Mike O’malley Bio, Wiki, Actor, Age, Education, Height, Family, Wife, Children, and Career

Mike O’malley Biography

Mike O’Malley is an American actor, writer, and television producer. He gained early recognition as the host of children’s game shows such as Get the Picture and Nickelodeon Guts in the early 1990s. In addition, he relocated to Los Angeles to headline his NBC sitcom, The Mike O’Malley Show. O’Malley is most prominently recognized for portraying Jimmy Hughes in the CBS series Yes, Dear, which ran from 2000 to 2006. His performance as Burt Hummel on the Fox series Glee earned him an Emmy Award nomination.

Mike O’malley Age| Birthday

How old is O’malley? He is around 57 years old as of 2023. He was born on October 31, 1966, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Mike O’malley Education

O’Malley completed his high school education at Bishop Guertin High School in Nashua, New Hampshire, in 1984. He then graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1988, majoring in theater. Additionally, he is affiliated with the Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Mike O’malley Height|Weight

He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.

Mike O’malley Family

O’Malley was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Nashua, New Hampshire. His mother, Marianne, worked as a career counselor, while his father, Tony O’Malley, held an executive position in the defense industry. His younger sister, Kerry O’Malley, is an actress with experience on Broadway. The two siblings appeared together in the first season of Snowpiercer.

Mike O'malley
Mike O’malley

Mike O’malley Wife|Married

O’Malley is happily married to his wife Lisa. She works as a school psychologist. However, he has not revealed more information regarding his wife. This information is under review and will be available soon.

Mike O’malley Children| kids

O’malley and his wife Lisa are blessed with three children. However, he has not revealed more information regarding his children. This information is under review and will be available soon.

Mike O’malley Career

O’Malley’s initial breakthrough occurred when he hosted the Nickelodeon children’s game show Get the Picture in 1991. Following this success, he hosted Nickelodeon Guts and Global GUTS from 1992 to 1995. O’Malley relocated to Los Angeles after Global GUTS ended to pursue his acting career. He went on to star in Life with Roger, a series that aired from 1996 to 1997. The Mike O’Malley Show launched in 1999, saw only two of its thirteen filmed episodes air before being canceled. During the 1990s, O’Malley also portrayed The Rick in a series of ads for the ESPN network, with The Rick making a comeback in 2018 for ads promoting the ESPN+ streaming service.

From 2000 to 2006, O’Malley played Jimmy Hughes in the CBS comedy Yes, Dear, reprising the role in 2013 on the sitcom Raising Hope. Alongside Yes, Dear co-star Anthony Clark, O’Malley appeared in the Alan Jackson music video The Talkin’ Song Repair Blues. Additionally, he lent his voice to the character Darryl MacPherson in The WB’s Baby Blues from 2000 to 2002. In 2006, O’Malley made a guest appearance on My Name Is Earl as a police officer with a passion for bowling and continued to make multiple guest appearances on the show. He also appeared in the NBC drama My Own Worst Enemy in 2008.

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O’Malley became the spokesperson for Time Warner Cable’s digital cable in 2008. In 2009, he took on the recurring role of Burt Hummel, a father in Glee. His portrayal earned praise, with Entertainment Weekly’s Tim Stack expressing disappointment if O’Malley didn’t win an Emmy for the role. Chris Colfer, who played Burt’s son Kurt, credited his improved on-screen chemistry with O’Malley for enhancing the quality of their scenes.

Starting in 2010, O’Malley had a recurring role on Parenthood and hosted The World’s Funniest Office Commercials. He received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor – Comedy Series for his portrayal of Burt Hummel on Glee in 2010. Before the second season, O’Malley became a series regular on Glee, winning the Teen Choice Award for Best Parental Unit in 2010. Although he returned to recurring guest star status for the show’s third season, his impact on Glee continued to be recognized.

Film

O’Malley made his debut in the 1998 movie Deep Impact, where he played Elijah Wood’s astronomy teacher. Following this, he took on a supporting role in the comedy Pushing Tin. His 2000 portrayal of Oliver, a character undergoing rehabilitation for drug addiction, in the film 28 Days showcased his versatility. The year 2005 saw O’Malley in The Perfect Man, and in 2007, he played supporting roles in Leatherheads and Meet Dave.

He was featured in the documentary City of Champions: The Best of Boston Sports and was interviewed as part of the film. O’Malley also took part in the 2009 American documentary The People Speak, where he shared a segment with political activist Staceyann Chin. Beyond these, O’Malley’s notable contributions to the film industry include roles in Eat Pray Love, Cedar Rapids, Concussion, and Sully.

Writing and producing

O’Malley is a playwright, with two of his works, Three Years from Thirty and Diverting Devotion, successfully published and produced Off-Broadway. In 2003, a third play titled Searching for Certainty was staged in Los Angeles. O’Malley demonstrated his skills by overseeing the series finale episode of Yes, Dear, a show in which he also starred. His talents extended to screenwriting, as he penned the script for the film Certainty, adapted from Searching for Certainty. The movie, directed by Peter Askin and co-produced by O’Malley, Will Battersby, and Per Melita, commenced production on May 24, 2010. Certainty premiered at the Boston Film Festival on September 16, 2011, securing accolades for Best Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Ensemble Cast.

O’Malley showcased his versatility by serving as a writer and consulting producer for the Showtime comedy-drama series Shameless. In collaboration with Greg Garcia, O’Malley co-wrote the book for the Broadway musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring the songs of Jimmy Buffett, which ran from February to July 2018. His creativity also extends to television, where he created the Starz basketball comedy series Survivor’s Remorse. Through his production company, O’Malley Ink, he takes on the roles of writer and producer for the show. Additionally, he serves as an executive producer and showrunner for the series Heels, where he has a recurring role as a rival wrestling promoter, Charlie Gully.

Films and Television Shows

Films
  • Some Girl
  • Deep Impact
  • Above Freezing
  • Pushing Tin
  • 28 Days
  • The Perfect Man
  • City of Champions: The Best of Boston Sports
  • On Broadway
  • Meet Dave
  • Leatherheads
  • The People Speak
  • Eat Pray Love
  • Cedar Rapids
  • So Undercover
  • 3 Geezers!
  • R.I.P.D.
  • A Good Marriage
  • Concussion
  • Sully
  • 3 Days with Dad
Television Shows
  • Law & Order
  • Get the Picture
  • Nickelodeon Guts
  • Life with Roger
  • Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing
  • Figure It Out
  • The Mike O’Malley Show
  • Baby Blues
  • Yes, Dear
  • Wayne
  • Get Shorty
  • The Morning Show
  • Snowpiercer
  • Heels
  • Abbott Elementary”
  • Grand Crew

Mike O’malley Salary|Net Worth

O’malley has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his career.

Frequently asked questions about O’malley

Who is O’malley?

Mike O’Malley is an American actor, writer, and television producer. He gained early recognition as the host of children’s game shows such as Get the Picture and Nickelodeon Guts in the early 1990s. In addition, he relocated to Los Angeles to headline his NBC sitcom, The Mike O’Malley Show. O’Malley is most prominently recognized for portraying Jimmy Hughes in the CBS series Yes, Dear, which ran from 2000 to 2006. His performance as Burt Hummel on the Fox series Glee earned him an Emmy Award nomination.

Is O’malley Married?

O’Malley is happily married to his wife Lisa. She works as a school psychologist. However, he has not revealed more information regarding his wife. This information is under review and will be available soon.

Where does O’malley Live?

This information is under review and will be available soon.

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