Jim O'Heir is an American actor best known for his starring role as Associate Director Jerry Gergich, a clumsy employee at a local government parks department who is routinely mocked by his co-workers, in the mockumentary comedy television series Parks and Recreation.
A Chicago native, O'Heir has worked successfully in every medium as a well-known character actor.
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 theatre, 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 organisations.
He resides in the San Fernando Valley.