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Paul Rudd

Actor. Born: 1969.

Born to immigrants from England in Passaic, New Jersey, his original family name was "Rudnitzky."  They moved to Overland Park and Paul attended Shawnee Mission West High School and the University of Kansas. Rudd had a "breakout" performance in the 1995 romantic comedy film "Clueless."  Following that he has had an on-going successful career in the movies, television and the stage. Rudd lives in New York City with his family and frequently returns to visit Overland Park.

Entry: Rudd, Paul

Author: G. Joseph Pierron

Author information: Judge Pierron serves on the Kansas Court of Appeals and has an interest in Kansas history.

Date Created: November 2012

Date Modified: November 2012

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