With a prolific career encompassing theater, film and television, O'Malley continues to push into new territory, including as a writer on a major cable drama series.
O'Malley currently co-stars in Universal Pictures' live-action comedy "R.I.P.D.," co-starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges and based on the comedy by Peter Lenkov. He has also recently completed work on the Peter Askin film "A Good Marriage," starring Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia.
O'Malley has appeared throughout the four seasons of the Fox TV series "Glee," where he plays Burt Hummel, the father of a gay son (Chris Colfer). O'Malley received an Emmy Award nomination in 2010 for his work in the role.
In addition to his role on "Glee," O'Malley recently enjoyed a recurring role on "Justified" as the mobster Nicky Augustine.
As a scribe, O'Malley writes for the Showtime drama "Shameless," which stars William H. Macy, Joan Cusack and Emmy Rossum. He additionally wrote and produced the screenplay "Certainty," starring Robert Arensen, Jo Armeniox and John Auer.
O'Malley's film work includes "Cedar Rapids" and "Eat Pray Love," in which he starred alongside Julia Roberts.
Additional film and television credits include "Leatherheads," "28 Days," "Pushing Tin," "The Perfect Man," "Parks and Recreation," "Raising Hope," "My Name Is Earl" and "Yes, Dear."
O'Malley currently resides in Los Angeles.