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Brian Appel is an American producer, film editor, and actor best known for his work on Billy the Exterminator and his role as Agent Grant Anderson in Criminal Minds.


Nothing is known about Appel's early life before his career. Appel first started out as a producer for LAX in 2004 before moving on to acting, appearing in various films and television shows. Appel also works on editing and as additional crew. Appel was nominated for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program for his work on Family Court with Judge Penny along with numerous other producers.

On Criminal Minds[]

Appel portrayed recurring character Agent Grant Anderson, starting in the Season One episode "Plain Sight".


  • Criminal Minds - 18 episodes (2005-2020) TV episodes - Agent Grant Anderson
  • Dark Blue (2009) as Bank Officer
  • A Thousand Beautiful Things (2005) as Danny (short)
  • The Food Chain: A Hollywood Scarytale (2005) as Howie Bernstein (short)
  • LAX (2004) as Basil


  • Sweepstakers (2013) - Supervising Producer
  • Billy the Exterminator (2009-2010) - Producer (32 episodes)
  • Family Court with Judge Penny (2008) - Story Producer (1 episode)


  • Sweepstakers (2013)
  • America's Court with Judge Ross (2010) - 2 episodes
  • The Gossip Queens (2010)
  • Us One Night (2009) - Short

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For an up-to-date filmography, see here.