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Andy Dick

Lowest Rated:   0% L.A. Slasher (2015)
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Birthplace:   Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Comedian Andy Dick triumphed over personal tragedy, drug and alcohol addiction, and bad press to become one of Hollywood's most unforgettable -- and unconventional -- jokesters. Born on December 21, 1965 in Charleston, SC, Dick is the adopted son of the late Allen and Sue Dick. His father, an officer on a nuclear submarine, carted the family with him all over the world: Dick and his brood lived in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York, and Yugoslavia before settling in Illinois. There, at Joliet West High School, Dick learned that the way to keep people's attention was to make them laugh. He began honing his comedic skills by giving a spontaneous standup routine during freshman orientation and eventually won the race for Homecoming King with the slogan, "Don't vote for a jock, vote for A. Dick." After graduation, Dick briefly attended a local college before abandoning school work for the Chicago comedy scene. He studied improv under Del Close and performed at Chicago's celebrated Second City and the ImprovOlympics while appearing in various commercials. By his early twenties, Dick was doing standup or improv every night of the week, but still worked various day jobs to support his then-wife, Ivonne, and their young son. Dick labored as a delivery guy, a waiter, and as a tour guide before leaving Chicago for Los Angeles in 1988. The move was not an immediate success: Dick's agent dropped him upon arrival, and the comedian could not find a new one. He and Ivonne divorced a year later. Dick continued to perform at coffee houses and open-mike nights when Ben Stiller (whom he met in Chicago) tapped him to appear in the short film Elvis Stories (1989). Three years later, Stiller gave Dick his big break on Fox's The Ben Stiller Show. Performing opposite the likes of Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, and Bob Odenkirk, Dick created the memorable characters Manson Lassie and Skank the sock puppet for the Emmy-winning, but short-lived, sketch comedy program. Dick went on to guest-host Talk Soup and appear on The Nanny, before making a cameo in Stiller's first feature film, Reality Bites (1994), and stealing the Pauly Shore vehicle In the Army Now (1994) from its star. In the meantime, Dick met and romanced artist Lena Sved, with whom he had a son and daughter. In 1995, Dick played the son of agents 86 and 99 on Fox's doomed remake of Get Smart. That same year he had much better luck as the naive, bewildered cub reporter Matthew Brock on NBC's NewsRadio. The sitcom was a critical smash, making Dick a tabloid favorite. During breaks from NewsRadio, he appeared in the independent Bongwater (1998) and opposite Stiller in Permanent Midnight (1998), as well as lent his voice to the villain Nuka in The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998). Meanwhile, Dick instantly made headlines for his frequent drinking and marijuana use, as well as his unique living arrangement: Dick, Sved, and their two children shared a house with Dick's first wife, Ivonne, their son, and her boyfriend. For a time, this unconventional lifestyle appeared to work, more or less. But then, warning bells began to sound for Dick. It began when his Alcoholic Anonymous sponsor and friend since his Chicago days, comedian Chris Farley, died of a drug overdose in December 1997. Then, after a painful drugged-out phone call to The Howard Stern Show during which he discussed his narcotics addiction and disclosed his bisexuality, Dick checked himself into a rehab center. Shortly after his release, Dick's NewsRadio costar and surrogate father Phil Hartman was killed by his wife in a murder-suicide. A year later, Dick's mentor and friend Del Close also passed away. The next day, at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, CO, the obviously inebriated Dick shocked audiences during a reunion of The Ben Stiller Show by accosting Stiller and Garofalo. A couple of weeks later, he went bar hopping in Vegas with actor David Strickland, who tragically killed himself later the sa

