Brian Justin Crum was born in San Diego, CA and attending the School of Creative and Performing Arts. He left San Diego at 17 to join the cast of WICKED as the Universal Swing, performing in all of the US productions of the show. He moved to New York City shortly after and joined the cast of Altar Boyz (Mark) and Grease on Broadway. He then played the role of Doody on the first National Tour. He was a huge fan of the Broadways Next to Normal and dreamed of being a part of the show, that dream came true when he became the standby for Gabe and Henry. Next to Normal won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Brian has starred in many regional productions including Tarzan, Jesus Christ Superstar and Snapshots, where he met his mentor Stephen Schwartz. He has performed along side Mr. Schwartz all over the country.
He toured with The Addams Family as Lucas Beineke and most recently as Galileo Figaro in QUEENS rock theatrical We Will Rock You. He sang with the original members of the band Brian May and Roger Taylor. We Will Rock You was written and directed by Ben Elton (writer of Mr. Bean). His performance won him a few Best Actor in a Musical awards and garnered reviews that called him "a Triumph". He is now living in Los Angeles pursuing a career in Pop music. He can be seen in the acclaimed For the Record series in West Hollywood playing Gatsby in the Baz Lurhman and The Athlete in Dear John Hughes.