Alan Ruck

Alan Ruck


7/1/1956, Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

Birth Name

Alan Ruck


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Ruck was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Parma Senior High School in Parma, Ohio, where he got interested in acting. Ruck then later graduated from the University of Illinois and went on you pursue his acting career. Ruck began acting professionally in Chicago, appearing in numerous productions…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Ruck starred on Broadway as Leo Bloom in Mel Brooks' musical The Producers with his former Spin City co-star Richard Kind.

    • Alan Ruck is living in the state of New York.

    • Ruck was married to Claudia Stefany for 21 years. They are now divorced.

    • Alan started his acting career in theaters in Chicago after graduating from college.

    • In his guest-starring role in "Mad About You: The Glue People (#4.17)" (1996), his character said he wants to be mayor of New York. In "Spin City" (1996) he works for the mayor of New York.

    • In 2005, he began playing Leo Bloom in the Broadway production of "The Producers." The role was played in the show's initial line-up and in The Producers (2005) by Matthew Broderick. Broderick was the titular character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), which co-starred Ruck as Ferris' best friend.

    • Alan is 6 foot 1 inches tall

    • He has two children named Sam and Emma with his ex-wife Claudia Stephany.

    • He attended Parma Senior High School located in Parma, Ohio and is a graduate of the University of Illinois.

    • Although he played a 17 year old in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off", he was 29 at the time.

  • Quotes

  • A tv and movie actor from Ohio.

    Alan Ruck was one of the most underrated actors of all time he was very underappreciated. He could do comedy shows/movies and serious shows/movies. Ruck was in Ferris Buellers Day off, he was in Spin City, he was in Cheaper By the Dozen, and the last thing he has done is the Bronx is Burning. Ruck was awesome in Ferri's day off, he acted as the kid who was bullied by his parents who finnaly rebelled. Then in Spin City he was the roommate of a gay man and they worked in city hall. In Cheaper By the Dozen he acted as a rich neighbor and in the Bronx is Burning he was a reporter for a new york newspaper. Ruck your funny guy keep up the acting.moreless