American actor and producer Neal McDonough has a $7 million dollar net worth. During his ten-year career, Neal McDonough has starred in many films, although some of his most notable roles have been in television series such as Band of Brothers, Boomtown and Suits.
In Dorchester, Massachusetts, on February 13, 1966, McDonough was born. His parents, Catherine and Frank, were immigrants from Ireland and owned and operated a motel. He grew up with his brothers in a Catholic family. He graduated from Syracuse University after attending Barnstable High School. Despite being offered a variety of baseball scholarships to other schools, he chose Syracuse because he thought they had the best acting department there. During his time in Syracuse he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and studied acting, graduating in 1988 with a degree. At the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, he then continued his training in classical theater.
McDonough began auditioning for roles in the early 1990s, landing a role as a remote control in Darkman in 1990 and several supporting roles on television. In the mid-90s, he booked episodes of shows like “JAG”, “Murphy Brown” and “NYPD Blue”. He has also had roles in Angels in the Outfield, Star Trek: First Contact and Star Trek: First Contact. “A perfect little man”. He won the Best Actor award at the Atlantic City Film Festival for his role as him in A Perfect Little Man.
He provided the Bruce Banner voiceovers for 21 episodes of The Incredible Hulk in 1996. He then appeared in several episodes of Martial Law and the TV movie Balloon Farm in 1999. One of his first real discoveries came in 2001 when he played the role of Lieutenant Lynn “Buck” Compton in the eight-episode miniseries Band of Brothers. The program is a war drama miniseries based on Stephen E. Ambrose’s nonfiction book of the same name. It was a huge success with both audiences and critics, winning the 2001 Emmy and the Golden Globe for best miniseries.
McDonough’s next recurring role came when he starred in the 2002 series Boomtown, appearing in 24 episodes as Assistant District Attorney David McNorris. The show was also well received and McDonough notably won the 2004 Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama TV Series. He also starred in the popular movie Minority Report in 2002.
In 2004, McDonough booked the role of Dr. Stephen Connor in “Medical Investigation” which aired for 20 episodes. He appeared in the 2006 films The Guardian, The Last Time, The Machine and Flags of Our Fathers. From 2008 to 2009 he starred in the fifth season of the popular Desperate Housewives series as the character Dave Williams. During the season he worked on the show, an ensemble cast nominated it for a Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance.
In 2011, he booked a major movie role in Captain America: The First Avenger, playing Timothy ‘Dum Dum’ Dugan. He would reprise this role several times, in the 2013 short film Agent Carter, the first episode of the second season of Agenti dello S.H.I.E.L.D. in 2014 and in an episode of “Agent Carter” in 2015.
In 2012, McDonough appeared in the third season of FX’s Justified as a Detroit mobster. For his work, he was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award and won a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series. He was cast the following year in Mob City and also in Suits. His costumed role was significant, as he appeared in 17 episodes of the hugely successful show between 2014 and 2019. He also had recurring roles as the same character on “Arrow,” “The Flash,” and “Legends of Tomorrow,” all of which aired between 2015 and 2021.
Through the late 2010s, McDonough continued to book recurring television roles, appearing on Project Blue Book, Yellowstone, Altered Carbon, and The 100. In 2021 he also appeared in American Horror Story: Double Feature.
Outside of film and television, McDonough has also worked in video games. Reprising his role from 1996, he voiced Bruce Banner in the 2005 video game The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction. Then, in 2009’s Rogue Warrior, he provided the voice for an admiral. Later, in 2011, he provided the voice for a character in Captain America: Super Soldier. In 2015, his voice appeared in two games: Skylanders: SuperChargers” and “Call of Duty: Black Ops III.”
Other projects McDonough has been involved with include portraying Jesus in The Truth & Life Dramatized Audio New Testament Bible, a 22-hour, celebrity-voiced, fully dramatized audio version of the Biblical Journal’s standard version New Testament is based on the Catholic edition.
McDonough is a devout Catholic. He wed South African model Ruvé Robertson in 2003. The two met in the UK while McDonough was filming Band of Brothers. Together they have five children born between 2005 and 2014: Morgan, Catherine, London, Clover and James. The family resides in the coastal community of Tsawwassen, British Columbia.
McDonough turned down roles and was fired by others because of his refusal to act and kiss or have sex scenes out of respect for his wife and his faith. He was fired from the set of the ABC drama “Scoundrels” based on this belief.