Brittany Curran was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts. She grew up in Cape Cod and Hingham before moving to Burbank, California at eleven years old. A few months later, Curran made her small screen debut on an episode of the sketch comedy series Mad TV and then her big screen debut in 13 Going On 30. She went on to guest star and recur on many television series, including The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Criminal Minds, Drake & Josh, Ghost Whisperer, and ABC Family’s Twisted. In 2009, Curran was cast as a series regular in the Emmy nominated series Men of a Certain Age, playing the daughter of Ray Romano. In 2011, she won a Peabody Award (ensemble) and was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Supporting Young Actress, for her work in the series.
In 2013, Curran graduated from UCLA with a degree in American Literature. She attended UCLA while simultaneously filming a recurring role on NBC’s Chicago Fire and a lead role in the indie break-out hit, Dear White People. She currently splits her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver, BC where she is a series regular on SyFy’s The Magicians.