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|Nickname:||Michael McKean / David St. Hubbins / Michael Mckean /|
|Known for:||This Is Spinal Tap, The Producers, Planes, Trains & Automobiles|
|Birth name:||Micheal McKean|
|Birthday:||17 October 1947, New York, New York, USA|
|Height:||6' (1.83 m)|
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TriviaDid celebrity impersonations of Robert Evans, Gary Busey, Howard Stern and Bill Clinton on "Saturday Night Live" (1975). Engaged to Annette O'Toole in 1998. Dan Aykroyd and McKean are the only ones to have appeared as musical guests, hosts and regulars on "Saturday Night Live" (1975). Performed as the comedy group The Credibility Gap with Richard Beebe, David L. Lander and Harry Shearer (among others) in the 1960s and 1970s, best known for their rock band version of the classic Bud Abbott/Lou Costello routine "Who's on First?". Wrote the song "Potato's In The Patty Wagon" with Annette O'Toole, his wife, while commuting back and forth from the United States to Canada, where "Smallville" (2001) was being filmed. O'Toole played Martha Kent, Superman's mother, in the series for six seasons. There was ample time to write due to the long checks at the border as this was a few days after September 11th, 2001. The couple first performed the song at a Christmas party that was hosted by Martin Short. Has co-starred with wife Annette O'Toole as a married couple in at least two TV shows: "Boy Meets World" (1993) and "Law & Order" (1990). Gilbert and Ruth McKean, his parents, hailed from Louisiana. Gilbert was a recording executive for RCA and Columbia. Also, he helped to found Decca Records. Ruth was a clerk who worked at a school library. The couple, along with Michael's grandmother, attended Louisiana Tech University. He has an older brother and an older sister also. He decided to become an actor after seeing British actor and comedian Stanley Holloway performing in a one-man show titled "Laughs and Other Events" in New York. Along with Dean Cain, Patrick Cassidy, George Murdock and Richard Gant, he is one of only five actors to appear in both "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" (1993) and "Smallville" (2001). Became an honorary member of the Friars Club in 2000. Has participated in events involving Rob Reiner, Jerry Lewis, Pat Cooper and Jerry Stiller. Olympia Dukakis was his acting teacher at New York University. Learned improvisation from Omar Shapli. The improvisation class played some dates as a comedy group called Section 10. He and his fellow cast members from the recent Broadway revival of "The Homecoming" will be honored with an Outstanding Ensemble Award at this year's Drama Desk Awards to be held in New York on May 18, 2008.