Michael John McKean is an American actor, musician, writer and comedian, known for This Is Spinal Tap, Planes, Trains & Automobiles and Whatever Works. He received Grammy for "Best Song Written for a Motion Picture and Television". He studied at North Shore High School located in Glen Head, New York. He was born to Gilbert McKean, one of the founders of Decca Records and Ruth, a librarian.
Moving on to his personal life, he has been married twice. At first he was married to a woman with whom he stayed for more than 20 years and had two son together, one of which passed away. He got separated with his first wife due to some trouble in their relationship. He is now married to his girlfriend who also got divorce from her previous marital relationship holding two daughters. The couple does not have children from their relationship.