Paul Rudd

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Paul Rudd (born 06.04.1969)
Paul Rudd is an American actor and comedian.

Paul Rudd: Childhood
Paul Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents were Michael, a tour guide, and Gloria, the sales manager for TV station KSMO-TV.
They moved to Overland Park, Kansas when he was 10-years-old and he also lived in Anaheim, California.
He attended Shawnee Mission West high school and studied at Oxford, England's British American Drama Academy while working as a DJ.
He was raised Jewish and had a Bar Mitzvah.

Paul Rudd: Acting career
Paul Rudd made his breakthrough performance in 1995's 'Clueless' alongside Alicia Silverstone. His previous appearances were in the movie 'Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers' and the TV shows 'Wild Oats' and 'Sisters'.
In 1996, he played Paris in Baz Luhrmann's 'Romeo + Juliet' opposite Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio.
In 1998, he was in 'The Object of My Affection' with Jennifer Aniston. The following year he appeared in 'The Cider House Rules' alongside Tobey Maguire, Michael Caine and Charlize Theron.
Between 2002 and 2004 he had a recurring role in 'Friends' opposite Lisa Kudrow and he guest starred in an episode of 'Veronica Mars' in 2007 with Kristen Bell.
In 2004 and 2005 respectively, he had roles in the Judd Apatow movies 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy' and 'The 40-Year-Old Virgin' which both also star Seth Rogen and Steve Carell.
2007 saw him in his third collaboration with Rogen and Apatow 'Knocked Up'.
In 2008, he appeared in 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' opposite Jason Segal, and 'Role Models'with Seann William Scott.
In 2009, he re-united with Segal for 'I Love You Man' and voiced a character in 'Monsters Vs. Aliens'.
In 2010, he appeared opposite Steve Carell once again for 'Dinner for Schmucks' while 2012 saw him take up a role in the TV show 'Parks and Recreation' and the movie 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' with Emma Watson and Logan Lerman.

Paul Rudd: Personal life
Paul Rudd married Julie yaeger in 2003 and they had two children; son Jack Sullivan and daughter Darby.
He supports the Major League Baseball team Kansas City Royals and the NFL team Kansas City Chiefs.
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1st June 2014 -

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1st June 2014 -

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Edgar Wright Is No Longer The Man for 'Ant-Man', Man. Why?

24th May 2014 -

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It’s sad but true. Edgar Wright has departed Marvel’s Ant-Man movie with a new director to be announced shortly. Not much was divulged about Wright’s exit, but he and Marvel released a short joint statement...

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9th April 2014 -

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25th March 2014 -

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Corey Stoll, the American actor who played Peter Russo in the first season of Netflix's 'House of Cards,' is in talks to join Edgar Wright's Ant-Man movie. Stoll, who recently appeared alongside Liam Neeson in...

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14th March 2014 -

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With reports that Evangeline Lily is in talk to play the female lead in Ant-Man, the film looks to be taking shape very nicely. With Edgar Wright directing and Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas already...

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6th February 2014 -

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Ant-Man's love interest may be played by Evangeline Lilly. Lilly who has most recently appeared as the elf Tauriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, is rumoured to be in early talks with Marvel,...

Ant-Man Moved Forward to Summer 2015

24th January 2014 -

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Bad news ant fans; Ant-Man has been subject of a major release-date shift. With the untitled Superman-Batman pic moving to May 6, 2016, Marvel’s “Ant-Man” has taken the opportunity to move into its old slot,...

Michael Douglas Cast In 'Ant-Man' Movie As Scientist Hank Pym

15th January 2014 -

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Michael Douglas has landed himself a role in upcoming superhero movie Ant-Man in which he will reportedly play scientist Hank Pym. The award-winning actor's genius character creates the technology used to shrink people to the...

Michael Douglas Finally Gets His Marvel Wish With Ant-Man Role

14th January 2014 -

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In true testament to Michael Douglas’s range as an actor, he picked up a Golden Globe for his work in Behind The Candelabra, then explained how a role in the upcoming Marvel movie Ant-Man was...

Michael Douglas Can't Wait For You To See Him In 'Ant-Man'

14th January 2014 -

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Michael Douglas has signed on to do his first Marvel film and will star as Hank Pym in the upcoming movie adaptation of Ant-Man. As revealed by the Marvel website, Douglas will join director Edgar...

Early 'Sundance' Favourites Already Generating A Buzz For Upcoming Movies

10th January 2014 -

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The Sundance Film Festival is the place to be for young, aspiring filmmakers hoping to crack into the hotly-contested business of the movies. By the end of the film festival, which this year runs from...

Five Things To Know About Ant-Man Before The Movie Buzz Begins

23rd December 2013 -

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Since the recent almost announcement that Marvel have cast Paul Rudd in the title role of the Ant-Man movie, the project seems about 1000% more real. It’s actually happening people. And despite Ant-Man sounding ridiculous...

'Anchorman 2' Staying Classy To Top US Box Office This Weekend

22nd December 2013 -

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Anchorman 2: The Lengend Continues has been lighting up cinema screens since Wednesday (18 December) this week and looks set to continue its impressive run into next week and emerge as the top grossing film...

Paul Rudd Lands Role As Marvel Comics 'Ant-Man'

22nd December 2013 -

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Hollywood funny man Paul Rudd has landed his most unlikely role to date.The 44 year-old is set to play the miniature superhero 'Ant-Man' in the next Marvel Comics film adaption.Rudd will play scientist Henry "Hank"...

The Legend Continues, But Was 'Anchorman 2' Worth the Effort?

20th December 2013 -

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It's been nine years since we first met Ron Burgundy, as inhabited by Will Ferrell in 2004's Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. The film wasn't a massive hit when it opened, but over the...

Paul Rudd Cast As Ant-Man In New Superhero Movie

20th December 2013 -

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Paul Rudd has been cast in his first superhero role as he takes the lead in upcoming Marvel action movie, Ant-Man. The Anchorman actor beat off competition from the likes of Joseph Gordon-Levitt to secure...

Why Paul Rudd As Ant-Man Proves Marvel Can Do No Wrong

19th December 2013 -

 News

In the last few decades, Marvel Comics has turned a comic book empire into a movie empire, and they continue to grow. Their newest character to move from the page to the big screen will...

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

19th December 2013 -

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19th December 2013 -

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Marvel is steadily gearing up for its highly anticipated “phase 3” and it looks like the studio may cast Paul Rudd as Ant Man, a lesser known superhero soon to be brought to the Marvel...

Kristen Wiig And Christina Applegate Sparkle At 'Anchorman 2' NY Premiere - Part 5

18th December 2013 -

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The stars of 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' are seen arriving at the New York premiere held at Beacon Theatre; among them are Kristen Wiig, who plays new addition to the cast Chani, and Christina...

The Reviews Are In For 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' And It Looks (Mostly) Good

18th December 2013 -

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Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner are back as everyone's favourite news team in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. It's been almost 10 years since 2004's unparalleled look into the inner workings...

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

17th December 2013 -

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The legend of San Diego's Channel 4 news team may have long since dissolved over the years, but anchors Ron Burgundy, Brian Fantana, Brick Tamland and Champ Kind are set to return as part of...

Anchorman 2: How Does The Sequel Weigh Up To Anchorman? [Trailer]

16th December 2013 -

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues has to be one of the most eagerly-anticipated sequels in memory with the near decade gap between the upcoming release and 2004's The Legend of Ron Burgundy serving only to...

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