Alan Wray Tudyk ( TEW-dik; born March 16, 1971) is an American actor and voice actor known for his roles as Hoban "Wash" Washburne in the space western series Firefly and the film Serenity and Tucker McGee in Tucker & Dale vs. Evil. He has also had starring roles in the films DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, I, Robot, A Knight's Tale, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, 42, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials and Rogue One. He was also the voice of King Candy in 2012's Wreck-It Ralph, for which he won an Annie Award.Tudyk appeared on the sitcom Suburgatory (2011–14) and has had guest roles on many other series. Earlier in his career, he appeared frequently in Broadway plays as well. He wrote, directed, and starred in the comedy web series Con Man (2015–17) about a struggling actor whose career is still defined by a successful science fiction TV show he was once on, loosely based on Tudyk's own experience having been on Firefly. The series aired on Syfy in 2017 and earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.As of 2019, Tudyk plays the main antagonist, Mr. Nobody, in the HBO Max series Doom Patrol and voices The Joker and Clayface in the DC Universe/HBO Max series Harley Quinn.
Tudyk and choreographer Charissa Barton became engaged in December 2015. They married on September 24, 2016.
Tudyk was born on March 16, 1971, in El Paso, Texas, the son of Betty Loyce (née Wiley) and Timothy Nicholas Tudyk. He has Polish ancestry. Tudyk was raised in Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, where he attended Plano Senior High School. He had a brief experience as a stand-up comic, before quitting after an angry audience member threatened to kill him. Tudyk studied drama at the Methodist-affiliated Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas, where he won the Academic Excellence award for drama. While in college, he played Beaver Smith in an eastern New Mexico summer stock theater production of Billy the Kid. Tudyk entered Juilliard but left in 1996 before earning a degree.
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Raya and the Last Dragon
Humans and dragons used to live in perfect harmony. The dragons were forced to give up their lives to save the land. After 500 years, that same evil has returned, and it is up to a lone warrior, Raya,...
Devil May Care
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It isn't easy for a small-town guy like John Nolan to start over after a life-changing incident. He has met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a midlife crisis.
Ralph Breaks the Internet
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Once Upon a Deadpool
A kidnapped Fred Savage is forced to endure a Princess Bride-esque story that's full of magic, wonder, and zero F's by the filmmakers of Deadpool 2.
Cable and other bad guys are trying to save a boy's life when they are defeated by a wisecracking mercenary.
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Emily Locke lands her dream job as Director of Research and Development for Wayne Security in Charm City, home to super heroes and villains and citizens fed up with the collateral damage of their cons...
Santa Clarita Diet
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Big Hero 6 The Series
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The Stories: The Making of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil: The Battle for Mewni
Star returns to her home dimension of Mewni where she discovers that magic is disappearing throughout the kingdom. Star must dig deep and challenge archnemesis Ludo in an effort to save her family and...
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
A group of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the universe.
Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade
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Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on the police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case even if it means teaming up with a scam artist to solve the mystery.
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
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A 30-minute talk show that takes a timely look at pop culture through a fanboy lens and features celebrity interviews, discussion and out-of-the-studio segments.
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
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The Thrilling Adventure Hour Live
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil
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Con Man is about the life of the co-star of a canceled sci-fi series who went on to become a cult favorite. Jack Moore starred as the series Captain and has gone on to become a major celebrity, while ...
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Big Hero 6
The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax and whiz kid Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to create a band of high-tech heroes.
Welcome to Me
A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline personality disorder who wins the Mega Millions lottery, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Off Camera with Sam Jones
Photographer and director Sam Jones sits down with the myriad professionals of television and movies, and other celebrities (great skateboarders, for example), to discuss their development before fame...
Lennon or McCartney
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Justice League: War
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Rick and Morty
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The story of the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers is powerful. The film follows Branch Rickey, the Dodgers general manager ...
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
President Lincoln's passion to crush vampire and slave-owning helpers stems from the fact that his mother was killed by a supernatural creature.
