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Rudd Man Walk of Fame Star

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Paul Rudd, best known for his roles in a string of
Judd Apatow films,  received the 2,554th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
today.
The ceremony comes 16 days before the release of the Marvel film “Ant-
Man” in which he plays the title role and for which he co-wrote the
screenplay.

Paul Rudd Receives Walk of Fame Star. Photos by Gary McCarthy
Paul Rudd Receives Walk of Fame Star.
Photos by Gary McCarthy

Rudd’s “Ant-Man” co-star, Michael Douglas, and Adam Scott, who starred
in the 2009-2010 Starz comedy “Party Down” that Rudd co-created,  joined
Rudd  at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony next to the El Capitan Theatre on
Hollywood Boulevard.
Born April 6, 1969, in Passaic, New Jersey, Rudd went to high school in

Michael Douglass-Paul Rudd -Adam Scott
Michael Douglass-Paul Rudd -Adam Scott

Kansas and attended the University of Kansas. He made his acting debut in 1992
on the NBC drama “Sisters.” His first high-profile role was as Josh, the ex-
stepbrother of Alicia Silverstone’s character in the 1995 film comedy
“Clueless.”
Rudd’s other memorable early films included “Romeo + Juliet” and “The
Cider House Rules.”
Rudd began his association with Apatow in the 2004 comedy “Anchorman:
The Legend of Ron Burgundy.” He reprised his role as reporter Brian Fantana in
the 2013 sequel, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.”

Antman fans
Ant man fans

Rudd also appeared in the Apatow films “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,”
“Knocked Up,” “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story,” “Forgetting Sarah
Marshall,” “Wanderlust,” and “This Is 40.”
Rudd’s other films include “I Love You, Man,” “Wet Hot American
Summer,” “Dinner for Schmucks,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” “Our
Idiot Brother,” and “Role Models.”
Rudd’s television credits include “Friends,” on which he played the
boyfriend and later husband of Phoebe Buffay (Lisa Kudrow) and “Parks and
Recreation,” portraying city council candidate Bobby Newport.

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