Danny Pudi Biography
Danny Pudi (Daniel Mark Pudi) is an American actor, who is well known for his role as Abed Nadir on the NBC/Yahoo! comedy series Community. Pudi was a three times nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and received a nomination for the TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy.
Danny Pudi Age
Daniel Mark Pudi was born on March 10, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He is 40 years old as of 2018.
Danny Pudi Height
He stands at a height of 1.83 m.
Danny Pudi Net Worth
Pudi has an estimated net worth of f $3 million dollars.
Danny Pudi Wife
Pudi is married to Bridget Showalter. The two met while attending Marquette University in their freshman year. The couple has twins, James Timothy and Fiona Leigh, born in January 2012.
Danny Pudi Parents
Pudi is the son of Teresa (née Komendant), a programmer and analyst and Abraham Pudi. Pudi’s father is American of Indian origin (a native of the Jinnuru village in Andhra Pradesh) and his mother is Polish (born in Pokośno, Poland, to Marianna (Organek) and Boleslaw Komendant). He grew up speaking Polish with his mother and grandmother.
Danny Pudi Education
Pudi grew up on Chicago’s south side, but he went to Notre Dame College Prep in Niles, Illinois, a northern Chicago suburb. He gave the commencement address at Notre Dame College Prep in 2013. Pudi studied dance in Chicago and went to Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and in 2001 he graduated with a degree in Communication and Theatre. At Marquette University, he was the first winner of the Chris Farley Scholarship. Beyond paying for a year of school, the scholarship led to him performing at an improv comedy event featuring Dave Chappelle and Jim Breuer, increasing his interest in studying improv. He performed in summer stock theatre in Wisconsin after Marquette, then studied at The Second City in Chicago.
Danny Pudi Career
Before moving to Los Angeles in 2005 to seek television and film roles, Pudi was a recruiter for an executive search firm. Pudi’s home-based job permitted him to attend auditions, which helped him avoid the “struggling actor thing in terms of waiting tables, temping and so on”. Before joining the cast of Community, Pudi had performed in several television pilots.
Pudi has appeared in multiple television advertisements for such products as Snickers, McDonald’s, T-Mobile, Verizon and Pokémon. He appeared in 2012, as a celebrity contestant on GSN’s version of The Pyramid with fellow Community cast member Yvette Nicole Brown.
He played Arash in the comedy film Road Trip: Beer Pong, which received mainly negative reviews and starred in the comedy horror film Knights of Badassdom, which was one of the highlights of Comic Con 2011, according to HitFix.com. Pudi starred in the Jones Street Station music video for “The Understanding”.
Pudi has made cameo appearances in many internet videos, including BriTANicK’s “A Monologue for Three”. He also had a cameo appearance in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the live episode of Hot in Cleveland. In the autumn of 2014, he appeared in the Off-Broadway musical FOUND. Pudi started his role as Teddy on the NBC sitcom Powerless in February 2017. From 2017, Pudi voices Huey in the DuckTales reboot.
Danny Pudi Movies
Road Trip: Beer Pong
Nilam Auntie: An International Treasure
Short film; also writer
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
Little Boy Blue (voice)
Leader of the Pack
The Guilt Trip
Flatland 2: Sphereland
The Pretty One
Vijay and I
The Knights of Badassdom
Documentary short; also director, producer and writer
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Com Tech #1
Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant
The Tiger Hunter
Taken to the Cleaner
Star Trek Beyond
After the Sun Fell
Smurfs: The Lost Village
Brainy Smurf (voice)
Danny Pudi TV Shows
Episode: “Lost in America”
The West Wing
Episode: “Two Weeks Out”
The Bill Engvall Show
Episode: “A Reptile Dysfunction”
Chad (Abed Nadir)
Episode: “The Core, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover”
Episode: “Chuck Versus the Hack Off”
The Book Club
6 episodes; also producer
Hot in Cleveland
Episode: “It’s Alive”
Episode: “Pregnant Paws”
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja
Levander Hart (voice)
Episode: “Unstank My Hart”
30 for 30 Shorts
Documentary short; also director
Episode: “How the Sausage Is Made; Lottery Winners Lose”
Episode: “Dave’s Valentine”
Pickle and Peanut
Bike Jumper (voice)
Episode: “Volcano/Bike Jumper”
Great Minds with Dan Harmon
Episode: “The Buddha”
Episode: “You’ve Got Blackmail”
Episode: “Woman Is the Something of the Something”
The Guest Book
2 episodes; “Story One” & “Story Ten”
Do You Want To See a Dead Body?
Episode: “A Body and an Ex-Con”
Harvey Street Kids
Upcoming television series
Danny Pudi Video games
Professor George Herbert Doyle IV