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Who is Daniel Richard McBride?

Who is Daniel Richard  McBride?

The entertainment and acting world knows him has Danny McBride, he is an American actorcomedian,screenwriter, and producer.
   

Life and career



McBride was born December 29, 1976 in Statesboro, Georgia and raised in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he attended Courtland High School.[2][3] In 2006, he played one of the lead roles in the low-budget comedy film The Foot Fist Way, which he wrote with friends and frequent collaborators Jody Hilland Ben Best. McBride appeared as a guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on February 26, 2008 as the character Fred Simmons of The Foot Fist Way.


McBride has appeared in supporting roles in the comedy films Hot RodThe Heartbreak Kid,Pineapple ExpressTropic ThunderObserve and Report, and Your Highness. He created and stars in the HBO sitcom Eastbound & Down, about a washed up former major league baseball player with anger management issues, also a collaboration with Hill and Best. The teachers that appear in the series are teachers that McBride actually had in high school. The series is produced by Gary Sanchez Productions and the pilot episode premiered February 15, 2009. It features guest appearances from frequent collaborators Will Ferrell and Craig Robinson. On April 8, 2009, HBO announced it had renewed the series for a second season.[4] In March 2009, McBride was offered a contract to play professional baseball with the Pensacola Pelicans, a minor league team in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. He received the offer for his role as Kenny Powers, a washed up former major league pitcher, on HBO's Eastbound & Down. In addition, in 2010 he signed an endorsement deal with K-Swiss shoes, again performing in character as Powers. On October 27, 2010 it was announced that HBO had renewed Eastbound & Down for a third season.[5]


He married Gia Ruiz on Friday, October 15, 2010 at the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs. McBride is of Jewish descent on his mother's side and Irish on his father's.[1][3]









Filmography


 
Year↓Title↓Role↓Notes
2003All the Real GirlsBust-Ass
2006The Foot Fist WayFred SimmonsAlso Writer
2007Hot RodRico
SuperbadStand-in at 5th and Paysview Party
The Heartbreak KidMartin
2008Drillbit TaylorDon
Tropic ThunderCody Underwood
Pineapple ExpressRed
2009FanboysHead of Security
Observe and ReportCaucasian Crackhead
Eastbound & DownKenny PowersHBO TV Series: 13 Episodes

        Also Writer/Executive Producer
Land of the LostWill Stanton
Up in the AirJim Miller
2010Despicable MeFred McDadeVoice
Due DateLonnie (Western Union Clerk)
2011Your HighnessThadeousAlso Writer/Executive Producer
201130 Minutes or LessDwaynePost Production
2012L.A.P.I.T.B.APre-Production

        Also Producer



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