|Danny McBride Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||December 29, 1976|
Danny McBride is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer who is best known for portraying roles such as Neal Gamby in Vice Principals, Kenny Powers in Eastbound & Down, Jesse Gemstone in The Righteous Gemstones, Tennessee Faris in Alien: Covenant, Dwayne King in 30 Minutes or Less, and Martin in The Heartbreak Kid. He has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as All the Real Girls, The Foot Fist Way, Pineapple Express, Land of the Lost, Your Highness, Up in the Air, Don Verdean, In Dubious Battle, The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter, Clear History, Good Vibes, and many more. He has done voiceover work in films like The Mitchells vs. the Machines, The Angry Birds Movie, Kung Fu Panda 2, and Despicable Me.
Daniel Richard McBride
Statesboro, Georgia, United States
Hollywood, Los Angeles, United States
Danny did his schooling at Courtland High School, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
He studied drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Actor, film producer, and screenwriter
- Father – James Richard McBride
- Mother – Kathleen Marie Chaby
- Siblings – Liz McBride (Younger Sister), Emily McBride (Younger Sister), Jamie McBride (Cousin)
He is managed by Rough House Pictures.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
91 kg or 201 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Danny McBride dated –
- Gia Ruiz (2001-Present) – He started dating film art director Gia Ruiz during his teens and after dating for nine years, the two got married in October 2010. Their wedding took place at the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs, California and the couple went for their honeymoon to Bora Bora. The couple has a son named Declan (b. 2011) and a daughter.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of English, Scottish, Irish, Russian Jewish, and German descent.
- Mullet (hairstyle) and later curly
- Choice of characters
- Sense of humor
- Danny became a brand ambassador for K-Swiss shoes in 2010.
- In February 2023, Danny was seen in Downy Unstopables‘ 2023 “Super Bowl” commercial.
Best Known For
He is best-known for Pineapple Express (2008), The Foot Fist Way (2008), Up in the Air (2009), Your Highness (2011) and This Is the End (2013).
He is also known for the HBO TV series Eastbound & Down (2009-2013).
He made his acting debut in 2003 with the rom-com film All the Real Girls as Bust-Ass.
First TV Show
In 2007, Danny did his first television series titled Drunk History (Volume 3). He portrayed the character of George Washington.
Danny McBride Favorite Things
- Movie – Mr. Mom (1983), Inception (2010)
- TV Series – The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- Drink – 5-Hour Energy (Energy drink)
- Place – Los Angeles
Danny McBride Facts
- McBride inherited his art of storytelling from his mother who used puppets while performing sermons in church.
- Danny has been a German (subject) substitute teacher before having a successful acting career.
- He has also worked at a candy stand just near the Fred Flintstone bumper cars at Virginia theme park Kings Dominion. He has said that he hated the job.
- He was seen as an eponymous roadie in the 2012 Roadie music video by Tenacious D.
- For his wedding, one of his close friends, schoolmate, and Eastbound and Down and Fist Foot Way co-star Jody Hill was the best man.
- Danny is an amateur photographer and often uses his talent to photograph his kids using his Leica M Monochrom and Leica M cameras.
- He is an occasional marijuana user.
- Danny McBride’s childhood friend is David Gordon Green.