-whoa-dude_n_4689261.html. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  5. "Is Gay Television Moving to the Internet?". Hollywood.com. http://www.hollywood.com/tv/is-gay-television-moving-to-the-internet-57363577/. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  6. Cronin, Lindsay (27 October 2015). "Vanderpump Rules News: Cast Begins Filming 'After Show' Special for Bravo". Enstars. http://www.enstarz.com/articles/116075/20151027/vanderpump-rules-news-cast-begins-filming-after-show-special-for-bravo-video.htm. Retrieved 20 November 2015. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 McCroy, Winnie (11 August 2015). "Julie Goldman Goes on Tour Before Heading Back to 'The People's Couch'". Edge Chicago. http://www.edgechicago.com/news/national/news//182725/julie_goldman_goes_on_tour_before_heading_back_to_'the_people's_couch'. Retrieved 21 November 2015. 
  8. Rohwedder, Kristie (13 November 2015). "Vanderpump Rules Star James Addresses His Uber Lie in New After Show Clip". Bustle. http://www.bustle.com/articles/123538-vanderpump-rules-star-james-addresses-his-uber-lie-in-new-after-show-clip-video. Retrieved 20 November 2015. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 Brittani (7 September 2013). "Julie and Brandy Play A Pretend Couple...in Their New Sitcom Roomies". Autostraddle. http://www.autostraddle.com/julie-and-brandy-are-finally-a-couple-in-their-new-sitcom-roomies-194438/. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  10. Sproul, Suzanne (13 June 2014). "Bravo’s ‘The People’s Couch’ brings viewers into Angelenos’ homes as they watch TV". Los Angeles Daily News. http://www.dailynews.com/arts-and-entertainment/20140613/bravos-the-peoples-couch-brings-viewers-into-angelenos-homes-as-they-watch-tv. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  11. Krauss, Andrea (19 June 2013). "WATCH: Hot Lesbians Don Cowboy Hats, Chaps and Spurs for 'Cowgirl Up' Season 2". She Wired. http://www.shewired.com/2013/06/19/watch-hot-lesbians-don-cowboy-hats-chaps-and-spurs-cowgirl-season-2. 
  12. Lee, Steve (10 April 2013). "Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend". LGBT Weekly. http://lgbtweekly.com/2013/04/10/club-skirts-dinah-shore-weekend-red-carpet-arrivals-at-the-monte-carlo-party-video/. Retrieved 25 November 2015. 
  13. C, Tina (21 June 2013). "Back Lot Bash Comedy Kick Off Features Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard". The L Stop. http://thelstop.org/2013/06/back-lot-bash-comedy-kick-off-features-julie-goldman-and-brandy-howard/. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  14. "Talking and laughing about TV with Julie and Brandy from The People's Couch!". My Take On TV. 6 October 2015. http://www.mytakeontv.com/2015/10/06/talking-and-laughing-about-tv-with-julie-and-brandy-from-the-peoples-couch/. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 

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