Neal P. McDonough was born on February 13, 1966 in Dorchester, Boston, MA. McDonough is the child of Catherine Bushe and Frank McDonough. His folks are motel owners. McDonough was raised in a religious family and is a passionate Roman Catholic McDonough graduated from Barnstable High School. He additionally went to Syracuse University for a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and graduated in 1988. While at the college he was turned into a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
McDonough married a South African model whom he met in the United Kingdom while taping Band of Brothers in 2003. McDonough and his wife, Robertson have five children together. The names of their children are Morgan "Little Buck, Patrick, Catherine Maggie, London Jane, Clover Elizabeth, and James Hamilton. McDonough has expressed that he won't do any sex or kissing scenes on account of his regard for his significant other.
In 1991, McDonough won the Best Actor Dramalogue for "Away Alone". McDonough has appeared in many top productions including Band of Brothers, Boomtown, Star Trek: First Contact, Minority Report, and The Hitcher. McDonough played Dave Williams in the fifth season of Desperate Housewives.
In 2011, McDonough appeared as Marvel comic book character Dum Dugan in Captain America: The First Avenger. McDonough also voiced the character in the 2011 film tie-in PC game, Captain America: Super Soldier. In 2012, McDonough had a role in FX's Justified as Robert Quarles, a carpetbagging mobster from Detroit. He was later given a role as Police Chief Parker in Frank Darabont's TNT pilot Mob City. In the midst of the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony on NBC, McDonough was highlighted in a prominent rep for the Cadillac ELR hybrid electric vehicle. In 2015, McDonough was given a role as DC Comics character Damien Darhk in the fourth season of Arrow
In November 2019, Paramount Pictures released another trailer for its "Sonic the Hedgehog" movie that shows off its significant update of the character, and there was no doubt that the fans were fulfilled. The first trailer for the film, based off the "Sonic the Hedgehog" video games, was released in late April, and immediately was met with blowback. Disappointed fans felt the speed of the celebrated quick blue hedgehog wasn't satisfactory. Neal plays a character named Major Bennington.