59 years old (Born on November 13, 1960)
American, Actor; He is famous from Scrubs.Neil played the Chicago Cubs first baseman, Stan Okie, in the movie Rookie of the Year. Flynn once appeared in an episode of The Drew Carey Show, playing the fake husband/partner of future Scrubs co-star Christa Miller. Neil had a small role as a street preacher in Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer but his scene was cut. The deleted scene can be seen on the 20th Anniversary DVD edition. Neil`s favorite Scrubs character is Ted Buckland. Neil played the cop who responds to a 911 call made by Alex Pruitt, in the movie Home Alone 3.
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Fun Facts About Neil Flynn
In 1999, Neil won the NBR Award along with the rest of the cast for their performance in Magnolia.
It is often believed he doesn`t use any lines for his role as the Janitor on Scrubs. A fourth season script reportedly had (Whatever Neil Says) whenever he had a line.
Neil had the role of Police Officer Kevin Yarnel, on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode called Identity Crisis.
Neil is a member of the improv comedy group Beer Shark Mice. His group was named Best Ensemble by the Chicago Improv Festival. They appeared in the 2008 L.A. Improv Comedy Festival.
Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence once slipped up in a talk show interview and referred to Neil`s character as "Zack Braden".
If Neil could only save one thing from his home, it would be his Michael Jordan jersey. Neil collects signed jerseys of famous Chicago athletes such as Jordan.
Neil attended Waukegan High Schools East Campus.
Neil has a cat named Mike that he found in a parking lot in 2007.
Neil`s fellow members in the improv group Beer Shark Mice are Mike Coleman, Pete Hulne, Pat Finn and David Koechner.
Neil had the role of Chip Heron in the movie Mean Girls. Lindsay Lohan played his daughter Cady.
Neil`s character on Scrubs was originally supposed to be a figment of J.D.`s imagination and didn`t come in contact with anyone until quite awhile after the show started.
For his role as Agent Smith in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Neil had to sign a waiver saying he would not release any details of the movie. He only received four pages of script however, and he was unaware of most of the movie`s plot.
Neil studied acting from Del Close.
Neil appears in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull reuniting him with Harrison Ford who co-starred with him in The Fugitive which gave way to a previously mentioned Scrubs gag.
Neil is friends with Angela Kinsey, who appears on The Office.
He is single and lives in the Los Angeles area.
He is said to be the best ad-libber of the Scrubs cast by the show`s creator and its writers.
Neil did the voice of Skidd McMarx and the Plumber in the Ratchet & Clank video game series for the Playstation 2, and the Ratchet & Clank game for the PlayStation 3.
Neil`s most memorable moment from being an actor so far is when Dick Van Dyke appeared on an episode of Scrubs.
He enjoys a weekly game of poker in his spare time. He also watches a lot of television and is part of various fantasy sports leagues. He plays on a local softball team.
Both he and Scrubs co-star Christa Miller had roles on the series Clone High.
Neil is an alumni of Chicago`s ImprovOlympic and Second City. He was also a member of the Chicago improv troupe known as "The Family" (predecessor to Comedy Central`s "Upright Citizen`s Brigade").
Flynn was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award in 1996 for his role in The Ballad of the Sad Cafe.
In Scrubs, he originally tried out for the role of Dr. Perry Cox, which later went to co-star John C. McGinley. The role he did get was that of the Janitor. The Janitor`s role was only supposed to be for one episode, but he was so popular that he became a star of the show.
Neil is right-handed.
Neil graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
Having been a part of an improv troupe, Neil Flynn makes up a lot of his lines on the spot. Before the filming of an episode, he wrote Dr. Janitor on a chalkboard, which became a long running joke about the Janitor wanting to be a doctor.
Neil is 6` 5" (1.96 m) tall.
Neil moved from Chicago to L.A. in 1988, but the move did not work out because he could not find acting work. He then moved back to Chicago and worked at different acting troupes before he was able to move back to L.A. again in the late 1990`s.
His character on Scrubs has remained nameless, but some fans have speculated that his name is Neil Flynn because the Janitor admitted appearing in The Fugitive which Neil Flynn actually did. He played a rookie cop who was shot down in the final train scene. He had one line.