Neal McDonough is a professional and talented actor, producer, and voice actor from the United States who first gained public attention after his performance in an American war drama miniseries called Band of Brothers in 2001. He further gained popularity with his performances in Boomtown, Justifies, Suits, Desperate Housewives, and number for hit films. 

Quick Info
Full NameNeal McDonough
Date of BirthFebruary 13, 1966
Birth PlaceDorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
ParentsFrank McDonough
Catherine McDonough
ProfessionActor, Voice Actor, Producer
SpouseRuve McDonough
Age55 years
Height6 ft
Weight73 kg
Net WorthUS $7 million
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Where was Neal McDonough born and raised?

McDonough was born on 13th February of 1966 in the neighborhood of Massachusetts called Dorchester in the United States. He was born to Catherine and Frank McDonough. He grew up in a catholic family with his brother, Gerard McDonough. 

Neal McDonough attended Barnstable High School in Massachusetts. He received numerous scholarships from different colleges to play baseball however, he decided to pursue acting and joined Syracuse. He later graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University in 1988. He belongs to white ethnicity and his nationality is American. His sexual orientation is straight and he has Aquarius as his zodiac sign.


How Neal started his career?

McDonough made his career debut from the television series, China Beach making a small appearance as Lurch, Quantum Leap as Chucky, and Babe Ruth as Lou Gehrig all in 1991. He continued on making small appearances in tv series like JAG, Iron man, Murphy Brown, NYPD Blue. He made his film debut in 1994. He played small roles in the films like Angels in the Outfield, three Wishes, ravenous, timeline, Walking Tail, Flags of Our Fathers.


Television Shows

Neal McDonough landed a major role in an American animated tv series called the Incredible Hulk where he voiced the lead character, Bruce Banner, for 21 episodes.

He then continued on playing small roles in tv series like Just Shoot Me!, Profiler, and landed his breakthrough role in the American war drama miniseries, Band of Brothers in 2001 where he portrayed the character of Lynn “Buck” Compton. In 2002, he landed the main role in an American action drama tv series, Boomtown where he portrayed the character of Los Angeles deputy district attorney alongside Virginia Madsen. Neal McDonough appeared in over 24 episodes. He next landed another major role in the American medical drama tv series, Medical Investigation as Dr. Stephen Connor in 2004.

Neal McDonough also played a major role in an American comedy-drama tv series, Desperate Housewives as Dave Williams which earned him more fame. His other major hit drama appearances are Justified as Robert Quarles in 2012, Suits as Sean Cahill, Public Morals as Rusty Patton, Damien Darhk in The Flash, Arrow, and Legends of tomorrow. He also played recurring roles in tv series, Yellowstone, Altered Carbon, the 100, and What If…?.

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In 2006, Neal McDonough landed his first major role in the film, Machine as Jack Ford. He then starred in a number of films like Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, Company of Heroes, Red 2 and he will next appear in the film resident Evil, Boon, and Apex in coming years.

Apart from playing films and tv series, McDonough has also voiced for a number of video games like Rogue Warrior, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, and so on.


What kind of awards has Neal McDonough received?

McDonough received his first Jury Award for Best Actor in Atlantic City Film Festival after his performance in the film A Perfect Little Man in 1999. In 2003, he was awarded Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series – Drama for his role in the film, Boomtown. Neal McDonough further received Television Critics Association Award and Online Film & Television Association Award nomination the same year. In 2008, he received Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for his role in the tv series, Desperate Housewives. In 2012, he won his second Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or television Film after his performance in tv series, Justified. He also received a Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination that year.


What is the relationship status of Neal?

McDonough is happily married to South African model, Ruve Robertson. They tied their knot in 2003 and have 5 children. Their first son, Morgan was born in 2005, daughter Catherine Maggie was born in 2007. Their second son was born in 2010 named London Jane and their second daughter Clover Elizabeth in 2011, finally, in 2014 she gave birth to their last son, James Hamilton.

McDonough is devoted to the catholic religion. He rejects playing nude or sex scenes in the film.

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Social Media

McDonough is active on Instagram having over 180 thousand followers. He can be connected with @neal_mcdonough. Unfortunately, he doesn’t use Twitter. He is quite open about his family and relationships. He can’t help himself from showing off his love towards his wife all over Instagram.


Body Measurement

Neal McDonough is 54 years old; he is active, healthy, and possesses an athletic body build. He has a tall height of 6 feet with a bodyweight of about 73 kg. He has blonde short hair and blue eyes. We believe that he has his own workout routine and diet plan to keep his body healthy and attractive.


How much is the Net Worth of Neal?

Neal McDonough’s net worth is estimated to be 7 million dollars as of 2021. He earns his millions through acting and producing films. He has appeared in numerous films, tv-series and also videogames which helped him to accumulate his millions. He is still making his appearance in a number of tv series and he is scheduled to star incoming new projects so we can expect more from him in the coming days.