Brian Haley is an American stand-up comedian and actor. His best known roles in movies include Veeko, in 'Baby's Day Out,' and Mitch in 'Gran Torino.' His comic routinue is best know for manic outbusts and absurd situtations.
Brian Haley (born February 12, 1963) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. His stand-up act is characterized by playing his all-American looks against manic outbursts and absurd situations. As an actor he may be best known for his roles as Veeko the incompetent kidnapper in the John Hughes movie 'Baby's Day Out', the over the top football father Mike Hammersmith (aka Spike's dad) in Little Giants, or Clint Eastwood's son Mitch in the movie Gran Torino. Haley was born in Seattle, Washington to a large Catholic family, the fifth of six children. His father was an airline executive and his mother was a homemaker and part time maid. His father is of Irish and Italian decent, which is where he gets his Italian middle name Carlo.
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