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Michael McKean was born on October 17, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael John McKean. He is an actor, known for This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) and Whatever Works (2009). He has been married to Annette O'Toole since March 20, 1999. He was previously married to Susan White. See full bio »
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 2015 Better Call Saul (TV Series) (filming)
Chuck McGill
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Chuck McGill
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Chuck McGill
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Chuck McGill
 2014 The 7D (TV Series)
Uncle Humidor / Uncle Hamidor
- Uncle Humidor/Grim the Genius (2014) ... Uncle Humidor (voice)
- Buckets/Frankengloom (2014) ... Uncle Hamidor (voice)
 2013 10 Rules for Sleeping Around
Jeffrey Fields
 2013 American Dad! (TV Series)
Emperor Zing
- Lost in Space (2013) ... Emperor Zing (voice)
 2012 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Captain Frosty Mug
- License to Milkshake/Squid Baby (2012) ... Captain Frosty Mug (voice)
 2012 Thundercats (TV Series)
Vultaire
- What Lies Above: Part Two (2012) ... Vultaire (voice)
- What Lies Above: Part One (2012) ... Vultaire (voice)
 2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Fred Sandow
- Father's Shadow (2012) ... Fred Sandow
 2012 The Words
Nelson Wylie
 2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Eye-Hawk / Sarge
- Heist (2011) ... Eye-Hawk / Sarge (voice)
 2011 Homeland (TV Series)
Judge Jeffrey Turner
- Grace (2011) ... Judge Jeffrey Turner
 2007-2011 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Matt Tessler
 2011 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Death
- Munch by Proxy (2011) ... Death
 2003-2011 Smallville (TV Series)
Perry White
- Finale (2011) ... Perry White (voice, uncredited)
- Hostage (2010) ... Perry White
- Perry (2003) ... Perry White
 2011 Castle (TV Series)
Victor Baron
- Pretty Dead (2011) ... Victor Baron
 2011 Off the Map (TV Series)
Ed Greenman
- Saved by the Great White Hope (2011) ... Ed Greenman
 2010 Open Books (TV Movie)
Bert
 2010 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Vergil Von Vivaldi
- Rock, Rock Band (2010) ... Vergil Von Vivaldi
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series)
Stu
- Why Shant This Be Love? (2010) ... Stu
 2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
David St. Hubbins
- Episode #1.86 (2009) ... David St. Hubbins (as Spinal Tap)
 2009 Glastonbury 2009 (TV Movie)
David St. Hubbins (as Spinal Tap)
 2009 Whatever Works
Boris' Friend
 2008 Adventures of Power
Harlan
 2000-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bill Nolan / Elias Grace
- Called Home (2008) ... Bill Nolan
- Mega (2000) ... Elias Grace
 2007 The Thick of It (TV Movie)
Glen Glahm
 2007 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series)
Kalgoron
- Wrath of the Spider Queen (2007) ... Kalgoron (voice)
 2006 Help Me Help You (TV Series)
Dr. Howard 'J.' Hubbins
- Pink Freud (2006) ... Dr. Howard 'J.' Hubbins
 2006 Catscratch (TV Series)
Groink
- Blikmail/Love Jackal (2006) ... Groink (voice)
 2006 Relative Strangers
Ken Hyman
 2006 Open Wide: Tooth School Inside (Video short)
Dr. Flossman (voice)
 2005 Blue Skies (TV Movie)
Fred
 2005 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Dwight Biddle
- Truly, Madly, Deeply (2005) ... Dwight Biddle
 2005 Hopeless Pictures (TV Series)
Mel Wax
- Episode #1.9 (2005) ... Mel Wax (voice)
- Episode #1.8 (2005) ... Mel Wax (voice)
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... Mel Wax (voice)
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Mel Wax (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Mel Wax (voice)
 2005 Arnie the Doughnut (Short)
Narrator / Arnie the Doughnut (voice)
 2005 Candor City Hospital (Short)
Patient
 2003 Just for Laughs (TV Series)
David St. Hubbins
- Episode dated 23 November 2003 (2003) ... David St. Hubbins (as Spinal Tap)
- Episode dated 19 October 2003 (2003) ... David St. Hubbins (as Spinal Tap)
 1999-2003 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Pinkerton / Earthflower / Johnny Stitches
- Simmons' Documentary/Big Bob's Crisis (2003) ... Pinkerton / Earthflower (voice)
- It Girl/Deconstructing Arnold (1999) ... Johnny Stitches (voice)
 2003 And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (TV Movie)
William Christy Cabanne
 2003 MADtv (TV Series)
Jerry Palter
 2003 Haunted Lighthouse (Short)
Captain Van Legge
 2002 100 Mile Rule
Howard
 2002 The Burbs (TV Movie)
 2002 Auto Focus
Video Executive
 2002 The Guru
Dwain
 2002 The Zeta Project (TV Series)
Dr. Marcus Edmunds
