Jim O’Heir is an American actor. He was active in the Chicago theater during the 1980s and 1990s as part of the theater group White Noise, and appeared in such plays as The Book of Blanche, Stumpy’s Gang and Ad-Nauseam with the group. O’Heir has appeared in several films and made guest appearances on such shows as Friends, Boston Legal, Malcolm in the Middle, Star Trek: Voyager, ER and Parenthood. He plays Jerry Gergich on Parks and Recreation.
February 24, 2014
Parks and Recreation’s Jim O’Heir makes his way from Pawnee for his debut appearance on today’s Comedy Bing Bong! Jim takes us through the many masks he wears as an actor and explains how the audition he did for the role of Ron Swanson lead to the creation of his character Jerry Gergich. Then, Shelly Driftwood returns to share some Hollywood animal secrets and tell us about his new business venture located in Venice. YOLO!
March 26, 2013
Chicago energy is all up in the house as Parks and Rec’s own Jim O’Heir (Damnit Jerry!) stops by today’s Sklarbro County! Jim tells us about his impressive typing skills, being in the middle of a NCAA Miami fans takeover at Barney’s Beanery, and the thrill of playing villains. Dan Van Kirk also brings us crazy stories that involve; a man who slashes his brother with a sword he got from his weapons room, a Russian teacher who turns to Satanism after being rejected by a student, and a man who faked a knife attack to improve his chances to attract a date. Plus, Chicago legend Doug Buffone has some big news for us. Dammit Jerry!