The American actor and voice artist is best known for his role in the ABC sitcom, ‘Wash’. Alan Tudyk is a famous Hollywood actor who is popularly known for lending his voice in various animated films. He can be considered as an experimental actor who has tried his hands in almost every genre, from science fiction to daily comedies. His dramatic education definitely reflects in all his work, making him one of the most prominent actors of his time. Alan is the member of the main cast of ‘Powerless’ a show based on DC Comics. Currently he also working on television series named ‘Con Man’ which is said to bring the bittersweet essence of his shows ‘Firefly.’
Alan Tudyk Biography and Family
Alan Wray Tudyk was born in 1971 on 16th March to mother Betty Loyce and father Timothy Nicholas Tudyk. He was born in El Paso, Texas but was raised in Plano, a suburb of Dallas in Texas. Alan was also associated with actress Adrianne Palicki. The actor was rumored to be dating her for a brief time. Alan Tudyk finally married Charissa Barton last year, soon after their engagement in 2015. The couple was dating each other for past 3 years. Charissa is a celebrity Choreographer.
Education: Tudyk completed his schooling from Plano Senior High School. Later he went to Lon Morris College to get his degree in Dramatics. The school is a Methodist affiliated institute, located in Jacksonville. While graduating from here, he won the Academic Excellence Award for his drama skills.
Alan was selected to enter Juilliard School in New York but didn’t complete his degree there and came out in 1996.
Career: Tudyk started off his career as a Standup comedian, from which he soon retired, when an audience member angered by his words threatened to kill Alan. He has been a part of numerous small stage productions.
He started his theater career in 1999 with ‘Epic Proportions’ playing the character of Benny Bennet. His other theater performances include ‘Spamalot’ in 2005 playing Sir Lancelot, ‘Prelude to a Kiss’, in which he played Peter and ‘A Evening without Money Python’ in 2009 where he played himself.
He debuted in Hollywood in 1997 with a small role in ‘35 Miles from Normal’. After which the star appeared in several movies like ‘Patch’, ‘A Knight’s Tale’, ‘Dodge Ball: A True Underdog Story’, ‘I, Robot’, ‘Death at a Funeral’, ‘Knocked Up’, ‘Conception’, ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trails’, ‘Oddball’, ‘Zootopia’, ‘Rogue One : A Star Wars Story’, etc.
He debuted on Television in 2000 with ‘Strangers with Candy’ playing a father in two episodes. Later he was a part of more than 30 series; as guest appearance or main cast. Some of these shows include ‘Firefly’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’, ‘American Dad’, ‘The Life and Times of Tim’, ‘Napoleon Dynamite’, ‘The Team Unicorn Saturday Action Fun Hour’, ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’, ‘Adventure Time’, ‘Clarence’, ‘Newsreader’, ‘TripTank’ etc.
Alan Tudyk Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $2.6 Million US Dollars
Alan has been working actively since 1999 and has set a position for himself in the industry. Working since so many years, the American actor’s net worth is estimated to be around $2.6 million US dollars in 2017..
Alan Tudyk Business Model
The American star is well known for his unique voice. Alan has given his voice in several animated movies including hits like ‘Frozen’, ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’, ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ etc. He also make money through voicing Video game characters like Simon in ‘Defense Grid: The Awakening’, Mr. Windex in ‘Astro Boy: The Video Game’, Additional Voices in ‘Call of Duty’, Psilon Advisor in ‘Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars’ etc.
Tudyk is currently voicing the character of butterfly king Ludo in Star vs The Forces of Evil which is airing since 2015. He can be seen playing the character of Van Wayne in ‘Powerless’ from 2017. He is currently working on his two film’s sequels; ‘Wreck It Ralph 2’ and ‘Frozen 2’ which will release next year.
Alan Tudyk has a great career ahead, in terms of both his acting and his voice. He definitely knows how to voice animated characters, as most of character he plays are loved by kids. He is also serving teenagers through his voice by voicing for their favorite video game characters.