Paul Stephen Rudd is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He studied theatre at the University of Kansas and the British American Drama Academy, before making his acting debut in 1992 with NBC’s drama series Sisters.
In addition to his film career, Rudd has appeared in numerous television shows, including the NBC sitcom Friends as Mike Hannigan, along with guest roles on Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! and Parks and Recreation (as businessman Bobby Newport), and hosting Saturday Night Live. Rudd received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 1, 2015.
- Name: Paul Stephen Rudd
- Date of birth: April 06, 1969
- Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, US
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Height: 5’10” (178 cm)
- Weight: 78 kg (172 lbs)
- Profession: Actor, Comedian
- Married: Married
- Nationality: American
- Father’s name: Michael Rudd
- Mother’s name: Gloria Rudd
Critically Acclaimed Films
- The Cider House Rules: 1999
- Gen-Y Cops: 2000
- Wet Hot American Summer: 2001
- Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy:2004
- House Hunting: 2003
- P.S.: 2004
- Night at The Museum: 2006
- Monsters Vs. Aliens: 2009
- How Do You Know: 2010
- The Perks of Being a Wallflower: 2012
- Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: 2013
- AFI Awards for TV programmer of the Year: 2010
- Critics Choice Television Award: 2011
- San Diego Film Critics Award: 2011
- CinemaCon Awards: 2012
Achievement in comedy
Paul Rudd was born on April 6, 1969, in New Jersey, to an English-Jewish family. He began his acting career at the University of Kansas with a major in theater. Later, Paul continued to attend the American Academy of Fine Arts in Los Angeles and came to England for three months to experience the Academy of Dramatic Arts course.
During his acting career, Paul went to work as a DJ because the stage was his favorite place. “Stage is the best place for an actor to shine, more than a movie or anything else. The stage is where the audience will immediately give feedback to the person standing. up there. The feeling of standing on stage between the audience is like magic. ” Even so, he came to the screen more than the stage.
In 1992, Rudd made his feature film debut with the Sisters. His early career was a series of lesser-known films or minor supporting roles, except for the comedy Clueless (1995), in which he starred opposite Alicia Silverstone. In the early 2000s, the name Paul Rudd began to be remembered by fans.
On the small screen, Paul Rudd was involved in the hit comedy series Friends. His character Mike appears in the ninth season and gradually becomes a main character as Phoebe’s boyfriend (Lisa Kudrow plays). Paul Rudd shows charm with good looking face, apple style and diverse expression.
Since then, Paul Rudd’s career has been such a hit. After Friends ended in 2004, he became a familiar face in the films directed by producer and producer Judd Apatow. This career began with Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), in which he played the host of the “guts” of legendary Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell). This comedy quickly resurfaced and was added to an episode in 2013 called Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.
For a decade or so, Paul Rudd is a familiar name for people who love comedy. Movies such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall or This Is 40 … are all marked by this amiable face. In addition, he starred in films such as Year One or Bridemaids as a guest starring in the hit novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Marvel’s new hero
By the end of 2013, Marvel confirmed that Paul Rudd became “Ant-Man” Scott Lang in the Ant-Man project. This is the 12th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series to hit the globe. In the past, the careers of lesser-known actors such as Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, or Robert Downey Jr. Completely changed when joining the Marvel superhero army. They all become top stars, known to film fans everywhere and owned millions of dollars.
Playing the role of Ant-Man, the challenge for Paul Rudd is not small. Although one of the original founding members of the Avengers in the original comic, Scott Lang / Ant-Man was not a well-known figure. Lang is a former engineer and in need of financial hardship to steal. He is fortunate to be involved in the project of Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and is owned by the Ant-Man armor to help wearer body size, has outstanding strength. From being a thief, Lang becomes a hero when it comes to protecting the world’s security.
Paul Rudd shared that his nine-year-old son did not know the superhero: “When I told Jack I was going to be in a superhero movie, he asked what that movie was. After hearing that I was going to play Ant-Man, my son said, ‘Oh, I do not know how silly Ant-Man is.’ ”
To conquer the audience and his son, Paul Rudd dedicates the greatest commitment to the role of Scott Lang perfectly. He set a strict training regimen, leaving the starchy items to fit the body of a hero. His determination was recognized by Marvel’s bosses as well as by the Ant-Man crew.
And in 2018, he continued his role as Ant-Man in the movie “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” which promises to be one of the four superheroes of Marvel Studios after Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity. War, Deadpool 2.
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With the success of comedy and upcoming superhero movies, Paul Rudd is on the verge of becoming a real star and not just a name on the Walk of Fame.