Who is Daniel Richard McBride?
The entertainment and acting world knows him has Danny McBride, he is an American actor, comedian,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. 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 Rod, The Heartbreak Kid,Pineapple Express, Tropic Thunder, Observe 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. 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.
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.
|2003||All the Real Girls||Bust-Ass|
|2006||The Foot Fist Way||Fred Simmons||Also Writer|
|Superbad||Stand-in at 5th and Paysview Party|
|The Heartbreak Kid||Martin|
|Tropic Thunder||Cody Underwood|
|2009||Fanboys||Head of Security|
|Observe and Report||Caucasian Crackhead|
|Eastbound & Down||Kenny Powers||HBO TV Series: 13 Episodes|
Also Writer/Executive Producer
|Land of the Lost||Will Stanton|
|Up in the Air||Jim Miller|
|2010||Despicable Me||Fred McDade||Voice|
|Due Date||Lonnie (Western Union Clerk)|
|2011||Your Highness||Thadeous||Also Writer/Executive Producer|
|2011||30 Minutes or Less||Dwayne||Post Production|