Michael Edward O'Malley is the creator of the award-winning television series Survivor’s Remorse, which recently completed its four season run on Starz. Currently, he is the showrunner of the LionsGate/Starz hour long drama Heels which premieres this summer (2021). O’Malley also wrote on Showtime’s Shameless for the first four seasons. As an actor, Mike was Emmy nominated for his groundbreaking portrayal of Burt Hummel on Glee, and more recently starred in Wayne, now airing on Amazon. Television acting credits include: Morning Show, The Good Place, Yes, Dear; Parks and Recreation, Justified; My Own Worst Enemy; My Name is Earl; Welcome to the Family and The Mike O’Malley Show. Film acting credits include: Sully, Concussion, 28 Days, Deep Impact, Cedar Rapids, Eat Pray Love and Meet Dave. Way back when, he hosted the Nickelodeon shows Get the Picture and Guts. Mike co-authored the book for the Broadway musical Jimmy Buffett's Welcome to Margaritaville and has written two plays that have been published by Samuel French: Three Years from Thirty and Diverting Devotion. His play Searching for Certainty was adapted into the film Certainty, which won the Best Screenplay award at the Boston film Festival. Born in Boston, and raised in New Hampshire, Mr. O’Malley resides in Los Angeles with his wife Lisa and their three children.