Shain Brenden is a comedian, writer, and actor, in Portland, Oregon. He was named one of Willamette Weekly's "Funniest Five" and an “Undisputable Genius of Comedy” by the Portland Mercury. He’s performed in the 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Cape Fear Comedy Festival, Gilda’s LaughFest, Memphis Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull and the Limestone Comedy Festival. He co-hosts a weekly podcast called ASSVILLE on the Helium Comedy Presents Network, and you can also hear him on "The Best of Helium Comedy Album Vol. 1," Sirius XM radio, and wherever you stream music. 


​A working commercial actor, Shain has featured in projects for Nike, Google, Jordan, Marvel, Old Spice, NBA 2K, a host for NBC Sports, and PBS.  In 2019 he co-starred in the short independent film, "Dinner" and played a knife-wielding opportunist in the murder heist drama "Queen Triggerfish."

As a comedy writer, Shain is an alumnus of the CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy program, a finalist in the WeScreenplay Coverfly TV Pilot contest, wrote and co-produced segments for NBC Sports Northwest, and is currently in development for his own original television series.

A University of Memphis alumni, Shain’s proudest moment was throwing a half-eaten corn dog at Eli Manning during a University of Memphis vs. Ole Miss game in 2003. 

Shain is repped by

The Option Agency