Charley Koontz is an American actor best known for his recurring role as Fat Neil on the NBC comedy series Community. Koontz grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated from De La Salle High School in Concord, California where he appeared in school plays. He attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Theater Arts.

He was featured as the Mall Santa in "The Old Man & the Tree".