Brian Backer: Bio, Career, Net Worth & more

Who is Brian Backer? 

Brian Backer is a famous American actor. He is a well-known actor renowned for his roles in films and TV series like The Burning, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Moving Violations, Steel and Lace, Marie and Bruce, etc.

Furthermore, Brian Backer is the winner of the Theater World Award, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play, and the 1981 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.

Moreover, the actor grew up in Brooklyn and still resides there. In addition, he remained unmarried and also didn’t have any children.

Brian Backer Biography
Brian Backer Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameBrian Backer
Also Known AsBrian
BirthdayDecember 5, 1956
Age 66 years old
Sun SignSagittarius 
TraitsPositive: Energetic, Adventurous, and Fun-loving 
Negative: Careless, Judgmental, and Blunt
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA 
Currently residingBrooklyn, New York, USA
ParentsGerald Backer (Father)
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.73 m)
Weight75 kg (165.3 lbs)
Eye ColorBrown
Marital StatusSingle 
Profession Actor

Early life and Childhood 

On December 5, 1956, Brian Backer was born in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up with his father, Gerald Backer, and his mother.

Unfortunately, Backer’s education, siblings, and mother are unavailable publicly.

Romantic Affairs and Relationship 

Brian became quite a well-known face in the 90s, mainly for his acting and good charms. And with someone so talented and good-looking, Backer must have stolen many people’s hearts. However, it is still unknown who stole Backer’s heart.

As per the sources, the actor remained unmarried with no children. This must have been lonely for him at times. However, Brian took this decision from his heart, and we should all respect it.


After getting cast as Alfred in the 1981 movie The Burning, Brian Backer joined the film industry, and the following year, he played Mark Ratner in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Moreover, this film became an instant hit, and soon, many people began to recognize Brian.

Brian Backer as Alfred in The Burning
Brian Backer as Alfred in The Burning

Furthermore, Brian has a small role in the 1984 film called Talk To Me.

Moreover, in 1986, Brain became a part of films like The Money Pit, where he played Etan. He also played Tyler in a TV series called Gimme a Break!

Therefore, throughout his acting career, he appeared in movies like Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol, Loser, Marie and Bruce, A Clown in Babylon, Moving Violations, etc.

Unfortunately, despite his exceptional acting skills and career, he retired from acting in 2012. Additionally, his last known film is Vamps which came out in 2012. The American actor played a middle-aged dentist in that movie.

Brian Backer Net Worth 

Even though Brian Backer had a short-acting career, he still managed to make a living. Therefore, his net worth is USD 1.2 million.

Brian Backer Now
Brian Backer Now

Social Media 

Unfortunately, Brian Backer doesn’t have any social media accounts. And it makes total sense as he is a man in his sixties. So for him to get into the internet can be pretty tricky.

Back when the actor was young, there wasn’t any need for social media platforms. However, during the past decades, things have changed. And it must be hard for Brian to try and keep up with the newfound technology, let alone the apps inside it.

However, he does have an IMDB profile and a Wikipedia page.


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