Paul Rudd

Paul Stephen Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor. He studied theater at the University of Kansas and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, before making his acting debut in 1991. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in July 2015.[1] He was named as part of the Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2019.[2] In 2021, he was named People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive".

Paul Rudd
Rudd in 2015
Born
Paul Stephen Rudd

(1969-04-06) April 6, 1969 (age 53)
Alma materUniversity of Kansas
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Occupation
  • Actor
  • filmmaker
Years active1991–present
WorksFull list
Spouse
Julie Yaeger
(m. 2003)
Children2
AwardsFull list

His films include Clueless (1995), Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), Romeo + Juliet (1996), 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), and Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021). He currently plays Ant-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with Ant-Man (2015) and most recently appearing in Avengers: Endgame (2019). He also provided the voice of John in the film Nerdland (2016).[3]

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 starred in the miniseries The Shrink Next Door (2021).


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