Paul Rudd was born in New Jersey but moved to Kansas when he was 10. After high school, he studied film at the University of Kansas, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in LA, and at the British Drama Academy in England.
Rudd appeared as Phoebe Buffayâ€™s husband on â€œFriends.â€
He appeared alongside Julia Roberts on Broadway in â€œThree Days of Rainâ€ in 2006.
He voiced Reese Witherspoonâ€™s husband in the animated film Monsters Vs. Aliens. The following year he appeared in How Do You Know as Witherspoonâ€™s love interest.