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Brian Donovan



Kelly's Hollywood

Brian Donovan is the director of the award winning documentary, Kelly’s Hollywood (currently on Amazon and Kanopy), about the intimate relationship he had with his spectacular sister who was born with Down syndrome (

Brian has toured internationally speaking about inclusion, equality and how imperative it is for everyone to be given the chance to pursue their dreams. He has also been a professional actor for more than 30 years in film, television and radio. He has worked on-screen with such luminaries as Jim Belushi, Jim Carrey and Angelina Jolie. He has been the voice of countless animated heroes; currently as Rock Lee from the juggernaut hit, Naruto.

In addition, Brian has been the executive director of the Los Angeles Repertory Theater since 1994, producing and directing more than a hundred inner-city high school workshops and live shows.

Brian currently lives in Los Angeles with his family and dog, Cosmo.

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