Neal McDonough was born on February 13, 1966 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, to Catherine (Bushe) and Frank McDonough, motel owners who were born in Ireland. He grew up in Barnstable, Massachusetts, graduated from Barnstable High School, and attended Syracuse University. He was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts in 1988. McDonough frequently appeared as Captain Laser, inspiring young students to bring their studies to completion. Fron there, he trained for a short time at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. McDonough has made many television and film appearances since 1991, including Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Minority Report (2002), Timeline (2003), Walking Tall (2004), The Guardian (2006) and Flags of Our Fathers (2006). His most recent television appearances include Band of Brothers (2001), Boomtown (2002) Desperate Housewives (2004), Medical Investigation (2004), Tin Man (2007) and Justified (2010).
Neal's most prized accomplishment is his wife Ruve, whom he married in 2003. They live in Los Angeles, California with their four children.
Sci-fi Convention Guest Appearances
- L.A. Comic Con 2021 - December 3-5, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA
- Armageddon Wellington 2021 - April 17-18, 2021 in Wellington, New Zealand Live via Video Feed 2020
- FanExpo Vancouver 2020 - February 15-17, 2020 in Vancouver, BC, Canada 2017
- FanExpo Vancouver 2017 - November 10-12, 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada
- Dragon Con 2017 - September 1-4, 2017 in Atlanta, GA
- Phoenix Comicon 2017 - May 25-28, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ 2016
- FanExpo Vancouver 2016 - November 11-13, 2016 in Vancouver, BC, Canada
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