Humpday Hottie: Paul Rudd
Midwestern funny man Paul Rudd has had us LOL-ing since the mid ’90s when we first discovered that the best part of Clueless might not be Cher’s closet, but her hot older former stepbrother. (Why couldn’t we have had that lovable smile teaching us how to drive and sarcastically doling out life advice along the way?)
The combination of a charming face and stellar sense of humor has fostered our love affair with the cutie from Kansas, both on- and off-screen. Although in real life we prefer a clean-cut Paul, in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Paul plays the mustachioed reporter Brian Fantana and we wouldn’t have it any other way! His comedic chops are undeniable. He even improvised the famously funny “You know how I know you’re gay?” sequence in The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
Actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter — Paul does it all! His IMDb page is more like an impressively long list of hits. Nine credits in 2007 alone?! That’s the year he became Pete, the somewhat coarse husband to Katherine Heigl’s sister in Knocked Up. Despite his character’s obvious shortcomings as a husband, we somehow found him oddly likeable (must have been those warm, green eyes).
His sardonic sense of humor and deadpan delivery have had us coming back for more ever since we were wearing feather boas and using “as if” in everyday conversation. We can’t wait to see Paul and his adorable smile reprise his role as Pete in the upcoming movie This Is 40, in theaters Christmas Day. Hey, if that’s 40, it ain’t looking half bad!
xx, The FabFitFun Team