Danny McBride

Danny McBride

American actor, comedian, producer and screenwriter
Danny McBride

Daniel Richard "Danny" McBride (born December 29, 1976) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer. He starred in the HBO television series Eastbound & Down, Vice Principals, and The Righteous Gemstones, also co-creating the former two with frequent collaborator Jody Hill while creating the latter himself. He has appeared in films such as The Foot Fist Way (2006), Hot Rod (2007), Pineapple Express (2008), Tropic Thunder (2008), Up in the Air (2009), Your Highness (2011), This Is the End (2013), and Alien: Covenant (2017). He has done voice acting for Despicable Me (2010), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Hell and Back (2015), The Angry Birds Movie, Sausage Party (both 2016), The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019), and The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021).

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Danny McBride was born on Wednesday, 29 December 1976 in Statesboro, Georgia, USA. His full name at birth was Daniel Richard McBride. He is best known as an actor. McBride's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Danny attended high school at Courtland High School, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA. For university, he studied at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. His religion is listed as Christian. He is 5' 10" (178 cm) tall and weighs 201 lbs (91 kg) with an average build. He has blue eyes and dark brown hair (color). Danny McBride is 47 years old and his zodiac star sign is Capricorn.

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Full name at birth
Daniel Richard McBride
Claim to fame
his roles as Fred Simmons in the 2006 low-budget martial arts black comedy film The Foot Fist Way, Rico Brown in the 2007 comedy film Hot Rod, Martin in the 2007 black comedy film The Heartbreak Kid, Red in the 2008 stoner action comedy film Pineapple Express, Jim Miller in the 2009 comedy-drama film Up in the Air, Kenny Powers in the HBO comedy series Eastbound and Down, Thadeous in the 2011 stoner comic fantasy film Your Highness, Dwayne King in the 2011 action comedy film 30 Minutes or Less, a fictionalized version of himself in the 2013 apocalyptic black comedy film This Is the End, Neal Gamby in the HBO comedy series Vice Principals, Tennessee Faris in the 2017 science fiction action horror film Alien: Covenant, and Jesse Gemstone in the HBO comedy series The Righteous Gemstones
Date of birth
29 December 1976
Place of birth
Statesboro, Georgia, USA
Actor, Producer, Screenwriter and Stand-Up Comedian
Occupation category


5' 10" (178 cm)
201 lbs (91 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Mullet (hairstyle) and later curly
  • Choice of characters
  • Sense of humor
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Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
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High school
Courtland High School, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA
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University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
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Talent agency
Rough House Pictures (LA)
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Partner: Gia Ruiz (Married) 1 child
9 Oct 2010-
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  • Danny McBride’s childhood friend is David Gordon Green.
  • He is an occasional marijuana user.
  • Danny is an amateur photographer and often uses his talent to photograph his kids using his Leica M Monochrom and Leica M cameras.
  • 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.
  • He was seen as an eponymous roadie in the 2012 Roadie music video by Tenacious D.

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