Has a son with wife Julie Yaeger named Jack Rudd (b. 2006).
Friend of TV writer Rob Thomas.
His parents were Jewish immigrants from England. Original family surname, "Rudnitzky", was shortened by his grandfather.
1998: Began filming on a movie called "Chicken Blood and Other Tales", but production was canceled before it wrapped.
Prior to joining the cast of "Friends" (1994) he co-starred with Jennifer Aniston in The Object of My Affection (1998).
Was a DJ at Bar Mitzvahs before his career took off.
Attended the University of Kansas.
Is a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity.
His favorite music is that of Tom Waits.
2/23/03: Married his girlfriend of five years, Julie Yaeger in upstate New York. They live in Manhattan.
Was disappointed by the final result of Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), because filming had him believing it was going to be a high-caliber suspense film, but the reaction to the film was overwhelmingly negative.
Was classmates with Matthew Lillard at American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Kansas City Chiefs fan.
He is a self-described "mega-fan" of the TV show "Lost" (2004). He volunteered to interview "Lost" star Emilie de Ravin, who he has never met, for "Interview Magazine", because of his love for the show.