When he was 17 years old, Neil began writing/performing comedy at Manhattan’s New York Comedy Club. Since then Neil has graduated from The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York City and has completed the comedy programs at I.O. West and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre where he has had the good fortune to learn from such comedy greats Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh
Neil has done dozens of national commercials including a Chevy campaign with NFL Hall of Famer Howie Long. He has also appeared on The Bold and The Beautiful and done sketches for National Lampoon, CNN and Starz.
In addition to his on camera work Neil has written and produced many projects. Included is his award winning script Welcome Back Tommy which has placed at The SoCal Film Festival and WildSound’s Screenplay Competition. Neil has also won the USA Film Festival for his animated short The Adventures of Sargento & Tuggers.
Currently Neil has several projects in various stages of development. In addition to the numerous television projects Neil is actively pitching, he has recently adapted the stage show MIDDLE SEAT into a feature length project. Neil is currently producing MIDDLE SEAT with Hollywood Farms.
You can see Neil performing in the Los Angeles comedy scene several nights a week. For any inquires please check out www.neilgarguilo.com