Hank O’Neal (born June 5, 1940) is an American music producer, author and photographer.
His mother, Sarah Christian O’Neal was a musically and intellectually inclined housewife from Tyler, Texas. His father was a professional soldier and educator in the US Army in Texas and the Pacific (1929–1947) and, following World War II, an educator and public school superintendent in upstate New York (1953–72). O’Neal was raised throughout Texas (primarily Fort Worth), and in Bloomington, Indiana, and Syracuse, New York. After first attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he graduated from Syracuse University in 1962.