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Jim O'Heir stars as Associate Director Jerry Gergich in NBC's critically acclaimed comedy "Parks and Recreation."
A Chicago native, O'Heir has worked successfully in every medium as a well-known character actor. His ability to move easily between drama and comedy in role after role is a testament to his skill and adeptness.
Upon moving to Los Angeles in the late '90s, he got rave reviews on stage in the cult classic "Stumpy's Gang," which garnered him a Dramalogue Best Actor Award. With his love for theater, he always made sure he continued his passion while on camera as well. But his work in TV and film kept him busy, as he's worked in over 60 different series, movies of the week and feature films. Having been cast in numerous pilots, he also worked as a regular character on two Comedy Central series, "Strip Mall" and "Knee High P.I." Other memorable portrayals were in "Raising the Bar," "Boston Legal," "Without a Trace," "Cold Case," and "Friends."
O'Heir has been involved in many animal charities and believes animals should be adopted from rescue organizations.
O'Heir resides in the San Fernando Valley.