Brent Cousins

Brent Cousins

Actor, Director


Brent Cousins is a talented and experienced director and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed feature film “The Place Beyond the Pines” which was nominated for numerous awards, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

Cousins was born in Los Angeles, California in 1976. He began his career as an actor, appearing in a number of television shows and films. He soon moved into writing and directing, creating the short film “Bondage” in 2004. This was followed by the feature film “The Place Beyond the Pines” in 2012. This powerful and emotionally charged movie tells the story of a motorcycle stunt rider (Ryan Gosling) who discovers he has a son and is determined to be a part of his life. The movie examines themes of family, loyalty and redemption.

Cousins has also directed several television shows, including “The Killing,” “Rescue Me,” “Criminal Minds,” and “The Originals.” His work has earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series. He has also received critical praise for his work on “The Place Beyond the Pines,” which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

Cousins has a passion for storytelling and has said that his work is an extension of himself. He is drawn to stories that explore complex emotions and relationships. He is a strong advocate for independent filmmaking and has worked tirelessly to bring his vision to the screen.

Cousins is currently working on a number of projects, including the upcoming feature film “A Million Little Pieces.” He is also in pre-production on the film “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” which is set to be released in 2019.

Cousins is an extremely talented director and screenwriter who has created some of the most powerful films of the last decade. His passion for storytelling and dedication to his craft have made him one of the most respected and sought after filmmakers in the industry.

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