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Jim O'Heir

actor Parks & Recreation, Middle Man

JIM O’HEIR (LENNY FREEMAN) is perhaps best known for co-starring as Garry Gergich on the Award-winning NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. O'Heir has appeared in several films including Accepted, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World and Life After Beth and made guest appearances on television shows such as Friends, Boston Legal, Malcolm in the Middle, Star Trek: Voyager, 3rd Rock from the Sun, ER, and Parenthood.

After graduating from Loyola University, O'Heir first became active in Chicago theater and improv during the 1980s and early 1990s as part of the comedic theater troupe White Noise. He appeared with the group in Stage Left productions of The Book of Blanche, Stumpy's Gang and Ad-Nauseam for many years. He later landed his first leading role in Strip Mall on Comedy Central. Since Parks and Recreation ended in 2015, O’Heir has completed several supporting roles in independent films.