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Charley Koontz
Birth date: 1987
Occupation: Actor, comedian
Also known for: "Free Rent"
Work on Community
Title: Recurring cast member
Portrays : Fat Neil
Acting debut: "Asian Population Studies"
Active on Community: 2011- 2015

That was the closest to being an action star I may ever get in my career and it was awesome. Plus, getting to do a scene with Anthony Michael Hall in a moustache? AND getting shot by Alison Brie!? Give me a break, it was the best!!
— Charley Koontz in an interview with My Fan Base

Charley Koontz is an American actor and comedian. Born and raised in Concord, California, Charley Koontz graduated from De La Salle High School in 2005. He attended Loyola Marymount University where Koontz first studied film production until switching his major to theater. In 2009 he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts. The following year in 2010, he appeared in his first film "Rubber" as "Movie Buff Charley". directed by Quentin Dupieux (he would later work again with Dupieux in the 2011 film "Wrong"). In 2011 he was cast in Season Two of "Community" as a character previously mentioned but not seen called "Fat Neil". The part eventually became a recurring role and he has been featured regularly in Seasons Three and Four.


Year Film/Television Role Notes
2009-2010 Free Rent Chuck 5 episodes
2010 Rubber Film Buff Charley
2010-2011 Gigantic Peter
2011 Couples Therapy Phil
Road to Juarez Rob Hermann
Perfect Couples Pizza Delivery Guy Episode "Perfect Health"
2011-present Community Fat Neil Recurring
2012 Wrong Colleague Richard
Awake (TV series) Awake Tim Wax Episode "Ricky's Tacos"
Workers' Comp Lonny TV movie
Royal Pains Owen Episode "Off Season Greetings"
2013 Contracted Zain Pre-production

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