Mike O'Malley

  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer
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  • Appeared in several theatrical productions while in college, including Grease and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
  • Studied acting at the Sanford Meisner Theatre.
  • Hosted several Nickelodeon game shows, including Get the Picture.
  • Is also a playwright; his play Searching for Certainty was made into a movie, Certainty (2010), for which he was also the screenwriter.
  • Was cast as blue-collar dad Burt Hummel on Glee after creator Ryan Murphy wrote the part with O'Malley in mind.

Awards

  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Declan O'Malley — Son
  • Liam O'Malley — Brother
  • Marianne O'Malley — Mother
  • Seamus O'Malley — Son
  • Fiona O'Malley — Daughter
  • Tony O'Malley — Father
  • Kerry O'Malley — Sister
  • Lisa O'Malley — Wife
  • Regina O'Malley — Aunt
  • Marianne O'Malley — Sister

College

  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, United States (BA in Theater, 1988)
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