Julian Lerner
Julian Lerner
as Brad Hitman

Actor Biography

The talented Julian Lerner is quickly becoming a star to watch not only on stage but the big screen.

Lerner can be seen in Netflix's hit "Yes Day" starring opposite Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramirez and Jenna Ortega. Based on the novel of the same name, "Yes Day" follows Allison (Garner) and Carlos (Ramirez) who decide to give their kids a "yes day," where they make the rules for 24 hours. Lerner plays Nando, one of their children who is a fun, energetic kid who is slightly nerdy and has a love of science. The film premiered on March 12, 2021, and is on track to be the streaming giant's second-biggest Kids & Family release, being seen by close to 53 million homes.

Lerner is currently recording the animated series "Alma's Way" for PBS. The show is written by Sonia Manzano, Maria from "Sesame Street," and is inspired by her childhood growing up in the Bronx. Lerner plays Lucas, one of Alma's best friends, who is an aspiring pop singer. He can also be heard playing the 12-year-old version of Brian Cox in "From Now," which is a podcast series on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. The podcast also stars Richard Madden, Erin Moriarty, David Dastmalchian and more.

On the silver screen, Lerner has been seen in Netflix's "Pottersville" where he starred opposite Michael Shannon, Judy Greer, Ron Perlman, Christina Hendricks and more. He also appeared in Netflix's animated adaptation of the bestselling video game "Dragon Quest."

On the stage, he starred in the out-of-town trial for a new Broadway show last fall called "Last Days of Summer."