Neil is an actor and writer who lives in a town so small everybody knows where everyone else’s birthmarks are. He has performed in dozens of television and radio commercials, TV shows and is the voice of numerous cartoon characters every Saturday morning, including ‘The Ridonculous Race’, ‘Ella’ and the upcoming ‘Kody Kapow!’ His most current television and feature film roles include ‘Christmas Inheritance’, a guest starring appearance in ‘Carter’. ‘Rogue’, ‘Murdoch Mysteries’, ‘Bon Cop BadCop 2’, Stephen Kings ‘It’ and ‘It 2’and CBC’s soon to be released digital comedy series ‘The Ninth’ as well as a regular in Sinking Ship’s TV series ‘Endlings’. Neil enjoyed six seasons playing the role of Radio Redneck Fred Tupper in CBC’s hit sit-com ‘Little Mosque on the Prairie’and two seasons of Family Channel’s ‘Really Me’. A Second City Mainstage alumnus, Neil has been performing improvised and sketch comedy for over twenty years and is the recipient of a Canadian Comedy Award ‘Best Radio Comedy’ for his work as ‘Bad Santa’ on Q107’s Derringer in the Morning.
When not performing, Neil is busy writing; as an award-winning weekly humour columnist for Metroland papers. His books; ‘Semi-Colon; A Writers cheeky journey through Colo-rectal Cancer’, “Who Farted?’ – Stories in Verse for big and little kids” and “The Farmers Secret Midnight Dance” and his first collection of syndicated columns “Enter Laughing – The Early Years” are currently available at major bookstores. Neil is a cancer survivor and is a National Spokesperson for both the Colo-rectal Cancer Association of Canada and Colon Cancer Canada.
When Neil grows up, he wants to be an Astronaut.