Paul Rudd

Paul Rudd

54 · Born: Apr 6, 1969

Personal Details

Born Apr 6, 1969 Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Parents
  • Michael Rudd
  • Gloria Rudd
Relatives
  • Mandi Rudd Arnold (Sibling)

Biography

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".

Career

2024
Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire
Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire as Gary Grooberson
2023
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania as Scott Lang / Ant-Man
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem as Mondo Gecko (voice)
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2021
Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Ghostbusters: Afterlife as Gary Grooberson
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What If...?
What If...? as Scott Lang / Ant-Man (voice)
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The Shrink Next Door
The Shrink Next Door as Ike
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Saturday Morning All Star Hits!
Saturday Morning All Star Hits! as (voice)
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2019
Avengers: Endgame
Avengers: Endgame as Scott Lang / Ant-Man
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Living with Yourself
Living with Yourself as Miles Elliot
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2018
Mute
Mute as Cactus Bill
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Ant-Man and the Wasp
Ant-Man and the Wasp as Scott Lang / Ant-Man
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The Catcher Was a Spy
The Catcher Was a Spy as Moe Berg
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Ideal Home
Ideal Home as Paul
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2017
Fun Mom Dinner
Fun Mom Dinner as Brady
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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
2016
Rush: Time Stand Still
Rush: Time Stand Still as Narrator
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Nerdland
Nerdland as John
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The Fundamentals of Caring
The Fundamentals of Caring as Ben Benjamin
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Sausage Party
Sausage Party as Darren (voice)
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2015
The 2015 World Series
The 2015 World Series as Narrator
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Ant-Man
Ant-Man as Scott Lang / Ant-Man
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Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
WHIH News Front
WHIH News Front as Scott Lang
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Moone Boy
Moone Boy
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Bob's Burgers
Bob's Burgers as Jericho (voice)
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Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation as Bobby Newport
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2014
They Came Together
They Came Together as Joel
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2013
Admission
Admission as John Pressman
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All Is Bright
All Is Bright as Rene Upiter
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Prince Avalanche
Prince Avalanche as Alvin
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as Brian Fantana
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2012
Wanderlust
Wanderlust as George
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This Is 40
This Is 40 as Pete
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2011
Our Idiot Brother
Our Idiot Brother as Ned
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Jason Segel & Paul Rudd Meet Rush
Jason Segel & Paul Rudd Meet Rush as Peter Klaven
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2010
Dinner for Schmucks
Dinner for Schmucks as Tim Conrad
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How Do You Know
How Do You Know as George
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The Simpsons
The Simpsons as Dr. Zander (voice)
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2009
Being Green
Being Green as Mr. Earth
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I Love You, Man
I Love You, Man as Peter Klaven
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Monsters vs. Aliens
Monsters vs. Aliens as Derek Dietl (voice)
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2008
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Forgetting Sarah Marshall as Chuck
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Role Models
Role Models as Danny Donahue
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Over Her Dead Body
Over Her Dead Body as Henry
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2007
I Could Never Be Your Woman
I Could Never Be Your Woman as Adam
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Knocked Up
Knocked Up as Pete
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The Ten
The Ten as Jeff Reigert
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Hard Knocks
Hard Knocks as Narrator
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2006
Diggers
Diggers as Hunt
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The Oh in Ohio
The Oh in Ohio as Jack Chase
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Reno 911!
Reno 911!
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2005
The Baxter
The Baxter as Dan Abbott
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The 40-Year-Old Virgin
The 40-Year-Old Virgin as David
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2004
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy as Brian Fantana
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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy as Brian Fantana
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P.S.
P.S. as Sammy Silverstein
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Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker as Dave Penders
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2003
Two Days
Two Days as Paul Miller
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House Hunting
House Hunting as Daniel
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The Shape of Things
The Shape of Things as Adam
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2002
Friends
Friends as Mike Hanningan
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2001
The Château
The Château as Graham Granville
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Bash: Latter-Day Plays
Wet Hot American Summer
Wet Hot American Summer as Andy
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2000
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby as Nick Carraway
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Metal Mayhem
Metal Mayhem as Ian Curtis
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1999
The Cider House Rules
The Cider House Rules as Lt. Wally Worthington
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1998
The Object of My Affection
The Object of My Affection as George Hanson
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Overnight Delivery
Overnight Delivery as Wyatt Trips
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Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Twelfth Night, or What You Will as Orsino Duc d'Illyria
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1997
The Locusts
The Locusts as Earl
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The Size of Watermelons
The Size of Watermelons as Alex
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1996
Romeo + Juliet
Romeo + Juliet as Dave Paris
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1995
Clueless
Clueless as Josh Lucas
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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers as Tommy Doyle
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1994
Rebel Highway
Rebel Highway as Jimmy Rusoff
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Wild Oats
Wild Oats as Brian Grant
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1993
Moment of Truth: Stalking Back
Moment of Truth: Stalking Back as Scott
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The Fire Next Time
The Fire Next Time as David
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2023
Marvel Studios: Assembled
Impractical Jokers
2021
Adrienne
Adrienne
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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
2020
Celebrity Escape Room
We Are Freestyle Love Supreme
Tiny World
Tiny World
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
2019
Hot Ones
Hot Ones
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2016
Quantum Is Calling
Anyone Can Quantum
Travel Man: 48 Hours in...
The Graham Norton Show
2012
Mansome
Mansome
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Comedy Bang! Bang!
2010
Conan
Conan
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2018
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Ant-Man and the Wasp as Screenplay
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2015
Ant-Man
Ant-Man as Screenplay
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2008
Role Models
Role Models as Screenplay
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2009
Party Down
Party Down as Creator
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