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Paul Rudd is a popular American actor, comedian and producer

InformationDetail
BirthdayApril 6, 1969
NationalityAmerican
FamousJewish Actors, Jewish Comedians, Film & Theater Personalities, Actors, Comedians
City/StateNew Jersey
SpousesJulie Yaeger
SiblingsMandi Rudd
Known asPaul Stephen Rudd
Childrens Darby Rudd, Jack Sullivan Rudd
Universities
  • Shawnee Mission West High School
  • Shawnee Mission
  • KS (1987)
  • BA Theater
  • University of Kansas (1991)
Birth PlacePassaic
ReligionJewish
Height178cm
GenderMale
FatherMichael Rudd
Net Worth$30 million
Sun SignAries
Born inPassaic
Famous asActor, Comedian

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Who is Paul Rudd?

Paul Rudd became a teen sensation, after his breakthrough role in the comedy film, ‘Clueless’. He soon worked his way up, earning more roles and went onto star in a number of hit films. Some of his well-known films include, 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy', 'The 40-Year-Old Virgin', 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower', 'Our Idiot Brother', 'Dinner for Schmucks', 'I Love You, Man', 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' and 'Knocked Up'. He has also appeared in numerous televisions shows and dramas including the popular sitcom, ‘Friends’, 'Saturday Night Live', 'The Simpsons', 'Parks and Recreation' and 'Robot Chicken'. Born in New Jersey, Rudd went to the University of Kansas to study drama and later went on to attend the British American Drama Academy. He has established himself as one of the mainstream actors in Hollywood. He also worked and starred in theater productions before he fully ventured into the film industry. He is a screenwriter and successful producer too.

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Childhood & Early Life

He was born as Paul Stephen Rudd on April 6, 1969 in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S. His parents were both Jewish and he had a typical Jewish ‘bar mitzvah’ celebration. He later grew up in Overland Park, Kansas.

He was educated at the d Broadmoor Junior High and Shawnee Mission West. He later went on to attend the University of Kansas for two years to study drama.

He attended the British Drama Academy in the Oxford University for a three month workshop. While he was studying he also took part in theatre productions.

Career

In 1995, he bagged his major breakthrough role in the comedy film ‘Clueless’, which was directed by Amy Heckerling. The same year, he also appeared in the film, ‘Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers’.

In 1996, he played the role of ‘Sonny’ in the television version ‘Clueless’. The following year, he played the role of ‘Paris’ in the film 'Romeo + Juliet'. Furthermore, he was seen in the film, 'The Size of Watermelons'.

In 1997, he played the role of 'Earl' in the John Patrick Kelley film, 'The Locusts'. The next year, he appeared in two films, 'Overnight Delivery' and 'The Object of My Affection'.

In 1999, he earned a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for his role in the film, 'The Cider House Rules'. The same year, he was also seen in the film, ‘200 Cigarettes’.

In 2000, he played the role of 'Brent Brooks' on an episode of the TV series, 'Strangers with Candy'. The same year, he played a role in the television film, ‘The Great Gatsby'.

In 2002, he appeared as ‘Mike Hannigan’ on the TV sitcom, ‘Friends’. In later years, he was seen in the films, 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy', 'Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie’, ’The 40-Year-Old Virgin', 'I Could Never Be Your Woman' and 'Knocked Up'.

In 2009, he played the role of 'Peter Klaven' in the film, 'I Love You, Man'. That year, he played a voice role in the film, ‘Monsters vs. Aliens' and made a cameo appearance in the film, ‘Year One’.

In 2010, he was seen in the films, 'Dinner for Schmucks' and 'How Do You Know'. The following year, he was also seen in the films, 'Our Idiot Brother' and 'Bridesmaids'

In 2012, he acted and produced the film, 'Wanderlust'. The following year, he acted in the critically acclaimed film, ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ and the film, ‘This Is 40’.

In 2013, he played the role of ‘John’ in the film, ‘Admission’. He was also seen in the film, 'Prince Avalanche', 'This Is the End' and 'All Is Bright'.

In 2014 American comedy film ‘They Came Together', he appeared as ‘Joel’.

Major Works

He was seen in the film, ‘Clueless’, which was rated by ‘Entertainment Weekly to be the '19th best comedy of the past 25 years'. The film was also a major commercial success.