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MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
0% L.A. Slasher
  • The Slasher
$0.1M 2015
61% Sharknado 2: The Second One
  • New York City Police Officer
2014
No Score Yet The Reef 2: High Tide
  • Dylan
2012
11% Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil
  • Boingo the Bunny
$10.2M 2011
No Score Yet Freaky Deaky
  • Mark Ricks
2011
No Score Yet Division III: Football's Finest
  • Rick Vice
  • Screenwriter
2011
No Score Yet Rock Slyde
  • Bart
2010
No Score Yet Live Nude Comedy
  • Actor
2010
No Score Yet Get in the Van
  • Actor
2009
68% Funny People
  • Himself
$51.9M 2009
No Score Yet Naked Movie
  • Actor
2008
14% Blonde Ambition
  • Freddy
2007
9% The Comebacks
  • Toilet Bowl Referee
$13.4M 2007
4% Happily N'ever After
  • Mambo
$151.9M 2006
20% Employee of the Month
  • Lon
$28.4M 2006
No Score Yet Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Shark Bait
  • Dylan/Curious Shark
2006
No Score Yet Danny Roane: First Time Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Danny Roane
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2006
No Score Yet The Bondage
  • Actor
2006
44% Fired!
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet 25 Years Of Improv Comedy
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Nice Guys
  • Patrick
2005
46% Hoodwinked
  • Boingo
$50.9M 2005
No Score Yet Love Hollywood Style
  • Bobby Ireland
2004
52% The Hebrew Hammer
  • Santa Damien
2003
No Score Yet Being Ron Jeremy
  • Andy Dick
2003
57% Pauly Shore Is Dead
  • Himself
2003
60% Old School
  • Oral Sex Instructor
$74.7M 2003
60% The Independent
  • Maitre'd
2001
64% Zoolander
  • Olga the Masseuse
$44.8M 2001
42% Dr. Dolittle 2
  • Lennie the Weasel
$111.5M 2001
59% Scotland, Pa.
  • Jesse
$0.3M 2001
24% Loser
  • Office Clerk
2000
57% Road Trip
  • Motel Clerk
2000
No Score Yet Picking Up the Pieces
  • Father Buñuel
2000
No Score Yet Paul McCartney & Friends: The PETA Concert for Party Animals
  • Actor
2000
21% Inspector Gadget
  • Kramer
1999
No Score Yet Advice From a Caterpillar
  • Spaz
1999
33% The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
  • Nuka
1998
13% Best Men
  • Teddy Pollack
1998
17% Bongwater
  • Tony
1998
No Score Yet Who's the Caboose?
  • Jason Reemer
1997
54% The Cable Guy
  • Medieval Host
1996
8% Double Dragon
  • Smogcaster
1994
100% ...And God Spoke (The Making of '...And God Spoke')
  • Abel
1994
6% In the Army Now
  • Jack Kaufman
1994
65% Reality Bites
  • Rock
1993
95% Castle in the Sky
  • Henri
1989
No Score Yet Fudgy Wudgy Fudge Face
  • Actor

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
90% Love
2016
  • Himself
  • 2016
No Score Yet 2 Broke Girls
2011
  • J. Petto
  • 2016
  • 2013
81% Maron
2013
  • Actor
  • 2015
No Score Yet Riot
2014
  • Appearing
  • 2014
No Score Yet Celebrity Wife Swap
2012-2015
  • Appearing
  • 2013
No Score Yet Comedy Bang! Bang!
2012
  • Guest
  • 2013
95% Legit
2013-2014
  • Himself
  • 2013
No Score Yet Who Gets the Last Laugh?
2013
  • Appearing
  • 2013
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2013
  • 2011
No Score Yet Dancing With the Stars
2005
  • Reality cast member
  • Actor
  • 2013
  • 2006
No Score Yet Dave's Old Porn
2011-2012
  • Guest
  • 2012
  • 2011
86% Community
2009-2015
  • Actor
  • 2011
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Armory Dealer
  • 2010
No Score Yet The Green Room With Paul Provenza
2010-2011
  • Guest
  • 2010
No Score Yet The Simpsons
1989
  • Voice
  • 2007
No Score Yet MADtv
1995-2009
  • Guest
  • 2003
No Score Yet Family Guy
1999
  • Voice
  • 2002
No Score Yet Star Trek: Voyager
1995-2001
  • Dr. Bradley
  • 1998
No Score Yet The Ben Stiller Show
1992-1993
  • Actor
  • Performer
  • 1993
  • 1992
No Score Yet 4 Kid Favorites: Cartoon Network Hall of Fame
  • Actor

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