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Fast Facts

  • Student of improv instructor Del Close.
  • Started his career working at the Steppenwolf and Goodman Theaters after graduating from college.
  • Performed with the Second City Comedy Troupe in Chicago.
  • Various jobs have included selling light bulbs over the phone and teaching high-school English. 
  • Auditioned for the role of Dr. Cox on Scrubs.
  • His janitor role on Scrubs was originally a one-episode gig, but it was expanded based on his performance; he was subsequently made a full-time series regular.
  • Regularly performs with his improv group, Beer Shark Mice, which includes actor David Koechner.

Awards

  • 2016, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Tim Flynn — Brother

College

  • Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, United States (1983)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Neil Richard Flynn
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Birthday: November 13, 1960, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian

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