A bi-weekly series hosted by geek icon Wil Wheaton where he and a bunch of celebrity guests gather to play their favorite games. The winner of the Trophy of Awesome will be determined.
Strange Frame: Love & Sax
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Ice Age: Continental Drift
Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
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Browncoats Unite: Firefly 10th Anniversary Special
Science Channel reunites Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion and the entire renegade crew of the Serenity for the first time ever to provide the complete oral history on the franchise that continues to explod...
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Transplanted Jersey boy Mondo and his best buddy Woodie live out their California dreams in the colorful beach community of Playa Del Toro, where the likeable, down-to-earth duo search out the wildest...
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon
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Conception is a clever, romantic comedy that proves it takes more than sex to make a baby. From a couple fighting the odds of fertility to young teenagers losing their virginity, the film follows nine...
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Teenagers are trying to prove that they are members of the Justice League.
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of college kids who are camping near their cabin in West Virginia. As the body count increases, so does the fear and confusion as the college ...
A married couple on the verge of separation are leveled by the news their 18-year-old son committed a mass-shooting at his college, then took his own life.
Astro Boy vs The Junkyard Pirates
Astro Boy and the Earth kids encounter Junkyard Pirates while looking for scraps in the junkyard.
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The world's first encounter with an alien race in which the aliens call themselves The Visitors, and have a seemingly friendly agenda that may or may not be a cover for something more sinister, is the...
Glenn Martin, DDS
Glenn Martin, DDS is an American stop-motion-animated television series that premiered on Nick at Nite on August 17, 2009. The series was produced by Tornante Animation in association with Cuppa Coffe...
A member of an underground group of individuals who have been wiped clean of their identities so they can be imprinted with any number of different identities. The "Actives" are hired by the wealthy, ...
Astro Boy is a young robot with incredible powers that was created by a brilliant scientist in the image of a son that he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarked on a jo...
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Batman: The Brave and the Bold
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For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later and tell him she's pregnant.
Death at a Funeral
An eccentric English clan with more than a few skeletons in its closets is in for a lot of shocks when its matriarch dies. Soon, every detail befall the mourners.
3:10 to Yuma
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Ice Age: The Meltdown
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Done the Impossible
A documentary covering Firefly's birth, death and rebirth from the perspective of both the fans and the cast and crew of both productions.
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The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their colleg...
Into the West
The lives of two families, one white American, one native American, become mingled through the momentous events of American expansion, between 1825 and 1890.
When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will dest...
Rx (Simple Lies)
What is meant to be a weekend party across the border soon becomes a heartbreaking journey that tests the boundaries of companionship, romantic love and personal ethics.
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
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Lonely aspirants on the LA dating scene hook up at thier local grocery store, where they can see and be seen by some of their dubiously eligible fellow singles, all the while hoping for that one magic...
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The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
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Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out t...
A Knight's Tale: Making Of
A closer look into the filmmaking of Brian Helgeland's "A Knight's Tale".
In the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system, follow the adventures of the crew of the "Firefly-class" spaceship. The cast portrays the nine characters who live on the show.
Make Way for Noddy
Make Way for Noddy is a British-American CGI-animated series for children, produced by Chorion of the United Kingdom in conjunction with SD Entertainment and Shari Lewis Enterprises in the United Stat...
With the impending ice age almost upon them, a trio of prehistoric creatures, including a woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth, find an orphan infant and decide to ret...
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
A team of forensic investigators in Las Vegas are trained to solve criminal cases by combing the crime scene, collecting irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that solve the mystery.
An English professor by the name of Grady hasn't had a book published in years, since he wrote a novel seven years ago. This weekend is worse than he could have imagined as he finds himself in the com...
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else, is off the hook.
After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She is resistant to taking part in any of the treatment progr...
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Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and freakin' sweet is an animated series featuring the adventures of the Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three children. Meg is the mos...
Strangers with Candy
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Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look like a doctor, act like one, or think like one. Patch is willing to do anything to make his patients laugh, even if it means putting his career at risk.
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After many years at the "Cheers" bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
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