Paul Rudd
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Paul Stephen Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer. He studied theater at the University of Kansas and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before making his acting debut in 1991. Rudd's films include Clueless (1995), Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), Romeo + Juliet (1996), The Object of My Affection (1998), Wet Hot American Summer (2001), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), This Is 40 (2012), Wanderlust (2012), Mute (2018), The Fundamentals of Caring (2016), Ideal Home (2018), and Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021). He also has played Ant-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in Ant-Man (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), the animated series What If…? (2021) and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023). 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!, Reno 911! and Parks and Recreation, and has also hosted Saturday Night Live multiple times. He starred in a dual role in the Netflix comedy series Living with Yourself, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy. He stars in the miniseries The Shrink Next Door (2021). He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in July 2015. He was named as part of the Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2019. In 2021, Rudd was named People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive".
Overview
Paul Stephen Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer. He studied theater at the University of Kansas and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before making his acting debut in 1991. Rudd's films include Clueless (1995), Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), Romeo + Juliet (1996), The Object of My Affection (1998), Wet Hot American Summer (2001), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), This Is 40 (2012), Wanderlust (2012), Mute (2018), The Fundamentals of Caring (2016), Ideal Home (2018), and Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021). He also has played Ant-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in Ant-Man (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), the animated series What If…? (2021) and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023). 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!, Reno 911! and Parks and Recreation, and has also hosted Saturday Night Live multiple times. He starred in a dual role in the Netflix comedy series Living with Yourself, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy. He stars in the miniseries The Shrink Next Door (2021). He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in July 2015. He was named as part of the Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2019. In 2021, Rudd was named People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive".
Known For
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Saturday Night Live
The Kelly Clarkson Show
The Graham Norton Show
The Simpsons
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Parks and Recreation
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Daily Show
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
Bob's Burgers
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn
Strangers with Candy
The Jonathan Ross Show
Only Murders in the Building
Finding Your Roots
Veronica Mars
Honest Trailers
Late Show with David Letterman
Marvel Studios Legends
Marvel Studios Assembled
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Friends
Impractical Jokers
Travel Man: 48 Hours in...
Reno 911!
The Greatest Event in Television History
America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions
Home Movie: The Princess Bride
A Futile and Stupid Gesture
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Friends: The Reunion
The Bob's Burgers Movie
Between Two Ferns: The Movie
Reno 911!: Miami
What If...?
On The Edge
Night at the Museum
200 Cigarettes
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
This Is the End
Captain America: Civil War
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Little Prince
Romeo + Juliet
Saturday Morning All Star Hits!
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Sausage Party
The Fire Next Time
We Are Freestyle Love Supreme
Avengers: Endgame
Avengers: Secret Wars
Admission
Deadline
Hard Knocks
Monsters vs Aliens
Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Little Britain USA
The Cider House Rules
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
Wanderlust
Clueless
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Runaway Daughters
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Knocked Up
The 40 Year Old Virgin
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
How Do You Know
Delocated
Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Secrets of the Octopus
Role Models
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Mute
Avengers 5
The Catcher Was a Spy
Dinner for Schmucks
Ant-Man and the Wasp
The Fundamentals of Caring
I Love You, Man
Our Idiot Brother
They Came Together
The Shrink Next Door
This Is 40
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Tiny World
Living with Yourself
Ant-Man
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