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Billy Eichner asks strangers if they would have sex with Paul Rudd for $1

Billy Eichner asks strangers if they would have sex with Paul Rudd for $1

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- Billy Eichner and Paul Rudd took to the streets of New York to ask strangers if they would have sex with... Paul Rudd.
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Paul Rudd, Jimmy Fallon throw down in lip sync battle

Paul Rudd, Jimmy Fallon throw down in lip sync battle

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Jimmy Fallon revived an old standby, getting Paul Rudd to engage in a lip sync face-off on "The Tonight Show."
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'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- New host Jimmy Fallon's debut Monday was the first episode of "The Tonight Show" broadcast from New York in more than 40 years.
Bradley Cooper to star in 'Elephant Man' on Broadway

Bradley Cooper to star in 'Elephant Man' on Broadway

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper's publicist has confirmed to EW the two-time Oscar nominee will star in a Broadway revival of Bernard Pomerance's "The Elephant Man."
Michael Douglas to play scientist Hank Pym in 'Ant-Man' movie

Michael Douglas to play scientist Hank Pym in 'Ant-Man' movie

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Michael Douglas is to play scientist Hank Pym in the film version of "Ant-Man," Marvel Studios announced Monday.

'Hobbit' sequel tops second weekend in a row

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, took in $31.455 million to lead the box office for the second weekend.
Paul Rudd to play Ant-Man, Marvel confirms

Paul Rudd to play Ant-Man, Marvel confirms

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Marvel announced Friday it has hired "Anchorman 2" star Paul Rudd to play the titular hero in its upcoming Hollywood movie, "Ant-Man."
Paul Rudd up for Ant-Man role, report says

Paul Rudd up for Ant-Man role, report says

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Paul Rudd is in early negotiations to star in Marvel's upcoming superhero movie "Ant-Man," Variety reported.
'SNL': 'Anchorman 2' cast, One Direction sing 'Afternoon Delight' [VIDEO]

'SNL': 'Anchorman 2' cast, One Direction sing 'Afternoon Delight' [VIDEO]

Dec. 8 (UPI) -- "You brought your boy band -- well, I brought my man band."
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Gordon-Levitt and Rudd up for 'Ant-Man' role

Gordon-Levitt and Rudd up for 'Ant-Man' role

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Marvel is considering Joseph Gordon-Levitt or Paul Rudd to play the titular superhero in British filmmaker Edgar Wright's "Ant-Man," Variety reported.

'Kinky Boots' leads Tony nominations with 13

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- Broadway's "Kinky Boots," with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, led New York's Tony Award nominations with 13, followed by "Matilda: The Musical" with 12.
A-list comes to Washington for White House Correspondents Dinner

A-list comes to Washington for White House Correspondents Dinner

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- Politics, entertainment and the news media blended in Washington Saturday for what has become called the nerd prom, the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Gyllenhaal, Falco up for Drama League Awards

Gyllenhaal, Falco up for Drama League Awards

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- The Drama League nominated the New York musicals "Dogfight," "Here Lies Love" and "Kinky Boots" for its Best Musical Award Tuesday.
Greg Kinnear, Josh Lawson land 'Anchorman 2' roles

Greg Kinnear, Josh Lawson land 'Anchorman 2' roles

ATLANTA, March 15 (UPI) -- Actors Josh Lawson and Greg Kinnear have joined the cast of the film "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," now shooting in Atlanta, Deadline.com said Friday.
Fey recalls job serving cheese steaks before she made it big

Fey recalls job serving cheese steaks before she made it big

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- Tina Fey may be an award-winning actress, writer and producer now, but she recently recalled a summer job she had as a teen serving cheese steaks at a Pennsylvania pool club so her mother could swim for free.
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Paul Stephen Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor and screenwriter. He primarily appears in comedies, and is most well-known for his roles in the films Clueless, Wet Hot American Summer, Anchorman, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Dinner For Schmucks, The Object of My Affection, Role Models, I Love You, Man and How Do You Know. On television, he is also well known for his role on the NBC sitcom Friends, playing Mike Hannigan, Phoebe Buffay's boyfriend and later husband.

Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, who emigrated from England, were Jewish, and Rudd had a bar mitzvah celebration. His ancestors had moved from Russia and Poland to England, and his family's original surname, "Rudnitzky", was changed by his grandfather to "Rudd". Rudd's father, Michael, was a historical tour guide who was formerly the vice president of World Airways, while Rudd's mother, Gloria, was a sales manager at the television station KSMO-TV. When he was ten, Rudd's family moved to Overland Park, Kansas, where he was raised. He attended high school at Shawnee Mission West and college at the University of Kansas, where he became a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He spent three months studying Jacobean drama at the British American Drama Academy based in Oxford, UK.

Rudd made his breakout performance in the 1995 film Clueless, which turned him into a minor teen idol. Additional early-career credits include Wet Hot American Summer, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, The Cider House Rules, William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet, and The Object of My Affection. He also garnered recognition with a recurring role on Friends as Mike Hannigan, who married Phoebe Buffay. Rudd's Broadway credits include The Last Night of Ballyhoo (1997), Twelfth Night (1998), and Three Days of Rain (2006). He guest-starred as a has-been 1990s rock star, Desmond Fellows, on the television series, Veronica Mars, in an episode titled "Debasement Tapes". He has also appeared in the audiobook recordings of John Hodgman's books The Areas of My Expertise and More Information Than You Require. In 2006, he appeared in several episodes of Reno 911! as "Guy Gerricault" (pronounced "jericho"), the coach of a lamaze class, and portrayed a drug lord in the film Reno 911!: Miami.

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