Jim O'Heir
(Henry Perkins)
Jim O'Heir

is best known for his role as prime time television’s most lovable loser, ‘Jerry Gergich,’ on the critically acclaimed NBC comedy series PARKS & RECREATION, which aired for 7 seasons and garnered multiple award wins and nominations. Recently, O’Heir received a Daytime Emmy Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series for his role as Matt in the hugely popular soap opera THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL. In 2016, O’Heir launched a successful crowd funding campaign for the independent film MIDDLE MAN, a dark thriller with a hint of comedy starring O’Heir as a hapless comic who gets tangled in a killing spree while on a road trip to Vegas. After blowing festival crowds away and winning the 2016 Seattle International Film Festival, MIDDLE MAN released to theatres in six major cities on June 9th: Seattle, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Boston and Chicago. O’Heir can be seen in the recently released FilmNation Enertainment comedy LOGAN LUCKY, which follows two brothers as they attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Directed by Steve Soderbergh, the film co-stars Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Channing Tatum, Katie Holmes, Seth MacFarlane and Hilary Swank. Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, O’Heir has graced the small screen on a regular basis for the last 20 years. His credits include; ANOTHER PERIOD, VEEP, HOT IN CLEVELAND, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, BOSTON LEGAL, THE MENTALIST, VEGAS, ER, FRIENDS, THE DREW CAREY SHOW, ALLY MCBEAL, DIAGNOSIS MURDER, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE, STAR TREK VOYAGER, JUST SHOOT ME and countless other critically acclaimed shows. On the silver screen, O’Heir can be seen alongside Steve Carell and Keira Knightley in Focus Features’ 2012 sci-fi drama, SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD. As for life off-screen, O’Heir stays busy with a potpourri mix of activities including boating, international travel, poker and seizing as many opportunities as possible to cross paths with old Hollywood greats. He is also a self-proclaimed pet lover and supports various organizations that work to protect the well-being of animals. Jim resides in the Los Angeles area.

   
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