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Patrick Warburton

Patrick WarburtonBorn: 14-Nov-1964
Birthplace: Paterson, NJ

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Puddy on Seinfeld

Patrick Warburton is a big, beefy actor who excels at playing straight-arrow, uncomplicated types. On Seinfeld he played Puddy, Elaine's delightfully blank boyfriend. Also on his long TV résumé, he played the egomaniac Jeb on Less Than Perfect with Sara Rue, the corporate raider Johnny Johnson on NewsRadio, and the titular longwinded superhero on The Tick.

He has also done lots of voiceover work, from American Express commercials (though he admits he has never subscribed to one of their cards) to playing Joe, the Griffins' neighbor in a wheelchair, on Family Guy. His other voice credits include Disney's Kim Possible, the Buzz Lightyear TV show and video games, and Happily N'Ever After. He voiced Kronk in The Emperor's New Groove and its sequel, Kronk's New Groove. Among his better performances are as a no-nonsense NASA scientist in The Dish, and as a self-absorbed used car salesman in The Woman Chaser.

At 22, his first film was Dragonard in 1987. While filming, he did a lot of heavy drinking with costar Oliver Reed, but Warburton describes the film, accurately, as "one of the greatest pieces of shit ever made". His second film was a sequel to the first.

Warburton was raised in a family so strict and repressed that his mother sent unsigned Bible-based letters gently urging a local gay-and-out couple to repent. After his first Seinfeld appearance -- his character Puddy was using an unexplained "sexual trick" with Elaine -- Warburton received a six-page handwritten letter from his father, scolding him for a performance that showed "no sanctity for sex."

Father: John Warburton (orthopedic surgeon)
Mother: Barbara Lord (actress, b. 1937)
Sister: Mary
Sister: Lara
Sister: Megan
Wife: Cathy (m. 1991)
Son: Talon
Daughter: Lexie
Son: Shane
Son: Gabriel

    University: Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

    Endorsement of Honda

    TELEVISION
    Rules of Engagement Jeff (2007-)
    Kim Possible Mr. Steve Barkin (2002-)
    Game Over Ripley Smashenburn (2004)
    Less Than Perfect Jeb Denton (2003-06)
    The Venture Bros. Brock Samson (2003-)
    The Tick The Tick (2001)
    Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Buzz Lightyear (2000)
    Family Guy Joe Swanson (1999-2002)
    NewsRadio Johnny Johnson (1998-99)
    Seinfeld David Puddy (1995-98)
    Dave's World Eric (1994-97)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Planes: Fire & Rescue (15-Jul-2014) [VOICE]
    School Dance (2-Jul-2014)
    Behaving Badly (9-Jun-2014)
    Mr. Peabody & Sherman (7-Feb-2014) [VOICE]
    Bad Milo! (29-Jun-2013)
    Movie 43 (1-Jan-2013)
    Ted (29-Jun-2012)
    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (29-Apr-2011) · The Big Bad Wolf [VOICE]
    The Little Engine That Could (22-Mar-2011) [VOICE]
    Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (28-May-2010) [VOICE]
    Family Guy Presents: Something Something Something Dark Side (22-Dec-2009) [VOICE]
    Made for Each Other (25-Apr-2009)
    Rock Slyde (31-Mar-2009) · Rock Slyde
    Morning Light (17-Oct-2008) [VOICE]
    Space Chimps (17-Jul-2008) [VOICE]
    Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (1-Jul-2008)
    Get Smart (18-Jun-2008)
    Bee Movie (28-Oct-2007) [VOICE]
    Underdog (3-Aug-2007)
    Happily N'Ever After (5-Jan-2007) [VOICE]
    I'll Believe You (11-Nov-2006)
    Open Season (29-Sep-2006) [VOICE]
    The Wild (6-Apr-2006) [VOICE]
    Kronk's New Groove (29-Nov-2005) [VOICE]
    Chicken Little (3-Nov-2005) [VOICE]
    Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (23-Jul-2005) [VOICE]
    Rebound (1-Jul-2005)
    The Civilization of Maxwell Bright (6-Jun-2005) · Max
    Hoodwinked (16-May-2004) [VOICE]
    Home on the Range (21-Mar-2004) [VOICE]
    Run Ronnie Run! (16-Sep-2003)
    Men in Black II (26-Jun-2002) · Agent T
    Big Trouble (2-Apr-2002)
    Joe Somebody (19-Dec-2001)
    Dumber than Dirt (22-Apr-2001)
    Camouflage (9-Jan-2001)
    The Emperor's New Groove (10-Dec-2000) [VOICE]
    The Dish (15-Sep-2000)
    Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (8-Aug-2000) [VOICE]
    Angels in the Infield (9-Apr-2000)
    Scream 3 (4-Feb-2000) · Steven Stone
    The Woman Chaser (8-Nov-1999)
    The Apartment Complex (31-Oct-1999)
    American Strays (13-Sep-1996)
    Scorchers (6-Sep-1991)
    Dragonard (13-May-1987)


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