Michael McKean

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Michael McKean is an accomplished actor, writer and Grammy award-winning musician, widely recognized for his first starring role, as Lenny Kosnowski on Laverne & Shirley, and the longevity of his career.  His work spans film, television, recording and the stage.  Films include This is Spinal Tap, Clue, The Big Picture, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, Planes, Trains and Automobiles and many more.  Just some of the TV shows include Saturday Night Live, X-Files, Family Tree and currently the hit series Better Call Saul.  His love of the theater has brought him to stages in NY, Los Angeles, Cambridge, Williamstown and London with his most recent NY appearances including The Band Wagon, All The Way, Gore Vidal's The Best Man, King Lear, Our Town, Superior Donuts, The Homecoming, The Pajama Game, A Second Hand Memory, and Hairspray. He won a Theatre World Award for Rupert Holmes's Accomplice; Grammy Award for the title song A Mighty Wind, written with Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy; Oscar nomination for Best Song A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow, written with his wife, Annette O'Toole. Michael is the only million dollar Celebrity Jeopardy champion.

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