These photos feature a handsome, young, Paul Rudd, including pictures from his high school year book. Born on April 6, 1969 in Passaic, New Jersey, both of his parents were British. He was raised in a Jewish home. When he was 10 years old, his family relocated to Overland Park, Kansas, where he was primarily raised. He attended the University of Kansas and was a member of the Nu Chapter of Sigma Nu. He also studied for three months at the British American Drama Academy based in Oxford, U.K. He worked as a DJ while in college. His television debut was in 1992 in Sisters; he appeared in Wild Oats for 6 episodes in 1994. His breakout role in film was in the 1995 movie Clueless, alongside Alicia Silverstone and Brittany Murphy. For his performance in the 1999 movie The Cider House Rules, he was nominated for a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. He was cast for the role of Mike Hannigan, Phoebe Buffay’s love interest in the famous television series Friends in 2002. He also had a recurring guest role on Parks and Rec as Bobby Newport. He has appeared in films such as: Wet Hot American Summer, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, I Love You, Man, and This Is 40. Enjoy these photos of Paul Rudd when he was young.
Young Paul Rudd High School Yearbook PhotoPhoto: flickr / CC0
Young Paul Rudd in Black Sweater
Young Paul Rudd in Gray Suit and Hat
Young Paul Rudd in Pinstripe Suit and Tie