15 Things You Didn't Know About Danny McBride 

Duke Harten
Updated December 6, 2018 47k views 15 items

Danny McBride is a man of many hats: father, husband, Anglophile, substitute teacher. Below is a list of Danny McBride facts that will help you see the actor in a whole new light. So the next time someone asks you, "who is Danny McBride?" you'll know he's more than just Kenny f***** Powers.

From his start as a child filmmaker to his seduction of Bill Murray, the Danny McBride biography below will give you a peek into the life of one of Hollywood's smartest dumb guys. 
He Was a Substitute Teacher
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That's right. Before his turn as a teacher on HBO, McBride worked briefly as a substitute teacher in real life. He says he taught one German class by telling the kids that "If you don't f*** with me, I won't f*** with you," then letting them watch Cops while he read a book in the back of the room. Best sub ever?
He's Not Actually Like His Characters
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McBride isn't the gun-toting, foul-mouthed misogynist character he's so often cast as. When Seth Rogen met the man in person, he was shocked to find McBride wearing glasses and acting shy. 
His Mullet Was Fake
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Can you blame him? According to McBride, his wife nixed the idea of growing a real mullet. The first season he wore extensions; after that, a full hairpiece.
He Never Intended to Be an Actor
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Though he went to film school, McBride never thought of himself as an actor. He was a screenwriter who got his first role doing a favor for his old schoolmate and best friend David Gordon Green, who had an actor bail last minute on All The Real Girls. Says Green: "I just called the funniest guy I knew."