Neil Casey (born July 28, 1981) is an American actor, writer, and comedian. He served as a writer on Saturday Night Live from 2012 to 2013 and Inside Amy Schumer in 2014, receiving Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for both shows. As an actor, he starred on the series Other Space (2015) and Making History (2017). He also appeared in the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters.
Casey in a 2015 promo for Other Space
|Born||July 28, 1981 (age 38)|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, television writer, theatre director, playwright|
|Saturday Night Live|
Casey graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in English, including a concentration in drama and minoring in Theatre. He started his career in theatre in 2001 and worked at UCB Theatre, where he has also taught since 2007. He directed, wrote, and acted in several shows at the theatre.
In July 2015, Casey was cast in his first breakthrough film, Ghostbusters, the reboot of the 1984 film, playing a villain named Rowan North. The film reunited Casey with Other Space creator Feig and cast members Eugene Cordero, Bess Rous, Karan Soni, and Milana Vayntrub. It was released on July 15, 2016 by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
In 2012, Casey was hired to write comedy sketches for Saturday Night Live's season 38. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series at the 65th show in 2013. He was also nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award in 2013 and 2015 in the category of Comedy/Variety (including talk) series.
In 2014, Casey was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series at the 66th show for his work on Inside Amy Schumer. He was also nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award in 2014 in the category of Comedy/Variety (including talk) series.
|2007||What If There's Bears?||Short|
|2007||Oswald's Last Wish||Oswald||Short|
|2007||Ghostly Business||The Buyer||Short|
|2008||Secret Santa Buttplugs||Short|
|2009||Mystery Team||Broken Man|
|2009||The Tetris God||Devotee||Short|
|2010||Mind Ride: Part 1||Short|
|2010||Mind Ride: Part 2||Short|
|2010||The Rest of Caesar||Stan||Short|
|2012||The Lost Takes: When Harry Met Sally||Short|
|2014||I'm Obsessed with You||Flamboyant Fan|
|2018||A Futile and Stupid Gesture||Brian McConnachie|
|2005||My Wife, the Ghost||Glenn DeKamp||Short|
|2005||Cat News||Rob Thompson||Short|
|2006||The Incredible Drunk||Mr. K||Short, 2 episodes|
|2007–2008||Fat Guy Stuck in Internet||Bit||16 episodes|
|2009||The Whitest Kids U' Know||Teacher||1 episode|
|2009||Pitchin' Nightmares||Short, 1 episode|
|2009||The Bartender||Short, 1 episode|
|2009||Late Night with Jimmy Fallon||Gary the Drunk Office Party Guy||1 episode|
|2011||Diamonds Wow!||Short, 1 episode|
|2011||CollegeHumor Originals||Blacksmith||1 episode|
|2009–2012||UCB Comedy Originals||4 episodes|
|2014||Broad City||Killan Casey||1 episode|
|2014||Playing House||Mr. Casey||1 episode|
|2014||Inside Amy Schumer||Cocktail Bartender / Mr. Peanut / Liam / Montgomery||4 episodes|
|2014–2015||The League||Neal/Neil||2 episode|
|2014||Marry Me||Fred||1 episode|
|2015||Kroll Show||Prosecutor / Hacktivist / Neil / Hellscape Head||5 episodes|
|2015||Other Space||Kent Woolworth||8 episodes|
|2015||Veep||Matty Curtis||1 episode|
|2015||The Untitled Web Series That Morgan Evans Is Doing for MTV||Frank||1 episode|
|2016–2018||Animals.||Various voices||8 episodes|
|2017||Making History||Sam Adams||7 episodes|
|2017||The President Show||Mary Trump / Andrew Jackson||2 episodes|
|2017||Adam Ruins Everything||Director||Episode: "Adam Ruins Conspiracy Theories"|
|2017||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Golf Club Waiter||Episode: "Thank You for Your Service"|
|2017||Do You Want to See a Dead Body?||Dead Guy||Episode: "A Body and Some Pants (with Michaela Watkins)"|
|2017–present||Big Mouth||Lars / various voices||18 episodes|
|2018||Santa Clarita Diet||Goran||1 episode|
|2018||Silicon Valley||Colin||3 episodes|
|2006||The Incredible Drunk||2 episodes|
|2008||Secret Santa Buttplugs||Short film|
|2012–2013||Saturday Night Live||19 episodes|
|2013||Security Questions||Short film|
|2014||Inside Amy Schumer||10 episodes|
|2015||Kroll Show||5 episodes|
|2017||Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return||1 episode|
|2017||The President Show||2 episodes|
- Gettell, Oliver (July 7, 2015). "'Ghostbusters' reboot casts 'SNL' alum Neil Casey as villain". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
- Cormier, Ryan (April 24, 2015). "Wilmington's Neil Casey: From 'SNL' to 'Other Space'". delawareonline.com. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
- "Neil Casey's profile by UCB Theatre". ucbcomedy.com. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
- "Anthony Atamanuik & Neil Casey workshops". slapdashfestival.co.uk. June 11, 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
- Hipes, Patrick (July 7, 2015). "'Ghostbusters' Reboot Finds Its Bad Guy: Neil Casey". deadline.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
- Kroll, Justin (August 5, 2015). "Sony Dates 16 Films Including Two More 'Bad Boys' Sequels, 'Jumanji' Remake". Variety. Retrieved September 21, 2015.
- Goldberg, Lesley (June 8, 2016). "'Making History' Casts Its John Hancock, Sam Adams (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
- Frucci, Adam (September 6, 2012). "UCB's Neil Casey Hired as a Writer at 'SNL'". splitsider.com. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
- "65th Primetime Emmys Nominees and Winners". emmys.com. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
- "Previous Nominees & Winners". wga.org. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
- "2015 Nominees & Winners". wga.org. Archived from the original on September 1, 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
- "66th Primetime Emmys Nominees and Winners". emmys.com. Retrieved July 16, 2015.