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Neil Flynn Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Neil Richard Flynn
Place Of Birth
Illinois, USA
63 years old
Birth Date
November 13 1960

Neil Flynn Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Bradley University
Net Worth
Ian Flynn

About Neil Flynn 

Neil Flynn is an American actor of Irish descent who became famous after his role in some fantastic shows, including 'Scrubs.'

Born in Illinois, the actor who went to Bradley University to amplify his comedy aptitudes did justify all his roles. Neil Flynn began his life in theater and later did minor and major roles in television series and movies.

Neil Flynn's professional career took off in 1982, but it took time to establish itself. His debut movie was 'Major League'; however, his role was minor. Nevertheless, due to his perseverance and passion, he continued with his acting career. Throughout his career, he was a part of numerous different projects, such as 'Early Edition,' but his recognition came after he joined 'Scrubs.'

Initially, Neil Flynn wanted to opt for the role of Dr. Cox but landed the role of Janitor. He was the voice actor of Buzz Lightyear of Star Command and has voiced for video games too. In 2009 Neil Flynn got an important break as he was selected for the lead role for the ABC sitcom 'The Middle,' which continued for nine years.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Neil Flynn's net worth?

The actor has worked on a plethora of tv series and movies and has accumulated a net worth that is primarily based on his acting career. By 2022 Neil Fynn's net worth is estimated to be around $8 million. Neil Flynn 2007 purchased a house in Los Angeles for $1.045 million. Nevertheless, no more information is available regarding his assets or investments.

How much does Neil Flynn earn per year?

The annual income of Neil Flynn is currently not estimated.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Neil Flynn?

Neil Flynn's height is estimated to be 6 ft 4 in (196 cm.)

How old is Neil Flynn?

The actor from Illinois was born on November 13, 1960. Therefore as of 2022, the actor will turn 62 in November.

Childhood And Education

Neil Flynn was born Neil Richard Flynn in Illinois to Ian Flynn; however, his mother's name is not listed. He was raised in a roman catholic household, and despite his Irish origin, he was settled in Illinois. Neil went to Waukegan East High School, and after that, he went to Bradley University.

Neil Flynn's interest in acting grew in high school, and he participated in acting competitions such as 'Humorous Duet Acting.' Nevertheless, after graduating from Bradley University, Neil Flynn was set to begin his professional career, for which he came to Chicago, where he joined theater.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Neil Flynn dating?

There is no official statement regarding Neil Flynn dating or having a partner. Neil Flynn is officially single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For...

Neil Flynn is best known for the role of Mike Heck in 'The Middle' and as the Janitor from the comedy series 'Scrubs.' Although Neil Flynn was a recurring character in 'Scrubs' from seasons 2 to 8, he appeared as a guest star in seasons one and nine. He also made appearances in movies like 'Home Alone 3', 'The Resurrection Of Gavin Stone,' 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal skull,' and more.

After moving to Chicago, Neil Flynn began his professional career in theater and became a part of some famous theaters such as Steppenwolf and Goodman.

He made his television debut in 1987 and movie debut in 1989. He started getting small parts and did films like Rookie of the Year, 'The Fugitive' where he got the opportunity to work with Harrison Ford, 'Baby's Day Out,' 'Chain Reaction,' 'Home Alone 3', 'Magnoli' and 'The Right Temptation' between 1989-2000.

On television, he made appearances in one to two episodes in series like 'CBS Summer Playhouse,' 'Sable,' 'Tour Of Duty,' 'Doogie Howser, M.D.,' 'Chigaco Hope,' 'Early Edition,' 'The Drew Carey Show,' 'Seinfeld,' 'Ellen,' 'Then Came You,' 'That '70s Show', 'Slider,' 'Family Law' and 'Buzz Lightyear' between 1987-2000.

From 2000-2020 he took part in films like 'Mean Girls,' 'Anchoman,' 'Hoot,' 'Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of Crystal Skull,' 'Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs,' and 'The Resurrection Of Gavin Stone' where he played the role o Waylon Stone. In 2020 he provided the voice of Jonathan Kent in the acclaimed 'Superman: Man Of Tomorrow.'

2001 was an important year for Neil Flynn as he joined the cast of 'Scrubs.' He did other series too between 2001 and 2009, such as 'Smallville,' 'Love, Inc,' 'Joey,' 'My Boys', and most importantly 'The Middle' as Mike Heck.

After 'The Middle,' he was seen in some of the episodes of 'Bob's Burger,' 'Surviving Jack',' Key & Peele,' 'Undateabale,' 'Jeopardy!', 'Abby's between 2009-2019. He last voiced for the Old Man in Bar in 'Chicago Party Aunty' in 2021.

He did an American animated web series called 'Vixen' in 2015 and voice for video games.

Charity Work

The American actor who was among the lead cast member of 'The Middle' played for charity at the Celebrity Feud, competing against his co-stars from the 'Scrubs' such as Donald Faison and Zach Braff.

After his father's death, Neil became a part of Macmillan Cancer Support. He is known to participate in a 62 mi (100 km) run to raise funds for the charity that will aid cancer research.

What awards has Neil Flynn won?

In 1986 Neil was awarded the Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for Actor for a play at the Absolute Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois.

He was again nominated for the Joseph Jefferson Award in 1988 and 1996 for the principal and supporting roles, respectively.

Neil from Chicago, Illinois, was the National Board of Review winner in 1999 under the category of Best Acting by an Ensemble for 'Magnolia.' Other notable actors who won the NBR awards in 1999 were Pat Healy, Tom Cruise, and more.

In 2015 he was nominated for Improv Comedy at the Improvisation News New York Awards.

In 2016 Neil was nominated at the Critics Choice Television Awards for 'The Middle' as Best Supporting Actor (Comedy Series).

Neil Flynn's Hobbies And Interests

Neil's hobbies include traveling and spending time with his pet. When he is off work, he enjoys watching movies and listening to rock music.

Other Interesting Neil Flynn Facts And Trivia

  • Neil Flynn is a Democrat.
  • Neil Flynn was raised in Waukegan and spent most of his life there.
  • Neil Flynn has been a student of Del Close.
  • He is a former member of the improv troupe in Chicago called the 'The Family.'

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