Played by Neil Flynn
Neil Flynn stars as Fred, a fixture at the bar who is grateful for a place to enjoy a beer and conversation and refuses to allow some bureaucratic busybody to disrupt his perfect refuge, on the new NBC comedy "Abby's."
Flynn is best known for his starring role on ABC's "The Middle," opposite Patricia Heaton, which recently finished its ninth and final season. Flynn's other acting credits include the feature films "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," "Mean Girls," "The Fugitive" and "Baby’s Day Out." Additional television credits include "Scrubs," "Seinfeld," "The Drew Carey Show," "That '70s Show," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Boston Public" and "NYPD Blue."
Hailing from Chicago, Flynn became a mainstay at Chicago’s ImprovOlympic and went on to become a member of the Second City comedy troupe. Flynn is a core member of the popular improvisation group "Beer Shark Mice."