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Danny Pudi is an actor and comedian from the United States. He is best known for his role as Abed Nadir on the NBC comedy series ‘Community.’ He’s also appeared in ‘Powerless,’ ‘Gilmore Girls,’ ‘Greek,’ ‘The Book Club,’ ‘TripTank,’ ‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Chuck,’ ‘Royal Pains,’ ‘Better Things,’ ‘Hot in Cleveland,’ and ‘Great Minds with Dan Harmon,’ among other shows. ‘Road Trip: Beer Pong,’ ‘The Knights of Badassdom,’ ‘The Tiger Hunter,’ ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ and ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ to mention a few, have all included Pudi. He has also appeared in television advertisements for Snickers, McDonald’s, Pokémon, Verizon, and T-Mobile, among others. Many TV, film, and video game productions have used the American actor as a voice actor, including ‘DuckTales,’ ‘Flatland 2: Sphereland,’ and ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village.’ In terms of Pudi’s personal life, he is happily married and the delighted father of twins.

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The Career of Danny

Before moving to Los Angeles to pursue TV and film opportunities, Danny Pudi worked as a recruiter for an executive search agency. In 2006, he made his television debut in the drama series ‘ER.’ Following that, he starred in the television series ‘Greek’ and the short film ‘Cop Show.’

In 2009, he joined the cast of the television sitcom ‘Community.’ Pudi also directed another short film, ‘Nilam Auntie: An International Treasure,’ in the same year.

Following that, he appeared in a number of small and big-screen films, including ‘Fully Loaded,’ ‘Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil,’ ‘Leader of the Pack,’ ‘The Guilt Trip,’ ‘Flatland 2: Sphereland,’ ‘The Pretty One,’ ‘Vijay and I,’ ‘The Knights of Badassdom,’ ‘Cougar

In 2014, he voiced Levander Hart in the animated series ‘Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja.’ In the same year, he worked on the documentary ’30 for 30 Shorts’ as both an actor and a director. He was cast in the comedy series ‘Newsreaders’ and as a voice actor for ‘TripTank’ a year later.

In 2016, Pudi acted in the films “The Tiger Hunter,” “Star Trek Beyond,” and “After the Sun Fell.” He was also featured on the shows Dr. Ken,’ ‘Great Minds with Dan Harmon,’ ‘Angie Tribeca,’ and ‘Better Things’ throughout that year.

Pudi starred in the programs Powerless’ and ‘The Guest Book’ in 2017. In the film ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village,’ he also voiced the character of Brainy Smurf. In the same year, he also voiced Huey in the animated series ‘Duck Tales.’

Danny Pudi’s Personal Experiences

Danny Pudi was born Daniel Mark Pudi to Teresa and Abraham Pudi on March 10, 1979, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He attended Notre Dame College Prep in Illinois before going on to Marquette University in Milwaukee to study Communication and Theatre.

He then went to The Second City in Chicago to further his education. Bridget Showalter, Pudi’s undergraduate girlfriend, married him in 2004. In January 2012, the couple welcomed twins into the world.

Estimated Net worth

Danny Pudi has a $3 million net worth as an actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer in the United States. Pudi is best known for his role as Abed Nadir on the NBC sitcom “Community” (2009–2015), and he joined the Apple TV+ series “Mythic Quest” in 2020 as Brad Bakshi.