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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 21 December 1965Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Birth NameAndrew R. Dick
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Andy Dick was born on December 21, 1965 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as Andrew R. Dick. He is an actor and producer, known for NewsRadio (1995), The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998) and Road Trip (2000). He was previously married to Ivone Kowalczyk.

Spouse (1)

Ivone Kowalczyk (1986 - 1990) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (4)

Wacky comedy
Curly blond hair
Rectangular Glasses
Nasally sharp voice

Trivia (18)

Felt NewsRadio (1995) died with Phil Hartman, but honored his contracted obligation to stay with the show for the final season. He didn't like working with Jon Lovitz during that last year.
Was one of the last people to see David Strickland alive as they binge drank in Las Vegas.
Has one son by his ex-wife Ivone Kowalczyk, and two daughters and two step-daughters with ex-girlfriend Lina, who still lives with the family.
He grew up a Navy brat and his dad worked on a submarine.
Following their 1990 divorce, he and his ex-wife continued to live together platonically for their son's benefit. They both entered long-term relationships and eventually they, their son, her boyfriend, Andy's new girlfriend and the two children the girlfriend had with Andy all shared the same home for many years.
Was the 1984 Homecoming King at Joliet West High School.
Was adopted by Allen and Sue Dick (both deceased). His biological mother's last name is Thomlinson.
Has three children: two sons (Lucas, born in 1988, and Jacob, born in 1994) and one daughter (Meg, born in 1997).
Attended Illinois Wesleyan University for one semester.
He considered himself very close friends with David Strickland, Phil Hartman, and Chris Farley. Farley died from an accidental overdose in 1997, Hartman was murdered in 1998 by his wife who then killed herself, and Strickland committed suicide in 1999.
Said on his MTV reality show The Assistant (2004), that he lived in his car while he was a struggling actor in Los Angeles.
Is strongly against dissection of animals, due to his owning of a frog as a child.
Childhood friend of actor Anthony Rapp.
For Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner (2006), Andy simultaneously spoofed Shatner and himself, for having played Emergency Medical Hologram #2 on Star Trek: Voyager (1995).
Arrested in Murrieta, California, on July 16, 2008, on suspicion of possession of drugs as well as sexual battery.
His favorite band is ABBA.
Although he has a driver's license, he does not like to drive, and refuses to drive in Los Angeles, being driven around by his ex-girlfriend Lina.
(2010s) Living in Calabasas, California.

Personal Quotes (18)

Before I was known, I would go on stage and pretend I was other people. Once I pretended I was mentally handicapped. It was really wrong. One time I was a bad magician. And one time I pretended I was a Christian comic.
When I was a kid, I was afraid of other kids.
There are atheists and Christians, and there are people in both groups who are a little too heavy-handed.
The Internet is a great place to find unconventional comedy that you can't find anywhere else.
My parents just neglected me, I wasn't abused or anything.
I was a bad boy as a child.
I never really worked with Chris Farley, I hung out with him, but I had plans, I had big plans, movies, and I was in no hurry.
I have a very dark sense of humor.
I had no blood relatives till I made some.
I definitely know that I play the part, however big or small, in the deaths of at least two people, Chris Farley and Phil Hartman.
I believed in God my whole life, and then strayed away from it in my teen-age years, until recently.
Guilt is a weird thing to me. I don't have a lot of it.
You cannot be this successful without having God on your side.
I believed in God my whole life.
Straight people say, 'You know you're just gay,' and gay people say, 'You know you're just gay.' There is such a thing as bisexual!
I have a spiritual advisor I call up, when I just feel lost. Lately, I've been talking to God. I developed this dialogue in rehab, this dialogue with God, and every day I talk to God.
I laugh when I see people in pain. Sometimes I think it is a defense mechanism from childhood, where you're in so much pain you have to laugh. It is a survival mechanism.
I'm really ultra-affected by things, I feel things deeper, and I cry at the drop of a hat, and offended and sensitive and I'm almost paranoid very easily, and that's who I am.

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