1998 Rudd was seen together with Jennifer Aniston in the highly successful film of My Affection in the cinema. He also starred in the movies On the Edge, Love by express and Clueless - What else! with. In addition, he was also seen in a guest role in the television series of the same name.
In the comedy television series Friends, he played the role of Mike ( in season nine and ten), who falls in love with Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow ). 2004 he joined Anchorman - on in a Supporting Role The Legend of Ron Burgundy. As a wild rock star with a soft core he stepped on the teen -noir television series Veronica Mars in one episode of the third season.
In 2005 he was in the movie Jungfrau ( 40), male, looking to see ... by Judd Apatow. This resulted in 2007 in his next film, The first time directing. In the same year, Rudd starred in the romantic comedy I Could Never Be young lovers of Michelle Pfeiffer. In the same year, he starred alongside Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder and Adam Brody in the movie The 10 Commandments Movie as Jeff. For the movie Role Models, where in 2008 he took on a role, he also wrote the screenplay with David Wain. His German dubbing voice usually originates from Matt Norman.
Rudd is also a renowned stage actor. He made his Broadway debut in 1997 in Alfred Uhry's The Last Night of Ballyhoo piece. 2000/2001 he played at the Lyric Theatre in London in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night alongside Jessica Lange and Charles Dance the role of James Tyrone Jr.. Subsequently, he starred opposite Rachel Weisz from the male lead in the premiere of the Shape of Things by Neil LaBute at London's Almeida Theatre, which was filmed in the same occupation in 2003. In 2006, he starred opposite Julia Roberts in the play Three Days of Rain.
From July 2015 he can be seen in the role of Ant -Man in Edgar Wright's film of the same, which heralds the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Rudd is married to Julie Yaeger. The two have a son and a daughter.