Alan Tudyk

  • American actor
  • Born March 16, 1971

Alan Wray Tudyk ( TEW-dik; born March 16, 1971) is an American actor. His roles include Hoban "Wash" Washburne in the space western series Firefly and the film Serenity. He played Tucker McGee in Tucker & Dale vs. Evil and has also appeared in the films DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story; I, Robot; A Knight's Tale; 42; Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials and Rogue One. He has voiced characters in every Walt Disney Animation Studios feature film since Wreck-It Ralph in 2012. Tudyk appeared on the ABC sitcom Suburgatory (2011–14), and has had guest roles on many other series.

I can tan. I get tannish. It's not really tan, it's tannish. That kind of color.

I'm a geeky actor, in the way that I like the craft of acting.

I trained as a stage actor and was given a lot of technical tools to play with.

I'm not a big horror movie fan. I am afraid of them; they scare me.

What's casual for a robot isn't necessarily what's casual for a human.

I don't wear jewelry, as a man.

Reading is a heady thing. You can be into the action of someone's thoughts and take a whole trip down someone's ruminations while seconds tick by in the world that they're in, but you can't really do that in film.

I'm very interested in Comedia dell'Arte.

Vince Vaughn is a master improviser.