Jeffrey Charles "Jeff" McCarthy is an American actor. He made guest star appearances on television shows such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Ed, Designing Women, Cheers, Freddy's Nightmares, Matlock, and In the Heat of the Night. McCarthy was the voice of the Chuck Jones' creation, Michigan J. Frog, for the WB television network. McCarthy played the father of Wayne (Freddy Geiger) on the short lived CBS show Love Monkey. McCarthy played Albert Schweitzer in Albert Schweitzer: Called to Africa, a TV film on PBS.