John O'Hurley

Biography: With his distinguished looks and wry persona, O'Hurley was a ubiquitous sitcom guest star in the '90s, appearing on countless shows, notably Seinfeld as Elaine's cheerfully clueless boss. After graduating from college with a B.A. in theater, the dashing actor honed his craft on stage before embarking on a successful soap-opera career, but his flair for comedy landed him in prime time. Due to his high-profile Seinfeld role and quick wit, he became a sought-after host and commercial pitchman, and also lent his distinctive timbre to animated series and radio. In 2005 O'Hurley was a contestant on the first edition of Dancing with the Stars. The favorite to win, he lost to General Hospital's Kelly Monaco. The decision was so controversial that the two ended up with their own dance-off special, which O'Hurley won. In 2006, he took over as the fifth host of Family Feud, a position he held until 2010. Aside from acting work, O'Hurley has enjoyed success in music. He is a self-taughtWith his distinguished looks and wry persona, O'Hurley was a ubiquitous sitcom guest star in the '90s, appearing on countless shows, notably Seinfeld as Elaine's cheerfully clueless boss. After graduating from college with a B.A. in theater, the dashing actor honed his craft on stage before embarking on a successful soap-opera career, but his flair for comedy landed him in prime time. Due to his high-profile Seinfeld role and quick wit, he became a sought-after host and commercial pitchman, and also lent his distinctive timbre to animated series and radio. In 2005 O'Hurley was a contestant on the first edition of Dancing with the Stars. The favorite to win, he lost to General Hospital's Kelly Monaco. The decision was so controversial that the two ended up with their own dance-off special, which O'Hurley won. In 2006, he took over as the fifth host of Family Feud, a position he held until 2010. Aside from acting work, O'Hurley has enjoyed success in music. He is a self-taught pianist and a classically trained singer, and has appeared onstage in professional productions of Chicago (as Billy Flynn) and Spamalot (as King Arthur). Expand

John O'Hurley's Scores

Average career score: 63
Highest Metascore: 79 Seinfeld: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 48 Retired at 35: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Family Feud: Season 17 May 14, 2018 Host tbd
tbd Devious Maids: Season 3 Jun 1, 2015 Dr. Christopher Neff 7.5
tbd Phineas and Ferb: Season 4 Dec 7, 2012 Roger Doofenshmirtz 8.2
tbd The Mentalist: Season 5 Sep 30, 2012 Buddy Hennings 7.8
tbd Scooby-Doo - Mystery Incorporated : Season 2 Jul 30, 2012 Skipper Shelton / Ska Zombie tbd
tbd PGA Tour Apr 7, 2011 Himself tbd
tbd Phineas and Ferb: Season 3 Mar 4, 2011 Roger Doofenshmirtz 8.2
48 Retired at 35: Season 1 Jan 19, 2011 Actor 5.0
tbd All My Children: Season 42 Jan 5, 2011 Kit Sterling tbd
tbd The Wendy Williams Show: Season 3 Jul 12, 2010 Guest tbd
tbd Scooby-Doo - Mystery Incorporated : Season 1 Apr 5, 2010 Skipper Shelton / Skipper Shelton / Ska Zombie 8.8
tbd Wizards of Waverly Place: Season 3 Oct 9, 2009 Captain Jim Bob Sherwood 8.1
tbd Hell's Kitchen: Season 6 Jul 21, 2009 Appearing tbd
tbd Phineas and Ferb: Season 2 Feb 19, 2009 Roger Doofenshmirtz 8.5
tbd Phineas and Ferb: Season 1 Aug 17, 2007 Roger Doofenshmirtz 7.5
tbd Martha: Season 2 Aug 16, 2006 Guest tbd
tbd Martha: Season 1 Sep 12, 2005 Guest tbd
61 Dancing With the Stars: Season 1 Jun 1, 2005 Season 1 - Celebrity Dancer / Reality Cast Member 5.5
tbd The Young and the Restless: Season 33 Mar 28, 2005 James Grainger (#2) (1989-1991) tbd
tbd Duck Dodgers: Season 3 Mar 11, 2005 Captain Star Johnson tbd
tbd Father of the Pride: Season 1 Aug 31, 2004 Blake tbd
tbd Duck Dodgers: Season 2 Aug 14, 2004 Captain Star Johnson tbd
tbd The Young and the Restless: Season 32 Mar 26, 2004 James Grainger (#2) (1989-1991) tbd
tbd Duck Dodgers: Season 1 Aug 23, 2003 Captain Star Johnson 6.8
tbd The Young and the Restless: Season 31 Mar 26, 2003 James Grainger (#2) (1989-1991) tbd
tbd The Young and the Restless: Season 29 Mar 26, 2001 James Grainger (#2) (1989-1991) tbd
tbd Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: Season 1 Oct 2, 2000 King Nova tbd
tbd The Young and the Restless: Season 28 Mar 27, 2000 James Grainger (#2) (1989-1991) tbd
tbd The Young and the Restless: Season 26 Mar 26, 1998 James Grainger (#2) (1989-1991) tbd
tbd The X-Files: Season 5 Nov 2, 1997 Dr. Pollidori 8.6