Michael McKean

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Michael John McKean (born October 17, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, writer, composer and musician, perhaps best known for his portrayal of Squiggy's friend, Leonard 'Lenny' Kosnowski, on the sitcom Laverne and Shirley; and for his work in the Christopher Guest ensemble films, particularly as David St. Hubbins of Spinal Tap.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Michael John McKean (born October 17, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, writer, composer and musician, perhaps best known for his portrayal of Squiggy's friend, Leonard 'Lenny' Kosnowski, on the sitcom Laverne and Shirley; and for his work in the Christopher Guest ensemble films, particularly as David St. Hubbins of Spinal Tap.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 125

Birthday 1947-10-17

Place of Birth New York City - New York - USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Toward The Tower as Second Part
2016 50 Years of Star Trek as himself
2016 The Meddler as Mark
2015 Better Call Saul(22 episodes) as Chuck McGill
2014 21 Years: Richard Linklater
2013 Drunk History(1 episode) as Carl Laemmle
2013 10 Rules for Sleeping Around
2013 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 as Dr. Bartholomew Wolper
2012 The Words as Nelson Wylie
2012 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 as Dr. Bartholomew Wolper (voice)
2012 The Red Hen
2011 ThunderCats(27 episodes)
2011 Off the Map(1 episode)
2010 Glory Daze(1 episode)
2010 Pure Country 2: The Gift as Angel Joseph
2009 Whatever Works as Joe - Boris' Friend #3
2009 Castle(1 episode) as Victor Baron
2009 Imps* as Fritz #2
2008 Adventures of Power as Harlan
2007 The Grand as Steve Lavisch
2007 Joshua as Chester
2006 For Your Consideration as Lane Iverson
2006 Help Me Help You(1 episode)
2006 The Unit(2 episodes)
2005 The Producers as Prison Trustee
2005 Hopeless Pictures(8 episodes)
2005 The Aristocrats as Himself
2004 Boston Legal(1 episode)
2004 The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Music Edition as David St. Hubbins
2004 The Tony Danza Show(2 episodes)
2003 And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself as William Christy Cabanne
2003 A Mighty Wind as Jerry Palter
2003 Haunted Lighthouse as Captain Van Legge
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 Auto Focus as Video Executive
2002 The Guru as Dwain
2002 Never Again as Alex The Transvestite
2002 Slap Her... She's French as Monsieur Duke
2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic as Porterfield 'Porty' Pendleton
2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II as Sarousch (voice)
2001 Smallville(2 episodes)
2001 Alias(2 episodes)
2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 as Bird (voice)
2001 Primetime Glick(30 episodes)
2001 The Lone Gunmen(1 episode)
2001 The Zeta Project(1 episode)
2001 My First Mister as Bob
2000 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law(3 episodes)
2000 Little Nicky as Chief of Police
2000 As Told by Ginger(1 episode) as Bobby Lightfoot (voice)
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm(1 episode)
2000 Best in Show as Stefan Vanderhoof
2000 Beautiful as Lance DeSalvo
2000 The Huntress(1 episode)
2000 Strip Mall(2 episodes)
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 The Martin Short Show(74 episodes)
1999 Where Are They Now?(1 episode)
1999 Uncomfortably Close with Michael McKean(6 episodes)
1999 True Crime as Réverend Shillerman
1999 Family Guy(2 episodes)
1999 Kill the Man as Mr. Livingston
1999 Batman Beyond(2 episodes)
1999 Providence(1 episode)
1998 The Homefront as J.P. Bigelow
1998 Small Soldiers as Insaniac / Freakenstein
1998 Final Justice as Merle Hammond
1998 The Pass as Willie L.
1998 Spinal Tap: The Final Tour as David St. Hubbins
1998 LateLine(1 episode)
1997 The Weird Al Show(1 episode)
1997 The New Batman Adventures(1 episode)
1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning as Bill Case
1997 No Strings Attached as Elliot Lewis
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Nothing to Lose as Phillip "P.B." Barrow
1997 That Darn Cat as Peter Randall
1996 Hey Arnold!(1 episode)
1996 Jungle Cubs(28 episodes)
1996 Edie & Pen as Rick
1996 The Sunshine Boys as Scott Grogan
1996 Tracey Takes On...(58 episodes)
1995 The Brady Bunch Movie as Mr. Larry Dittmeyer
1995 Star Trek: Voyager(1 episode)
1994 Radioland Murders as Rick Rochester
1994 Friends(1 episode) as Mr. Rastatter
1994 Airheads as Milo Jackson
1993 The Nanny(1 episode)
1993 Boy Meets World(1 episode)
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman(1 episode)
1993 The X-Files(4 episodes)
1993 Coneheads as Gorman Seedling, INS Deputy Commissioner
1992 Man Trouble as Eddy Revere
1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man as George Talbot
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1990 Law & Order(1 episode) as Elias Grace
1990 Book of Love
1990 Dream On(3 episodes)
1990 Flashback as Hal
1990 Grand(26 episodes)
1989 The Simpsons(2 episodes)
1989 The Big Picture as Emmet Sumner
1989 Hider in the House as Phil Dreyer
1988 Earth Girls Are Easy as Woody
1988 Short Circuit 2 as Fred Ritter
1987 Planes, Trains and Automobiles as State Trooper
1987 Double Agent as Jason Starr / Warren Starbinder
1987 Light of Day as Bu Montgomery
1985 Clue as Mr. Green
1985 D.A.R.Y.L. as Andy Richardson
1984 Murder, She Wrote(1 episode)
1984 This Is Spinal Tap as David St. Hubbins
1982 Young Doctors in Love as Dr. Simon August
1980 Used Cars as Eddie Winslow
1980 Fridays(1 episode)
1980 Goodtime Girls(1 episode)
1979 1941 as Willy
1979 CBS News Sunday Morning(1 episode)
1977 Cracking Up
1976 Laverne & Shirley(180 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live(21 episodes) as Various
1974 Happy Days(1 episode)
1964 Jeopardy!(1 episode)

Directing

1991 Morton & Hayes(1 episode) … Director
1990 Dream On(4 episodes) … Director
1976 Laverne & Shirley(1 episode) … Director

Writing

1989 The Big Picture … Screenplay
1984 This Is Spinal Tap … Writer

Sound

1993 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman … Original Music Composer
1984 This Is Spinal Tap … Original Music Composer

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