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Neil Flynn is a popular American actor and comedian.

Relationship Facts of Neil Flynn

Neil Flynn is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Neil Flynn?

Neil Flynn is most probably single as of now.

Still, we can’t be sure of this as he has kept everything about his love life very private.

Due to this privacy, many fans even believe that he is gay and there are many such rumors floating around.

Neil hasn’t confirmed nor denied these rumors yet.


  • Many of Neil’s small roles feature him as a police officer.
  • He has won one and has been nominated for another two Jefferson Awards for his work in theater.

Who is Neil Flynn?

Neil Flynn is a popular American actor and comedian.

He is best known for his portrayal of the Janitor in Scrubs and Mike Heck in the comedy series The Middle.

Most recently he gave voice to the character Jonathan Kent in Superman: Man of Tomorrow and also played Fred in the 2019 TV series Abby’s.

Neil Flynn: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Neil Richard Flynn was born on the 13th of November, 1960 in Waukegan, Illinois, USA.

As of now, his age is 60.

His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Irish.

He is of Irish descent and grew up in a Catholic household.

Flynn was born to his father Ian and his mother, whose name has not been disclosed.

He was brought up on the Southside of Chicago with five siblings.

The actor hasn’t revealed much else about his siblings though, not even their names.

Flynn was interested in comedy from a young age and even participated in related competitions and events from time to time.

In which school did Neil Flynn attend?

Flynn studied at Waukegan East High School growing up.

He and his partner Mike Shklair also won an Illinois Individual Events state championship for Humorous duet acting during this time.

After high school, Flynn pursued further education through Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.

He graduated from there in 1982 and moved back to Chicago to pursue acting.

Neil Flynn: Professional Life, Career

Acting Career

Flynn started his career through the Goodman and Steppenwolf theaters.

He acted in several plays and eventually his performance in the play The Ballad of the Sad Café made him somewhat popular in the acting industry.

Sometime after this, he also stepped into the film and TV industry.

He portrayed several minor characters in TV shows such as That 70’s Show, and in the popular movie The Fugitives.

After some time, he landed a role as the character Janitor in the TV series Scrubs.

This is one of his best-known roles to date and his portrayal of the mysterious Janitor is excellent.

His character also appeared in the first eight seasons of the show, making his a popular actor in the TV industry.

Neil also landed roles in popular movies such as Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Mean Girls, and in the TV series Seinfeld.

Flynn landed his next recurring and well-known role as Mike Heck in the sitcom The Middle.

Due to this role, he became popular among TV audiences worldwide. He worked primarily on this show until 2018.

Most recently, he voiced Jonathan Kent in Superman: Man of Tomorrow, and was a part of the main cast in the 2019 sitcom Abby’s.    

Comedy Career

In the 80s and 90s, he also performed Improv comedy at several venues ad gained some success in the field.

Soon after, he also founded the improv team Beer Shark Mice with David Koechner, 1998 which was active up until 2015.

Most of his acting roles also include humorous characters with a sharp wit and likable personalities.

Awards and Nominations

Flynn won the National Board of Review (NBR) Award in 1999 for Best Acting by an ensemble for his role in Magnolia.

He shared this award with the cast of Magnolia which include Tom Cruise, Pat Healy, and Julianne among others.

The actor was also nominated for the 2015 INNY Awards for Best in Long-Form Improv Comedy.

A year later, he was nominated for the Critics Choice TV Award as Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in The Middle.

How much does Neil Flynn earn?

Neil Flynn has an estimated net worth of roughly 8 million USD as per 2023’s data.

He has not revealed his annual salary yet.

Neil Flynn: Height, Weight

Flynn stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches and his weight is roughly 90 kilograms.

He looks good and has a balanced physique.

His hair has turned from brown to grey and his eyes are blue in color.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Neil Flynn likes to keep a low profile and isn’t active on any social media platforms at the moment.

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