After graduating from Oregon State University with degrees in business and theatre arts, John Brotherton moved to Los Angeles, where he has worked consistently with roles in hit series including “Drop Dead Diva,” “Romantically Challenged,” “Work It,” “The Game,” “Friends with Benefits,” Showtime’s “Dexter,” USA’s “Fairly Legal” and, most recently, ABC Family’s “Jane by Design.”
While in Oregon, Brotherton was also no stranger to the stage, performing in productions of Into the Woods, Bye Bye Birdie, The Comedy of Errors, Henry V, The Merchant of Venice and Fool for Love.
Brotherton’s film credits include lead roles in several independent features, including “Suburban Beach,” “Taken by Force,” “True Love,” “Surprise, Surprise” and “Pearlblossom Hwy.” In 2013, he stars opposite Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga in New Line’s “The Conjuring,” directed by James Wan.
In 2007, Brotherton also co-produced, wrote, directed and starred in the short film, “Smith and Mike on a Tuesday.”
Brotherton resides in LA with his wife and two daughters.