Born and raised in the small town of Le Mars, Iowa, actor and sketch comedian Paul Rust got his big break as Denis Cooverman in the 2009 film I Love You, Beth Cooper. Rust also performs in multiple music groups. He has even written several plays, a hobby…more
Paul wrote two full-length plays in college.
Paul did not focus solely on comedy until the first time he saw Mr. Show.
Growing up, Paul watched Cheersand National Lampoon movies with his family.
Paul thinks it is good taste not to repeat a joke.
Paul ran cross country in high school.
Paul says he was desperate for the affection and love of his classmates in high school.
Paul was the valedictorian of his high school class.
Paul described himself in high school as a nerd.
Paul's father got to visit him and the set of I Love You, Beth Cooperfor a week.
Paul spent three months in Vancouver filming I Love You, Beth Cooper.
Paul has never consumed alcohol.
Paul was raised as a Catholic.
Paul Rust provided a new video every other week after FunnyorDie.com launched.
Paul's manager is Christie Smith.
Paul graduated from the University of Iowa.
Paul performs in two musical groups: The Glass Beef, and Don't Stop or We'll Die.
Paul performs live sketch, improv, and stand-up comedy at Los Angeles's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
Paul lives in Los Angeles, California.
Paul frequently contributed to the No Shame Theatre while attending university.
Paul Rust graduated high school in Le Mars, Iowa.