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Danny McBride

Danny McBride

Birthday: 29 December 1976, Statesboro, Georgia, USA
Birth Name: Daniel Richard McBride
Height: 178 cm

Danny McBride was born on December 29, 1976 in Statesboro, Georgia, USA as Daniel Richard McBride. He is an actor and writer, known for Your Highness (2011), Pineapple Express (2008) and This Is the E ...Show More

Danny McBride
I'll still try to nail acting jobs, but with 'Eastbound,' creating it is what gives me the ultimate Show more I'll still try to nail acting jobs, but with 'Eastbound,' creating it is what gives me the ultimate pleasure at the end of the day. Hide
I went to film school so I have a writing and directing background, and I think a lot of the materia Show more I went to film school so I have a writing and directing background, and I think a lot of the material I'm interested in writing and getting out there is stories about anti-heroes and people you should just not ordinarily root for - trying to figure out a way of appealing to people they wouldn't normally appeal to. Hide
I made movies all the time when I was a kid. I made movies all the time when I was a kid.
There is no future for me as a closing pitcher. There is no future for me as a closing pitcher.
My first job was at an amusement park in Virginia. It was the worst. I loved the park but once I'd w Show more My first job was at an amusement park in Virginia. It was the worst. I loved the park but once I'd worked there all the magic was gone from it. It just turned into a place I hated and I've never been there since. Hide
It hasn't been anything that's been overwhelming or anything, but I do get recognized here and there Show more It hasn't been anything that's been overwhelming or anything, but I do get recognized here and there. Read more at Hide
So I just came out here to Los Angeles with a bunch of buddies I had gone to film school with. You k Show more So I just came out here to Los Angeles with a bunch of buddies I had gone to film school with. You know, for better or worse, we just tried to slug it out here. Hide
The one thing about being a parent is the ability to be selfless: To give up the things you want and Show more The one thing about being a parent is the ability to be selfless: To give up the things you want and need for the benefit of someone else. Hide
I don't tend to watch too many American comedies. I love British comedy. I don't tend to watch too many American comedies. I love British comedy.
But for me, personally, I didn't have any ambitions to become an actor. I'm interested in getting be Show more But for me, personally, I didn't have any ambitions to become an actor. I'm interested in getting behind the camera. Hide
I always get forwarded these weird pictures of people getting Kenny Powers tattoos. That's probably Show more I always get forwarded these weird pictures of people getting Kenny Powers tattoos. That's probably the craziest thing I've ever seen: Somebody will ink my face on their body for eternity. Hide
But obviously you don't want to just be the guy who comes in and sort of spices up every movie. So y Show more But obviously you don't want to just be the guy who comes in and sort of spices up every movie. So yeah, definitely moving into more of a leading man role would be great, but on my own terms. Hide
When I met David Green at film school he always used to offer free haircuts - he was kind of an arti Show more When I met David Green at film school he always used to offer free haircuts - he was kind of an artisan. In a lot of our films, he's constantly trying to give me weird looks. Hide
I've always had the hair of Lionel Ritchie since I was a boy, but the mullet sadly is a hairpiece. M Show more I've always had the hair of Lionel Ritchie since I was a boy, but the mullet sadly is a hairpiece. My wife won't let me rock that hairstyle. Hide
I had a classic gym teacher in junior high who wore a weightlifter's belt all the time. I had a classic gym teacher in junior high who wore a weightlifter's belt all the time.
Confidence and a good sense of humor can usually win a chick over. Confidence and a good sense of humor can usually win a chick over.
You know, a lot of those angry sort of Southern man characters that I've been doing are based on dif Show more You know, a lot of those angry sort of Southern man characters that I've been doing are based on different people I might've had as, like, a soccer coach or as a teacher. Hide
On a human level, people want to see someone succeed who wants to change. On a human level, people want to see someone succeed who wants to change.
In my gym class, we had something called The Pit, this little alcove where we had to sit if we forgo Show more In my gym class, we had something called The Pit, this little alcove where we had to sit if we forgot our gym clothes. It was usually just the crippled kid, the pregnant girl, and me. It was pretty awkward, just hanging with all these freaks who didn't want to show their legs. Hide
And I'm always surprised when people have seen 'The Foot Fist Way', so when people bring that up, I' Show more And I'm always surprised when people have seen 'The Foot Fist Way', so when people bring that up, I'm always surprised that's reached other people besides my immediate friends. Hide
I usually choose movies that I would want to see. I appreciate drama and if the right script came ac Show more I usually choose movies that I would want to see. I appreciate drama and if the right script came across my desk, drama you will see. Hide
And I'm a pretty avid photographer, I've been into photography for years now, so I try to spend some Show more And I'm a pretty avid photographer, I've been into photography for years now, so I try to spend some of my free time with that. Hide
As an actor, you don't want to be typecast, because Hollywood is so quick to put you in things that Show more As an actor, you don't want to be typecast, because Hollywood is so quick to put you in things that you've succeeded in before. Hide
I don't really care about awards. I don't really care about awards.
I can't even remember not wanting to go to film school. I can't even remember not wanting to go to film school.
I definitely like taking the dark horse approach and picking people you should not be getting behind Show more I definitely like taking the dark horse approach and picking people you should not be getting behind, and you figure out a way to get behind them. Hide
The whole experience of 'Eastbound' has been completely unexpected and super-surprising every step o Show more The whole experience of 'Eastbound' has been completely unexpected and super-surprising every step of the way. Hide
In my school, people liked the gym teachers because they were the football or soccer coaches. But lo Show more In my school, people liked the gym teachers because they were the football or soccer coaches. But look, if they're cool, they get respect. Hide
Jody Hill, who I created 'Eastbound And Down' and 'Fist Foot Way' with, was my best man at my weddin Show more Jody Hill, who I created 'Eastbound And Down' and 'Fist Foot Way' with, was my best man at my wedding. Hide
The dynamics are pretty much the same among me and my friends as they were when I was 18 years old. The dynamics are pretty much the same among me and my friends as they were when I was 18 years old.
If you do a character that resonates enough, people are always going to see you as that character. I Show more If you do a character that resonates enough, people are always going to see you as that character. It will just be up to me to make choices where I can flex other muscles. Hide
It's a big battle to bring quality stuff into theaters across America, for sure. It's a big battle to bring quality stuff into theaters across America, for sure.
It's awesome to see something like 'Inception', which is just mind-blowing and amazing, and it actua Show more It's awesome to see something like 'Inception', which is just mind-blowing and amazing, and it actually resonates with the audiences. I feel like that's rare. Hide
Danny McBride's FILMOGRAPHY
All as Actor (49) as Creator (8)
Danny McBride Danny McBride'S roles
Martin
Martin

Neal Gamby
Neal Gamby

Tony Lazarus
Tony Lazarus

Kenny Powers
Kenny Powers

Rico
Rico

Lonnie
Lonnie

Frank
Frank

Colonel 'Fingers' Lacy
Colonel 'Fingers' Lacy

Jim Miller
Jim Miller

Don
Don

Fred McDade
Fred McDade

Honey Mustard
Honey Mustard

Sonny
Sonny

Dwayne
Dwayne

Danny McBride
Danny McBride

Red
Red

Bomb
Bomb

Vernon Tull
Vernon Tull

Cody
Cody

Will Stanton
Will Stanton

Thadeous
Thadeous

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