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Overview (3)

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth NameJoseph O'Flaherty
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Flaherty was born on June 21, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph O'Flaherty. He is an actor and writer, known for Happy Gilmore (1996), Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Detroit Rock City (1999). He was previously married to Judith.

Spouse (1)

Judith (1976 - 1996) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (6)

He was raised in Pittsburgh, and did not come to Toronto until the early 70s for the Second City theatre.
Brother of comedy writer Paul Flaherty.
Joe has joined the faculty of Humber College's Comedy: Writing & Performance course.
Father of Gudrun Flaherty.
Was notorious at Second City for improvising midway through a sketch that would catch the performer off guard, making it difficult for them to improvise given what he had ad libbed.
He appeared in three films written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale: 1941 (1979), Used Cars (1980) and Back to the Future Part II (1989). The latter two films were also directed by Zemeckis.

Personal Quotes (2)

If you don't hop aboard the change train, you're gonna get derailed.
We will never have that chance [of doing SCTV] again. We will never get that kind of a shot at it.

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