'Dead' stars reunite for 'L.A. Noir'

'Dead' stars reunite for 'L.A. Noir'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Actors Jon Bernthal and Jeffrey DeMunn and producer Frank Darabont are reuniting for a TV crime drama based on John Buntin's book "L.A. Noir," TNT announced.
'Community' leads with 6 Critics' Choice nods

'Community' leads with 6 Critics' Choice nods

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- The junior college-set sitcom "Community" earned a leading six Critics' Choice Award nominations in Los Angeles Tuesday.
'Desperate Housewives' wraps up 8-season run

'Desperate Housewives' wraps up 8-season run

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. nighttime soap opera "Desperate Housewives" ended its eight-season run with a 2-hour season finale.
'Housewives' set to welcome McDonough

'Housewives' set to welcome McDonough

LOS ANGELES, June 28 (UPI) -- The cast of the U.S. TV series "Desperate Housewives" is to welcome former "Boomtown" star Neal McDonough to its ranks, an industry newspaper reports.

'Tin Man' is 2007's top cable miniseries

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- "Tin Man," Sci Fi Channel's re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's "Wonderful Wizard of Oz," was 2007's most-watched U.S. cable mini-series.

6.3M tune in for Part 1 of 'Tin Man'

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Sci Fi Channel's "Tin Man," an updated version of L. Frank Baum's "Wonderful Wizard of Oz," is now the highest-rated telecast in the U.S. network's history.

McDonough joining the force for 'Hitcher'

LOS ANGELES, June 28 (UPI) -- Actor Neal McDonough will play a police captain in the upcoming Hollywood remake of "The Hitcher."

Alarm finally sounds for '88 Minutes'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- After years in development, the clock is finally ticking for actor Al Pacino's real-time big screen murder mystery "88 Minutes."

Shaun Cassidy to return to TV

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Shaun Cassidy is set to star in a dramatic pilot for Los Angeles-based CBS, called "Nice Guys."

Hollywood Digest

Moviegoers are so hot for "The Matrix Reloaded" that Warner Bros. has scooped its Thursday opening with Wednesday previews, according to the Los Angeles Times.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
Neal McDonough
Actor Neal McDonough promos his new show "Medical Investigation" at the 2004-05 NBC Upfronts on May 17, 2004 in New York. (UPI/Ezio Petersen)

Neal McDonough (born February 23, 1966) is an American film, television and voice actor.

McDonough was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of Catherine and Frank McDonough, motel owners who emigrated from Ireland, with his mother coming from County Tipperary and his father from County Galway. He grew up in Barnstable, Massachusetts, graduated from Barnstable High School, and attended Syracuse University, where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1988. His roommate in college was Brett Pollock, current broadcaster for the Huntsville (Ala.) Stars of the Southern League. McDonough frequently appeared as "Captain Laser" inspiring young students to bring their studies to completion. From there McDonough trained for a short time at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).

In 1991, he won the Best Actor Dramalogue for "Away Alone". McDonough has made many television and film appearances since then, including Band of Brothers, Star Trek: First Contact, Minority Report and The Hitcher. McDonough played Dave Williams on the fifth season of Desperate Housewives.

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