11 NOV.
Paul Rudd, 2018 Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

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From '90s dreamboat to miniature hero, Paul Rudd can do it all.

Whether you fell in love with the New Jersey native in Clueless where he played gorgeous college student and Cher Horowitz's (Alicia Silverstone) stepbrother and boyfriend, Josh, or are a massive fan of him as Ant-Man, the superhero who can shrink to size, Rudd has a strong following of fans for all the right reasons.

Now, the actor is turning 50 years old and we are in shock. The birthday boy recently joked about being "80 years old on the inside" following comments that he doesn't seem to age, and yet, he's now 50!

Rudd is one handsome man, a talented actor and seemingly ageless, which is why we have to give him a shout out on his special day. Come on, just look into those green-grey eyes and tell us you aren't melting.

Since 1992, Rudd has been all over our TV screens and on the big screen and we wouldn't want it any other way.

He's played dreamy boyfriends AKA Josh in Clueless and Mike "Crap Bag" Hannigan on Friends and lovable goofballs more times than we can count.

Remember when he was in Role Models or Our Idiot Brother? What about his role as Brian Fantana in the Anchorman franchise? Of course, who could forget the time he battled it out with Melissa McCarthy in This Is 40 in the principal's office of their kids' school?

In addition to his comedy roles, Rudd has now become a full blown super (hero) movie star with his leading role in Ant-Man and its sequel and he's only just begun. You can also see him in this month's release of Avengers: Endgame, which stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and more actors from the Marvel universe.

In the meantime, check out all of Rudd's iconic roles thus far and vote for your favorite below.

Happy birthday, Paul! We love you, you ageless wonder and brilliant actor you.

Paul Rudd, Sisters (1991)

Warner Bros. Television

Clueless, Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd

Paramount Pictures

Paul Rudd, Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

USA Films (2001)

Lisa Kurdow, Paul Rudd, Friends

NBCU Photo Bank

Paul Rudd, Anchorman

DreamWorks Pictures

40 Year-Old Virgin, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen

Suzanne Hanover / Universal Pictures

Knocked Up, Paul Rudd,  Leslie Man

Universal Pictures

Role Models, Paul Rudd

Sam Urdank/Universal Studios

Paul Rudd, I Love You, Man

Scott Garfield/Paramount Pictures

How Do You Know, Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd

Sony Pictures

Paul Rudd, Our Idiot Brother


Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Wanderlust

Universal Pictures

Paul Rudd, Parks and Recreation


Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, This is 40 Trailer

Paul Rudd, Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues

Gemma Lamana/Moviestore/Shutterstock

Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Admissions


Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, They Came Together



Walt Disney

Paul Rudd, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015)

Gemma La Mana/Netflix

Paul Rudd, Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later

Saeed Adyani/Netflix/Kobal/Shutterstock

Paul Rudd, Ant-Man and the Wasp

Ben Rothstein/Marvel Studios

 Paul Rudd, Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Marvel Studios

Paul Rudd's Best Roles Poll
Which of Paul Rudd's movie and TV roles over the years stands out to you most?

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