Neil McDermott is an British stage and television actor from Southport, Merseyside, England. He played Ryan Malloy in EastEnders from 2009-2011 then again in 2014 and 2016. He also played another EastEnders character, Ben (Unknown surename) in 2003.
Neil McDermott is married to actress Michelle Edwards. They have a daughter, Arrabella Betsy, born on 10 January 2011. He has an older brother Ian who is a greenkeeper.
Neil and his wife Michelle opened Mishmak Youth Theatre in January 2010.
In September 2011 he ran the Great North Run with Charlie Brooks in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.