Danny Pudi was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Daniel Mark Pudi. He is an actor, known for Community (2009), Road Trip: Beer Pong (2009) and ParTea (2010). He has been married to Bridget Showalter Pudi since June 5, 2004.
Son of an Indian father and Polish mother. They met in an English as a Second Language class in Chicago, Illinois. They are divorced.
Performed improv at Second City in Chicago.
Worked as an actuarial recruiter until being cast as Abed in Community (2009).
Met his wife at Marquette University where they both graduated as Communication majors in 2001.
Pudi is married to Bridget Showalter, who he met his freshman year at Marquette.
Danny and his wife welcomed fraternal twins on January 12, 2012 - a son James Timothy & a daughter Fiona Leigh.
Personal Quotes (12)
I ran track in high school. I was a fragile young man, personally and physically. I tried football. That didn't work out; I broke my collarbone. But I always loved running.
Yoga helps me be a stronger runner. I can lose track of my form, and yoga reminds me how important it is.
When I run in the morning, my body spends the first 20 minutes trying to figure out what's happening to it.
When I run barefoot, I put my shoes on my hands. Running around with shoe-hands looks a little weird.
Stereotypes happen. I try not to embrace them or avoid them.
My mom put me in dance classes when I was 5 years old.
My job is to focus on bringing characters to life in an honest and personal way.
I'm not gonna be able to grow a beard. I've realized my limitations as a human.
I'm a non-confrontational person. If I order salmon and I get chicken, I'm going to eat the chicken.
I'm a huge, huge sports fan, and Marquette basketball is my No. 1 thing.
I think in many ways, I'm sort of a blank canvas, because in many ways, I'm just observing the world and the people around me and their characters and letting them kind of explode off me and to find out why they're doing what they're doing. But then every once in awhile, I get to take on a whole new character.
Thankfully, I was able to go to Marquette University and get my education, a Catholic education, so I could please my family, because I think they wanted me to be a priest.