He is known for his starring roles in the film The Cider House Rules (1999), Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), and the comedy films Clueless (1995), Wet Hot American Summer (2001), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), Role Models (2008), I Love You, Man (2009), Dinner for Schmucks (2010), Our Idiot Brother (2011), Wanderlust (2012), This Is 40 (2012), and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), and for playing the superhero Ant-Man in Marvel Studios' Ant-Man (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016).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!"Totally not blood-related," Heckerling explains in the book."When I was a kid all she did was complain about her stepmother to me ...After Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's 2005 split, the former Friends actress became one of the most famous, loved, and worried-about female celebrities of our time.Seriously, have people ever been more concerned for a stranger's love life?Except, of course, that in a real-life airport, Aniston’s face would be plastered across an array of tabloid covers trumpeting the rumor du jour—most recently that she was pregnant with twins by and/or had eloped with Justin Theroux, Aniston and Rudd’s co-star in the new comedy . We’re at lunch at the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel; Rudd is in a long-sleeve T-shirt and jeans, Aniston swaddled against the air-conditioning in a nimbus of brown pashmina.
In 1994, he appeared in Wild Oats for six episodes.Paul Stephen Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer.He studied theatre at the University of Kansas and the British American Drama Academy, before making his acting debut in 1992 with NBC's drama series Sisters.Rudd left Sisters in 1995 to appear in the comedy film Clueless with Alicia Silverstone.He was in the 1999 film The Cider House Rules that earned him and the cast a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.