- The Hologram Man (2002) ... Dr. Marcus Edmunds (voice)
 2001-2002 Oswald (TV Series)
Maestro Bingo Bunny / Cousin Louie / Louie
- Odd One Out/Goodbye Best Friend (2002) ... Cousin Louie (voice)
- A Sticky Situation (2001) ... Louie (voice)
 2002 As Told by Ginger (TV Series)
Bobby Lightfoot
- Family Therapy (2002) ... Bobby Lightfoot (voice)
 2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic
Porterfield 'Porty' Pendleton
 2002 Teamo Supremo (TV Series)
Mean Thumb / Lo-Fi
- The Chief's New Groove/Capitol Offense (2002) ... Mean Thumb / Lo-Fi (voice)
 2000-2002 Family Guy (TV Series)
Pengrove Pig / Andy Rooney / Camel Salesman / ...
- Road to Europe (2002) ... Pengrove Pig / Andy Rooney / Camel Salesman (voice)
- Wasted Talent (2000) ... Pawtucket Pat (voice)
 2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (Video)
Sarousch (voice)
 2002 Slap Her, She's French!
Monsieur Duke
 2001 Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street (Video)
Mr. Bream (clips from episode 'Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave') (voice)
 2000-2001 The Huntress (TV Series)
Ralph Thorson / Lt. Praeger
- The Quest: Part 2 (2001) ... Ralph Thorson (voice, uncredited)
- The Quest: Part 1 (2001) ... Ralph Thorson (voice, uncredited)
- Springing Tiny (2000) ... Lt. Praeger
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Bird (voice)
 2001 Never Again
Alex The Transvestite
 2001 On Edge
Award Presenter (uncredited)
 2001 Strip Mall (TV Series)
Psycho-Vivor Host
- Psycho-Vivor (2001) ... Psycho-Vivor Host
- Barry Boinks Caroline (2001) ... Psycho-Vivor Host
 2001 My First Mister
Bob
 2000 Life's Too Short (TV Series)
Marek Kohler
 2000 Beautiful
Lance DeSalvo
 2000 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Ian Peek
- Sneak Peek (2000) ... Ian Peek (voice)
 1999 Masters of Horror and Suspense
Will Masters
 1999 Snowden's Christmas (TV Movie)
Drummer (voice)
 1999 Legal Aid (TV Movie)
Nathan Pugh
 1999 Mystery, Alaska
Mr. Walsh
 1999 Providence (TV Series)
Sherman Smith
- Blind Faith (1999) ... Sherman Smith
 1999 Kill the Man
Mr. Livingston
 1998-1999 Maggie Winters (TV Series)
Lewis Stickley
- You'll Never Walk Alone in This Town Again (1999) ... Lewis Stickley
- Maggie's Master Plan (1998) ... Lewis Stickley
 1998 The Man Who Counted (Short)
Reverend Hooper
 1998 Recess (TV Series)
Mr. Bream
- Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave: Part 2 (1998) ... Mr. Bream (voice)
- Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave: Part 1 (1998) ... Mr. Bream (voice)
 1998 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Dave Whitby
- Veronica's Cheating Partners (1998) ... Dave Whitby
 1993-1998 Animaniacs (TV Series)
Neivel Nosenest / Jake / Cowboy #1 / ...
- Birds on a Wire/The Scoring Session/The Animaniacs Suite (1998) ... Neivel Nosenest (voice)
- Gold Rush/A Gift of Gold/Dot's Quiet Time (1994) ... Jake / Cowboy #1 (voice)
- King Yakko (1993) ... Spink (voice)
 1998 Mr. Show with Bob and David (TV Series)
Professor Peens
- Life Is Precious and God and the Bible (1998) ... Professor Peens
 1998 The Angry Beavers (TV Series)
L.G. Algae / Raccoon
- The Mighty Knothead/Pond Scum (1998) ... L.G. Algae / Raccoon (voice)
 1998 Sugar: The Fall of the West
Head Of Sex Clinic
 1998 Archibald the Rainbow Painter
J.P. Bigelow
 1998 Final Justice (TV Movie)
Merle Hammond
 1998 The Pass
Willie L.
 1998 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Dennis Page
- Second Time Around (1998) ... Dennis Page
 1998 LateLine (TV Series)
Dick Obermeyer
- Pearce's New Buddy (1998) ... Dick Obermeyer
 1998 The Closer (TV Series)
Arthur Willhaven
- Morality Bites (1998) ... Arthur Willhaven
- Pilot (1998) ... Arthur Willhaven
 1996-1998 Pinky and the Brain (TV Series)
Mel Aroma / Herbert Schniederlander / Ponytail / ...
- Inherit the Wheeze (1998) ... Mel Aroma (voice)
- Mice Don't Dance/Brain Drained (1997) ... Ponytail (voice)
- The Mummy/Robin Brain (1996) ... Toll Collector (voice)
 1997 Zork: Grand Inquisitor (Video Game)
Dalboz of Gurth, the Dungeon Master (voice)
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video)
Bill Case
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series)
Miner
- Mining Accident (1997) ... Miner
 1997 No Strings Attached
Elliot Lewis
 1984-1997 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Announcer / Richard Gephardt / ...
- Rob Lowe/Spice Girls (1997) ... Announcer
- Bob Saget/TLC (1995) ... Various
- Courteney Cox/Dave Matthews Band (1995) ... Various
- Damon Wayans/Dionne Farris (1995) ... Various
- John Goodman/Tragically Hip (1995) ... Various
 1997 That Darn Cat
Peter Randall
 1997 Road Rovers (TV Series)
Dr. Jeffrey Otitus
