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Brandon William Jones[1] (born May 7, 1988) is an American actor, musician, and producer, best known for his role as Liam on the FOX series Lie to Me and his portrayal of Charlie Russell on the CBS series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

He portrays Liam Olmstead in the ABC Family series, The Fosters.


Early life and career


Jones was born in the central Piedmont region of North Carolina. He was raised as an only child in the town of McLeansville by parents Kimberly and Reid Jones. At Northeast Guilford High School, Jones was involved in sports as a member of the football, track, and wrestling teams. In early 2009, Jones drove cross country from his East Coast home to move to Los Angeles and began acting soon after.[2]

Jones shot with photographer Bruce Weber for the 2010 Abercrombie & Fitch holiday campaign. He is also featured as the lead vocalist on the 2011 single "Wanna Be Known" by German electronic music duo York.[3]

In October 2011, it was announced that Jones would be joining CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, playing the role of Charlie Russell, D.B. Russell's (Ted Danson) son.[4] E! Online reported in early August 2012 that Jones would guest star on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars as the role of Andrew Campbell.[5] and he appeared in the webseries If I Can Dream alongside Justin Gaston and [[Ben Elliott (actor)]|Ben Elliott]].


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Eye of the Storm Cigazombie Short film; also executive producer
2011 Born to Race Football player
2013 Red Light Matt
Year Title Role Notes
2009 90210 Obnoxious senior Episode: "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat"
2010 Parental Control Himself Contestant; episode: "Joelle"
2010 Law & Order: LA Logan Rudman Episode: "Harbor City"
2010–2011 Lie to Me Liam 3 episodes
2011 CSI: NY Frat boy Episode: "Food for Thought"
2011 Switched at Birth Zane Episode: "Dance Amongst Daggers"
2011–2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Charlie Russell 4 episodes
2012 The Finder Kevin Montgomery Episode: "Bullets"
2012 Jane by Design Christopher Episode: "The Getaway"
2012 Victorious Moose Episode: "Three Girls and a Moose"
2012 Supernatural Michael Wheeler Episode: "Bitten"
2012 2 Broke Girls Jebediah Episode: "And the Three Boys with Wood"
2013 Pretty Little Liars Andrew Campbell 10 episodes
2013 The Fosters Liam Olmstead 4 episodes
Web series
Year Title Role Notes
2010 If I Can Dream Himself Recurring
2011 First Day 2: First Dance JT Fox Main cast
2013–present Trainers Scott Main cast

Singles discography

  • "Wanna Be Known" (York featuring Brandon Jones) (2011)[3]
  • "In the Moment" (featuring Jade Villalon) (2012)


  • Has a tattoo of Mjöllnir on his upper back.
  • He is predominantly right-handed, but he only swings left-handed when playing sports like baseball or golf.
  • Graduated from Northeast Guilford High School in North Carolina in 2006
  • Once appeared as a contestant on MTV's "Parental Control".
  • Voted "Most Spontaneous" by his high school senior class.
  • Used to work at Six Flags Magic Mountain as Aquaman.
  • Tested for the role of Tyler Locke on Locke and Key (which went to Jesse McCartney).
  • Is a big paranormal enthusiast.
  • Participated in football, wrestling, and track in high school.
  • Plays the guitar.
  • Is a singer/songwriter.
  • Doesn't have any brothers or sisters.
  • Has the Egyptian Ankh tattooed on his left wrist.
  • Has the roman numeral 11 tattooed on his left middle finger.


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