Brendan McNamara is an English game director who directed and wrote The Getaway, along with Katie Ellwood. He also played the part of the Republic Bartender in the mission, Burning Bridges. Brendan had no involvement in the games' sequel, The Getaway: Black Monday. Brendan also wrote and directed L.A. Noire, which also starred Mark Hammond's actor, Don Kembry. Don played the role of an English boxer called Albert Hammond. Don got the role because he knew Brendan from The Getaway.
- Brendan was not involved in The Getaway: Black Monday. Instead the game was directed by, Naresh Hirani, who also worked on The Getaway as a director of programming and in addition produced L.A. Noire.