Neal McDonough

  • Birth Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Portrayed Snoopy in a high-school production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
  • Played baseball while at Syracuse University.
  • Studied at the London Academy of Music, Dramatic Arts and Sciences.
  • Made his big-screen debut as a dock worker in the 1990 film Darkman.
  • His breakthrough role was as Buck Compton in Steven Spielberg's Band of Brothers. 
  • Provided the voice of Jesus for the recording of Truth & Life Dramatized Audio Bible.
  • Does not do onscreen sex scenes due to his family and Catholic faith and has walked away from jobs in order to stick to his principles.


  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee


  • London Jane McDonough — Daughter
  • Ruve Robertson — Wife
  • Clover Elizabeth McDonough — Daughter
  • James Hamilton McDonough — Son
  • Catherine Maggie McDonough — Daughter
  • Morgan Patrick McDonough — Son


  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States (1988)