- Reigning Cats and Dogs (a.k.a. Curiosity Killed the Cat) (1997) ... Dr. Jeffrey Otitus (voice)
 1997 Heaven Will Wait (TV Movie)
Harvey Baines
 1996 Jack
Paulie
 1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Father Damian
- Caroline and the Wedding (1996) ... Father Damian
 1996 Edie & Pen
Rick
 1996 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
The Clown
- The Thaw (1996) ... The Clown
 1996 The Sunshine Boys (TV Movie)
Scott Grogan
 1995 Friends (TV Series)
Mr. Rastatter
- The One with the List (1995) ... Mr. Rastatter
 1995 The Pompatus of Love
Sitcom Star
 1995 The Nanny (TV Series)
Professor Noel Babcock PhD
- Franny and the Professor (1995) ... Professor Noel Babcock PhD
 1995 Across the Moon
Frank
 1992-1994 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Les / Inspector / Hank / ...
- Into the Woods (1994) ... Les (voice)
- Working Girl (1994) ... Inspector (voice)
- Life in the Faust Lane (1994) ... Hank (voice)
- Changing Nature (1994) ... Bryant (voice)
- The Terrible Twos (1994) ... Dr. Herder (voice)
 1994 MacShayne: The Final Roll of the Dice (TV Movie)
Ozzie Evans
 1994 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Bob Hiney
- A Civil War (1994) ... Bob Hiney (voice)
 1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Dr. Fabian Leek
- Vatman (1994) ... Dr. Fabian Leek
 1994 Getting By (TV Series)
Dirk Clearfield
- Sell It Like It Is (1994) ... Dirk Clearfield
 1993 Family Album (TV Series)
Mr. Gordon
 1992 Spinal Tap: Break Like the Wind - The Videos (Video short)
David St. Hubbins (as David St. Hubbins)
 1992 Man Trouble
Eddy Revere
 1991 Sessions (TV Mini-Series)
Dan Carver
- Happy Birthday (1991) ... Dan Carver
- Thursday We Eat Italian (1991) ... Dan Carver
- The Wild Man Cometh (1991) ... Dan Carver
- Dogs in the Night (1991) ... Dan Carver
 1991 True Identity
Harvey Cooper
 1991 Morton & Hayes (TV Series)
Dr. Mummenschvantz
- The Bride of Mummula (1991) ... Dr. Mummenschvantz
 1991 Murder in High Places (TV Movie)
Pettibone
 1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Ross McKay
- The Return of Preston Giles (1990) ... Ross McKay
 1990 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Dennis
- Mad About the Boy (1990) ... Dennis
 1990 Book of Love
Adult Jack Twiller
 1990 The American Film Institute Presents: TV or Not TV? (TV Movie)
Principal Ford (segment "Peak A Boo")
 1990 Flashback
Hal
 1989 Hider in the House
Phil Dreyer
 1989 The Big Picture
Emmet Sumner
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy
Woody
 1988 A Father's Homecoming (TV Movie)
Michael Fields
 1987 Daniel and the Towers (TV Movie)
Wexler Hatch
 1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Jason Starr / Warren Starbinder
- Double Agent (1987) ... Jason Starr / Warren Starbinder
 1987 Light of Day
Bu Montgomery
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Mr. Wallace / Mac Macintosh
- Davy Crockett (1986) ... Mr. Wallace
- Johnny Appleseed (1986) ... Mac Macintosh
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
Leslie (uncredited)
 1986 Classified Love (TV Movie)
Pete Newly
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
Joey
- The Borrowing (1985) ... Joey
 1985 Clue
Mr. Green
 1984 The Bounder (TV Movie)
Howard Bender
 1982 Young Doctors in Love
Dr. Simon August
 1981 Likely Stories, Vol. 1 (TV Movie)
 1980 Goodtime Girls (TV Series)
Joey
- Internal Injury (1980) ... Joey
 1979 1941
Willy
 1979 The T.V. Show (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1978 More Than Friends (TV Movie)
Terry Christopher
 1977 Cracking Up
Various Characters (as The Credibility Gap)
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Show Show Composer (6 credits)
Show Show Music department (9 credits)
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
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He did promos in character for ESPN. The first one featured him as David St. Hubbins explaining how he wrote the theme for SportsCenter (1979). The remaining ones had him playing the Queen of England talking about British soccer. He kept the dress that he wore. Christopher Guest directed those spots. See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Credibility Gap | Michael McKeen | David St. Hubbins | Spinal Tap

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[describing how he and wife Annette O'Toole go about writing a song's music and lyrics] When we've done it - and this sounds like I'm talking about sex, doesn't it? - we've done it every way you can.

Trivia:

Children: Fletcher McKean and Colin McKean (born to Susan White). See more »

Trademark:

Lenny Kosnowski's "Lone Wolf" jacket on Laverne & Shirley (1976)

Star Sign:

Libra

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