Michael McKean Biography

Date Of Birth:
October 17, 1947 (66)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male

Recent New York theatre includes King Lear (Public), Our Town, Superior Donuts, The Homecoming, The Pajama Game, A Second Hand Memory, Hairspray. Elsewhere: Randy Newman's Harps and Angels, Los Angeles; On the Razzle, Williamstown; Love Song, West End. Film: This Is Spinal Tap; Clue; Best in Show; A Mighty Wind; Whatever Works; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; The Brady Bunch Movie; and the upcoming The Words. TV: "Homeland," "Law & Order: SVU," "Castle," "Happy Endings," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Sesame Street," "Laverne & Shirley," "The X-Files," "Smallville," etc. He is the first million-dollar "Celebrity Jeopardy" champion. Theatre World Award for Rupert Holmes's Accomplice; Grammy for title song "A Mighty Wind," written with Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy; Oscar nomination for Best Song, "A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow," written with Annette O'Toole.