|Neil Flynn Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||November 13, 1960|
Neil Flynn is an American actor, comedian, writer, and voice actor who is best known for having been cast as Janitor on Scrubs and for playing the character of Michael “Mike” Heck in The Middle. Some of his other on-screen roles include Fred in Abby’s, Waylon Stone in The Resurrection of Gavin Stone, FBI Agent Paul Smith in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Chip Heron in Mean Girls, Transit Cop in The Fugitive, Police Officer #1 in Home Alone 3, Dr. Callahan in 5-25-77, Pete Dinsmore in Smallville, Janitor in It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie, and Father O’Neill in Joey. Moreover, the actor has also done voiceover work in projects like Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, King of the Hill, Bob’s Burgers, Clone High U.S.A., and Superman: Man of Tomorrow.
Neil Richard Flynn
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Neil Flynn studied at Waukegan High School and later graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois in 1982.
He has also been a student of Del Close, the late actor, writer, and teacher who coached many of the best-known comedians and comic actors of the late 20th century.
Actor, Comedian, Writer, Voice Actor
- Others – John Joseph Flynn (Paternal Grandfather), Rose Kelly (Paternal Grandmother), Arthur Earl Cox (Maternal Grandfather), Doris/Dorisse Mildred Newcombe/Quinn (Maternal Grandmother)
Neil Flynn has been signed with Agency for the Performing Arts, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Neil Flynn is of Irish, English, Scottish, and German descent.
Salt and Pepper
- Towering height
- Has often been cast in small roles as a Police Officer
He did voiceovers for NASCAR promotional messages in 2012.
He grew up in a devout Catholic household.
Neil Flynn Facts
- He spent his childhood years growing up in Waukegan, Illinois.
- In 1989, he made his theatrical film debut as Longshoreman in the sports comedy film, Major League, starring Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Dennis Haysbert, Rene Russo, and others.
- Neil Flynn is an alumnus of Chicago’s ImprovOlympic and Second City.
- He co-starred alongside Patricia Heaton, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, and Chris Kattan in The Middle and his role in the show also got him nominated for “Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” at the 6th Critics’ Choice Television Awards.
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