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Mike O'Malley

1966-10-31 Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Michael Edward O'Malley (born October 31, 1966) is an American actor and writer who has appeared in films and television series. Born in Boston and raised in New Hampshire, O'Malley hosted the early 1990s children's game show Nickelodeon Guts before moving to Los Angeles later that decade to star in his own sitcom for NBC called The Mike O'Malley Show. He is best known for his role as Jimmy Hughes on Yes, Dear, a CBS series which aired from 2000 to 2006. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his role as Burt Hummel on the Fox series Glee. O'Malley has also guest-starred in series including My Name Is Earl, Raising Hope, Parenthood and Parks and Recreation, and has appeared in films including 28 Days, Deep Impact, Leatherheads, Eat, Pray, Love, R.I.P.D., Concussion and Sully. O'Malley is also a published playwright whose plays include Three Years From Thirty and Diverting Devotion. He adapted another play called Searching for Certainty for Peter Askin's film Certainty, which premiered at the Boston Film Festival in 2011. O'Malley is also a writer on Showtime's hit drama Shameless. O'Malley was the creator and an executive producer of the Starz series Survivor's Remorse, which ran for four seasons between 2014 and 2017.


3 Days with Dad Brick 2019-09-13
Sully Charles Porter 2016-09-07
Concussion Daniel Sullivan 2015-11-12
A Good Marriage Bill Gaines 2014-10-03
Behind the Candelabra Tracy Schnelker 2013-05-26
3 Geezers! Mike 2013-05-22
R.I.P.D. Elliot 2013-07-18
Glee: Keep on Believin' Self 2012-04-10
So Undercover Sam 2012-12-06
Cedar Rapids Mike Pyle 2011-02-11
Eat Pray Love Andy Shiraz 2010-08-12
Leatherheads Mickey 2008-03-24
Meet Dave Knox 2008-07-08
On Broadway Father Rolie O'Toole 2007-04-25
The Perfect Man Lenny Horton 2005-06-17
The Curse of the Bambino Himself 2003-09-16
A Baby Blues Christmas Special Darryl MacPherson (voice) 2002-02-24
28 Days Oliver 2000-04-06
Pushing Tin Pete 1999-04-23
Deep Impact Mike Perry 1998-05-08
Some Girl Dan 1998-04-19
Above Freezing Artie 1998-10-01
Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing Storage Facility Manager 1997-06-14