Charley Koontz is an American actor best known for his recurring role as Fat Neil, a student ostracized for being overweight, in the television comedy series Community.
In 2015 he landed his first starring role in television as Daniel Krumitz, an FBI Special Agent who Avery claims is the best white-hat hacker in the world, in the CBS crime procedural series CSI: Cyber.
His additional television credits include Perfect Couples, Awake and a recurring role in Royal Pains.
His first film, Rubber, directed by Quentin Dupieux, premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and garnered an enthusiastic and dedicated cult following. He worked with Dupieux again in the 2011 film Wrong.
His additional film credits include the thriller Contracted, directed by Eric England, and the prison-set paranormal film, Apparitional. He is also part of the Los Angeles-based Shakespeare theatre company Will & Company.
Born and raised in Concord, California, Koontz earned a Bachelor's in Theatre Arts from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He supports the charities Pencil's For Promise, F&%K Cancer and Movement for Change (Walking with Anthony).