|Age:||40 (season 1)|
|Date of birth:||1973|
|Mother:||Mary Donovan (deceased)|
|Sibling(s):||Bridget Donovan (sister; deceased) |
Terry Donovan (brother)
Ray Donovan (brother)
Daryll Donovan (half-brother)
|Other family:||Abby Donovan (sister-in-law) |
Bridget Donovan (niece)
Conor Donovan (nephew)
|Played by:||Dash Mihok|
|First episode:||"The Bag or the Bat"|
Brendan "Bunchy" Donovan is the youngest son of Mickey and Mary Donovan.
Bunchy is the most vulnerable of the Donovan brothers. Molested as a child by local priest Father Danny O'Connor, he has battled with psychological and addiction issues his whole adult life. This vulnerability, which brought about sexual anorexia and alcoholism, leaves Bunchy extremely susceptible to his father's charm.