|Alan Tudyk Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11½ in|
|Date of Birth||March 16, 1971|
Alan Tudyk is an American actor, voice actor, writer, theatre artist, and producer whose film credits include Patch Adams, Ice Age, A Knight’s Tale, Hearts in Atlantis, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Done the Impossible, Death at a Funeral, The Ballad of G.I. Joe, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Frozen, Welcome to Me, Wreck-It Ralph, Justice League: War, Big Hero 6, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Shangri-La Suite, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Deadpool 2, Frozen II, Aladdin, Raya and the Last Dragon, Distancing Socially, Encanto, and I, Robot. Moreover, Alan is also known for his television roles like paying Reagan Biscayne in the comedy series Newsreaders, Hoban “Wash” Washburne in the space Western drama series Firefly, Van Wayne in the NBC sitcom Powerless, Joker/Clayface (voice) in the adult animated dark comedy superhero series Harley Quinn, Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle in the science fiction mystery comedy-drama series Resident Alien, Gary West in the horror-comedy series Santa Clarita Diet, and Optimus Prime (voice) in the computer-animated series Transformers: EarthSpark.
Alan Wray Tudyk
El Paso, Texas, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Alan Tudyk went to the Haggard Middle School. He later joined Plano Senior High School, which is located in the suburbs of Dallas.
After completing of high school education, he got enrolled at the Lon Morris College in Jacksonville. In college, he was awarded the Academic Excellence award for drama.
He later got admission to the famed Juilliard School. However, he dropped out in 1996 without completing his studies.
Actor, Voice Actor, Theatre Artist, Writer, Producer
- Father – Timothy Nicholas Tudyk
- Mother – Betty Loyce
- Siblings – Sam Tudyk (Younger Sister) (Portland-based painter and visual artist)
- Others – Joseph Bernard Tudyk (Paternal Grandfather), Emilia Pogorzelski (Paternal Grandmother), Ralph Lloyd Wiley (Maternal Grandfather), Hattie Doris Hammack (Maternal Grandmother)
Alan Tudyk has been represented by Los Angeles-based Coronel Group.
His net worth has been $2 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 11½ in or 182 cm
79 kg or 174 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Alan Tudyk has dated –
- Adrianne Palicki – Towards the end of 2009, Alan was reported to be in a relationship with Adrianne Palicki after they were pictured out on outings in Los Angeles. They even attended Entertainment Weekly’s pre-Emmy party as a couple.
- Charissa Barton – Tudyk got engaged to dancer and choreographer Charissa Barton in December 2015. They had been dating for quite some time. He made their engagement public with a tweet on December 22, 2015. In September 2016, they got married in a lavish wedding ceremony hosted at The Paramour Estate in Silver Lake, Los Angeles. They donated their wedding flowers to the local nursing home.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Polish ancestry on his father’s side, whereas, on his mother’s side, he is of Scottish, German, French, Dutch, and English descent.
- Prominent nose
- Blue eyes
Alan has lent his voice to the TV advert for the Birds Eye Protein Blends.
Best Known For
- Having played the role of Tucker McGee in the black comedy film, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010)
- Being cast in the lead role alongside Nathan Fillion in the comedy web series, Con Man
In 1997, Alan made his first film appearance in the drama movie, 35 Miles from Normal.
First TV Show
In 2000, Alan made his TV show debut in the Comedy Central series, Strangers with Candy. He played the role of a father in 2 episodes.
Seeing the pictures, Alan Tudyk has worked on his body in the past.
Alan Tudyk Favorite Things
- Movies – What’s Up, Doc? (1972), Young Frankenstein (1974), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), All That Jazz (1979), Sexy Beast (2000)
Source – Rotten Tomatoes
Alan Tudyk Facts
- After the cancellation of his TV show Firefly, he organized a we-don’t-work-for-Fox-anymore party for the crew members and the cast of the TV show.
- He had to cancel his prom date because he found out that the girl he was going to go with was cheating on him and had gotten pregnant with another guy.
- To essay the role of Sonny (robot) in the thriller movie, I, Robot, he studied mime, dance, and movement. This helped him capture the accurate movements in motion capture technology used for robot creation.
- When he appeared in auditions for the TV series, The Office, he was aiming to bag the role of Michael, which was later given to Steve Carell.
- He has got a star tattooed on his back. His tattoo can be seen in scenes of his movies, Meet Market (2004) and Conception (2011).
- While studying at Lon Morris College, he was a member of the Delta Psi Omega fraternity.
- While studying in college, he was roped in to play Beaver Smith in the Billy the Kid drama, which was produced and organized by the eastern New Mexico summer stock theater.
- Before becoming a professional actor, he briefly tried his hand at stand-up comedy. However, he decided to give it up after receiving a death threat from an angry audience member.
- Before filming for the comedy movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Alan became a member of the pirate role players group called the Rumrunners to make sure he plays Steve the Pirate to perfection. He also spent a week at a pirate camp.
- He provided vocals to the character of King Candy (the ruler of Sugar Rush who is revealed to be Turbo) in the 2012 computer-animated comedy film Wreck-It Ralph and this got him nominated for an Annie Award for “Voice Acting in a Feature Production”.
- He has voiced a Marine in the popular Xbox 360 game Halo 3. He was also roped in to do a voice-over for the DC Comics character Green Arrow for the 2013 superhero video game, Injustice: Gods Among Us.
- He co-starred as Wray Nerely in the comedy web series Con Man from 2015 to 2017 and this role got him nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series” category in 2017.