Awards & Achievements

In 2012, he won the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards for the category of ‘Best Ensemble Performance' for the film, 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'.

Personal Life & Legacy

In 2003, he married Julie Yaeger, with whom he has two children.

He loves to watch baseball and is a fan of the Kansas City Royals baseball team.

He is part of the Sigma Nu Fraternity.

He visits his school in Overland Park, Kansas, regularly.

Trivia

This acclaimed American actor and producer was once a DJ at 'Bar Mitzvahs' before he made it big.

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Paul Rudd biography timelines

  • // 6th Apr 1969
    He was born as Paul Stephen Rudd on April 6, 1969 in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S. His parents were both Jewish and he had a typical Jewish ‘bar mitzvah’ celebration. He later grew up in Overland Park, Kansas.
  • // 1995
    In 1995, he bagged his major breakthrough role in the comedy film ‘Clueless’, which was directed by Amy Heckerling. The same year, he also appeared in the film, ‘Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers’.
  • // 1996
    In 1996, he played the role of ‘Sonny’ in the television version ‘Clueless’. The following year, he played the role of ‘Paris’ in the film 'Romeo + Juliet'. Furthermore, he was seen in the film, 'The Size of Watermelons'.
  • // 1997
    In 1997, he played the role of 'Earl' in the John Patrick Kelley film, 'The Locusts'. The next year, he appeared in two films, 'Overnight Delivery' and 'The Object of My Affection'.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, he earned a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for his role in the film, 'The Cider House Rules'. The same year, he was also seen in the film, ‘200 Cigarettes’.
  • // 2000
    In 2000, he played the role of 'Brent Brooks' on an episode of the TV series, 'Strangers with Candy'. The same year, he played a role in the television film, ‘The Great Gatsby'.
  • // 2002
    In 2002, he appeared as ‘Mike Hannigan’ on the TV sitcom, ‘Friends’. In later years, he was seen in the films, 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy', 'Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie’, ’The 40-Year-Old Virgin', 'I Could Never Be Your Woman' and 'Knocked Up'.
  • // 2003
    In 2003, he married Julie Yaeger, with whom he has two children.
  • // 2009
    In 2009, he played the role of 'Peter Klaven' in the film, 'I Love You, Man'. That year, he played a voice role in the film, ‘Monsters vs. Aliens' and made a cameo appearance in the film, ‘Year One’.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, he was seen in the films, 'Dinner for Schmucks' and 'How Do You Know'. The following year, he was also seen in the films, 'Our Idiot Brother' and 'Bridesmaids'
  • // 2012
    In 2012, he acted and produced the film, 'Wanderlust'. The following year, he acted in the critically acclaimed film, ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ and the film, ‘This Is 40’.
  • // 2012
    In 2012, he won the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards for the category of ‘Best Ensemble Performance' for the film, 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'.
  • // 2013
    In 2013, he played the role of ‘John’ in the film, ‘Admission’. He was also seen in the film, 'Prince Avalanche', 'This Is the End' and 'All Is Bright'.
  • // 2014
    In 2014 American comedy film ‘They Came Together', he appeared as ‘Joel’.

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Paul Rudd's FAQ

  • What is Paul Rudd birthday?

    Paul Rudd was born at 1969-04-06

  • Where is Paul Rudd's birth place?

    Paul Rudd was born in Passaic

  • What is Paul Rudd nationalities?

    Paul Rudd's nationalities is American

  • Who is Paul Rudd spouses?

    Paul Rudd's spouses is Julie Yaeger

  • Who is Paul Rudd siblings?

    Paul Rudd's siblings is Mandi Rudd

  • Who is Paul Rudd childrens?

    Paul Rudd's childrens is Darby Rudd, Jack Sullivan Rudd

  • What was Paul Rudd universities?

    Paul Rudd studied at Shawnee Mission West High School, Shawnee Mission, KS (1987), BA Theater, University of Kansas (1991)

  • What is Paul Rudd's religion?

    Paul Rudd's religion is Jewish

  • How tall is Paul Rudd?

    Paul Rudd's height is 178

  • Who is Paul Rudd's father?

    Paul Rudd's father is Michael Rudd

  • What is Paul Rudd's sun sign?

    Paul Rudd is Aries

  • How famous is Paul Rudd?

    Paul Rudd is famouse as Actor, Comedian